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Yearly Archives: 2022

What Are Signs That Indicate You Need Clutch Repair?

What Are Signs That Indicate You Need Clutch Repair?

If you drive a manual transmission, you must know the "third pedal," otherwise known as the clutch. For some people, driving a manual is the ultimate skill. Not only do you get better fuel economy, but you overall have better control over your car. The clutch pedal allows successful gear shifts for manual vehicles by spinning its flywheel and the engine. If the clutch ever malfunctions or fails, you will not be able to shift gears, making it very dangerous to drive your vehicle. Below are the top 3 signs that indicate you need a clutch inspection and repair: Burning Odor If a strong burning smell plagues your nostrils when you're driving, it could mean that there is a severe problem with your clutch. When its plate wears thin, it will cause this smell, indicating a need for a replacement. Slipping Out of Gear If your manual transmission automobile slips out of gear or falls into neutral abruptly, there's a possibility that the clutch plate is aging and needs to be ... read more

How to Tell If Your Vehicle Needs a Wheel Alignment

How to Tell If Your Vehicle Needs a Wheel Alignment

Driving with your automobile's wheels out of alignment can not only affect the handling and steerability of your car, but it can wear down your tires unevenly and prematurely. You're probably curious how to determine if your car needs a tire alignment.  How to Distinguish Misaligned Wheels Having a wheel alignment from a professional will help straighten the angles of your wheels so that your car can travel in the right direction you want it to. Over time, your wheels can naturally fall out of alignment. Other times, it can occur when you get in a car accident or bump into a curb or pothole. To be on the safe side, we recommend having it done every two years, no matter what. Below are some symptoms to check for to determine whether you need an alignment service soon: Do a test drive to see if your vehicle can drive straight. If you experience any difficulty doing this, like pulling left and right, it may be a sign that you're due for an alignment.  While you ... read more

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