13 November 2015
If your car has a flat tire, then you will either need to call for a tow truck or put your car's spare tire on yourself. While changing a tire on your vehicle should be a simple thing, it is not uncommon to find that the lug nuts that hold the wheels on are so tight that you cannot remove them as easily as you believe that you should be able to.
5 November 2015
Looking out of your window into the cold Canadian winter, you begin to feel an icy dread. You have no choice. You must go and sit in your frigid car on your frozen seats until the engine warms up sufficiently to begin your commute. You must then wait longer still until it warms enough as you drive for your heater to actually keep you warm. This is actually preferable to mornings when your windows are covered with a sheet of ice that you must scrape away exposed bitter cold winds.
18 September 2015
If you are in need of auto repairs, you are most likely going to turn to the professionals. After all, they have all the right tools and equipment that will make repairs quick and easy. However, there are certain things to consider when taking your vehicle to an auto body repair shop. For example, you will want to be sure that you: Don't Authorize Work Without a Written Estimate: To ensure that you are not overspending on your auto repairs, you want to be sure that you require a written estimate on your repairs before you have them done.
12 August 2015
Having water coming in your car where you don't want it to be is frustrating, but don't seal up that sunroof just yet. Many sunroof problems are simple to fix. With a few basic tools you can repair the causes of some basic leak issues. Learning to fix your sunroof is a great way to get your hands dirty. With a little elbow grease you'll be able to keep the water where you want it to be and still have fun in the sun.
22 July 2015
If you have a friend who owns and rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle, there may come a time when you will be asked if you want to go on a ride with him or her. If you do not have a lot of experience riding on the back of a motorcycle this can be a scary proposition. Before hopping on, there are a few things you need to know that someone who drives all the time may not think to tell you.
24 June 2015
When out for a drive, the last thing you want is to push down on the brakes and have them not work for you. It could put your life on the line in a matter of seconds. Instead of taking anything to chance, you need to take your vehicle in for regular brake inspections to make sure you aren't ever put in this type of situation. However, you need to make sure you go to someone who is trained to do the job right.
8 June 2015
If you have an older car that seems like it's reaching the end of its lifetime, it may be confusing to know whether you should simply stick with more repair work or replace it entirely. While the decision has a lot to do with your own personal situation, there are several factors you can consider to make the choice easier. With the following tips in mind, you can determine if it's best to get the repairs you need or replace the car.
19 May 2015
Most drivers never think about the condition of their windshield wipers until they get stuck in bad weather. A blizzard or snow storm can openly expose the ineffectiveness of your wipers to clear away rainwater, mist or snow, but it could be too late by then as you might already be in a deadly situation due to poor visibility. Instead of waiting until you are in a perilous situation, desperately squinting through your hazy windshield trying to see what's ahead after your wipers fail you on the road, you should at least take precautions to ensure the wipers will be reliable when you need them to be.
5 May 2015
If your battery is not working, the real problem may be your alternator. Your alternator and your battery work together to provide your vehicle with the energy that it needs to do its job. If your battery is holding its charge, one of these four problems may be the reason your alternator is not pulling its weight. #1: Computer Issues In most newer vehicles, your alternator is directly connected to the vehicle's computer system.
9 April 2015
Whether you have accidentally left your vehicle out of gear only to see it roll over a hill or an accident has caused your car to veer of into a body of water, watching your car sink to a hard-to-reach place can be quite disheartening. Even though you may think you are in an impossible situation, most tow trucks are well-equipped to retrieve your car or truck from an unlikely predicament.