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How to Rent a Car for Uber or Lyft
Would-be rideshare drivers who lack access to a qualified car can rent one through Uber, Lyft or HyreCar on a weekly basis.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Control Arm Assembly
Common signs include a vibrating steering wheel, steering pulling to the left or right, and clunking noises.
What is Surge Pricing?
Surge pricing applies to rideshare services that increase costs in busy areas to mediate supply and demand of rides. Luckily, it can be avoided.
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Differential / Gear Oil
If your car has exceeded its gear oil service interval, or if you hear the differential whining, you may need to replace the differential/gear oil.
Top 4 Car Sunroof Repairs
Sunroof problems should be addressed immediately to prevent interior damage from the elements and even more costly repairs.
Is it Safe to Drive With an EVAP Leak?
While it is safe to drive with an EVAP system leak, it causes excess car pollution. Fixing the problem is often as simple as tightening the gas cap.
How to Adjust an Alternator Bracket
Alternator bracket replacement typically means an entire alternator belt replacement in modern cars.
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.
15 Ways to Avoid Road Rage
Prevent road rage from happening to you and avoid road ragers while driving by following these tips.
What is Brake Fade?
Brake fade is the temporary loss or reduction of full brake power. Learn how to reduce the chances of it happening to you.
Top 4 Reasons a Tachometer is Important to a Car's Performance
Typically only seen in manual transmission cars, a tachometer is important for data collection, shifting gears, fuel economy, and engine lifespan.
Is a Transmission Flush Necessary for My Vehicle?
A transmission flush is necessary for an automatic transmission’s longevity. It also improves fuel economy and helps validate warranties.
5 Benefits of Waxing Your Car
Waxing your car regularly not only keeps it shiny — it also protects the exterior from damages and saves you money.
5 Cases Where You Should Call a Tow Truck
In situations where a mechanic cannot get to you, or cannot drive your car to a shop, calling a tow truck is the best option.
How to Tighten a Brake Caliper Bolt in 5 Steps
Avoid brake failure by knowing how to tighten your brake caliper bolts.
How to Test a Spark Plug Ignition Coil
If you suspect your car has a faulty spark plug, use a multimeter to test it out in 7 straightforward steps.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Throttle Body Temp Sensor
Common signs include poor engine performance, stalling, and broken electrical connections.
How Do Electric Vehicle Batteries Work?
EV batteries work to power an electric traction motor to move the car’s wheels. Different chemicals produce electricity to provide rechargeable power.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Driveshaft
Common signs include intense car vibrations and abnormal noises, like clunking, rattling, and scraping, coming from under the vehicle.
Common Signs of a Dirty Air Filter
A car air filter cleans the air entering the engine. Signs of a dirty air filter include a misfiring engine, unusual noises, and reduced fuel economy.
What Does the Electronic Power Control (EPC) Warning Light Mean?
The EPC light indicates an issue with a computerized system in your vehicle. It is exclusive to VW, Audi, Bentley, and other V.A.G cars.
Understanding Regenerative Braking in Hybrids and EVs
Regenerative brakes are part of what qualifies cars with an electric motor as energy-saving by retaining and using the energy released by braking
What Is the Difference Between Regular and Synthetic Motor Oil?
Regular and synthetic motor oils each have their own benefits. Choosing the right oil for your engine depends on your car's age and how you drive.
When Should I Change My Oil?
Changing oil in your car needs to happen at specific intervals. Oil change intervals vary, but it's best to change oil every 3,000 to 7,000 miles.
How to Add Oil to Your Car
Adding Adding oil is a simple, painless process. To understand how it works, you need to know that oil operates in a closed loop system and is stored in the oil pan. The oil pan holds up to 4 to...