Category: Repairs

What Causes Control Arm Wear?

November 28th, 2018 by

Control arms and bushings are critical components of your suspension system. Working together, they allow your tires to move up and down in a smooth, controlled motion. Without them, most rides would be extremely rough and uncomfortable. Control Arms Control arms connect the wheel hubs and steering knuckles to the frame of the vehicle. They

Is it safe to drive if my transmission lines are leaking?

November 13th, 2018 by

Transmission fluid is a crucial part of your engine. The fluid helps to both get rid of heat from the engines internal parts and activate gear changes. In most cases, it’s probably not dangerous to drive your car if it’s leaking transmission fluid. But, running your car with little to no transmission fluid can cause

Here’s why you shouldn’t drive with a broken headlight.

October 18th, 2018 by

These days, it’s pretty rare to see a car with a broken headlight. Most newer cars have sensors that alert the owner when a replacement is needed, and modern automotive headlights are made of virtually indestructible plastic. That said, headlights can still break, burn out, or degrade and need replacement. While you might feel capable

3 Simple Reasons Your Check Engine Light Could Be On

October 11th, 2018 by

  A  yellow warning indicator on the dashboard is often a dangerous omen. Usually, when your dash light comes on, it means that something is going on under the hood… and it might not be great news. Before you start to worry, you should investigate some of the most common causes behind your check engine

How To Diagnose A Bad Or Failing Radiator Hose

October 9th, 2018 by

Your car has two coolant hoses– the upper hose attaches from the top of the radiator to the top of the engine and the lower hose attaches from the bottom of the radiator to the water pump. These small parts carry coolant to and from the engine to keep the engine at the optimal temperature,