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How to Conduct a Pre-Purchase Inspection on a Used Car
Buying a car can be an overwhelming experience, and buying a used car requires extra vigilance and preparation. Focusing on five important physical categories before purchasing your next used car will...
How to Diagnose Problems With Your Suspension System
Many car owners become aware that it is time to investigate their vehicle's suspension components when their car starts to behave abnormally. This can include such times...
How to Repair Tail Lights
When most people experience problems with their car’s tail lights, usually replacing the bulb with a new one corrects the problem. However, sometimes it’s more than a light...
How Cars Get Safety Tested (How IIHS Safety Works)
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) provides car safety ratings on front crash, side crash, head restraints, and roof strength.
How to Make Sure Your Car is Ready to Drive
Whether you are taking a short trip to the next town over, or heading out on long summer road trip, inspecting your car before you head down the...
How to Get Your Car Ready for Lease Inspection
In 2015, more than 16.5 million new vehicles were sold, the highest since 2006. However, according to Edmunds and Kelley Blue Book, 25 percent of all new cars weren’t...

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How do I check the battery?
If electronics ever begin to function oddly or not at all, it may be the battery that is causing problems. You may want to check the battery. Batteries are dangerous and you should always take all necessary safety precautions when...
Mot a non-starting car
It's very unlikely that your vehicle will pass a MOT inspection if it needs to be bump started. Having to rely on bump starting your car to get it running isn't really considered safe, so it's doubtful they will allow...
What Is Included in an Engine Inspection?
Engine inspections are an integral part of any engine repair or diagnostics visit. They can also be a separate visit to get a general condition of an engine, like in a pre-purchase inspection or a safety check inspection. The inspection...
Failed inspection
From what you've described, I believe your exhaust manifold may be leaking. If you have a leak in 1 then 2 will not have the proper flow in it. You may want to replace the exhaust manifold and gaskets to...
A drunk guy Ploughed into our family car.
You may have frame damage that would total the car. You should have your vehicle completely inspected and checked by a professional. If you want to try to get this fixed, consider YourMechanic, as a certified technician can perform a...
The car has an autocheck report of 90.
Hey there. Failing the emission test is less of a concern than failing a safety inspection. Emission testing failure could be as simple and innocuous as the car having a loose gas cap and setting a DTC. But...
What maintainance services would you suggest for my vehicle?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. For this mileage, your car calls for a basic oil and filter change and a tire rotation. Then, inspect all the suspension, brakes, and drive train components (such as axles) for wear, leaks, and...
do i have to chande my windshield to get an inspection tag?
Yes, you will have to replaced your windshield. The windshield gives structural integrity to the vehicle. Vision obstruction is an important part of this too because it is also a safety issue. This is not a ploy for more money....
Transmission coolant line
Hi there! Unfortunately, there was not an attached picture here. The transmission cooler lines will come from the side of the transmission to the cooler. If you need help with an inspection, a certified professional from YourMechanic can come to...

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