Why A Car Might Not Start In A Prompt Manner

Have you stopped using one of your vehicles because it takes too long to start up? There are several things that might be the cause, but you can make a diagnosis basis on the specific problems that are happening. A mechanic might only need to make a simple repair to bring your car back to a satisfactory condition. This article covers common things that can lead to a car not starting up as it should. Read More 

Signs That It Is Time To Repair Your Suspension System

Your car's suspension system – the shocks and struts – are responsible for more than just giving you a smooth ride. A failing suspension system can also make a car harder to steer, because it's more likely to swerve or pull when braking, hitting bumps, or driving at highway speeds. This can be a major safety concern, so it's important that you are aware of the following signs that indicate that your suspension system may need to be repaired. Read More 

Simple Driving Techniques That Will Reduce Your Risk of Damaging Your Vehicle in an Accident

When you're a driver, one of the last things you want to be in is a serious accident. However, it's important to be just as conscientious about avoiding smaller collisions on roads and in parking lots as it is to avoid being in accidents on the highway. Small accidents that cause minor dents or scratches might not be enough for you to risk paying your insurance deductible and raising your rate over, which means that you'll likely take care of paying for the repair bill at your local body shop yourself. Read More 

How To Replace The Plastic Housing For The Thermostat On A BMW E36 Series Car

A recurring problem with the BMW E36 Series vehicles is that leaks can develop around the housing for the thermostat. This will cause you to lose coolant and can lead to overheating problems with your vehicle. What typically happens is that the plastic thermostat cover will warp over time and create little openings along the seams that are difficult to seal. To adequately fix the problem, you should replace the plastic cover with an aluminum one. Read More 

Clutch Failures: Ways To Avoid Them

Clutch failures can happen without warning, but the repairs can be so expensive. It's time to keep the failures from happening, and that all comes from good maintenance. Here are three tips to avoid clutch failures in your vehicle. Stop Loaning Your Car Allowing people to borrow your car is putting your clutch at risk. Not everyone is comfortable driving a manual vehicle, and they can cause damage when they attempt it. Read More