• When The Light Comes On: Understanding Tire Pressure

    1 April 2015

    If you have an updated model vehicle, sometimes there are too many helpful dashboard notifications. From the light indicating you need a fluid change to the low tire pressure warning light, as long as it's not flashing consistently, you are a happy person. Most people understand that the gas light means you're running low on fuel and that the oil change indicates you do have some miles left before it's time to change your oil.

  • Checking Your Car For Damage After A Fender Bender

    9 March 2015

    So, you've just got into a little fender bender and everything seems to be fine. You were able to drive away without a serious problem and you have a repair session scheduled. Before you take in your car, you should check it for the following common fender bender damage. It will help you the kind of work your car will need: Check Your Bumpers Once everything has calmed down after your accident, you can take a minute to inspect your bumpers and fenders.

  • 3 Tips To Save Your Skin From The Sun When You're Driving

    2 March 2015

    The sun can be hard on your skin, which is why you should always put on sunscreen before spending a day outdoors for work or play. Unfortunately, many people overlook the danger of the sun when they are behind the wheel. Being inside a car leaves you surrounded with windows, which allow in the sun's harmful rays. Follow these tips to protect your skin when you're driving. #1: Protect Your Problem Spots

  • 3 Warning Signs That Your Transmission Needs Service

    6 February 2015

    Your transmission is an important part of the car's engine. It powers the gearbox, which helps the wheels to move at the appropriate speed. If your transmission is not working properly, then your safety while driving your vehicle is at serious risk. If you believe that your transmission is not working, then you should take it to an automotive mechanic immediately. However, you may not be aware of the signs that your transmission is in trouble.

  • The Diesel Truck Turbocharger And Three Features To Focus On

    2 February 2015

    By purchasing a turbocharger for your diesel truck, you can enjoy both increased efficiency and power. Turbochargers offer improvements on the output provided by a naturally aspirated engine by forcing more air and fuel into the vehicle combustion chamber. They also improve efficiency by facilitating a scavenging process that leads to less waste in engine exhaust. Makeup of a turbocharger Understanding the anatomy of a turbocharger can help owners of diesel trucks to understand this means of increasing vehicle efficiency and power.

  • How To Repair Your Car's Air Conditioner

    19 January 2015

    If you are having problems with your car's air conditioning, it might need to be recharged. While it is ideal that you take your car to a mechanic, this is not always possible. In that case, you can do it at home with some basic auto repair knowledge. Here are the steps needed to recharge your vehicle's AC. Inspect the AC System Before you start recharging your car's air conditioner, there are a few things to inspect first.

  • Homemade Liquid De-Icer Solutions

    8 January 2015

    If you live somewhere where you are faced with an iced over windshield every morning, having a homemade de-icier solution on hand can save you some time in the morning. You can make a homemade liquid de-icier solution using everyday household products. For most all of these solutions, you will need a spray bottle. If you do not have an extra spray bottle on hand, you can purchase one at your local dollar discount or department store.