Auto Basics: Troubleshooting and Mechanical Tips

  • Why It's Important to Change the Faulty Power Steering Pump in Your Commercial Truck as Soon as Possible

    6 May 2021

    If you own a commercial truck and have recently noticed that you are having power steering problems, or if a diesel mechanic or another professional has told you that there is a problem with your power steering pump, then you should prioritize having that power steering pump replaced. This is something that you will probably want to do as soon as you can for these reasons and more. More Damage Could Be Done

  • Useful Tips to Help You Sell Your Junk Car

    10 August 2020

    While some people purchase a new car every few years, there are many who pay off their auto loans and then drive their vehicle until it no longer runs. Driving a vehicle until it dies can save you a lot of money, but once your car stops working completely, you will have to figure out what to do with it. Luckily, there are many local services that offer money for junk cars.

  • Tire Beads And Balancing: What You Need To Know

    20 July 2019

    The tires that are installed on your vehicle can have a direct impact on the quality of your ride. Tires are responsible for absorbing some of the vibration and movement generated by contact with roadways. A tire that isn't balanced properly could increase the amount of vibration that you feel through your steering wheel when driving each day. With balance being an important part of tire performance, you should utilize all the resources available to you to balance your tires properly.

  • Adjustments You Must Make To Your Car For Drag And Road Course Racing

    24 May 2019

    If you will be engaged in competitive racing with your car, you will want to choose suspension parts based on the type of racing you will be engaging in. For example, you may be engaging in drag racing or you may be engaging in road races. You will need the right suspension parts so that you're sure that your car is ready. Buy the Right Control Arms The normal control arms for a car are not designed to handle racing.

  • Things To Consider When Upgrading To A Coil Over Performance Suspension System

    8 March 2019

    Upgrading the suspension system on your car to make it perform better or handle differently opens up a lot of options. Most cars, even sporty ones, have a suspension designed for ride comfort, but if you want something different, you need to consider aftermarket suspension systems.  Selecting a Suspension System The suspension system on your car will dictate the ride, the handling, and the performance of the vehicle. Performance systems open up a lot of options for them, but the systems are not all the same.

  • Auto Part Replacement Notions

    3 August 2018

    When a part of your car suffers a malfunction, it will often need to be replaced to restore the functionality of the car. Individuals that need to make these repairs may be misled by common notions concerning replacement parts for automobiles. Myth: You Will Always Have To Buy New Replacement Parts It is often assumed that only new parts can be used to repair your vehicle. Yet, used parts can be an economical alternative.

  • 3 Things To Bring When Buying Used Parts At A Salvage Yard

    14 March 2018

    If you are like many people, you might be hoping that you can find a good deal on used parts for your vehicle. After all, this can be a good way to save money when making necessary repairs to your car. There are various places that you can go when shopping for used parts, but one good option is a local salvage yard. These are a few things that you can bring along with you if you want to make buying used parts at a salvage yard as easy as possible.