Maintenance

How to Change a Car Tire

Having a flat tire while on the road can be irritating, to say the least. Even worse, this seems to happen mostly when we’re out of urban areas, like when we’re going on a vacation. Luckily, though, with the right knowledge and tools, a flat tire is only a slight …

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Charging System Warning Light Explained

Is your charging system warning light on in your car? Any vehicle maintenance lights can be worrisome, especially when you don’t know what they are for. It’s important to pay attention to any lights coming up in your dashboard so that your car can continue to run without issue. We’ll …

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Valve Cover Gaskets: Everything You Need To Know

Valve cover gasket

With all the recent innovations in automotive technology, it’s sometimes hard to keep track of all the new features manufacturers add to engines every year. However, some important parts stayed mostly the same for the last couple of decades. The valve cover gasket is one of them. The fact that …

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Car Garage Design Ideas and Layout for Your Workshop

A car garage is nothing more than a parking space if you don’t have a good workshop designed. You may think your garage is too small for a workshop but even a small car garage can take advantage of a well-designed workshop space. Designing a layout for your car garage …

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What Does an Engine Block Heater Do?

An engine block heater is useful to car owners living in really cold climates. The first time a driver starts a car on a cold morning is when lots of engine damage can happen. To prevent that, it warms the engines oil or coolant to make starting easier and prevent …

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Checking and Cleaning – A Guide to A Detailed Tune up

In the previous article, we have covered a basic tune up procedure, explaining what needs to be done to keep your engine in good shape. While these steps are great as general preventive maintenance, there are additional things you can do to make your car run even better. Inspecting the …

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Detailed Tuneup Procedures

car tune up process

Previous articles have covered the most common tuneup procedures, and some more advanced. However, there are several car components mechanics tend to overlook during a tuneup. In this article, we will go over some detailed tuneup procedures. What Is an O2 Sensor? The job of O2 or oxygen sensors is …

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How To Do A Tune Up On A Car

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  Most car owners are familiar with the term ‘tune up’. However, many of them are uncertain what it means and what exactly it does for their car. The origins of car tuneups date back to the dawn of cars, when everything was mechanical. Unlike modern cars, older engines had …

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How to Use a Multimeter on a Car

How to Use a Multimeter on a Car

When it comes to troubleshooting problems with your car, electrical issues are often the trickiest to solve. When a mechanical aspect of your car isn’t working properly, there is usually a direct and obvious reason why. To identify an electrical issue, you’ll need to use a multimeter to see whether …

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How To Change Oil In A Car: The Ultimate Guide

Part of owning a car is making sure that you are keeping up with routine maintenance. Routine maintenance is a great way to ensure that your car or truck is running smoothly and to also head off any potential big problems. Changing the oil in your car is one of those …

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