Help! My Car Won't Go Into Reverse...
It’s all about your car’s transmission. Don’t take it for granted. Without reverse, you would find yourself stuck in some situations, for instance needing to back out of a parking spot or your drive way.
In an automatic transmission, your car shifts forward gears on its own, controlled by computers, and keeping you moving. If low on fluid, it could cause overheating in the transmission, affecting proper functioning of all gears, including reverse gear, without enough fluid to keep it lubricat
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
Spring Cleaning … Wash Your Car
Washing your car isn’t just about keeping it “looking and pretty,” although that’s a perk.
Keeping your car clean can prevent auto body rust, keep parts for corroding and wearing out early, and can, dull your paint finish. Spring flowers and plants produce pollen, trees begin producing sap, and the bugs are out. Pollen, tree sap and bug splatter can also quickly ruin your car’s paint job.
When washing your car, we suggest the following:
Rinse your car thoroughly before using any cloth or b
Why Do Tires Squeal When I Make a Turn
If you hear a squealing sound when you’re making a turn, it could be several things.
An under inflated tire can cause some noise. Simply check your tire pressure and make sure your tires are all at the manufactures suggested pressure. Under inflated tires wear much faster, and can become safety issues. Low air pressure needs to be checked to make sure your tires aren’t leaking due to a puncture or other damage to the wheel.
Uneven tread wear, or worn out tires, may cause some noise. First
Let's Talk Timing Belts...
Your car’s engine is a highly specialized bit of machinery, which has changed and over the years has become intricately technical. The timing belt is a rubber belt, usually located on the front of the engine. It controls the “timing” or rate at which the crankshaft allows the piston to move, keeping your engine synchronized and turning at the specific speed in order to avoid damage to any of your car’s engine parts, as they all are basically interconnected.
Although every car is driven differ
Why do my brakes vibrate when I stop?
What you are experiencing is not exactly a vibration, but what is referred to as pulsating sensation in your car’s brakes. It can be felt throughout the car usually, in brake pedal and steering wheel “shaking” as you come to a stop. Usually, that’s a sign of bad or warped brake rotors. It’s usually always felt in the pedal when you apply the brake, and if it’s also felt in the steering wheel, it’s usually the front brakes. If it’s felt in other areas like the seat, it’s probably the rear brake