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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.

Transmission Tips: Fixes For Slipping Transmission

19 July 2016
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Symptoms of a slipping transmission such as delayed acceleration can spoil your driving experience. However, this is usually the least of problems that one has to contend with when his or her car's transmission starts slipping. This is because when this problem is not addressed immediately, it can lead to complications that can cause total transmission failure. Therefore, when you notice signs such as delays in acceleration, unusual smells, reversing problems and gear-shifting difficulty, it is time to pay attention to your vehicle's transmission. Read More …

Signs You Need To Refill Your Car’s Clutch Fluid

15 July 2016
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Clutch fluid (sometimes also referred to as transmission oil) is a vital part of your vehicle's operation, allowing your transmission to efficiently switch gears while driving. Low clutch fluid can lead to a number of auto repair problems and make the chances of an accident occurring much higher. Thankfully, there are a few warning signs that you can look out for to help determine when it's time to refill your vehicle's clutch fluid. Read More …

How To Spot Trouble With Your Brakes

13 July 2016
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It is vital that you are well aware of the signs that you are having trouble with your brakes. This way, you will know when to take your vehicle to a mechanic or brake specialist so you can remain as safe as possible. To help make sure that you will be able to spot such troubles, you will want to review the following brake issues. You Feel A Vibration In The Brake Pedal When You Press On It Read More …

Signs and Symptoms of a Malfunctioning Automatic Belt Tensioner

13 July 2016
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The serpentine belt drives multiple peripheral devices in the engine, such as the water pump, alternator, and air-conditioning compressor. The belt can only work perfectly if it is under the correct tension. Therefore, it is kept tight by an automatic tensioner that experiences normal wear and tear just like other parts of the car. It can also get damaged when jammed with dirt or when it cracks. You should suspect a problem with the tensioner in the following cases. Read More …

Preventing And Repairing Radiator Leaks

7 July 2016
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Having a leak in your radiator is something that needs to be addressed as soon as possible because your car is at risk of overheating. It's even better if you prevent those leaks before they happen. Here are a few ways you can either prevent your radiator from leaking or fix a leak you suddenly develop when you're far away from a repair station. Preventing leaks The best way to prevent leaks is to do regular cooling system maintenance. Read More …