Severe weather conditions can create the potential for flooding in any part of the country. When a flood strikes, many drivers find that vehicles they had to leave behind during the evacuation process have been exposed to flood water. Partnering with a collision repair center can help you determine whether or not it's time to junk your vehicle, or if repairs can be made to make the vehicle operational once again.
7 June 2016
If you're moving from a part of the country where it's always golf season to an area where swimming pools and ski resorts get equal bidding, you may wonder how much of an adjustment it will be to transition from one to four seasons. While purchasing a new wardrobe can give you a good start toward braving colder weather, your vehicle may need a bit more attention or TLC after your move.
7 June 2016
Your car's shocks are one of the most important elements of your entire vehicle. Shocks are hydraulic devices that help to absorb some of the impact that the springs and suspension units of your car would ordinarily sustain. If your shocks aren't performing correctly, there will be a few telltale signs that you should pay attention to. Use this information to learn more about two symptoms indicating that your shocks are malfunctioning so you can get the automobile to a hydraulics specialist right away.
6 June 2016
If you're like many people, you might keep your valuable tools in your garage. Even though this might seem like the perfect handy place to store these valuable items, you might worry about them being stolen. This is certainly a possibility if you aren't careful, but following these tips can help you prevent your tools from being stolen from your garage. 1. Keep Them in a Locked Toolbox If you don't have a toolbox already, now is the time to invest in one.
3 June 2016
As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, many drivers find themselves planning long trips or spending more time in their vehicles. Although warm temperatures can feel great, these temperature increases can wreak havoc on your car's transmission. Here are three tips you can use to help prepare your transmission to withstand the upcoming summer heat. 1. Invest in a transmission cooler. Your vehicle's transmission is not designed to withstand extended exposure to high levels of heat.
3 June 2016
The head gasket is an important part of the car. It is responsible for sealing the cylinder head and engine block, meaning engine coolant and high temperatures are sealed from each other. When it needs replacing, it is a big job and will need to be done as soon as possible. It's worth looking out for signs that it is causing a problem. Here are four signs your head gasket needs replacing.
2 June 2016
Driving through a parking lot or on a highway with loose construction hardware is a risk that anyone would encounter, but simple punctures aren't the only flat tire causes. If you've changed tires, varied routes, can't find the offending puncture or simply can't figure out why your tires keep going flat, here are a few issues that could have lead to your tire's demise. Stem Leaks From Impact Think of all the potholes, sudden drops and bumpy roads that a car could drive across.
1 June 2016