Average Front and Rear Differential Repair Cost

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A vehicle’s differential (or diff), whether front (FWD), rear (RWD), or both (AWD), helps deliver power to the axle(s) and regulates how fast each wheel rotates. Like any other component of a drivetrain, differential problems may arise over time. Because the issues can be anything from replacing a seal to a complete rebuild or replacement, … Read more

5 Causes of Low Compression in a Car Engine (and How to Fix)

low compression engine

Car engine compression refers to when air and gas are mixed together in the cylinders of an engine. This process is required for the car to move and function. If there are any problems with the compression process, then you can expect to experience all kinds of car problems. It will be easy to tell … Read more

6 Causes of a Manual Transmission Being Hard to Shift

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In this post we are going to discuss why cars with manual transmissions sometimes have problems when it comes to shifting. The symptoms of a manual transmission that’s hard to shift can almost always be narrowed down to a problem with the clutch or transmission. Note that if your car is only a bit harder to … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Oil Pump (and Replacement Cost)

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The oil pump lubricates a running engine by supplying it with oil. This lubrication prevents the engine’s metal components from making contact with each other. The oil pump also absorbs heat from the engine’s components while they’re running. Even though the oil pump may seem heavy duty, it can fail over time. It’s important to … Read more

9 Causes of a Steering Wheel That Makes Noise When Turning

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When you have to make a turn, there shouldn’t be any noise coming from the steering wheel. Any such noises suggest there could be a problem with one or more of the numerous components in your car’s suspension and steering systems. Turning puts a lot of stress on these parts and wear them out, causing a … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad CV Joint (and Replacement Cost)

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The function of constant-velocity joints, or CV joints, in a vehicle is to help transfer power to the wheels from your transmission. Power is transmitted at a consistent speed of rotation when there isn’t much friction. In other words, power from the engine is transferred smoothly to the wheels of the vehicle, no matter the … Read more

5 Best Motor Oils for High Mileage Engines

best motor oil for high mileage cars

If you own a car with high mileage, then your engine is probably fairly worn at this point. There could be all kinds of issues building up in your engine. The biggest issue is gaps forming in between the engine’s components. In addition, gaskets and seals will begin to crack over time and cause oil … Read more