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Bad wheel bearing
Bad Wheel Bearing – Symptoms & What to Do

May 14, 2024

Common signs of bad wheel bearings include a grinding or roaring noise from the wheel area, uneven tire wear, and steering wheel vibration. Once these signs emerge, driving duration on compromised bearings varies (no more than 500 miles), but immediate attention is recommended to prevent further complications.

Dodge RAM Backup Camera Problems
Dodge RAM Backup Camera Problems

February 20, 2024

Backup camera problems in Dodge RAM can arise from a myriad of causes including software glitches, faulty wiring, wear and tear, or even simple obstructions like dirt on the lens. Appropriate solutions range from cleaning to component replacement.

Capless Gas Tank ProsCons & Problems
Capless Gas Tank – Pros, Cons & Problems

January 11, 2024

As the automotive industry constantly evolves, manufacturers strive to provide solutions that enhance convenience, safety, and the overall driving experience. Among such innovations, the introduction of the capless fuel system stands out. Is this the end of twisting off gas caps and fumbling to put them back on?

How Many Axles Does a Car Have
How Many Axles Does a Car Have?

January 4, 2024

Most standard cars have two axles. This means they possess a set of wheels in the front and another set in the back, each pair connected by its respective axle.

cars dc or ac
Are Cars DC or AC?

December 25, 2023

Both DC and AC power systems are utilized in cars. While traditional vehicles predominantly use DC for their electrical components, electric vehicles (EVs) can be powered by either DC or AC motors, with each having its unique advantages and applications.

What Kinds of Paint for Rubber Tires
What Kinds of Paint for Rubber Tires?

December 20, 2023

For car tires, the go-to paints are tire-specific spray paints, acrylics, enamels, and rubberized coatings. Each has its own pros and cons, but they’re all up for the challenge.

Do Manual Transmission Cars Have Cruise Control
Do Manual Transmission Cars Have Cruise Control?

December 15, 2023

Yes, manual transmission cars can have cruise control. Modern systems are designed to maintain a set speed, even in manuals. The driver sets the desired speed, and the system adjusts the throttle to maintain it. If needed, pressing the clutch or brake will disengage the system.

Portable Jump Starter Not Charging
Portable Jump Starter Not Charging – Causes & Fixes

December 10, 2023

A dead battery is worthy of panic, which is why every driver should have jumper cables or—even better!—a portable jump starter. This has been a savior for many in such a situation. As convenient as these devices are, they can sometimes face charging issues.

K20 vs k24 engine
K20 vs K24 Engine – What Are the Differences?

December 5, 2023

The K20 engine is known for its high-revving nature and sporty performance, while the K24 offers greater displacement and torque. Determining which one is “better” largely depends on individual preferences and specific use cases.

Gas Pedal Not Working
Gas Pedal Not Working (Gas Pedal to The Floor but No Acceleration)

December 5, 2023

There can be a range of issues, from mechanical failures like a detached throttle cable to electronic glitches in the throttle position sensor. Possible solutions range from replacing faulty components (DIY-friendly) to assessing and repairing electrical issues (non-DIY-friendly).

How Much Does an Engine Rebuild Cost
How Much Does an Engine Rebuild Cost?

December 10, 2023

On average, you should expect to spend between $2,000 and $5,000 for an engine rebuild. The actual cost varies widely, depending on factors like the type of engine, the extent of damage, labor rates, and the parts you choose for replacement.

Why Can’t Car Manufacturers Sell Directly to Consumers
Why Can’t Car Manufacturers Sell Directly to Consumers?

November 29, 2023

The primary reason car manufacturers can’t sell directly to customers is due to franchise laws that protect dealerships. The current exception of this is Tesla, which sidesteps the traditional dealership model by setting up its own showrooms.