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Winter Maintenance Your Car Needs to Prevent Costly Damage and Time in the Shop

Winter months bring harsh, cold temperatures, which cause a lot of damage to cars that are not prepared. You may think you have anti-freeze and have done all the required maintenance, but there are some things that you should double check; Is your anti-freeze protecting your car during the coldest days? Will your car benefit from having thinner oil and lubricants? It is better to be safe and have your car checked for these issues.

When Trucks Run Hot: How You Can Stay Cool

A transmission that runs hot in your commercial truck is a problem. When it causes excess heat to build up inside the cab and the air conditioning does not work either, that is an even bigger problem. Here is how (and why) truck transmission repair in conjunction with air conditioning repair can cool your truck down to a safer, better temperature for both you and the truck. Transmission Running Hot

How You Can Clean The Mass Airflow Sensor On Your 2003 Nissan Altima

A good sign that your mass airflow sensor unit is getting dirty is that your car will start to hesitate when you press down on the gas pedal. There can be other reasons why your car is running rough, so you should take your car to an auto parts shop to have it checked. An auto parts store will usually test your car with a diagnostic scan tool to find the problem.

Four Maintenance Tips For Your European Vehicle

European models are highly-praised because of their superior detail and luxury, as well as their high-quality craftsmanship under the hood. Keeping these benefits in your vehicle begins with proper maintenance; here are a few tips to get you started. Belts Make it a habit to have all belts inspected on a regular basis. Whether it's a belt that aides the power-steering pump or the belt that helps power the alternator, a belt that is worn can keep a vehicle from functioning properly.

How To Add Fluids To Your Vehicle

It's always a good idea to check your fluid levels before embarking on a summer adventure. However, you must follow certain guidelines before adding any fluids where levels are low, or you may do more harm than good. The first thing you need to do is buy a funnel. Even if you have the steadiest hand in the West, a moderate wind will blow fluids all over the engine area of your vehicle as you attempt to pour them into narrow fluid fill tubes.