Categories for Car Parts

Buying Replacement Car Batteries Online

December 10, 2016 ,

The Internet has made finding just about anything you can imagine easier than ever. Whether it’s an old movie, vintage piece of clothing or obscure collectible, tracking something down is now just a matter of minutes spent across maybe two or three websites. One area that the Internet has helped even more is in car parts and repair. Finding replacement parts for a particular model vehicle used to be an arduous process and meant time spent at the dealer as... Read More

Proper Use Of Car Air Conditioning

November 11, 2016 ,

There’s no better feeling on a hot day than being able to crank the air conditioning in your car and finally finding a bit of relief from the unbearable heat. It’s arguably one of the most important features in a vehicle as sometimes rolling the windows down just doesn’t cut it, however, it’s important that you know the proper way to use your air conditioning to avoid excessive stress on the engine or reducing your fuel mileage. So before you... Read More

Timing Belt Symptoms and Repair Tips

September 30, 2016 ,

An often-overlooked factor in maintaining your vehicle’s engine and even when purchasing a new or used vehicle, is the timing belt. The rubber-timing belt, sometimes a steel timing chain, is the part of your engine that synchronizes the rotation of your crankshaft and camshafts so that your engine’s valves will open and close properly. Because of the constant strain they’re under, they will also begin to wear out over time, which makes replacing them extremely important. Recognizing the signs that... Read More

Tips To Prevent Rust In Your Car Exhaust System

March 26, 2016 ,

Other than your car’s exterior there are few parts on your vehicle that are exposed to the elements as much as your car’s exhaust system. This can be really hard on them because exhaust systems are almost always made of metal and it’s a fact metal rusts easily when exposed to such things as salt, mud and other high moisture substances. Here are a few suggestions on how some people have had success slowing down the rusting process on the... Read More

How to Know If I Have a Faulty Ignition Coil

June 30, 2015

A smooth ride is something you should expect from your automobile and when everything is working properly you receive it. It isn’t surprising you take it for granted until things suddenly start acting up. Then your vehicle is no longer running smoothly, but sputtering with jerks and stalling and other problems. You cannot ignore the area of concern for you has to be the ignition coil.   What ignition coil does? Every part of a car has its role to... Read More

Different Types of Car Suspension Systems

May 18, 2015 ,

People do not know much about suspension systems because they do not see them. The suspension system of the car is what connects the automobile to the wheels. It not only sees to it that the ride is fairly comfortable, but also assures the road handling and braking system of the automobile. The model of the car itself can many times determine the type of suspension being used. There are of course other cases where the taste of the consumer... Read More

Troubleshooting Transmission Problems

April 11, 2015

Transmission repair can be a nightmare for any car owner. The transmission of a modern car is an intricate mechanical wonder and repair work is comparable to untying the Gordian knot. Repairing any transmission is expensive and can run into thousands of dollars. Trying to avoid that cost is a primary reason for troubleshooting transmission problems.   Signs to change transmission fluid The idea is to catch the problem before it gets out of control. The transmission difficulty might not... Read More

Car Engine Problem: When Ignorance Becomes Dangerous

March 31, 2015 ,

Automobiles are built to last. They should be able to drive tens of thousands of miles before there is any trouble in it. As a car owner you do have to remember that the terrain you traverse is going to have an impact on the engine. Stop and go traffic in the city or rough roads in the country will eventually cause some wear and tear on the engine block. Even though many times you are in a rush to... Read More

Step-By-Step Guide To Buy Auto-Parts Online Safely

February 19, 2015

  It should not surprise anyone that auto parts can be purchased online. Today’s society is so hooked to the Internet that going mobile has replaced driving down to the auto parts store for purchases. There is no question but that online shopping opens up a world of possibilities. You can buy parts at a lower price from a wholesaler hundreds of miles away. Delivery is rarely a problem because the online the stores have agreements with FedEx and UPS... Read More

How Does Lowering My Car Impact Its Performance?

January 16, 2015 ,

The music group War made the song “Low Rider” one of the biggest hits of the seventies. Low riding cars are synonymous with the inner city urban culture, but that is not the only place where you will see them. Low riding is an adjustment of the car that can be found even in affluent suburbs.   Definition of low riding It is easy enough to explain. Low riding means lowering the suspension of the car until it is barely... Read More