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How To Replace Your Spark Plugs Yourself

1. Cut Off The Engine And Wait For It To Cool Down Before replacing the spark plugs, you need to ensure you purchase the right ones for your vehicle. I usually fire up Amazon and filter the selection by the make, model and manufacturing year of my vehicle. If you overlook this step, it won’t […]

How To Change Your Car Battery Safely

Connect A Memory Saver If you want to keep all of your settings when changing the battery, you need to connect a memory saver. If you do not do this, you could face some problems with your car potentially running rough or not shifting as normal. All of your radio codes will also be lost […]

DIY Auto Repair Tips

When it comes to DIY projects, it is wise to leave complicated problems to professionals, and this fact does also apply when it comes to DIY auto repair projects. With just basic mechanic knowledge and tools, you can save both time and money by performing basic vehicle maintenances. Spark Plug Replacement Replacing spark plugs has […]

Common Alternator Problems And Repairs

Many people do not realize that problems with your alternator are common. At some point, you are likely to have a problem with this part of your car. How An Alternator Works The primary purpose of your alternator is to maintain your car battery. The alternator will use the power from the engine to create […]

Brake Repair Tips And Advice

Brake repair can be easier than you can imagine. In some situations, even someone with very little experience or mechanical abilities can do it. Even if the job appears to be easy, you should still know what you’re doing there, so make sure you have your user manual handy. Troubleshooting and repairing the brakes, or […]

7 Must Know Tips for Safe Fall Driving

Don’t brake on leaves. Wet leaves can be as slippery as ice. Drive slowly through them and avoid hard braking. Leaves may obscure lane lines and other road markers, so pay attention to the edge of the road and take care to stay in your lane, advises PennDOT. Avoid sun glare. On and near the autumnal […]

12 Easy Ways To Save On Gas

When it comes to our vehicles, it is always a plus to get the most efficiency from the gasoline purchased. Of course, the ideal situation is to understand the culprits that contribute to the quick consumption of our vehicle’s precious gasoline. Let us look at some of the things that have a negative impact on […]

Whats Covered in PA State Inspection

Part Check & Fix Average Costs Check Engine Light Let’s start with an easy one. If this light is on or not operating at all you will fail inspection. The check engine light illuminates because the car is burning fuel inefficiently. Either using too much gas or dumping too much pollutants out the exhaust. Varies […]

Protect Your Car and Your Wallet from Thieves

If you’ve needed any car repairs recently, you’re all too familiar with the rising price of car parts. The National Insurance Crime Bureau says those expensive parts are leading to more and more car thefts. Those numbers went up four percent in 2017. The NICB is warning people, saying thieves are stealing cars and trucks […]

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