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How to Check Transmission Fluid

Published 07:00 AM, Sat November 3, 2018


  If your vehicle has an automatic transmission—and it probably does—then shifting gears should be a relatively simple, seamless matter. If the engine seems to hesitate or stall before shifting from one gear to the next, that could point to a maintenance issue, and potentially to a mechanical problem.   Before you panic, though—and before […]


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What to Do When Power Steering Goes Out

Published 07:00 AM, Sat October 13, 2018


  Do you suddenly find it very difficult to turn the steering wheel in your car? Does the simple act of making a turn seem to require all the grit you can muster? Fortunately, you’re not losing all your muscle power—but you may be losing your car’s steering functionality. In particular, you may have a […]


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Benefits of Anti-Lock Brakes

Published 03:45 PM, Wed August 22, 2018


  Anti-lock brakes come standard in most modern vehicles—and not without reasons. Generally speaking, anti-lock brakes are quite advantageous. They provide the driver with more stability and prevent the car from spinning out of control, in particular on wet or slippery surfaces. As far as modern vehicle safety features go, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are […]


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How to Charge a Car Battery

Published 07:00 AM, Tue August 21, 2018


  Charging a dead car battery is more than simply hooking up a charger if you want to do this job safely. You should know which terminal to remove first if you have to remove the battery, which terminal to hook up first on the charger, how long to charge a dead car battery and […]


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The History of Anti-Lock Brakes

Published 02:45 PM, Mon August 20, 2018


  It’s easy to take anti-lock braking systems for granted. After all, ABS technology is a standard safety feature on most new cars and trucks. But there was a time before ABS—and in fact, the evolution of ABS technology has been fairly long and involved. It took a lot of work before anti-lock brakes became […]


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