Monthly Archives: April 2014

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY CAR’S AC NEEDS TO BE REPAIRED?

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY CAR’S AC NEEDS TO BE REPAIRED?

Signs your car’s AC needs maintenance There is a sign for everything and when it comes to Cars, all you need is notice a few things. If you are worried about your Car’s A/C, here are a few things to look out for: Water- One of the subtle duties of your A/C is to clear water and moisture from the cabin. The A/C sucks out humidity out of the cabin and drains it out from somewhere under the chassis. If that piper is blocked, or clogged, then there is chance you will quickly notice increased humidity, sweaty cabin and eventually water puddles will start forming on the floor of your car. Noise- The rotating fan is part and parcel of your A/C, and as long as it is running and not noisy, everything should be OK. The truth is, many times this Fan might become noisy, and this is easily an issue that needs to be checked. Any unusual noise f ... read more

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AC Maintenance

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY CAR NEEDS AN ALIGNMENT?

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY CAR NEEDS AN ALIGNMENT?

Knowing When Your Vehicle Needs an Alignment People often want to know when it’s time for their car to have an alignment. This is important part of a car’s maintenance. When a vehicle is in alignment it helps to avoid wear on the tires as well as other vehicle parts. It can also impact a vehicle’s fuel efficiency. There are certain things that indicate when a vehicle is ready for an alignment. If a vehicle pulls or drift to one side. The steering wheel seems off center, and the tires have an uneven wear . Driving the vehicle just doesn’t feel right. All these could indicate an alignment is necessary. A vehicle could be put out of alignment from running over potholes, occasionally hitting a curb when parking and more. The goal of an alignment is to get a vehicle’s wheels and axles inline with one ano ... read more

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Alignment

HOW CAN I MAKE MY CAR RUN BETTER?

HOW CAN I MAKE MY CAR RUN BETTER?

Signs Your Car is in Need of a Tune Up A lot of people neglect to get their vehicle serviced every 3,000 miles, or every 3 months. If you’re one of these people, you need to start maintaining your vehicle more frequently to increase longevity. If you are having any of these issues, a tune up is a must. Reduced Fuel Economy: A lot of drivers don’t know that they are spending more money on gas, and filling up more frequently because they need a tune up. If you have noticed that you don’t get as many miles per gallon, and you haven’t had your oil or other fluids changed, you need to make an appointment. This is going to help you spend less on gas, and extend the life of your vehicle. The Lights are On: Do you have lights that keep flashing, indicating that there is something wrong under the hood? Dirty fluids and sensor ... read more

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Car Maintenance

WHEN SHOULD I CHANGE MY CAR’S OIL?

WHEN SHOULD I CHANGE MY CAR’S OIL?

The Importance Of Changing Your Oil In A Timely MannerThere are many people that do not realize the importance of regular oil changes. In many parts of the country a car is not a luxury, but rather a necessity . Without a car it can be impossible for a person to get to one place or another. Apart from the fact that a car is a very big necessity to many people, it is also a big investment. After a home, a car is one of the most expensive things that a person purchases. Many people put a lot of time and effort into the outside appearance of their car. They may take their car regularly to get washed, and they may put a lot of effort into maintaining its exterior and interior. The truth is that regardless of how beautiful a car is, the most important thing about a car is that it runs. An oil change is very inexpensive, but its benefits to car are huge ... read more

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Car Maintenance
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