Diagnostic Solutions: Diagnosing Chassis Noises

Diagnostic Solutions: Diagnosing Chassis Noises

Any new-car dealership technician will tell you that diagnosing chassis noises can be one of the most frustrating problems a technician can be called upon to deal with. Although modern quality-control measures on the production line have vastly reduced the number of chassis noise complaints, they still exist. In response, many auto manufacturers have devised noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) diagnostic techniques and equipment designed to quickly pinpoint the source of a noise.

Headlight Maintenance Significantly Improves Reaction Time

Headlight Maintenance Significantly Improves Reaction Time

Headlight maintenance significantly improves reaction time so make sure they are clean...or restore your headlights. This Carjunky.com article will tell you more about headlights, their importance in your everyday car operation and how to restore them.

(NC)—You've probably heard the old joke: in Canada, we have so much salt on the roads through the winter that you can get high blood pressure just taking out the garbage.

Top 10 Car Safety Tips

Top 10 Car Safety Tips

Top 10 car safety tips to keep your vehicle in good running condition so you and your passengers can be safe. Carjunky.com found this article where you can find these ten safety tips, so read on now. 

(NC)—Owning a car is a big responsibility. It requires regular maintenance to ensure your safety. To protect the lives of your passengers, yourself, fellow drivers, pedestrians and wildlife, follow these 10 important tips:

Car Windshield Repair

Car Windshield Repair

If your car window has been cracked by a rock, you don’t have to replace your entire window. You can just repair it at a fraction of the price that you’d pay if you were to report it to your insurance company or if your insurance agent was to send you to an inexpensive repairman. 

The easiest types of cracks to fix are small bulls-eye holes or cracks caused by pebbles or stones. Depending on the size of the crack in your windshield, about $60 is the average amount you will spend on repairing it, compared to about $300 to replace an entire windshield. Or, you can find a car windshield repair kit, which runs around $12.95, through the Internet, a local auto parts store, or a local windshield repair company. Prices may vary at different locations. There are several on the market for under $10 that claim to fix most types of glass damage, from windshields to headlights. It is nearly invisible and uses a professional resin injector system and UV cure epoxy to allow repairs to be done in 20 minutes. Other car windshield repair kits use special vacuum and pressure settings in an individual spring-loaded injector with just one seal to exchange.

Car Scratch Repair Tips and Quick Fixes

Car Scratch Repair Tips and Quick Fixes

You accidentally scratched your car door with your keys while you had your hands full and now you have an awful mark staring back at you every time you get into your car. Do you have to go to a professional who will charge you for labor? Or can you do it yourself for a fairly cheap price? Well, the answer is, an undersized scuff is something you can most likely fix at home by yourself. However, if you’re small scratch looks more like a tree branch than a stick; it’s time to consult the professionals.

Shock Absorber Service

Shock Absorber Service

Some Procedures of Shock Absober Servicing


Shock absorbers help to control the movement of your vehicle's springs and suspension. They play an important role in your vehicle's ability to accelerate, travel and stop with safety and control by keeping your tyres in contact with the road at all times.
Any time that a tyre's contact with the ground is broken or reduced, your ability to drive, steer and brake is severely compromised.

Lube Service


Lube Service


Some Procedures of Lube Servicing

  • Drain engine oil
  • Replace oil filter refill with fresh oil
  • Full safety check

Air Conditioning Service


Air Conditioning Service


Some Procedures of Airconditioning Services :

  • Check cooling and overall operation
  • Carry out visual checks for leaks and receiver-dryer contamination
  • Check system pressures
  • Check and adjust compressor drive belt
  • Clean condenser
  • Evacuate system via recovery station and recharge
  • Re-check performance

How to Maintain Vehicle during Winter

How to Maintain Vehicle during Winter

Maintenance

Note to Reader: The following tips apply to “pre-winter” and ‘middle of the season’ winter maintenance. Now, just because winter has started, it doesn’t mean you should neglect your duties as a car owner. I was actually looking for a better word apart from “duties” to describe what you need to do to help keep your car in tiptop condition during these cold months, but I couldn’t find any. Yes, you have a duty to keep your car in great shape. While vehicle maintenance may not seem like a pressing duty these days, neglecting simple things like auto tune ups can eventually lead to costly reparations, or worse, expensive auto-part or entire-vehicle replacement.

McLaren the first of the big F1 launches


McLaren the first of the big F1 launches




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