Service Your Car if the Check Engine Light is On

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Your engine is the heart and soul of your entire vehicle so it’s important to make sure everything with it is running properly. Since there are several other components that work hand in hand with the engine there can be several issues that can arise.
If the Check Engine Light or Maintenance Required light is on… Read More

Whether you realize it or not your vehicle’s transfer case is always working. Even if you’re not using your four wheel drive it is still working so it’s important to make sure it is always running properly. The transfer case directs power to both ends of the vehicle (axles) through two separate driveshafts.
Two wheel drive… Read More

Detecting a problem with your brakes usually isn’t a hard thing to do. Every time you drive your vehicle you use your brakes multiple times so when something goes wrong with them it doesn’t take long to notice. The sooner you notice the problem with your brakes the better because if the problem gets to… Read More

The differential in your vehicle is what basically makes your car’s wheels rotate and drive forward. If you have a four wheel drive vehicle then you will have separate differentials at the front and back of the vehicle. Rear wheel drive vehicles will have a rear differential and it transfers the power from the engine… Read More

There are various kinds of 4×4 transfer cases from different manufacturers that work for different makes and models. However for the most part each transfer case has the same basic functions that you should know about it you have one and you believe it is giving you problems.
In vehicles that have 4 wheel drive the… Read More

Your vehicle’s engine and transmission work hand in hand and if one starts to act poorly then it could eventually have an effect on the other. Instead of waiting for the symptoms to take place it would be wise to schedule an appointment to have your transmission looked at.
Standard and automatic transmissions have similar builds… Read More

Your car’s coolant and heating system is very important in making sure your vehicle runs smoothly. If you think you’ve been experiencing an issue then there are a couple of different steps you can take to see where the problem is coming from and what you can do to repair or service it.
One of the… Read More

Any mechanic will tell you that your engine is the heart of your vehicle and its inner workings are just as complicated as a heart if not more. That is why diagnosing your car engine problems should usually be done by an experienced mechanic but if you want to do it yourself then there are… Read More

Are you also having problems shifting gears? Most of the time it’s going to be the clutch that is causing the shifting problems and not the flywheel. The flywheel connects to the engine and there usually isn’t a whole lot that can go wrong with them.
Every once in a while your flywheel will need resurfacing… Read More

CV joints are commonly overlooked by most drivers. Those unfamiliar with automobile mechanics usually don’t consider it to be an important component, if they even know what or where it is. You don’t have to be a master mechanic to service your car but the more you know about it the more money it can… Read More

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