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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Blower Motor Relay

The blower motor relay is the electrical switch that is used to supply the power for the vehicle’s blower motor. The blower motor is the component responsible for pushing air through the vents of your vehicle’s heating and air conditioning systems. Without it, the AC system will not be able to circulate any heated or cooled air. The blower motor relay controls the current used to power the blower motor, and is subject to the constant on and off switching.

1. Blower motor does not function
One of the first symptoms of a problem with the blower motor relay is a blower motor that does not function at all. As the re... Read more

Posted on December 2017,26   // Author: Admin  

How Long Should a Car Battery Last?

The life of your car battery depends on how long it can hold its charge, and be recharged. Once it can’t be recharged, it’s dead. There are a number of factors that can affect your car battery, including humidity, temperature, and other environmental factors.

We should accept culminate conditions. No high temperatures, no intemperate dampness, no nothing else. Under these conditions, you can most likely expect your car battery life to be around six years. In the event that you need to normal it out, however, you can expect your car battery life to be somewhere close to two and five years. Warm atmospheres tend to bui... Read more

Posted on December 2017,21   // Author: Admin  

Where Is the O2 Sensor Located?

Oxygen sensors O2 sensors will always be located in the exhaust system. Their function is to sense how much oxygen remains in the exhaust that is flowing out of the engine, and report that information to the vehicle’s engine control computer.

A couple helpful tips to assist in locating O2 sensors:

Vehicles built after 1996 will have at least two O2 sensors
4 cylinder engines will have two oxygen sensors
V-6 and V-8 engines will usually have 3 or 4 oxygen sensors
The sensors will have 1-4 wires on them
The front sensor(s) will be located under the hood, on the exhaust, very close to the engineRead more

Posted on December 2017,20   // Author: Admin  

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing AC Pressure Switch

The AC pressure switch is a safety switch that is mounted on both the high and low sides of the air conditioning system. It monitors the pressure of the refrigerant on its respective side of the system. There is a high side pressure switch, and low side pressure switch, and they both serve to monitor the system for pressure faults that can damage the compressor.

When the pressure is too low, the compressor risks damage due to running with low oil. When it is too high, the compressor is at risk of overheating and becoming damaged. Depending on which side of the system the sensor is mounted in, when the pressure rises too high or ... Read more

Posted on December 2017,19   // Author: Admin  

How to tell if your brakes need replacement

You might have to replace your brakes if after disengaging your parking brake you notice the brakes feel spongy when applied. If the brakes continue to feel spongy, you should get the fluid checked to make sure it is still in good shape or that there is no air in the brake lines.

The brake pads could have also have been damaged, through the excessive heats involved, to the point where they need replacing. A sure sign of this is if you notice a pulsating or bouncing in the brake pedal when pressing it down. If this is the case, have the brake pads replaced to fix the problem.

Brakes wear normally over their lifespan, need... Read more

Posted on December 2017,13   // Author: Admin  

What Causes Transmission Fluid To Leak?

A vehicle’s transmission fluid system is closed, which means that the fluid or oil inside can’t escape when things are working properly. Therefore, when vehicles leak transmission fluid, it indicates another problem than just a need to add more fluid or oil. If your transmission leaks, however, don’t automatically assume the worst. There is a wide variety of causes for a leaking transmission, ranging from simple fixes to fairly serious issues.

Loose pan: The transmission oil or fluid pan is designed to catch extra fluid that would otherwise escape, so – if the pan is loose – there is nothing to prev... Read more

Posted on December 2017,12   // Author: Admin  

3 Ways to Increase Car Battery Life

Car batteries should be able to last about six years in most modern models. However, this is only provided you do everything right. The most significant drain on car batteries over time is often due to lack of maintenance and negligence at the hands of the owner. With the problematic factors taken into account, a more likely estimate for your car batteries are between two to four years.

Limit the use of electronics while your engine is idling

The most common way for a battery to be sapped is by leaving electronics (such as the headlights and stereo) on without having the engine on. While an active engine will take power ... Read more

Posted on December 2017,11   // Author: Admin  

Why Do Diesel Vehicles Emit Black Smoke?

There’s a common misconception among drivers of gasoline engine cars that diesel engines are “dirty,” and that black smoke is emitted from all of them. That’s actually not the case. Take a look at any well-maintained diesel car, and you won’t notice any black smoke from the tailpipe. It’s actually a symptom of poor maintenance and failing components, not a symptom of burning diesel on its own.

What is the smoke?

Black smoke from a diesel engine is actually unburned diesel. If the engine and other components were properly maintained, that material would actually be burned in the engine.... Read more

Posted on December 2017,07   // Author: Admin  

What Happens If I UnderInflate My Tires?

Your car tires have been exceptionally coordinated to your vehicle. The size, sort, and rating, and in addition the ideal tire weight are largely factors in ensuring your vehicle performs to its best capacity. Changing your tire weights so they are underneath your car producer's evaluation can be, not simply incapable, but rather dangerous.

Optimum tire pressure takes into account:

Handling
Tread wear and tire life
Fuel economy
A comfortable drive

What happens if you underinflate your tires?

There can be peripheral advantages to underinflating your tires. A lower tire weight makes the tire ... Read more

Posted on December 2017,06   // Author: Admin  

10 Top Picks of 2017: Best Cars Of The Year.

The best new car of 2017 are remarkable all-around entertainers—appeared to be dependable, safe, and fulfilling.
That implies they have scored high in stringent track tests and broad proprietor overviews.

What It Takes to Be Tops
Overall Score: This single number unites the discoveries from four key columns: street test execution,
anticipated unwavering quality, proprietor fulfillment, and safety.

1. Midsized Sedan: Kia Optima
The Kia Optima rocks the midsized sedan section as a keen contrasting option to the me-too standard. It checks the greater part of the privilege boxes for fami... Read more

Posted on December 2017,05   // Author: Admin