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Stay Safe on the Way to School: Back-to-School Car Maintenance Tips

As back to school season approaches, car maintenance becomes more important than ever. During the school year, you have to ferry your kids to soccer practice, science fairs, and field trips. This means your vehicle needs to be reliable and safe. Here are a few ways to ensure your car is road-ready before school starts.

Preparation is one of the most important aspects of car maintenance. No matter how much time you devote to your vehicle, accidents can happen. Be prepared by keeping your vehicle well-stocked in the essentials, like washer fluid and everything you need to change a tire…

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Signs of a Bad Exhaust System

There are many signs that your exhaust system may need to be repaired. For instance, if you notice a burning smell when you start the car, it could because one or more components of the exhaust system are not functioning properly. You may also smell gas if the exhaust pipe has a hole in it.

If the car is louder than normal, it could also signify issues with one or more components of an exhaust system. When the exhaust is not working correctly, you may notice that it is harder for your vehicle to accelerate. You may also notice that…

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Is Your Differential Malfunctioning?

Have you ever heard of a car that had an engine that would start perfectly, but the vehicle still wouldn't move? As your aware, your car is a complex piece of equipment, and, unfortunately, sometimes your engine will start just fine, but the vehicle still won't move. There are multiple potential components that might be malfunctioning, but one of them is the differential.

You've maybe heard of the differential. It's a gearbox that transfers the energy from your engine to the wheels of your vehicle. If your gearbox is malfunctioning, then your engine will start, but…

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