P2509 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P2509 code

Few things can cause your heart to sink in your chest like a sudden check engine light on the dash. But once you claw your heart back into place and get the code read, you’ve still only completed half the battle. Because what does a code P2509 mean, and how do you fix it? We’ll … Read more

What Transmission Does My Car Have?

Have you ever been shopping for cars online and then filter your search by ‘manual transmission’ because all of the cool cars have them? If you haven’t, try it now. I’ll wait. See?? Isn’t that awesome what you find? Now, try sorting by price and start from the bottom of the barrel and tell me … Read more

4 Symptoms of a Valve Cover Gasket Leak (and Replacement Cost)

valve cover gasket leak symptoms

In a perfect world, an engine would remain clean and free of leaks, for an indefinite period of time. However, the notion of such is little more than wishful thinking. With age, and ample mileage, every engine becomes susceptible to pesky leaks which can lead to a number of aggravating issues. Leaks of this nature … Read more

8 Reasons Why Your Car’s A/C Is Not Blowing Cold Air

car A/C not blowing cold air

During much of the summer, sweltering heat befalls a significant portion of the country, turning the afternoon commute into quite an uncomfortable affair. Luckily, the majority of all vehicles now come standard with air conditioning (A/C), which has the ability to stop this stifling heat in its tracks.  However, it is worth noting that such … Read more

How to Remove Plasti Dip from Wheels (4 Methods)

how to remove Plasti Dip from wheels

As we already wrote about in our in-depth Plasti Dip guide, Plasti Dip is flexible, non-slip specialty rubber coating that comes in a huge variety of colors. It can be easily applied to tool handles, vehicles (wheels, painted surfaces, trim, badges, etc.), and many other creative uses via spraying, dipping, or brushing. The beauty of … Read more

P2195 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P2195 code

Few things will stress you out more than a check engine light. But once you’ve pulled your heart out of your throat and checked what your vehicle’s check engine light means, you’re presented with a whole new list of questions. What does this code mean, what causes it, and most importantly, how do you fix … Read more

What is a Hydrolocked Engine? (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

In a perfect world, every engine would run as intended for an indefinite period of time, free of significant issues. Unfortunately, mechanical devices of any type are prone to failure in time, with the internal combustion engine being no exception. Though unpleasant to think about, a vehicle’s engine can fail in several specific ways, leading … Read more

8 Reasons Your Car Smells Like Something Is Burning

burning smell in car

If your vehicle smells like it’s burning, chances are, something is literally burning. But the question is, where is it coming from and what’s causing it? The truth is that there are a few different potential causes, and it’s essential to track down exactly what’s going on so you can remedy the situation as soon … Read more

Why Jeeps Are So Expensive?

why are Jeeps so expensive?

Rugged. That’s the kind of person you are. The wind in your dusty hair, crawling up some sick mountain trails that haven’t been driven in years. You like to be on your own, master of your fate, captain of your soul. That is, of course, why you chose to buy a Jeep. You were told … Read more