Why is My Exhaust So Loud?
Your exhaust system is made of a several components, and depending on the part, the noises will vary when the system begins to fail.
If you notice a loud “hissing” sound, it’s usually a tell tail sign that there is a crack in the exhaust manifold, a leaking gasket, or a small leak in the exhaust pipe. Cars end up with lots of rattles over time from the constant vibration from driving, and one of the most common noises is rattling or clanking sounds as you’re driving, which are usually a sign that something is loose or broken.
As the exhaust hangers begin to break, it creates added stress to the muffler and pipes, in turn may cause those parts to fail and even fall off. If this happens, the exhaust noise will be extremely loud, and require a new exhaust system.
Since rust is one of the biggest culprits of a failing exhaust system, we recommend washing the under carriage of your car regularly to help remove the corrosive elements. It won’t stop the parts from wearing out, but it could slow down the process and extend the life of parts and help prevent the car’s body from rusting too.
When you bring your car in for service, we check for necessary repairs like this, and advise you of need repairs to help keep you safely on the road.
Auto Repair 21108 - Little Known Ways to Improve Fuel Economy
There is not a single driver among us who would not prefer to spend less money at the fuel pump. People are becoming more aware of the many simple and cost effective ways that they can improve their fuel economy. However, what do you say to people who are already familiar with the basics? Fortunately, there are many little known ways that you can improve your gas mileage.Auto Repair 21108Just about everyone knows that if you want to save gas, you need to drive slower. Aft
Auto Repair 21108 - Does Tire Pressure Affect My Gas Mileage?
Make a point to check your tire pressure regularly. Even though many newer cars have tire pressure sensors, it’s still a good idea to check the pressure every few weeks with a pressure gauge. Sensors can go bad, or sometimes your tire pressure is within tolerance, so you won’t know if the pressure has changed.
Checking it regularly gives you the opportunity to:
inspect your tires visually for any possible damage to the sidewall or punctures in the tread
inspect for signs of wear, dry-rotting,
Auto Repair Millersville 21108 – Why is My ABS Light On?
Your car’s ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) shares some systems with the cars traction control system. If the ABS light comes on, there’s a malfunction in the braking or traction control system. For your safety, you should have it checked immediately.
Some reasons the light may come on include:
Broken wheel speed sensorLow brake fluidThe ABS module is malfunctioningIssues with the traction control systemSystem has been turned offOur professional staff of auto technicians are trained to find and re