Spring is fast approaching and with it comes the need to start cleaning after a long and dirty winter. And few things need a good scrub as much as your car. Vehicles go through a punishing time during winter—snow, ice, salt, sand, dirt, slush and gravel all conspire to leave cars filthy inside and out.
What Does a Muffler Do? Muffler Function, Maintenance, and Repair
What does a muffler do for your car? When do they need to be replaced? Here's a thorough explanation of your muffler and why it's so important.
Central Texas Fisherman Stumbles Upon Massive Water Snake
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How the Hyundai Ioniq Ditched Its Traditional 12V Lead-Acid Starter Battery
Every year, AAA answers 7.5 million phone calls from people whose cars are stranded due to dead batteries; these calls represent roughly a quarter of all AAA roadside assistance requests. We’ve all jumped, been jumped, and replaced batteries at $100 a pop every five or so years. Hyundai figures we’re all getting tired of it. […]
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
Ten Hilariously Overpriced Cars You Could Buy On eBay Right Now
In the used car market there are automotive bargains, and then there are cars priced so heavily out of anyone’s comfort zone that you wonder if they’re really trying to sell the car at all, or just look like they are to placate a furious partner who wants their garage back.
What Does the Check-Engine Light Mean?
Share That is a signal that the onboard diagnostics system (or OBD II) has detected a malfunction in the vehicle's emissions, ignition or fuel systems. It could be something as simple as a loose gas cap or something as severe as a faulty catalytic converter, so you shouldn't ignore it. All cars and light trucks have onboard diagnostics that are supposed to detect engine-related problems that affect the emissions control systems The check-engine light (typically a yellow or orange outline of an engine with the word "Check") should come on for a few seconds every time you start the engine with other warning lights. If it stays on, that means there is a problem. If the check engine light is flashing, that usually indicates a misfire or other serious issue, and it should…
Driving and Maintenance Tips to Make Your Tires Last Longer
When you invest in a set of new tires for your car, you can make them last longer if you’re … Read More »
Hidden Gems: How To Locate Lightly Used Parts at Your Salvage Yard
HIDDEN GEMS! I walk through Pull-A-Part Used Salvage Yard and show you what I look for when locating quality, lightly used parts that saves me time and money...