In a country like ours and a city where there is so much stress on vehicles and a good number of the roads are horrible its no surprise when one sees a damsel in distress every now and then, Most women do not know anything about cars, besides the fact that it can get them…
The positive crankcase ventilation system was one of the earliest emission-control devices. It draws leftover combustion gases from the crankcase (the oil pan and bottom of the engine) and routes them back into the engine, where they’re burned in the combustion chambers instead of escaping into the atmosphere.
Want cold air in the heat or clear windows in the rain? Then you’ll want a functioning air-conditioning compressor. It is the power unit of the air-conditioning system that puts the refrigerant under high pressure before it pumps it into the condenser, where it changes from a gas to a liquid.
Oxygen sensors are a critical component of the fuel and emissions systems because they monitor the amount of oxygen in the exhaust and transmit that information to the engine computer, which adjusts the air-fuel mixture accordingly
The recommended intervals for changing brake fluid are all over the board depending on the manufacturer, from as often as every two years to never.
Manual transmissions are usually cheaper to maintain and repair than automatics because the latter are far more complex and have more parts and functions that can fail, but it may depend on your driving style.
While driving school may teach a person how to drive, they don’t always teach everything a person needs to know about their car. Part of this is because things differ from brand to brand and model to model.
Most vehicles have a rubber belt on the front of the engine that drives accessories such as the air-conditioning compressor, power steering pump and alternator. If this accessory drive belt (also called a V or serpentine belt) breaks, the battery won’t get charged, the air conditioner won’t blow cold air and the power steering will…
Getting your vehicles transmission cleaned is vital to a long automotive life. We recommend that you flush your vehicles transmission every 2 to 3 years, or every thirty thousand miles. You may to have get it flushed additionally if you experience any of the following…
A car’s air filter is a small and inexpensive part; but it’s essential to performance & fuel economy. A good/clean air filter is a basic need for the proper operation of a car. A clean air filter leads to enhanced gas mileage, increased engine life, better acceleration, lower emissions & overall enhanced engine performance.