The Common Causes and Solutions for Your Car’s Transmission Problems

The Common Causes and Solutions for Your Car’s Transmission Problems Are you noticing transmission problems? Here’s what’s causing the transmission issues, what to do about them, and why you’ll (likely) need a Brighton mechanic. Keyword(s): transmission problems Sometimes your vehicle shuts down at the most inopportune of moments. Just as you’re about to get into your car for your morning …

7 Key Benefits of Preventative Maintenance for Your Car

Preventative maintenance is important for your car. Keep reading for 7 key benefits of preventative maintenance for your car. Preventative maintenance might seem like a pain, but there are lots of great reasons to take your car to the shop regularly. Routine maintenance includes things such as oil changes, fluid refills, new batteries, brake maintenance, and belt replacements. Sticking to …

Is Tire Rotation Necessary? Why It’s More Important Than You Think.

We all know we are supposed to rotate our tires every so often but why is that? Is tire rotation necessary? Here is why it really is. Your car will keep running if you don’t rotate them, but there are several reasons you should take your carin for regular tire rotations. Your tires keep you connected to the road and …

Perfect Cool Car Tips Summer

Beat the Summer Heat with these Car Tips!

Summer, the best time of year, at least for some people. While a majority of Americans bask in the hot summer heat, soaking up the sun for a tan, or go swimming at a lake or river, others detest the whole season. For a lot of people, dealing with an unbearably hot car can be a large contributing factor, and …

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Five Tips and Tricks you can do to Your Car

When it comes to cars there are two types of problems: problems for mechanics and problems for common folk. If your car is leaking oil, you should see a mechanic, but if your headlights are a bit dirty you can take care of it yourself. We’ll list off some helpful car tips that you can do yourself with some household …

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The Six Rules of Using a Car Jack to do DIY Car Maintenance

Anytime you want to perform some car maintenance you have to raise it up on a car jack. The most common reason you do this is to change the tire, but in any case, you have to be safe. While there is a lot of common sense to raising a car on a car jack, you should at least follow …

Synthetic Oil Changes or Conventional Methods

Synthetic Oil Changes verses Conventional Methods

When I first heard about synthetic oil changes that last a full year, I thought “Are we really getting that lazy?” I decided to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of a synthetic oil change versus a conventional oil change. The areas I researched were as follows: Time between oil changes. Cost Wear and tear on the engine Harm to the …

A car that can experience steering wheel stiffness

Steering Wheel Stiffness: A Common Car Issue

The steering wheel is what gives you direct control of the direction that you’re driving. That being said, it’s quite an important part of the car. When your steering wheel becomes hard to turn it directly affects your ability to drive. So, what’s going on? What could be causing this steering wheel stiffness? Reasons for Steering Wheel Stiffness Include: 1. Leaky …

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How Often Should I Get Car Maintenance Done?

As a car owner, you’re always taking into consideration how often you should service your vehicle. You always want to make sure that your vehicle is in tip-top shape! But one of the most common questions people ask is how often they should actually get car maintenance. Car Maintenance Reminder System If you’re an owner of a newer car then …

Spring Auto Maintenance

Spring Automotive Maintenance Tips

Flowers bloom, bees are buzzing, springtime has arrived! Your house isn’t the only thing that deserves some spring-cleaning; your car should receive some too. Winter’s cold temperatures and harsh icy conditions can wreak havoc on your car. Because of this, you should always do a little self-maintenance when the weather gets a bit nicer. Below you will find seven tips …