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Understanding Auto Service Tasks

Hello, my name is Davey Jerome. Welcome to my site about auto service. When I was a young boy, the first task I learned to perform on my dad’s truck was an oil change. I delighted in letting the old oil flow out into the drain pan and removing the old filter. Adding the new filter and oil seemed to rejuvenate that old truck and ready it for another day of work on the farm. I will use this site to explore the process of performing automotive services on your own. I hope you can use the information on my site to learn about this important task.

How Do You Know When Your Ball Joints Need To Be Replaced?

6 June 2016
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Ball joints are an integral suspension component in most modern vehicles. They are bearings located in a socket and are the main suspension pivot point. Think of the human hip and how the femur connects to the pelvis socket. Ball joints are what interlock the control arm to the steering knuckle or connect the vehicle's tire and steering wheel to the suspension. The allow the pivot between the steering wheel and the suspension. Read More …

3 Signs That Your Car Needs To Be Serviced

6 June 2016
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Your car needs to be regularly serviced in order to keep it running in optimal condition. However, it can be easy to forget when the next scheduled service time comes around. Thus, it can be helpful to recognize some of the signs that may indicate that your car needs to be serviced immediately. Here are a few of them: Your engine light is lit. One indication that your car needs to be serviced as soon as possible is a glowing engine light. Read More …

Tips For Troubleshooting Brake Problems

5 June 2016
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When you put pressure on the brake pedal of your car, it should always respond with a consistent and slightly stiff feeling. If you press your foot on the pedal and it feels soft, spongy or really loose, that's a key indication that your car has a brake problem. If you're not overly familiar with the brake system and troubleshooting, here are a few things you'll want to know. Troubleshooting The Problem Read More …

3 Reasons Your Next Car Should Have A Manual Transmission

3 June 2016
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Are you looking to buy a new vehicle, but unsure whether to go with an automatic or manual transmission? In addition to being slightly cheaper than their automatic counterparts, manual transmissions have a few other advantages to consider. Better gas mileage If you face a daily commute, there's a good chance you've considered how much you spend each year on gas. In 2015, the average American spent $1,400 at the pump—which, while down from $1,950 in 2014, is still a significant amount of money. Read More …

4 Problems A Car Might Have With A Problematic Transmission

3 June 2016
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Are you frustrated with the check engine light staying on in your car? If you know that the engine is not in need of a repair, the problem might stem from something being wrong with the transmission. You must understand that the transmission and engine work together to help the gears function. A lack of transmission fluid is one of the common reasons for transmission problems. Take a look at this article for more insight about what can happen to your car when the transmission is not functioning as it should. Read More …