Brakes keep squealing, what’s wrong? If you hear a squealing sound coming from your vehicle brakes, it means there might be something wrong with your brake system. Without a well-functioning brake system, you cannot safely slow or stop a car. This not only places yourself at risk but your endangering others that share the road…

How often should your shocks and struts be replaced? There is no doubt the reliability of modern vehicles has improved throughout time, so is the quality of the ride. Apart from keeping your tires properly pressurized, shocks and struts are vital to your safety. They play a significant role in helping absorb the unevenness on…

Have you ever asked yourself: Should I change my transmission fluid yet? The answer to this totally depends on how you use your vehicle. What kind of weather do you drive in and how often do you drive your vehicle. Do you spend most of your time driving on inner city paved roads; or do…

Questions about flushing radiators? Most vehicle manufacturers have guidelines that specify how often you should flush your radiator As a general rule of thumb however, for many older cars you should flush your cooling system every 24,000 to 36,000 miles. For newer vehicles, you can go a lot longer since antifreeze formulas have been changed for…

Car Repair Prevention Tips : Start a Car When Battery is Dead Most of us at some point, maybe multiple times have tried to start our cars and the battery is dead. There are many reasons this can happen, in most cases it’s due to an old battery, although a loose or corroded terminal can…

Car Repair Prevention Tips : Dashboard Warning Lights As cars have become more modern and integrated with computers, dashboard warning lights may start to appear that can confuse drivers as to what to do next. It’s essential to know whether your vehicle needs a tune-up, repair or if the warning self resolves over time. While…

Most people are confused if they should idle the car or not. Millions of automobile owners still have a habit of warming up their cars in winter and even other seasons assuming they must idle the engine for several minutes before driving. This popular belief is a myth according to automotive expert Doug Bethune that corrects this misconception and tells us how to…

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