mechanic hands engine
From alternators to throttles, and gaskets to wheel bearings, sometimes it can feel like you have to be a mechanic to understand your car. But you may be surprised. “Automotive maintenance may sound intimidating,…
fuel pump
Today’s gas pumps are a potentially confusing array of names, colors and alphanumeric symbols. Gasoline comes in five or more varieties, and that doesn’t account for diesel. Mix them up and…
DIY Car Mistakes
Working on your car or truck can be a worthwhile activity or hobby for many car enthusiasts. There’s often a certain amount of personal satisfaction that can come with doing…
3 Upgrades to Help Improve Your Car’s Performance
Your car gets you from point A to point B just fine, but is it performing up to its capabilities? Maybe your car is a base model, essentially offering little more than four…
tools
I’m a professional auto technician. As a result, I have tons of tools for car repair. But chances are, most gear-heads, tinkerers and do-it-yourselfers don’t have access to such a variety…
Gas Pumps
Filling up your vehicle’s gas tank is a regular task every driver must do from time to time (unless you drive an electric vehicle, of course). While they may seem…
Gavel and law books
Many of us grow up acquiring car knowledge from multiple sources of varying authority. Your dad. Your uncle Jim. A local radio host. Your mom. Facebook. Most of the time,…
classic car
Many car lovers, gear heads and weekend tinkerers spend their free evenings and weekends fixing, improving and tinkering with their cars. Whether you’re restoring a classic car or truck from the…
car air conditioning
Is there anything worse than a hot, stuffy car in the summer? You may enjoy spending time outdoors during the summer months, but the heat and sun can make driving around…
tire inflation
Warning lights on your dash shouldn’t be ignored. They’re there to alert you when some aspect of your vehicle needs attention, typically in an attempt to protect the vehicle and/or…