When To Have Your Tires Repaired Or Replaced


If you are a new driver, you want to take the time to care for your vehicle properly so you remain safe while on the road. One task to undertake regularly is checking over your tires for wear. Here are some indicators that necessitate a trip to a tire repair shop for service. Tread Is No Longer Visible On All Areas Of Your Tires  When you drive your vehicle, the tread on your tires will wear down from routine use.

21 July 2022

What You Need To Know About Replacing The Clutch In Your Manual Transmission Vehicle


If you drive a vehicle with a manually shifted transmission, you will eventually need to have the clutch components replaced. Over time the clutch friction plate and the springs on the pressure plate will begin to wear and become less efficient, but a transmission repair shop can change the clutch assembly to restore the clutch function.  The Clutch Assembly A manually shifted transmission relies on several parts to disengage power from the engine to the transmission and allow the vehicle to come to a stop or shift smoothly from one gear to the next.

23 June 2022

Tire Issues To Watch For


Your tires help move you from one place to another. Without them, your vehicle isn't going to move you too far if at all. Tires can last a couple of years to a good number of years depending on the quality of the tires and how much you take care of them. Maintenance is important for your tires to help them last longer. If your tires aren't well maintained, you'll end up with issues with them that you didn't anticipate.

3 June 2022

3 Important Signs Your Vehicle's Suspension Needs Attention


Your vehicle's suspension is an important part of the vehicle that you need to know about. The suspension is what allows you to drive smoothly over the road, absorbing all the impact as you drive. That is why it is important to be aware when your suspension is not working as it should be so that you can get it fixed before you start to experience a bumpy ride.  The suspension system is a very complex system.

29 April 2022

Call A Locksmith To Get You Back In Your Car


Getting locked out of your car can be a serious problem. It doesn't matter if you are at home with your car in the driveway or standing outside of your work, it is more than just annoying, it can end up being downright dangerous. If you are locked out of your car, then you can try jimmying the door open so that you can get in, but then you risk causing damage to your car, which can get more expensive.

29 March 2022

Frame Safety Inspections


A collision may weaken parts of a frame and contribute to chronic mechanical failures. An inspection of a frame will determine if a frame has been compromised and if a vehicle is structurally sound. These steps are often conducted when an individual is planning on purchasing a secondhand vehicle or has recently purchased a secondhand vehicle. Frame Setups A body-on-frame setup consists of frame pieces that are welded together. The motor and suspension are bolted directly to the frame.

28 February 2022

Why Your Car Brakes May Fail


Your car's braking system allows you to slow down or stop the car while driving. With that said, problems with the brakes can be incredibly dangerous as they affect your car's handling and overall safety on the road. While brake malfunction may happen due to many different factors, here are some common culprits behind the problem. Worn Brake Pads Every time you apply pedal pressure, a bit of the sacrificial friction material on your brake pads gets rubbed away.

1 February 2022

Brakes Going Out? 3 Signs To Watch For


The brakes on your vehicle have a major responsibility to make your vehicle stop when necessary. If the brakes on your car are not in good shape, there are signs to tell you this. If you are not paying attention to the signs, you may end up in an accident when your vehicle does not stop. Do not ignore the signs of your brakes needing to be changed. If you are not sure of these signs, read on for a few of them to watch out for.

29 December 2021

Why Your Trucking Business Might Want To Look Into IRP Apportioned Plates


Is your trucking business looking to expand? Perhaps you've only traveled the roads in your current state but you might soon start hauling across the country or even up to Canada? Before you make this change, here's why you'll want to look into IRP apportioned plates. IRP Stands for International Registration Plan and is an Agreement Between Most of the United States and Provinces in Canada If you own a trucking company that operates in one state, you likely have a commercial trucking license that is valid in your current state.

18 November 2021

Have An Older Vehicle? Know How You Should Maintain It


As your vehicle gets older, it is going to require more maintenance to keep it up and running. Here are some tips that you should follow that will help you do just that.  Regularly Change The Oil One of the most important things that you can do is change the oil regularly. However, older cars may not be driven that much, and many people think that they should change their oil based on how many miles have been driven since the last oil change.

14 October 2021