Do I Need a Power Steering Flush?

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Power steering is one of the most important components in any modern vehicle because it allows you to easily control the heavy wheels of your car. The steering system relies on many components, including the steering fluid, to work. You may be asking yourself, do you need to flush this fluid regularly?  You need a […]

Head Gasket Replacement

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When your engine gets old, the head gasket will inevitably fail. While we highly recommend bringing your vehicle to a professional shop for work like this, here are the steps to replace a head gasket to give you a peek behind the garage door.  Here’s How To Replace Your Car’s Head Gasket: Obtain the service manual for […]

Everything You Need To Know About Your Check Engine Light

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The check engine light is a warning light that comes up on the dashboard of your car. It’s usually yellow or orange and has an image of a car running. If you see this, it means something with one of your car’s systems isn’t working properly and needs to be looked at as soon as possible. The […]

When Do You Replace Your Clutch?

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People mostly associate a clutch with manual cars because the driver shifts gear manually. However, automatic cars also have clutches, which lie between the engine and the transmission. No matter whether you have a manual or an automatic car, it’s essential that you replace your clutch when necessary.  You should replace your clutch when it […]

When To Get A Tune-Up For Your Car

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Just like your body requires regular check-ups from your physician, your car also needs regular tune-ups from a mechanic. However, while it’s easy to know when to go to the doctor for a general check-up – most doctors suggest once a year – figuring out when to visit a mechanic to give your car a […]

How To Know When To Replace Your Brake Pads

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Replacing brake pads is an integral piece of maintenance that’ll keep your car running smoothly, and more importantly, maximize the safety of your driving experience. Luckily, there are certain things you can look out for to know when it’s time to get them changed.  Here are a few things to look out for to help […]

Oil Leak Repair Costs

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All oil leak repair costs have two components: the prices of the replacement parts and labor charges. An oil leak may have one or more causes, requiring the replacement of various parts. The labor cost is directly proportional to the complexity of the repair and replacement, which depends on the specific problem and facilitating factors […]

8 Keys To Finding A Trustworthy Mechanic

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When looking for a new mechanic, many people are concerned with finding one they can trust to do the job right and at a fair price. Missing vital warning signs or doing a repair job incorrectly could have devastating consequences. Most commonly, after a botched job, you’ll end up having to spend more money to […]

8 Signs Your Timing Belt Is Going Bad

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The timing belt is an essential component of your car. You’ll want to have it replace whenever necessary, ideally before it fails and causes damage to your engine. Here are some of the signs you need to look out for if your timing belt is bad and needs to be replaced. 8 Signs Your Timing […]

What to Have Your Mechanic Inspect After You Buy a Used Car

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Buying a used car saves tons of money, but the last thing you want is to get one and be drowned in repairs. It’s best to take a used vehicle to a mechanic right after buying it so you know what needs to be fixed before commutes, long drives, and around-town cruising. After you buy […]