Beginner's Mechanic Guide: How To Replace A Front Wheel Bearing Assembly

Automotive Blog

Wheel bearings are essential to having a smooth driving vehicle to operate. When the bearings go bad, you'll start to hear grinding sounds coming from the front of the car. The front wheels will also start to feel loose and your steering wheel will start to vibrate. You'll also notice increased wear and tear on your tires. You have to change the bearings as quickly as possible to protect your tires and get that smooth easy handling ride back.

16 February 2016

How A Lack Of Hydraulic Fluids Affects Your Suspension System

Automotive Blog

At some point, you may notice that there is something wrong with your car. It doesn't feel the same and it may even be uncomfortable to drive. The problem might be associated with your suspension system. While there are many problems that can cause your suspension system to be defective, you might simply need to add a certain type of fluid that has become depleted. How Hydraulic Fluids Work Your car relies on various hydraulic fluids.

13 January 2016

Tips For Saving Money On Auto Body Repairs

Automotive Blog

Whether you've been involved in a car accident or someone put a dent in your car while it was parked outside of a store, you need to have auto body repair work complete -- and it can be costly. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to lower the cost of the repairs. Check out these tips to save money on auto body repair work. Determine if Paintless Dent Repair is Possible

21 December 2015

3 Primary Issues Related To Your Exhaust System

Automotive Blog

Your exhaust system, which includes your muffler, plays an important role in keeping your vehicle running smoothly. It helps keep waste gases away from the passenger cabin on your vehicle, keeping you safe as your drive. Your exhaust system is also responsible for maintaining optimum fuel efficiency , helps keep your engine running properly and reduces the overall amount of polluting emissions that your vehicle releases into the environment. Here are three problems you need to keep an eye out for in regards to your exhaust system.

4 December 2015

What Is Transmission Fluid?

Automotive Blog

Your transmission is one of the most important--and expensive--parts in your car. The transmission fluid helps this critical piece of your car continue to function properly. Knowing about the transmission fluid and your role in maintaining it can help you take better care of your car. What is transmission fluid? Transmission fluid is the lubricant that helps the interior parts of the transmission moving smoothly during operation. How often does it need to be replaced?

16 November 2015

Signs That The Hydraulic Machines In Your Automotive Machine Shop Need Repairs


There are a few special hydraulic machines used in automotive machine shops. The most common of these is the air lift. Operating on intense hydraulic pressure, the lift is able to push cars and trucks weighing between one and two tons into the air so mechanics can get underneath for repairs without getting crushed or injured. Another type of hydraulic machine in an automotive shop is the tire pressure checker and air filler system.

26 October 2015

Transforming Your Basic 4X4 Into An Off-Road Machine With 2 Simple Upgrades

Automotive Blog

You may be perfectly satisfied with the way your vehicle behaves on the highway, but take a turn off the road onto an unbeaten path, and you may find that your basic four-wheel-drive really could use a few upgrades. The fact is, even when a vehicle is rated for four-wheel-driving, it does not often roll off of the factory lot with everything you really need to travel rough terrain. Thankfully, when it comes to upgrades that are available for people who seek the thrill of off-road four-wheel-driving, there are many choices.

12 October 2015