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Why Is It Important To Have Your Radiator Flushed And Refilled At An Auto Service Center?

The coolant in your vehicle serves a vital purpose in preventing your engine from overheating. In order to serve this purpose on a year-round basis, it must be formulated to withstand both the heat from the engine and the hot summer weather as well as the freezing temperatures of winter. If your coolant becomes corrupted over time, you may face a breakdown from overheating as well as other issues that may compromise your cooling system's efficiency. Read More 

Car Stalling? 2 Possible Reasons That Your Car’s A No-Go

You depend on your car to get you where you need to go, but every now and then it may stall. There are several reasons why your car might stop responding to your startup command, which makes it hard to diagnose. The following guide will show you 2 possible reasons your car is not turning on. 1. The MAP Sensor Disfunction The MAP sensor helps your vehicle's computer read the air pressure, the amount of air going into the engine, and the rotations that help your vehicle create the best possible combustion mixture. Read More 

Classic Used Car Owner’s Guide: Greasing The Chassis

Buying an older vehicle from your youth can be a lot of fun as you get to cruise around in the same style you did years ago. Once November hits, you might get one or two more chances in  most geographical areas to drive the car before winter sets in and you have to store the car to keep it safe until the warmer days of spring arrives. There is work you have to do on older cars that you usually don't have to do on newer vehicles to keep them in good shape. Read More 

3 Indicators That Tell You That Your Brakes Are Failing

Are your brakes squeaking or not slowing your car as they normally do? If so, then this likely means that your brakes need to be serviced or replaced. Though there aren't any clear dashboard indicators to inform you of failing brakes, there are things to look for and listen for in order to understand when and why your brakes are failing. So, to ensure you take your car in when your brakes begin to fail, be sure that you listen and check for the following: Read More