3 Things You Should Know About The Diesel Particulate Filter On Your Vehicle

1 September 2018
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The diesel particulate filter, or DPF, on your vehicle is a device that is designed to capture soot and ash and to ensure that they don't leave your exhaust and get into the air. A DPF can help remove the vast majority of particles that come out of your exhaust, greatly reducing harmful emissions that leave your vehicle and get into the atmosphere #1 - DPFs Are Standard in Newer Vehicles Read More 

Signs That Your Car’s Air Conditioning Compressor Is Failing

29 June 2018
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If you live in a warm or hot climate, you most likely use your car's air conditioner regularly during the hottest months of the year to stay comfortable while you're on the road. Thus, when your vehicle experiences problems with the air conditioner, it can be alarming. In some cases, air conditioner problems can be caused by a faulty or failing compressor. The compressor is the heart of a vehicle's air conditioning system, and when it is not functioning properly, the air conditioner won't be able to keep the car cool. Read More 

Choosing Brakes Pads For Your Car

3 April 2018
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Brake pads are available in different materials and forms for use in different situations, cars, and driving conditions. If you are in the market for brakes, here are some of the questions you should answer to help you buy the right ones: Where Will You Be Driving? Your driving terrain determines the amount of braking force you will be using on a regular basis. Sure, you can't predict exactly where you will be driving for the entire life of the car, but you can at least know your neighborhood's terrain or the kind of slopes and hills you experience when driving to and from work. Read More 

Diagnosing Car Electrical Problems

27 February 2018
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Electrical problems in your car could be caused by many factors that typically include voltage, resistance, and continuity. They may affect the battery, starter, or alternator. Here are a few common electrical problems and how to diagnose them. Dead Battery Your car battery feeds all the electrical components of your car. If it's not working, nothing else will. If you have an electrical problem, this is the first place to check. Read More 

Bad Transmission Solenoid? 3 Key Signs To Be Aware Of

6 December 2017
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Virtually all modern transmission systems contain multiple examples of a type of component known as the solenoid. These play the important role of channeling the transmission fluid into certain valve bodies, thereby allowing the transmission to change gear. Solenoid problems often increase the transmission's difficulty of shifting from one gear to another. If bad enough, it may even cause the transmission to stop working altogether. If you would like to learn more about how to recognize the signs of an impending solenoid problem in your European car, read on. Read More