4 October 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Catalytic Converters – Questions & Answers

Even if you are not a particularly mechanically inclined person or have no particular interest in cars, you have most likely heard of the catalytic converter. Often referenced in conversations about pollution or emissions, the catalytic converter is an important device in vehicles with internal combustion engines. But what exactly is it and how...
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30 September 2021

Everything You Need to Know about Coil Springs – Questions & Answers

Have you been having issues with your vehicle’s suspension and believe it may be related to the coil springs? Perhaps there is another issue that you think may be linked to this vital car component. Whatever the reason for needing this information, this article will succinctly cover every aspect of coil springs – from what they are and where to...
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13 September 2021

Everything You Need to Know about EGR Valves

Have you ever heard somebody talking about EGR valves, but you don’t know what they are? Perhaps you have been experiencing some performance issues with your car, and by searching for those symptoms you have heard it suggested that the problem could be related to your EGR valve. Whatever the case, if you’re reading this article then you must ha...
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2 September 2021

Everything You Need to Know about Pollen Filters

If you are thinking of installing a pollen filter in your car or changing/upgrading your existing filter, this article is for you. The most important thing when thinking about buying a pollen filter is that it fits your car and is therefore doing its job. Aside from this, it’s also important to keep your pollen filter clean in order to achieve ...
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26 August 2021

Everything You Need to Know about Steering Wheel Covers

Are you thinking of spicing up your driving experience by installing a steering wheel cover? Perhaps you want to avoid wearing out the existing material on your steering wheel, or want to improve your grip. Whatever the case – whether it’s for purely aesthetic reasons or increased practicality – the most important thing to consider before purch...
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13 November 2020

DIY Maintenance: 8 Easy Car Repairs You Can Do Yourself and Save Money

  There is a time and place for a professional mechanic, but they may not always be required.  Routine repairs and maintenance like spark plugs, changing wiper blades, and oil changes can be done by just about anyone with a basic understanding.  A simple Internet search can often help you find videos and articles with helpful ti...
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11 November 2020

Spare Car Parts You Should Always Keep at Hand for Emergencies

There are some “wear and tear” parts that you should always have at hand for your vehicle, such as bulbs, filters, and fuses.  Emergencies can often be avoided on basic replacements by keeping a kit of common parts in your car.  Save hundreds of dollars on emergency calls and towing by being prepared with a robust emergency kit.  &...
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9 November 2020

Preparing Your Car for Spring and Summer: 5 Essentials to Prep Before You Drive

  The summer heat and heavy holiday traffic can take a toll on your vehicle. Make sure that it’s ready to perform with these routine checks and tasks.  Fluids and filters are a priority, but there are many steps you can take to improve your car’s overall operation and efficiency.  Some maintenance and prep can be done on your ow...
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6 November 2020

How do Electric Cars Work? – Electric Car Maintenance, Servicing, and Repairs

  Electric cars are trendy and eco-friendly, but not many people understand how they work or how to maintain them for the best possible lifespan.  Some maintenance and repair issues are the same as combustion engine-powered vehicles, while others are different.  By knowing what to expect from an electric vehicle, it might become...
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5 November 2020

Used Car Parts vs. Brand New Parts: Is it Safe to Buy Used?

  There may be some instances where used parts make better economic sense at the time, but you have to weigh the pros and cons before buying.  The biggest challenge in buying used parts is that you don’t know their history or what quality you are truly getting.  The environmental benefits of used parts are notable, but still may...
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