The Difference Between a Dead Battery and Bad Alternator

We have all been in situations with our cars when we try to start up the engine, but the car won’t power on. This doesn’t mean the engine is faulty, but rather the battery or the alternator is having problems. But which one is it? People can easily misdiagnose their power problem by thinking they … Read more

Bad Spark Plug Symptoms and Replacement Cost

In order to start a car engine, a spark needs to be created so that the fuel in the combustion chamber can be ignited. Spark plugs are the car components which make this possible. If you don’t have good spark plugs then you’ll first notice your gas mileage start to diminish. You probably already know … Read more

Common Spark Plug Misfire Symptoms

Spark plugs are the main component of an engine’s ignition system. They ignite the mixture of fuel and air in the combustion chamber from the electrical current it gets through the ignition coil. This ignition keeps all the cylinders in your vehicle moving, which in turn keeps the car moving. If a spark plug fails … Read more

Car Alternator Functions and Symptoms of Failure

Every car contains electrical components which must be powered in order for them to function. These components include the headlights, backlights, the dashboard instrument panel lighting, air conditioner and anything else electrical in the car. The three major components of any automotive electrical charging system are the voltage regulator, the battery, and the alternator. The … Read more

3 Symptoms of a Faulty Speed Sensor in Your Vehicle

There are two common types of vehicle speed sensors and they each play a different role. One type (engine speed sensor) is usually installed on the transmission or transaxle, and the other type (vehicle speed sensor) is installed on the knuckle arm on the four wheels. The engine speed sensor takes data from crankshaft position … Read more

Common Causes of the ABS Light Coming On

The ABS is an abbreviation for the Antilock Brake System. The ABS is one of the devices in your car that are responsible for the safe driving and your control over the car in case of any emergencies. The first symptom If the ABS system have problem is: The ABS light comes on. For more information … Read more

Power Window Regulator Repair Tips

The power window regulator is responsible for the up and down motions of the windows of a vehicle. The basic of the power window regulator is the same as that of the older crank systems with the only difference being the drive the force provider which has become a motor instead of the driver’s or … Read more