What To Do When Your Vehicle Leaves You Stranded

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You know it can happen, but you may not have taken the proper precautions. What would you do if your car broke down and stranded you in a remote location? You could easily end up at the side of a nearly deserted road or in a parking lot at night, so you need to have an action plan in place. Booster Kit Battery  problems can easily cause you to be stranded, often without much warning.

21 May 2016

4 Ways To Prepare Your Vehicle For Summer Caravanning

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As summer approaches, more families are considering caravanning for their vacation. Before hooking a trailer to your vehicle, you need to ensure your vehicle is up to the challenge of towing to your planned destinations. Here are some tips to prepare your vehicle for the road ahead.  Know the Towing Limits Before you can take any other steps to prepare your vehicle for its summer trek, you need to ensure that it has the capabilities needed to carry a trailer.

20 May 2016

How To Replace Faulty Full-Assembly Struts On Your Pickup Truck

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A bumpy ride in your pickup truck can be a lot worse if your front struts are going bad. The struts work to absorb the impact of the truck hitting bumps, potholes, and other obstructions in the road to ensure you have a smooth ride. However, when the struts go bad, your truck will start bouncing a couple of times as you drive over bumps and pot holes. Your steering will also be harder to control, and it will usually take longer than normal to stop the truck.

19 May 2016

Signs You Need To Repair Your Car's Heating And Cooling System

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Your car's heating and cooling system is what keeps you comfortable, no matter the season. However, over time due to general wear and tear, it can begin to malfunction, which can make driving much less enjoyable. Thankfully, there are a number of warning signs that you can look out for to ensure that you can repair your heating and cooling system before it begins to fail. Fluid Leaks If you notice an excessive amount of fluid underneath your vehicle after it has been parked, you may have a coolant leak.

18 May 2016

Vehicle Coolant Leak Detection Tips

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A vehicle's heating system usually helps to prevent significant drops in engine efficiency by preventing overheating. This, in addition to the fact that it also helps prevent the frying of electronic parts, makes it necessary for you to switch into detective mode as soon as you notice any signs of a coolant leak. It may be that you notice a coolant puddle underneath your vehicle, that the vehicle's reservoir tank levels are not where they should be, or that your engine overheats after a short drive.

18 April 2016