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.


Car Ownership 101: The Basics

  • 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.

  • Things To Consider When Hiring A Tow Company To Move Your Vehicle

    14 October 2020

    Towing your car or truck is often the result of a breakdown, but finding a towing company to help you does not have to be complicated. There are some things to consider when looking for a towing company, but with the right questions, you can find a company that can help.  Emergency Towing When your vehicle is not drivable and you need it towed, you may be less concerned with the towing company you use and more concerned about getting the vehicle off the road.

  • Used Semi-Truck Purchase Guide

    13 October 2020

    Looking to buy semi-trucks to build your commercial fleet? Building a commercial truck fleet can be an overwhelming challenge, especially for small business owners who may not have the financial capability to purchase brand-new trucks. The good news is that you can get some fantastic deals on used semi-trucks if you know how to go through the purchase process. Here are some important tips for purchasing the right second-hand semi-truck for your commercial fleet.