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What Does It Mean When an Engine "Knocks"?
If your engine is making a knocking noise it means there's a problem. The wrong fuel octane, carbon buildup, and bad spark plugs can cause knocking.
Understanding Fuel Cell Cars
Future cars may run on fuel cells. Fuel cell cars produce only heat and water as emissions and have a longer range than other electric cars.
The Difference Between a Sports Car Engine and a Regular Engine
While they are similar in modern design, most everyday car engines are optimized for fuel efficiency and sports car engines for speed and performance.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Brake Caliper
Common signs include brake fluid leaks, abnormal sounds, and vehicle pulling to the left or right.
Electric Vehicles vs. Hybrid Cars
If you’re considering a car that requires less gas power, look into the benefits and drawbacks of both EVs and hybrids.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuel Pump
Common signs include a whining noise, hard starting, engine performance issues, and an inability to start the car.
Top 4 EV Charging Station Apps
Electric vehicle charging stations are easier to find with apps that filter for charge type, network, and more.
Understanding Runaway Truck Ramps
Runaway truck ramps slow down and stop trucks that have lost control of their downhill speed.
How to Dispose of Transmission Fluid
Transmission fluid needs to be changed at regular intervals. Old transmission fluid is recyclable. Proper disposal helps reduce overall waste.
Top 3 Reasons Brake Dust Shields are Necessary
Brake dust shields reduce the buildup of road grime, extend brake system life, and prevent premature failure.
How to Take Off Window Tint
Window tint needs to be removed before it loses efficiency as a UV protectant and privacy screen. Read these 5 methods for removing it yourself.
How to Tighten a Brake Caliper Bolt in 5 Steps
Avoid brake failure by knowing how to tighten your brake caliper bolts.
How to Clean Your Car with a Pressure Washer
Cleaning a car with a pressure washer is a good way to keep a car clean. Use the right pressure, nozzle, and car cleaning compounds to get dirt off.
How Long Does an Automatic Transmission Last?
Be aware of how long your automatic transmission is intended to last and the best practices for extending its life.
Is It Safe to Drive With a Damaged CV Joint?
In a front-wheel drive car, the axles are connected to the wheels with Constant Velocity (CV)...
How to Adjust an Alternator Bracket
Alternator bracket replacement typically means an entire alternator belt replacement in modern cars.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Oxygen Sensor
Common signs of a faulty car oxygen sensor include the Check Engine Light coming on, bad gas mileage, and a rough idle.
What to Do When You See an Emergency Vehicle
If you see an emergency vehicle while driving, know how to safely pull over to give it the right of way.
Driving With ABS in Snow and Ice
The anti-lock braking system, referred to as ABS, does not work as effectively in snow, but does retain mild effectiveness on icy roads.
Is It Safe to Drive With the Air Bag Light On?
Follow these 6 tips to stay safe if your SRS, supplemental restraint system, or Air Bag light turns on.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Ignition Switch
If your car cannot start, starts but quickly dies, or has electrical components that stopped working, you may have to replace the ignition switch.
P0420 OBD-II Trouble Code: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0420 code means that either the upstream or downstream oxygen sensor in the catalytic converter is not working. Replacing these parts can fix P0420.
Nitrogen Vs. Air in your Tires
There are benefits to using air or nitrogen for tire inflation depending on your day-to-day driving conditions.
A Guide to Rideshare Driver Insurance
As a rideshare driver, you need special insurance coverage due to the increased risk of an accident on the job.
Is it Safe to Drive With a Wheel Bearing Gone?
Wheel bearings help a car roll smoothly. Bad or missing wheel bearing symptoms include grinding noises, a loose steering wheel, and uneven tire wear.