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How the Engine Lubrication System Works
Car engines need oil to work properly. Motor oil lubricates engine parts and helps prevent overheating. Changing oil on time helps your engine last.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
What’s the Correct Lubricant to Use on Door Locks and Hinges?
Lubricate your door locks and hinges as part of regular car care and maintenance. Graphite powder and white lithium grease should be used differently.
How to Lube Your Car's Steering and Suspension Parts
Your steering and suspension components are important for a stable car. By lubricating your tire rod ends and ball joints you will have a smooth ride.
How to Prevent Motor Oil Sludge
Regular oil changing in your car helps prevent sludge. Motor oil sludge can cause worse gas mileage, low oil pressure, and damage to engine parts.
How to Lubricate a Driveshaft
CV joints by design do not need regular servicing unless a CV boot has become ripped. Many times it is more cost effective to...
What Are the Risks of Switching to Synthetic Oil in Older Cars?
Older cars usually have to use conventional motor oil instead of synthetic motor oil. Switching to synthetic can cause engine leaks or engine damage.
Can You Switch Between Regular and Synthetic Motor Oil?
If you have ever wondered if you can switch between regular and synthetic motor oil, you need to consider what type of oil works best for your engine.
Do Cars Need Oil Changes More or Less Often As They Age?
Car engines wear out as miles add up. Older engines and engines with high mileage have lower tolerances, making more frequent oil changes necessary.
Why Do Cars Have Different Oil Change Intervals?
Car oil change intervals depend on the make, model, and year of the car. The correct type of oil and how the vehicle is used makes a difference too.

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How often should I lubricate suspension? I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The published maintenance schedule for your vehicle only lists an inspection recommendation for the front suspension and that would be every 6,000 miles. There is no reference to lubricating ball joints or tie rod ends, on the maintenance schedule, presumably...
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What is the cost for full synthetic oil and filter change, lube vehicle, and top all fluids?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost for a full synthetic oil and filter change, lubricate the vehicle, and to top off all fluids
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Hello, I have two questions: 1) How often the Ignition Coil needs to be replaced? and 2) This model requires grease chassis?
Hi there. The spark plugs are rated for 100,000 miles for your vehicle, so you have about 5,000 miles left on their life for a decent spark. I recommend changing the spark plugs with the OEM parts to ensure a...
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Grease viscosity
Just like with motor oils, different operating environments require different characteristics of different grease products. For example, some characteristics of the grease to consider are the temperature tolerance and the "shear" qualities. Do tolerances get tighter with operating temperatures? What...
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After i installed new front brakes, they started squeaking..............whats the problem?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'll be glad to help you with your question about brake noise on your 2005 Montana. Shims and high temperature grease must be used in this application, otherwise noise may occur. It is also...
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Repeated Fuel Injector Seal Failure
O-rings on fuel injectors have to be liberally lubricated with engine oil prior to installation. Installation is typically made with a twisting motion as you push the injector into the bore on the fuel rail. Be sure the aluminum surface...
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How Does the Oil Lubrication Process Work in the Engine?
The lubrication system in an automotive engine is vital to having a long-lasting engine with normal operating temperatures and metal wear. The lubrication will flow between all the rotating metal components to reduce wear and heat-related damage from friction between...
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squeaks when it "bounces" up and down.. clearly needs lubrication
Hi! After 20 years, the rubber bushings in the steering and suspension components can become dry, cracked, and worn out. Any type of lubrication applied will be a very temporary quieting of worn out parts like control arm bushings and...
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Door hinges lubricated properly
Hello. I would suggest that you try using white lithium grease. This is the best way to lubricate door hinges, but it may leave a white film on the hinges. Although this may be a bit unappealing, it may be...
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Rear end squeaking
Hello there. Thanks for writing in about your 2011 Mazda2. Squeaking noises when driving are fairly common and can have many causes. The most likely causes of the noise would be a window seal, seat, body panels, suspension bushings, or...
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Opinion on certain oil additives
You should leave the manifold alone. A lot of times they crack so just leave that alone. Some of the additives do actually work to some extant. I know that molybdenum disulfide actually does work. It's a very good lubricant....
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Advice on using high-mileage oil
Well, you can go ahead if you want. It's a better lubrication for old, worn rubber seals, and stuff like that. Go ahead, the oil is not going to hurt anything. It cost a little bit more but it's not...
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How to use old oil
It's hard to say. Oil is pretty mixable and it stays in the solution pretty well. Gasoline settles down but oil really doesn't. If he has gallons of that stuff, and if you've got lawn mowers, you can try and...
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Lubrication for the U-joints on a 2003 F-150
Yes. But, if you are buying new U-joints, they come pre-lubricated these days. If they don't, when you buy the joints for Ford, it'll tell you which lubricant to use. If you are buying at an auto parts store, they...

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