5 Tips to Flush a Car Radiator and Cost

An internal combustion engine gets very hot as it runs. With so many metal components moving quickly and rubbing together inside of the engine, all that friction creates an enormous amount of heat. The engine depends on coolant liquid to keep these components cooled down, so they do not overheat. However, the coolant does not … Read more

5 Steps for Jumpstarting a Car with a Bad Alternator

The alternator is what your car battery depends on to stay charged. With all the electrical components which exist in vehicles these days, you would never be able to supply energy to all of them with just the battery power alone. The alternator is what keeps the battery charged so that it can deliver the … Read more

6 Do-it-Yourself Car Detailing Tips

DIY car detailing tips

Car detailing can be a great way to get your car looking like new again. The benefit of car detailing is that it cleans your car more thoroughly than a simple car wash would. It ensures that every little spot of your car is looking sparkling new. This process could involve polishing and waxing the … Read more

How to Change Front and Rear Brake Pads (5 Easy Steps)

Brake pads are the parts of the braking system which get pushed onto the rotors of the wheels. This creates the friction necessary to slow down the vehicle and stop it completely. Every time you step on the brake pedal, the brake pads are being used. After years of stepping on the brake pedal multiple … Read more

Tips to Check Transmission Fluid Condition (Manual & Automatic)

The engine uses oil to keep its components lubricated so that they don’t wear down and form corrosion that easily. Similarly, the transmission needs its own special lubricant known as transmission fluid to lubricate the gears of the transmission. And the article below provide a good information on how to check properly the transmission fluid … Read more

How to Reduce Black Smoke in Diesel Engines & Determine the Root Cause

Diesel engines have a bad reputation when it comes to emissions and cleanliness. The large diesel trucks spewing out large amounts of black smoke (rolling coal as they say) have always been frowned upon, and with the recent scandals involving lots of diesel engines from famous manufacturers even diesel cars are beginning to be on … Read more

How to Clean a Car Air Conditioner Filter (and How NOT to)

The air conditioner filter are one of the parts on the category of the filter which are mostly overlooked and are neglected because of their more popular and under the attention cousins like the fuel filter and air filter (which supply clean for the air-fuel mixture to the engine). However, if the air conditioner filter … Read more

How to Clean Fuel Injectors

The fuel injectors are the parts of the engine which are responsible for spraying a mist of mixed air and fuel into the intake valve of the engine from where the mixture goes into the piston cylinders for the combustion. The ECU (engine control unit) determines the amount of fuel which is pushed into the … Read more

Clutch Pedal Adjustment Tips

For any vehicle owners who have automobiles with a manual transmission, the clutch pedal is going to provide the driver with the ability to manually change gears while driving. This can offer certain benefits to the driver, but there are also some potential downsides of using a clutch and manual transmission. Many drivers enjoy the … Read more

Tips for Changing Spark Plugs

With regard to routine maintenance jobs that will need to be performed on a car or truck over its lifetime, there are some jobs that are easier to perform than others. For example, changing the spark plugs is generally going to be much easier to do than changing a timing belt within an engine. A … Read more