Unless your car won’t start, it’s not likely you will give your battery much thought on a day-to-day basis. Unless you pop the hood or look for it in the trunk, you may not even see the battery.  On the occasions when you do need to access the battery in your car, you expect it […]

Sometimes, features that protect our vehicles can turn into a nuisance. If you have ever dealt with a locked steering wheel, you know this. The steering wheel lock helps to prevent theft, but if you are unfamiliar with what it is and how it works, you might run into problems.  We will go over the […]

Most people have heard of spark plugs but beyond periodically replacing them, may not know what they do exactly. Spark plugs are integral to the function of your engine. They provide one of the three essential components of combustion and despite their small size, are one of the most important parts of your car.  What […]

In general, your car should not have any smoke coming from the exhaust while it’s running. Any time you see smoke, it’s a sign your car has an issue. Depending on the color, density, and smell of the smoke, it can indicate different problems. The causes of exhaust smoke are not always critical, but in […]

Many different components work together to bring your car to a stop. Braking systems rely on hydraulic fluid running through the brake lines to transfer and amplify the force of your foot stepping on the pedal, increasing the clamping pressure of the caliper. Brakes live a demanding life. It’s not just the pads and rotors […]