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

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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

P0455 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

If you’ve ever been cruising along without a care, only to notice that a check engine light has suddenly appeared on your vehicle’s dash, you likely recall being quite bewildered. This bewilderment only grows when your vehicle shows no other accompanying symptoms. But how could this be? While most associate the onset of a check … Read more

How to Check Spark Plugs (9 Conditions to Look For)

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Quite a variety of gasoline-fueled piston engines are offered in today’s automobiles. One thing all have in common is spark plugs. And spark plugs are a periodic maintenance item in your car. A properly functioning spark plug will take the electrical signal from the car battery to the ignition coil and create a spark to … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Paint a Bumper?

how much to paint a bumper

Maybe you just ordered your new bumper and realized it doesn’t come color-matched. Or maybe your bumper’s all dinged up, and you’re wondering how much it would cost to give it a fresh look. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll walk you through everything you need to know about painting a bumper … Read more