Maintenance

Brake Fluid Change: Why, When And How To Do It

Brake fluid reservoir

Automotive technology never ceases to improve and braking systems are no different. However, no matter how technologically-advanced brake systems are now, they still all rely on brake fluid to do their job, no matter the brand or model. With that being said, it’s quite easy to understand why it’s important …

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How to Flush Your Cooling System | Complete Guide

How to Flush Your Cooling System

Your car’s cooling system’s main job is to keep your engine from overheating. Unfortunately, dirt and mineral deposits can build up in your cooling system over time which can significantly reduce its efficiency as well as cause many other correlated problems. To prevent expensive cooling system repairs, your bet is …

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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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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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A Guide to Buying the Best Car Battery

Without the battery, modern cars wouldn’t be able to start. Unfortunately, batteries are not always reliable and are one of the most frequently replaced parts on cars. Whenever your battery fails and needs to be replaced, there are many different battery choices available to you. To help you choose the …

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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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