The 411 On ABS: 4 Things You Should Know About Your Car's Anti-Lock Braking System

From the initial cost and stress of maintenance and repairs, it is easy to see the challenges of owning an automobile. Of course, your car, truck, or SUV is most likely a necessity that takes you from point A to point B each day. Therefore, proper understanding and regular maintenance are essential tasks to ensure your vehicle operates in the most effective manner possible. Anti-lock brakes are common in most vehicles today, but you may not understand how this electronic system operates.   Read More...

Three Signs Your Vehicle Requires Transmission Service

Your transmission is one of the most integral parts of your vehicle, as it is what works to change gears and allows your engine to operate at higher or slower speeds. Thus, any sort of mechanical damage or issue with your transmission can have a huge impact on your ability to control your vehicle, which can greatly increase the risk of an accident occurring and can also have significant negative impacts on the performance of your engine.   Read More...

4 Tips To Help Maintain A Foreign Diesel Engine And Reduce Repair Costs

If you have a foreign make of car, maintenance and repairs can be costly. To ensure you do not have an expensive repair bill, you want to make sure you keep up with maintenance. Some of the maintenance that needs to be done to a diesel is a little different than maintenance gasoline engines need. Here are some tips that will help you maintain your foreign car to reduce repair costs:   Read More...

Reasons Why Your Car's Fuel Efficiency Dropped

The fuel efficiency of your car, or the miles per gallon that you get per tank of gas, varies based on several factors. These factors include your driving conditions, age of your car and how well maintained your car is. One tank may last you a bit longer than another if you are driving on the freeway or in cleaner air conditions. This makes it hard to determine whether you are getting less miles per tank.   Read More...

Three Types Of Windshield Damage You Should Get Repaired At A Professional Auto Glass Shop

If the idea of windshield damage doesn't already make you automatically think "repair shop time!" then you may be laboring under a misapprehension or two concerning auto glass repair. If you think using a repair kit at home would make a DIY project, it's probably best to restrict that experiment to times when windshield damage is no more severe than a superficial scratch. Here's why you should take these other three types of damage to an auto shop that specializes in glass repair.   Read More...