Auto Basics: Troubleshooting and Mechanical Tips

  • Inspecting the Hydraulic Hoses on Your Car for Damage or Wear

    12 August 2021

    Your car or truck uses hydraulic hoses in several systems that can wear over time. In each scenario, a ruptured hydraulic hose is enough to make driving the vehicle nearly impossible, but taking a few minutes to look over the hoses every few months is an excellent way to catch a problem before a hydraulic hose leaves you stranded. Brake Hoses The most critical hydraulic hose used on your car runs from the car's frame to the wheel cylinder or brake caliper at each wheel.

  • 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