Diagnosing Car AC Problems By The Smells It Radiates Through The Vent System


It is incredibly convenient to have good clean and cold air flowing through vents in your car on a hot summer day. However, if the air conditioner starts to radiate a foul smell, you may just rather have the windows rolled down instead. If the air conditioning system in your car is pushing an odor through that is unpleasant to deal with, there is definitely a problem at some point. The key to making repairs is to understand why your car's AC is smelling a certain way.

11 August 2015

Commit To High Standards And Seamless Repairs - Advantages Of Purchasing OEM Parts For Your Audi


A luxury vehicle such as an Audi is not only a means of transportation, but is also a symbol of success and accomplishment. As such, it's important that you take the proper steps to maintain your vehicle in the inevitable event of a repair. Rather than trying to cut costs by purchasing aftermarket parts, it's important that you commit to maintaining the standards of excellence which drew you to an Audi in the first place.

5 August 2015

4 Dangerous Tire Mistakes to Avoid


If you drive a vehicle, then you rely on your tires to help get you from point A to point B on a regular basis. Unfortunately, even though the tires are the main point of contact between your vehicle and the road, many car owners overlook the importance of keeping them well maintained. Specifically, there are a few common tire maintenance mistakes that you'll want to avoid because they can be downright dangerous for you, your passengers, and other drivers.

14 July 2015

Is It Hard To Use Your Brakes? Simple Problems That May Need Repaired


If your brakes aren't working as they should and they are hard to press down, you can't hesitate to get the vehicle to an auto mechanic. Your brakes are a vital party of your safety behind the wheel, and you don't want to make a mistake trying to fix them on your own or ignoring the problem. Don't panic and avoid seeing the mechanic because worry about the cost of new pads or rotors, there are many other problems that could be a less time consuming and less expensive fix.

7 July 2015

Starting A Classic Car Restoration Project


If you have an older vehicle sitting in your garage that you wish to restore, you may have contemplated doing the project on your own. While doing car restoration projects can indeed be a fulfilling hobby, you will most likely need to enlist the help from a professional for certain parts of the process. Here is a list of which parts of a restoration can be handled on your own and which would be better to have a professional get involved

24 June 2015

Effective Ways To Keep Your Car Working At An Optimal Level


As a car owner, you want it to work great for as long as possible. Thanks to these steps, you can make this a possibility. Check the Transmission Fluid The transmission fluid of your car is important to check, as it's responsible for lubricating parts of the transmission so they don't end up overheating. Start by turning your vehicle off and parking it. After it has had time to cool, open up the hood and locate the transmission dipstick.

30 May 2015

How To Tell If Your Carburetor Is Broken


Of all the parts located under the hood of your car, the carburetor plays a key role in making sure your car runs properly. Its job is to provide a mixture of gas and air to the engine via a vacuum and helps with making your car run efficiently. A carburetor can break down over time, but how do you know if it is the problem? Follow these tips for identifying a broken carburetor.

29 May 2015

Must Have Car Repairs That Can Save Your Gas


Are you spending too much money on gas each month? If so, then this can be due to the condition that your vehicle is in. Though your car may run fine, it can still have issues when it comes to the fuel economy aspects of your car, which can force you to fuel up more than you normally would. There are some great ways a mechanic can boost the performance of your car's fuel economy.

20 May 2015

What To Do If Your Car Overheats On The Road


When your car overheats, it's in danger of suffering major damage. If you see the dashboard temperature gauge creeping ever higher it's a sign that something is wrong with your engine, and you should seek professional help immediately. If you're on the road, however, you may not be able to get to an auto repair shop right away. Here's what to do if your car overheats on the road. Turn the heater on.

13 May 2015

Things To Consider Before Buying An RV


Whether you're buying an RV for sparse recreational use, or to live out of for the next few years, the commitment is greater than most people think. There are a lot of factors that go into owning an RV -- most people don't figure out what those are until they actually own one! Take it from a seasoned RV owner and think about the following things before buying an RV.

21 April 2015