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How to Extend the Life of Your Car’s Brakes

The braking system in your vehicle is one of the most used and most important systems to maintain because faulty brakes are a severe problem that can result in damage to property and even loss of life. As all the parts involved in braking are out of sight, it can be...

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How to Beat the Heat on the Road this Summer

The internal combustion engine responsible for powering your car generates a lot of heat. Through a combination of friction and the burning of gasoline, temperatures in the combustion chamber can reach over 2,000˚F. Without proper cooling, a car’s engine can overheat...

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Understanding Your Car’s Transmission

While you likely know that your car has a transmission and that it is vital to the proper functioning of your vehicle, you may not know what it does or how it works. The transmission is responsible for carrying the torque generated by the engine to the wheels. Without...

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Why a Good Relationship with Your Car Mechanic is Key

If you are taking your car to the mechanic, chances are something needs fixing, replacing, or tuning up. You may worry that the mechanic won’t be able to diagnose the problem, or that it may cost a lot to fix, or that they will try to sell you services that you don’t...

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How does a car’s traction control system work?

The only point of contact between your car and the road is the tires. The ability of your tires to maintain a good grip on the road’s surface, known as traction, is vital. Without it, you may be unable to control your vehicle’s speed or direction. Your vehicle’s...

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