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Most Common Fluid Leaks

There are many fluids that your vehicle uses in order to function the way that it should. Fluid leaks are common, and they are usually not a cause for concern. However, you have to identify the source of the leak and rectify it as soon as possible. Engine oil leaks are among the most common types of leaks. There are gaskets and seals to prevent the oil from leaking out. However, those things can wear out over time. If you see a dark-colored fluid that is underneath your vehicle, then it is probably an oil leak.

 

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Mufflers And Exhausts

It is important for you to be proactive with vehicle maintenance. Your exhaust system is just one of the many parts of your vehicle that will require regular maintenance to function the way that it should. It helps carry the fumes away from your vehicle. It also cleanses the gases so that fewer harmful ones will be released into the environment. The muffler is just one part of your exhaust system. It acts as a silencer.

If there is something wrong with your exhaust system, then it will be more noisy than usual. You may also notice lower miles per…

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Signs Your Tires Need to Be Replaced

It will be a lot harder for you to drive if your vehicle has old tires. Driving will also be a lot more dangerous. That is why if your tires are old, then you need to have them replaced. Most tires will be ready for replacement after six to 10 years. However, this will depend on your driving habits and the type of vehicle that you have. There also physical signs that will tell you that it is time for you to replace your tires.

Bald tires should be replaced. If your tires are bald, then this means that the…

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips

Just as the winter cold has been hard on you, it has also been difficult for your car. The car may have indicators of the beating it has endured from the icy conditions and cold temperatures. Spring brings with it the relief that the car needs, including the following maintenance tips.

Replacement of Wiper Blades

The snow can take a toll on the wiper blades during the winter. As such, it is advisable to replace them in the spring. This ensures that when the spring showers start, the car is perfectly suited for making the road more visible.

Do a…

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Helpful Habits Keep Your Transmission Healthy

One of the most complex and significant parts of your vehicle is the transmission. When it is not properly cared for, your transmission can be costly to repair or replace. Fortunately, you can use the following driving habits to extend its performance.

Completely Stop Before Switching Gears

When you are in a rush, you may want to shift into drive while your vehicle is still moving. It may seem like you are saving a bit of time, but you could be risking damage to your transmission. Avoid these actions so you will not put undue strain on it and require…

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How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

Experts recommend that you have a winter survival kit. Bad weather and snow are not the only things that you have to worry about while you are on the road. You can encounter problems even if it is a nice day. Having the proper provisions in your car is one of the keys to dealing with emergencies. You need to have phone chargers, a first-aid kit, non-perishable food and water bottles. If have a dog or cat, then you should pack some extra pet food in the winter survival kit.

Extra clothes and blankets are other things that you need…

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Car Detailing Tips

Detailing your car will allow you to give it a makeover. One of the keys to getting the most out of car detailing is to invest in the proper products. Brushes are one of the things that you need to have. You can use brushes to clean the wheels. You also need the proper cleaning chemicals to wash your vehicle. This includes tire bleach, wheel cleaner, de-greasers, wax, sealant and automotive glass cleaner.

Clay bars are something else that you need to detail your vehicle. It is designed to remove the contaminants that are on your paint surface. 

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Distinctive Exhaust Leak Signs That Are Tough to Ignore

If you take care of your exhaust, it will take care of the engine. Here are two exhaust maintenance signs you can't ignore.

A Noisy Engine

Your engine will produce much louder sounds when the exhaust manifold gasket has a leak. You'll clearly hear noise from the pipe that connects the manifold to the engine block.

There are two ways to address this problem. First, check the exhaust pipe for cracks because they can cause leaks. If the pipe is in good condition, inspect the gasket for flaws.

 

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Reasons Your Tire Pressure Light is Illuminated

The reason you noticed your tire pressure light is illuminated could be one of many things. It's important to check the cause and remedy the issue before it becomes a bigger problem. In this blog post, we will show you what can cause your tire pressure light to come on and how to fix them!

One of the most common reasons is simply low tire pressure. Low tire pressure can cause too much friction between your tires and the ground, resulting in abnormally high running temperatures. When you have low tire pressure, it means there is not 

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What Are the Signs of a Damaged Ignition?

The ignition system is constantly in use when starting your car since it helps in starting your vehicle. Available in the traditional key option or start button, the ignition system needs to be constantly checked and serviced to serve as expected. As a result, it is paramount that every car owner in Roanoke regularly services their ignition, as failure to do so may come with huge bills.

The most obvious sign of a failing ignition is difficulty in starting your car. If you have to turn the ignition severally to get the engine running, 

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