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Monthly Archives: March 2022

5 Reasons Your Engine Is Making Loud Noises

5 Reasons Your Engine Is Making Loud Noises

Some car models are more susceptible than others when it comes to engine issues. That’s why car owners must know the signs of a failing engine. In most cases, an engine making loud noises could signify something wrong with the vehicle.  This article goes over five of the most common reasons your engine is making loud noises and why you should have it checked by your auto repair professional.  1. Exhaust Leaks A buildup of carbon inside your engine can significantly cause an exhaust leak. A broken manifold, cracked pipe, or loose-fitting will allow gases to escape from the car's system and result in unusual noises. In addition to a noticeable hissing sound, you might notice oil on the outside of your vehicle.  Why ... read more

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Car Engine

Six Essential Tips for Maintaining Old Cars

Six Essential Tips for Maintaining Old Cars

According to federal safety regulators, older cars are more likely to harm you and your passengers compared to newer ones. That doesn’t mean you can’t take your old car out for a drive.  However, doing regular auto maintenance on your aging vehicle should help keep it running smoothly and safely.  Here are six essential tips that can help you maintain your old car. 1. Invest in a quality battery Your battery starts the car and powers essential components such as your windows and wipers. Because of this, a quality battery should be one of your top priorities when it comes to maintaining your old car. You'll also want to ensure that it's placed securely so that there's good contact with the terminals. 2. Check and change the oil regularly Perhaps the mos ... read more

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Car Maintenance

Auto Maintenance: Issues Car Owners Should Not Ignore

Auto Maintenance: Issues Car Owners Should Not Ignore

  Driving is the most dangerous thing that people do on a near-daily basis. And ignoring any car-related issues increase your chances of getting into a terrible accident.  In this article, expert mechanics from Brandon, Fl, share the most common car issues that should not be taken for granted. Brake System Issues Your car's brake system is one of its most important safety components. Any signs of a problem with your car's brakes need to be dealt with immediately. In the worst-case scenario, ignoring even the slightest issue can result in car crashes and total brake failure.  Next time you take your car for a drive, try to give your break a feel and see if it's starting to act strangely. If your brakes start feeling spongy, it could be a sign that th ... read more

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Car Maintenance
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