Car Ownership 101: The Basics
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Car Ownership 101: The Basics

If you are like many people, you trust that your car will start and run when you need it to and that's about as far as your automotive knowledge goes. In that case, you are in the right place. The purpose of this site is to help people like you to understand the basic care, maintenance, and signs of needed repairs when it comes to your car. The pages on this blog are filled with car care information and tips to help you recognize when your car might need repair. Use the information here to better understand your car and to identify those times when you should probably call a mechanic.

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Car Ownership 101: The Basics

  • Reasons To Consider Jeep Rentals

    27 October 2021

    Automakers design Jeeps to handle all kinds of terrains, including mud, wet roads, sand, snow, and jagged rocks. The automakers also test the vehicles through rugged trails to rectify any shortcomings before releasing them to the markets. Therefore, a Jeep keeps you safe from treacherous terrain and extreme weather. Jeeps also have aesthetic features that improve your comfort and enhance your image, even as you cruise all manner of landscapes. However, you do not have to purchase a Jeep to enjoy these features.

  • Why It Is Important To Have Your Car Checked After Any Collision

    22 March 2021

    If you have been involved in an accident with your vehicle, you should take the car to an auto collision repair shop and have the vehicle inspected for damage. Many times a minor collision can cause damage to the vehicle that is not apparent at first glance, so it is critical that everything gets checked to ensure the vehicle is safe to drive. Hidden Damage In many cases, a car that has been involved in a collision may have damage underneath it that is not easily seen without a complete inspection of the car.

  • How Can You Fix Your Mushy Brake Pedal Feel?

    20 October 2020

    Braking problems can be frustrating and frightening at the same time. Many vehicle maintenance issues can turn into costly expenses, but issues with your brakes can also pose a severe hazard to yourself, your passengers, and other drivers on the road. One common complaint experienced by motorists is a "mushy" or soft brake pedal feel. Problems with braking feel are usually the result of issues with your braking hydraulics. In most cases, one of these three underlying problems is likely the source of trouble.

  • Should You Consider Purchasing Lift Kits For Your Work Trucks?

    16 October 2020

    When it comes to aftermarket truck equipment, few items are as common as the lift kit. Truck owners purchase these upgrades for a variety of reasons, from pure aesthetics to improved off-road performance. Increasing the ride height of a personal vehicle makes sense, but should you consider installing these upgrades on a work vehicle? Although there are rarely one-size-fits-all solutions for any business, lift kits can make sense for commercial applications.

  • Why Are Tire Deflators Essential To Off-Road Recovery?

    14 October 2020

    Getting stuck while you're on the road is no fun, but getting stuck while off-roading can be a challenging and even dangerous situation. If you're four-wheeling by yourself or in a small group, it's especially crucial to understand your recovery options and equipment. No matter the circumstances, you should consider a tire deflator to be a must-have item in your recovery arsenal. Unfortunately, novice mud runners might not realize the importance of this relatively simple tool.