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Yearly Archives: 2017

Troubleshooting Anti-Lock Brakes

Troubleshooting Anti-Lock Brakes

Troubleshooting Anti-Lock Brakes The brakes on your vehicle work hard every time you drive. When you slow down in traffic, stop at a red light, or must maneuver a quick hard stop because of an obstruction in the road your brakes are at work. Over time the use of your brakes causes normal wear and tear, which can render them ineffective or useless. It’s important to have regular maintenance performed on your braking system to keep it in tip top shape, and provide safe driving conditions for you and your family. What Makes a Brake The brake system in your vehicle is comprised of a disc, also called a rotor, a caliper, and the brake pad. From inside the car, it seems like all that happens is a push on the brake pedal, and the vehicle stops. But inside the car, this depressed pedal sends brake fluid ... read more

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ABS has become pretty much standard equipment on most vehicles

ABS has become pretty much standard equipment on most vehicles This process repeats many times per second until the vehicle stops or you lift your foot off the brake pedal. The ABS computer does a power-on self test every time you cycle the ignition. Over the river and through the woods was more dangerous back when cars had crummy bias-ply tires, rear-wheel drive and ordinary brakes. So, tonight you feel confident driving home through several inches of freshly fallen snow after a sumptuous holiday dinner. Your front-drive car has excellent all-season tires and ABS (antilock braking system)—although the ABS light has been on since you banzai’d the berm at the end of the driveway an hour ago. This may explain the loss of steering control when you’re slowing down for a corner. Like this downhill turn, right … there, as you blow straight past it with the wheels skidding and the steering cranked over hard against the stop ... read more

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How to Diagnose Car Problems If You Don’t Know Much About Cars

How to Diagnose Car Problems If You Don’t Know Much About Cars

How to Diagnose Car Problems If You Don’t Know Much About Cars Tags: CarRepairSound

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What’s Wrong With My Car’s Heater?

What’s Wrong With My Car’s Heater?

What’s Wrong With My Car’s Heater? Colder days are on their way, so it’s time to make sure your car’s heater is pumping out all the hot air you need. Here’s what to do if… Over the river and through the woods was more dangerous back when cars had crummy bias-ply tires, rear-wheel drive and ordinary brakes. So, tonight you feel confident driving home through several inches of freshly fallen snow after a sumptuous holiday dinner. Your front-drive car has excellent all-season tires and ABS (antilock braking system)—although the ABS light has been on since you banzai’d the berm at the end of the driveway an hour ago. This may explain the loss of steering control when you’re slowing down for a corner. Like this downhill turn, right … there, as you blow straight past it with the wheels skidding and the steering cranked over hard against the ... read more

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5 Genius Car Accessories You Should Never Drive Without

5 Genius Car Accessories You Should Never Drive Without You don’t need to spend a fortune on aftermarket installations to upgrade your car’s amenities. We’ve rounded up the best deals on gear for a safer, smarter, and cleaner commute. Over the river and through the woods was more dangerous back when cars had crummy bias-ply tires, rear-wheel drive and ordinary brakes. So, tonight you feel confident driving home through several inches of freshly fallen snow after a sumptuous holiday dinner. Your front-drive car has excellent all-season tires and ABS (antilock braking system)—although the ABS light has been on since you banzai’d the berm at the end of the driveway an hour ago. This may explain the loss of steering control when you’re slowing down for a corner. Like this downhill turn, right … there, as you blow straight past it with the wheels skidding and the steering cranked over hard against the stop ... read more

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