Improving Your Car

Knowing When To Replace Your Water Pump

There are many parts that are commonly considered wear items on cars. You likely would not be surprised to have to replace your brakes at regular intervals, or even to replace your car's clutch if you happen to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission. Likewise, accessory and timing belts are usually replaced on a schedule to prevent catastrophic failures that can range from inconvenient to disastrous. You may be surprised to learn, however, that water pumps are also replaced as preventative maintenance on many vehicles.   Read More...

Signs That Your Auto Engine Is In Mechanical Trouble

The engine is the heart of the vehicle, and it is a part that needs to be treated as such. This is why it is so important for you to understand the signs that you are in need of auto engine repair. The more you know, the sooner you will be able to get the work done before the engine completely locks up. Here are some signs that you will want to watch out for:   Read More...

Worried About How You Will Afford A Car Repair? Try These Two Tips

Many people find themselves putting off some much needed auto repairs because they don't have a lot of extra money to work with. However, the longer you run your vehicle with some malfunctioning parts, the more likely it is that the cost of the repair will become much more by the time the issue is resolved. This is because some malfunctioning parts can put a lot of strain on other parts, which in turn increases the cost of the repair bill.   Read More...

3 Things To Do Before You Send Your Vehicle To The Salvage Yard

If you have a vehicle that you don't want anymore and don't feel it has enough value or is safe enough to re-sell, your best bet if you want to get rid of the vehicle while making a little money off of it is to take it your local auto salvage yard. Here are a few things you need to make sure that you do before you take your vehicle to the auto salvage yard.   Read More...

After An Accident, Here's How To Evaluate Vehicle Damage

Once you are involved in an auto collision, one of the pieces of the puzzle will be estimating vehicle damage and getting compensation from the insurance company. Here is what that process may look like. Hidden and Visible Damage First of all, be aware that there may be a lot more damage than what you can see right away. Broken windows and banged up side panels are obvious. But a collision also tends to cause suspension damage.   Read More...