The fluid in your car's transmission is a good indicator of transmission trouble. By checking the level, color, and odor of the fluid on a regular basis, you can gauge whether your car needs to be seen by a mechanic. Here are a few things to know. Checking The Fluid Different types of cars use different types of fluid or oil in their transmissions. So if you check your fluid and find it low, be sure to buy the type needed for your car.
28 August 2015
There are a variety of threats that your car must face over the course of time that you own it. Unfortunately, many people focus almost exclusively on the mechanical aspects of maintaining their cars, and this can leave cars vulnerable to rust damaging the exterior. This type of damage can devastate your car's resale value and require expensive repairs. Luckily, you can take a couple of proactive steps to help protect your car against this routine automotive problem.
15 June 2015
Many people hold the misconception that tinted car windows are only for people who want privacy, such as celebrities. Actually, tinted car windows have benefits to the average person, and some of these are benefits to the health and appearance of your skin. Read on to find out just how window tint benefits your skin and what type of tint is optimal for this purpose. 1. The Right Car Window Tint Can Protect You from Skin Cancer
12 June 2015
The bed of a pickup truck can take a pounding that can damage the paint and protective coatings that keep the bed of the truck from rusting out. When you toss materials into the back – especially materials made out of metal – you can easily dig gouges through the protective coatings as the materials slide along the bed of the pickup. Spray on bed liners can protect the bed of the truck from getting damaged, and can also extend the life of the bed.
27 May 2015
Having a beautifully manicured lawn can make your home look amazing, but getting the perfect lawn is not always easy. If you notice that your grass is not even after you mow it, there is a good chance that it may be time to replace the blades on your riding mower. Over time, the blades can become dull and dented as you mow over sticks, roots, or rocks. When this happens, they can no longer cut as well as they could when they were sharper.
21 May 2015
If you've ever been stranded in the middle of nowhere with a dead car battery, you're likely willing to do anything in your power to keep your car battery in decent condition. While car batteries last at least a few years on average, extreme elements and bad driving habits can shorten your car battery's life significantly. Here are a few tips that will help you keep your car battery in good condition.
13 May 2015