Automotive Repair

Bad Throttle Position Sensor? Here’s How to Spot Problems and Repair Them

When you count the total number of parts found in a car — ranging from the teeniest, tiniest sensor to the largest, most complex component — the typical car has some 30,000 parts in it. And while some parts are clearly more important than others (the engine and the transmission are usually ranked Nos. 1 …

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31 Car Problems, Issues & Repairs Vehicle Owners Deal With

It’s an understatement to say that cars can be a bit of a money pit. Outside of the basics that you need to legally operate a car (like a driver’s license, insurance and registration), there’s also gas and routine maintenance (i.e. oil changes, tire rotations, recommended manufacturer service, etc.). But cars can quickly go from …

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Oil Filters 101: What They Do, How to Install Them, and What the Best Brands Are

Oil filter is a crucial part of the engine’s lubrication system. Without it, engine oil would get dirty very soon and the car would need an oil change after just a few hundred miles. In this post, we explain the basics behind this inexpensive but very important part. What is the Oil Filter? The oil …

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What are the Advantages of Using Recycled Parts on Your Car?

Most of us are going to be involved in some kind of a fender-bender at some point in our lives. Or sometimes we’ll hang on to a vehicle long enough to wind up needing to replace a mechanical part. When repair shops work on your car, you might assume that they’ll only use original equipment …

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Common Auto Repairs & What to Do About Them

If you keep up with basic maintenance on your vehicle, you can avoid the most common repair items, or at least delay them.  Here are the 12 most common auto maintenance and repair items. The 12 Most Common Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Items Engine oil change Oil filter change Replacement of windshield wipers Air filter changed …

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