5 Signs Your Car Needs Brake Repair

When it comes to safety in the car, the brake system is your best friend. It is important to know the signs of failing brakes so that you can have them repaired immediately in order to keep you and your passengers safe. Effective braking could be the difference between a serious accident and driving away without a scratch. Here are 5 common signs that your vehicle needs brake repair. #1 Brakes squeal when applied Your brakes are designed to squeal or screech to let you know that the pads are getting low. This involves a small mechanism that creates the shrill noise, which stops when the brakes are applied. This is often the first sign of brake failure Be sure to get your car to a local car repair shop right away to get the problem fixed before it turns into a larger issue. #2 Car vibrates when the brakes are applied If you start to feel shaking, vibrating or other odd motions abnormal for the car when you apply the brakes there is a decent chance you have warped rotors, which is the ... read more

What Does My Check Engine Light Mean?

What Does My Check Engine Light Mean?

It can be troubling to understand what the little yellow light is trying to tell you the moment it pops up on your dash. You no longer trust your car and wonder if you will get to where you’re headed? Is it safe to drive, or will you cause additional damage to your car by continuing to drive it? It could be a simple harmless problem. Something as simple as a loose gas cap that could be the culprit, or it could be the precursor to a major meltdown such as catalytic converter, misfiring engine, malfunctioning sensors, but one thing is for certain, your car is telling you that something is wrong. Here Are Some Typical Warning Light Causes: 1.) Loose Gas Cap: The fuel cap does more than just prevent fuel from leaking out, it provides a seal allowing the fuel system to become pressurized. If your fuel cap is loose or doesn’t seal well, the check engine light will come on. Often, tightening the cap is enough, but the fuel cap might need to be replaced if the seal is broken ... read more

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