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Yearly Archives: 2021

What Can Cause Squealing Brakes?

What Can Cause Squealing Brakes?

The brakes on your vehicle are one of the most important safety items in the car. You use them each and every time you drive. And, when you really need them to stop in order to avoid another vehicle, it's imperative that they work well. If your brakes are making noise, like a squealing, it's important not to ignore that. Your brakes should act in a silent, but efficient manner. When you start to hear a squeak when you touch the brakes, it could be an issue with some of the parts. The brake pads, for example, are the most common reason that the brakes will squeak. These pads are the first line of defense for the brakes. They are the first thing to wear out and they can give you indications that your brakes are on their way out. If you start to hear the noises, have them checked. Having the brake pads replaced doesn't cost nearly as much as damage to the rest of the brakes. Brake pads are going to wear out no matter how good you are to your vehicle, but they will wear out fa ... read more

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Car’s Warning Lights

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Car’s Warning Lights

If you've owned your vehicle for a while, it's likely that you've noticed the car's warning light indicators on the dashboard on at least one occasion. Sometimes, they flash at the most inconvenient times, and it may be tempting to ignore them, or even postpone a much-needed repair, due to a busy schedule or lack of time. There are vital reasons why your car's warning signals should never be disregarded, as they could increase safety or performance issues when you drive. Checking your Oil Pressure Your car's engine is one of the most important components, and ensuring it has just the right amount of oil will determine whether it runs properly or not. A light indicating oil pressure means you should check the levels immediately with a dipstick, then decide how to proceed next. Too little or too much oil can damage your vehicle's engine, which means keeping a constant eye on your levels will preserve your car's performance and help you avoid getting stuc ... read more

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