3 Symptoms of Low Power Steering Fluid

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While almost every vehicle on the road today has power steering, there are different ways the system is designed. Some form of hydraulic power steering is by far the most common (for now) and like any other automotive system, problems can occur. See Also: Electric vs Hydraulic Power Steering For now, though, hydraulic steering is … Read more

Semi-Automatic Transmission (How it Works and Pros/Cons)

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Ever since the 1930s, semi-automatic transmissions have existed. But they slowly evolved over the decades and now we have something much different than what existed back then. That is common with every component of a car, though. There have been various types of semi-automatic transmissions since their introduction including the clutch-less manual, automatic clutch, auto-clutch … Read more

5 Tips for Properly Shifting Gears in Your Car

If you have a manual transmission in your vehicle then you know the challenge of shifting gears. It is not as easy as an automatic transmission where all you must do is shift gears one time before you even start moving. Manual cars require you to consistently shift gears as you’re driving and performing various … Read more

5 Tips for Starting Your Car in Cold Weather

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If you live in the northern hemisphere of the world then you are probably used to cold weather. This coldness can have an effect on your ability to start up your vehicle for a variety of reasons. For one thing, car batteries have trouble producing an electrical current in colder weather. On top of that, … Read more

7 Beginner Tips For Driving an Automatic Car

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Most people who have learned to drive within the last 20 years were taught how to drive a car with an automatic transmission. These are supposedly easier to drive than manual cars, which requires you to operate a stick shift and clutch pedal to change gears. But for those who may have learned how to … Read more

10 Tips For Selling Your Car (For the Best Possible Price)

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Are you looking to sell your car or truck? Selling a vehicle is actually easier than you might think but you still have to know a few things first before making a deal. Do not just sell your car “as-is” by slapping a price tag on it and then posting it on the internet. The … Read more

11 Important Tips For Buying a Used Car

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Buying a used car can be a great idea for anyone who is on a budget, doesn’t have perfect credit, or just prefers someone else to take the depreciation hit. New drivers, in particular, are prone to purchasing used cars for their first cars ever because of their affordability. However, there are a lot of … Read more

3 Symptoms of a Bad EGR Valve (and Replacement Cost)

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The purpose of an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve is to improve your vehicle’s fuel economy and performance. Not only that, but it also cuts down on emissions because it allows exhaust gasses to flow back through the cylinders to get burned again. The EGR valve even cuts down the emissions of NOx gases and … Read more

4 Symptoms of a Bad A/C Expansion Valve (& Replacement Cost)

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Air conditioning is essential for the comfort of every trip you take in your vehicle, particularly in parts of the world where the weather is hot for a greater portion of the year. Yet many people do not understand how it works, leaving them with expensive car repair costs. Learning about what an A/C expansion … Read more