The most commonly overlooked safety feature on any vehicle is, undoubtedly, its tires. Tires are your car’s only point of contact with the ground. They control how well you can accelerate, steer and, most importantly, come to a stop. And drivers frequently forget that the performance of their tires are a large contributing factor to
The CV axle shaft seal is what keeps fluid from leaking out of the transmission or differential housing as the CV axle rotates when the vehicle is in motion. In some vehicles, the axle shaft seal also helps to keep the axle shaft in proper alignment with the transmission. This small part serves a simple
Brake wheel cylinders are mostly found in modern drum brake systems. When the pedal is depressed, the part extends to extends to press the brake shoes against the brake drum and slow the vehicle. As a hydraulic component, the wheel cylinder is subjected to the harsh conditions of braking and can wear out over time.
Air conditioner systems, like the one above, require regular maintenance and monitoring. And with the July heat blazing down on us, it can be tempting to use a cheap, store-bought fix if your AC needs some work. But one-size-fits-all solutions, like AC Pro and other self-repair kits, usually do more harm than good. Here’s why:
Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive.. Disc brakes tend to wear out faster because they slow the vehicle by creating friction with the brake pads, and will eventually need to be replaced. Maintaining your disc brake rotors is critical to the