5 Ways to Improve your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

 

Wordcloud: #COP21 Fossel Fuel Did you know a car can burn up to 30 percent more fuel if proper maintenance is not performed on a regular schedule? The importance car maintenance cannot be over emphasized. As gas prices continue to sow high, improving your car’s mileage is paramount. By stretching a tank further, you can reduce the number of times required to fill it up, as this can help to do more good than harm.

Regardless of what car you drive, you can always spend a little less money at the end of the month. Cutting back on gas expenses is an excellent way to pad your bank account. There is range of tips that your that you can implement to increase the mileage for your car. Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

Top Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

Auto_MechanicImagine your car breaking down in the middle of nowhere, without anything you can do about it, you sit in and wish you sold it off to the last offer you almost considered but didn’t. You barely know anything under the hood besides a build of mechanics that understand the drain on your wallet. Such a scene is quite familiar, actually more common. Because some barely know that there is an engine in the car, we do need professionals who understand all that we don’t in regards to automobiles. Continue reading Top Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

3 Reasons Why your Car Engine Overheats

 

engineIn most cases, cars overheat in scorching weather.  Although it is rare with modern cars, even the well-tuned ones can overheat. It is the worst feeling you can have as a driver when steam spews from under the hood while warning belts chime and lights flash from the dashboard. Heat is engine’s enemy. An overheating engine can cause considerable damage that would require a complete overhaul or replacement if the problem is not attended in time. Continue reading 3 Reasons Why your Car Engine Overheats

What you Need to Know about Car Wheels and Wheel Alignment

 

wheel alignmentThe wheels of your vehicle need regular attention and proper care. Wheels get damaged due to potholes and bad roads, leading to misalignment. When your tire alignment is out, your ability to drive safely gets compromised. Unaligned wheels can make your car pull to one side of the road with your steering wheel experiencing vibrations in it due to balancing issues. Such a vehicle is prone to cause accidents and depending on the state of the car, you might need towing service to have it pulled to the next auto shop. Continue reading What you Need to Know about Car Wheels and Wheel Alignment

How to Plan Your Car Care Schedule

car maintenanceCar care could be likened to routine checkups by a doctor. Vehicle manufacturers recommend that it should be treated with such gravity. A robust engine performs better, for longer than a neglected one. Regular maintenance is not only reactive to tear and wear but also preventive of the same. It is also a practice that saves money in the long run. However, in achieving a routine maintenance schedule, a plan must be in place. Continue reading How to Plan Your Car Care Schedule

How to Maintain your Car Cooling System

 

car coolingWe often get lots of questions about car cooling system – the system that cools car engine and keeps it at a proper operating temperature. To answer this question better, we shall look at the coolant itself and second, the parts that make up the cooling systems.

The engine coolant consists of a mixture of water and anti-freezing elements that circulate through the engine to draw off heat. If the engine doesn’t have enough coolant, it won’t be cool. You also need to use the right kind of coolant. Different vehicle types require different coolant formulations to protect it against corrosion.

The coolant also needs to be fresh. Over time and as your vehicle gains more miles, the anti-corrosion additives in the coolant are depleted and this may make the coolant to start eating away the cooling parts.

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