Why Repairing Hydraulic Brakes Is More Complicated Than Disc Or Drum Brakes


Most people who take the time to watch an instructional video on replacing or repairing disc or drum brakes tend to think that repairing hydraulic brakes would not be that difficult either. Nothing could be further from the truth! Hydraulic brakes are far more complicated, and you will need to take this vehicle to a brake repair shop. Here is why. Disc Brakes Have Stacked Components, but Not Hydraulic Cylinders

8 April 2018

Having A Repair Shop Help You With Your Car Purchase


Are you in the process of buying a used car from an independent seller? If you are, and you do not know much about cars, then you may want to take the car into a local repair shop before committing to the purchase. There are many ways a mechanic can help you with your car buying, which can ensure you are getting a good quality car and that you are not overpaying.

17 September 2015

Losing Power? 3 Telltale Signs That You Need To Replace Your Car Battery


Most car batteries last a little over three years. Some can last even longer if they are well cared for and remain in good condition. So how can you tell if you need a new battery? In addition to physically inspecting your battery for signs of corrosion and swelling, you can monitor the health of your battery by listening to your car when you try to start it. Following are three telltale signs that you need to replace your car battery.

29 July 2015

How To Find Out If A Used Car Has Had Major Body Work


If you are in the market for a used car, you will want to be sure that you find one that hasn't been in a major collision. Sellers are required to disclose past collision repairs. However, not all sellers are aware and sadly, not all are honest. Cars that have had significant damages may be unsafe, and hard or impossible to insure. Auto body and repair shops do fantastic jobs at repairing vehicles.

15 May 2015

8 Troubleshooting Tips For When Your Heavy Truck Will Not Start

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

In a perfect world, your heavy truck will start each time you turn the ignition. Unfortunately, you do not live in a perfect world. If your truck will not start, there are several things you can check before calling for repair services. Check the cables. Raise the hood of your heavy truck and check for disconnected cables and wires. Reconnect the disconnected cables and wires, if possible. Inspect the ignition lock.

21 April 2015