Monthly Archives: March 2021

How long can you go past your Oil Change?

 How long can you go past your Oil Change?

  To understand why we need to change our Oil, it’s important to understand exactly what your engine oil does. Your Automobile Engine has many moving Parts. These moving Parts create a lot of Friction which causes excessive Heat. Your Engine Oil Lubricates the Engine's Moving Parts while absorbing the heat emitted. This allows the internal moving Parts of your Vehicle's engine. Over time, your Engine Oil begins to break down and wear out. This causes the oil to become a less effective lubricant. The design of current Engine Oil will last under normal driving conditions 3,000 to 5,000 miles. This is conditional on your driving Style and Conditions. All Manufacturers have their recommended service intervals printed in your owner's Manual. If you use a premium Synthetic Oil you may be able to extend your mileage between Oil Changes to up to 10,000 Miles. As a general rule of thumb, many mechanics will recommend that you change your oil every 3,000 miles. Automobile ... read more

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Why does my Car Shake when Braking?

Why does my Car Shake when Braking?

Why does my Car Shake when Braking?   There are a couple of reasons that your Vehicle could be Shaking. Worn Tires can be the main source of a Vibrating. When the Vehicle only Shakes with you pushing on the Brake Pedal. The problem will be coming from you Brake System. Since your Brake System has many Components the Shake may coming from one or many Brake Parts. If you feel the shaking in your steering wheel when you apply the Brakes. The Warp is coming from Your Front Rotors. If you feel the Shaking in your Seat when you apply the Brakes. The Warp is coming from Your Rear Rotors. Warp in the Rotors comes from Excessive Heat. The Cause of the Excessive Heat can come from many Different Reasons. Some of the Causes are Improper Driving techniques, Panic Stopping, or Failing components. You’ll want Certified Technicians to Inspect the system to determine what is cause of the shake.  

Top Car Preventive Maintenance Services You Should Consider

Top Car Preventive Maintenance Services You Should Consider

More often than not, our cars breakdown when we are least prepared or in the most inconveniencing time. It might be when we are on our way to a major event, leaving early to avoid being caught in the heavy traffic jam during rush hours or in the middle of nowhere. Luckily, vehicles are designed in a way that can be predictable. For example, the dashboard indicator can tell you that something is wrong or it's about to go wrong. The manufacturer's manual can also tell you that if you don't take certain actions after a given period of time, say change the motor oil or brake fluid, you risk damaging your car. In other words, following the recommended maintenance practices can keep your car running smoothly for many years to come. Here's what you need to be doing; Changing Motor Oil Regularly (As Recommended) Basically, most cars run by oil (as a primary lubricant) which gets dirty over time. The contaminated oil has debris that triggers friction which produces metal fra ... read more

Why Does My Car Feel Bouncy When Driving?

Why Does My Car Feel Bouncy When Driving?

Car Feels Bouncy when Driving. When things get Bumpy, you might want to consider possible Vehicle Mechanical problems. When a CV Joint begins to Fail, you will notice your Car Vibrate under Hard Acceleration. As it gets worse, the Minor Vibrations turn to violent shaking when under load. Another Common cause of Shaking while Idling can be Failing Engine Mounts. If the Vehicle makes a loud bang when putting in Gear indicates Torn Mounts. The most Common cause of Vibration is problems with your Wheels or Tires. Causes can be improper wheel and tire balance. Uneven Tire Wear, Separated Tire Tread, out of round Tires, damaged Wheels and g.even loose Lug Nuts. If there is ever any problem with your suspension, you will be able to feel it. If your Shocks and or Struts are Failing your Car will Bounce a lot before stopping. You may also Experience Harsh impact when Driving over Potholes and Bumps. or if you notice the vehicle leaning to one side. If you notice any of these issues, it&rsquo ... read more

How Long Can You Drive with Grinding Brakes?

How Long Can You Drive with Grinding Brakes?

    How Long Can You Drive with Grinding Brakes? You never know when you’ll experience Braking trouble. One day you’re enjoying a smooth driving Experience. Then the next, you’re hearing Grinding Noises in your Brakes. When something like this happens it can be tempting to wait out the problem until you have money to fix it. But, waiting is not a good Idea. Depending on the Severity of the Damage. It may be possible to Drive the Car for a while before the Brakes completely Stop Working. This isn't advisable for two reasons: It is not Safe. Driving on Grinding Brakes will only make the issue Worse and increase the Cost of Repair. The Grinding Noise your Brakes are making is the lack of Pad Material in the Brakes. The Rotors and Pads become Metal to Metal. When this happens, you must Replace the Brake Pads as soon as possible. Failure to do so will only increase your repair Cost. Every time you step on your Brake Pedal. You are causing more Damage to the ... read more

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