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BRAKE REPAIR: TOP / COMMON CAUSES FOR BRAKE DAMAGE

BRAKE REPAIR: TOP / COMMON CAUSES FOR BRAKE DAMAGE

One of the most critical components of your vehicle is its brakes. Without brakes, your vehicle can only do half of its purpose. Therefore, brake repair and maintenance should be one of your top priorities as an automotive owner. It is critical to ensure your brakes are running smoothly to avoid injury to you, your vehicle, or someone else. Fortunately, there are many indicators to give you a heads up about any possible hazards in your braking system. Below are the top signs to let you know if you need to schedule brake repair with an auto service technician expert. If you are experiencing these problems with your braking system, it is important to contact a professional right away in order to replace or adjust the pads to prevent further damage. SQUEALING OR SCREECHING NOISE This is often the first indicator that your vehicle needs brake repair or has a problem with the braking system. This noise is made by the metal shim when you depress the brakes. If this is a one-time occurrence ... read more

POOR ACCELERATION AUTO REPAIR REASONS

POOR ACCELERATION AUTO REPAIR REASONS

If you have been driving your car for a while, you know what to expect when you press down on the gas pedal. You should gain ample speed depending on how much pressure you apply. However, over time, cars can lose their ability to responsively accelerate. You might step on the gas and feel some hesitation. COMBUSTION AND ACCELERATION A car's combustion engine should get fuel from the engine, and then push the exhaust fumes away from the vehicle. This intricate system of sensors and other mechanics help the combustion process propel you automobile forward. When something in this system fails, your car might not accelerate as well as it used to. Reasons for this include: ·      Fuel system issues ·      A failed catalytic converter ·      A dirty or damaged Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) ·      A malfunctioning oxygen sensor ·&n ... read more

SYMPTOMS OF BAD ALIGNMENT: CAUSES AND INDICATORS

SYMPTOMS OF BAD ALIGNMENT: CAUSES AND INDICATORS

An alignment is not always noticeable. You may be driving down the highway only to suddenly realize that you are veering to the left for no reason at all. The answer could be because of a bad wheel alignment. While it may seem like a simple solution to just over-correct your steering, allowing your car to suffer from a bad wheel alignment can snowball and create other bad effects on your car. Here are a few symptoms of a bad wheel alignment and what it can means for your car. COMMON BAD ALIGNMENT INDICATORS Some common signs that your car is misaligned are: ·       Vehicle pulls to left or right ·       Tires make a squealing sound ·       Tire wear is uneven ·       Steering wheel isn't aligned with the tires Let us look at these signs in more detail. 1. Vehicle Pulls to Left or Right This is most noticeabl ... read more

THE EFFECTS OF COLD WEATHER ON VEHICLE

THE EFFECTS OF COLD WEATHER ON VEHICLE

Many vehicle owners go through the seasons without giving more thought to the stance of their vehicles than when driving in warmer weather, when elevated concern is sometimes necessary. It is important to pay attention to your car and be proactive about repair during the winter or colder weather in general because cold weather can affect vehicles differently. Here are auto situations that compromise safety more frequently when it is cold: ·      Car accidents increase, which can translate into collision repair needs. ·      The cold weather may prompt internal issues with your vehicle, calling for increased general auto repair needs. WHY DO REPAIR NEEDS INCREASE IN THE COLD, AND WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT IT? Car accidents happen during the winter for all sorts of reasons including road conditions, weather conditions in general such as slippery roads, darker nights and mornings, as well as rain and snow depending ... read more

THE MOST COMMON EXHAUST SYSTEM PROBLEMS

THE MOST COMMON EXHAUST SYSTEM PROBLEMS

The exhaust system is made up of pipes that draw gases from the engine to the outside without harming the car users. Before the gases are emitted into the environment, the exhaust will remove the harmful substances from the gas. That is done to reduce the chances of high pollution in the environment. The system is made up of pipes, hangers, clamps, and sensors that collaborate to make sure that the emitted gases do not suffocate the vehicle users. A sound exhaust channel will also make sure that the engine works in good condition. Like any other part of a vehicle, the exhaust channel will develop issues that may damage the engine. It is therefore crucial that you give your vehicle service to ensure that everything is working in order. Significant parts of the system and what they do include: ·       The Manifold - It collects the gases emitted in the engine combustion chambers and directs them to the exhaust pipe. ·    ... read more

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