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Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?

Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?

Are you dealing with a stalling car? Well, the cause of this could be any number of things and we'll get right into it below! 4 Causes of a Stalling Car The reason behind your stalling vehicle could include any of the following: You're Out of Fuel ! The first thing you should do if you notice your vehicle stolen is check the level of your fuel. If the fuel warning light on your vehicle is on then that might be your culprit. The best thing to do here is too obviously fill up your tank and you'll be on your way. Inefficient Fuel Pump Your car's fuel pump is a significant part of the vehicle in that it supplies the vehicle with the amount of fuel it needs to run efficiently. So if this very important part is not performing its duties efficiently this means that your vehicle engine will not receive the adequate amount of fuel it needs to work properly. This your vehicle will stall. Inefficient battery A vehicle cannot run without its battery not to mention a malfun ... read more

What's the Difference Between the Muffler and the Exhaust?

What's the Difference Between the Muffler and the Exhaust?

An exhaust is a chamber that keeps dangerous gases out of the vehicle and prevents noise. Any vehicle exhaust system encompasses more than an exhaust pipe that works in conjunction to provide a way for the gases to escape the engine under the vehicle. As the name suggests, a muffler is a device designed to reduce(muffle) the sound the engine makes during the emission of gases. Mostly it is referred to as the soundproof device of your vehicle. Importance of a muffler in an exhaust As the muffler controls the noise level from your vehicle, it also ensures the efficient removal of gases from the exhaust. With the help of a few chambers, it can produce a wave that removes specific sound frequencies. As the gases and waves enter the center tube and bounce off the rear wall, they are also reproduced in the main body of the muffler. They pass through the second and last chambers, which lead them out of the muffler. The muffler is also designed to balance your vehicle's airflow and vol ... read more

Is There a Warning Light For Low Transmission Fluid?

Is There a Warning Light For Low Transmission Fluid?

Low transmission fluid levels can be a big issue for drivers. If you're concerned about the level of fluid in your car, it's important to get it checked out. A low transmission fluid level could mean your vehicle isn't performing as well as it should, leading to problems down the road. For more information, call a certified mechanic. There are a few easily apparent signs that you may be short on transmission fluid, which include: Warning Lights: A dashboard warning light will illuminate, indicating that your transmission fluid temperature is higher than normal. Smell: If there is a burning scent, such as a tart or sweet burning smell, it may be time to check the level of your transmission fluid. Shifting Difficulty: When shifting gears becomes difficult, or if there is a delay when you try to shift gears, your transmission system is likely malfunctioning. Brown Color: If your transmission fluid has turned a brown color, you probably have a problem. Transmission fluid s ... read more

5 Car Noises That Require Immediate Attention

5 Car Noises That Require Immediate Attention

When you hear strange sounds coming from your car, it can be alarming. Sometimes it's nothing to worry about. What are these noises? Here are 5 car noises you should not ignore and get attention immediately. 1. Squealing or Chirping Sounds from the Engine When you accelerate or fire your engine up, if you hear a squealing sound, it may be the engine. The reason for this is that one of the belts in the car may need to be replaced. If it's a newer vehicle, it could be the serpentine belt. It could be the timing belt as well. Whichever the case, it should be looked at. 2. Pop, Snap, Crackle These are the sounds you should only hear in your bowl of Rice Krispies. However, if you hear these sounds in the car, it's a worrying sign. In front wheel or all-wheel drive vehicles, it is a common issue. It means the constant velocity joints need to be replaced. It helps connect the axle, so if the joints are not working properly, it can be dangerous driving your car with a misaligne ... read more

Symptoms of Bad Spark Plugs

Symptoms of Bad Spark Plugs

Spark plugs are in charge of providing the spark to ignite the air and fuel mixture in your engine. They are tiny objects, but they are absolutely necessary to effectively start your car and keep your motor operating. To keep your car on the road, make sure you’re well informed on the signs of failing spark plugs: Engine Misfires - Failing spark plugs can cause engine misfires because the spark can’t ignite the fuel and air properly. You may also notice a popping noise when it occurs. Other issues that can cause misfires include worn ignition coils or plug wires. To be sure, bring your car to our shop for diagnostics. Engine Surges: This is a popular sign of bad spark plugs. Even though your engine can surge due to an inefficient fuel system, it is safe to check your spark plugs too. Poor Fuel Economy: When the spark plugs are not in good condition, they can’t burn the fuel in the combustion chamber. Your vehicle will respond with more fuel, resulting in a higher g ... read more

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