How To Replace A Rear Turn Signal On A Vehicle

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If you have almost been rear ended or another driver shouts at you or points at your vehicle, check your rear turn signal. A burned turn signal needs replacing right away to avoid traffic tickets and accidents. You should be able to replace a rear turn signal bulb with no prior experience. Here are some tips to replace a rear turn signal bulb. Prepare to Work For this project, you need:

11 July 2016

Tips For Towing A Trailer

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Towing a trailer will require you as the owner and driver to handle a few things. Some of the most important steps include figuring out what equipment you need to tow the trailer, remembering some tips for driving while towing the vehicle and understanding the laws in your state. To go a little bit more in depth on each of these matters, read below. Buying The Right Equipment For Towing

4 July 2016

3 Tips For Saving Money On Auto Brake Repairs

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Auto brake repairs are going to be necessary at some point. This is because the brake pads on your vehicle will become worn over time and they will need to be replaced, especially once you hear a squealing noise when you step on the brakes. This means that the pads are worn and the metal is now exposed causing metal on metal contact, which does not make for a smooth transition when coming to a stop while driving.

29 June 2016

Top Reasons Your Car Won't Start

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You've put the key in the ignition and turned it over, but nothing is happening. Your car isn't starting and you have no idea where. Here are the top reasons for cars not starting and how to deal with them quickly. Your Battery Is Dead A dead battery is one of the most common reasons for cars not starting. You'll usually get some of the lights to turn on, but the start motor doesn't turn.

4 May 2016

How To Spot Trouble With Your Car's Transmission

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When something goes wrong with your car, what is your first reaction? Chances are you baby the engine because you know it's the heart of the car. But there's more to a car than just its engine. The transmission is another major component. You might compare it to lungs, and if they don't work, you'll need life support. An automatic transmission engages gears, allowing the vehicle to shift as speed increases or decreases.

4 May 2016

4 Mistakes People Make When They Change Their Oil

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Changing your car's oil is essential in maintaining the well being of your car. When you don't change your oil, it takes a toll on the engine, which is going to lead to extensive and expensive repairs. So, changing your oil, as well as changing it properly is highly important. Here are four mistakes that are commonly made when people change their oil that you should avoid: Not Keeping Track: Every time you get your oil changed, you should mark down the odometer reading so that you know when to change your oil next.

8 April 2016

5 Signs That Your Car's Engine Block May Be Cracked

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If the engine block of your car or truck becomes cracked, your vehicle can no longer be driven safely. Although a cracked engine block does not occur often, when it does happen, there are signs that often present. Here are a few indications that the engine block of your car or truck is cracked: Milky Oil Good oil is clear or yellowish in color. Old oil will likely be dark in color, especially if it has been a while since your last oil change.

23 February 2016