When your check engine light comes on in your car, you need to take it seriously. While some issues are not dire, others are more significant and can damage your car. It can often be difficult to determine exactly what the issue is. Here are some possible issues that are causing your check engine light to come on: Loose Gas Cap One issue can simply be because your gas cap is loose. [Read More]
Can You Use Salvaged Auto Parts to Repair Your Car?
If your vehicle needs new parts but you cannot afford the expense, you may want to consider purchasing them at a salvage yard. Salvage yards will generally have plenty of variety and have what you need. You can then take the part for installation by an auto service provider. Here are some things you should know when it comes to buying used auto parts: What Is the Condition of the Parts? [Read More]
Three Scenarios Where Auto Inspection Is A Must
Auto inspection is more than just looking at the exterior of a vehicle and liking what you see. It involves taking the vehicle to a mechanic and having him/her inspect the vehicle's working guts, tires/wheels, and anything else necessary to make the vehicle go. There are at least three scenarios where a vehicle inspection is an absolute must. When You Are Buying a Used Car from a Private Dealer Dealerships are required by law to inspect their vehicles before placing them on their lots for sale. [Read More]
How An Auto Body Shop Gets Rid Of Those Ugly And Damaging Scratches On Your Car
If you have a new car or an older car that you've lovingly maintained, it's disheartening to find scratches on it. Scratches are bound to happen at some point if you drive your car daily and park in public parking lots. Your car might be scratched by other car doors, by vandals with a key, or even by you when you scrape against something while trying to pull in or out of a parking space. [Read More]