Engine

Head Gasket: What Is It and What For?

Learning about the different components in your car is difficult, especially when you don’t have access to the correct information or someone to learn from. Head gaskets are a component of engines that people often know nothing about. Luckily for you, I’m here to break down what it is and what it’s for.  A head … Read more

Timing Belt vs. Serpentine Belt

Your car relies on many moving parts working together to run correctly, and while some of those parts are visible underneath the hood, others are not. Two of the most important parts your vehicle relies on are the timing belt and the serpentine belt. The timing belt is inside your car’s engine and manages your … Read more

Ignition Relay Failure Symptoms

An ignition rely failure doesn’t happen often but it can cause big problems when it does strike your vehicle. Fortunately, it doesn’t take a lot of time or money to fix.  Ignition relay failure symptoms include a chronic dead battery, a burning smell from a melted relay, car stalling or not starting at all. While … Read more

Signs of a Bad Relay Switch

Your car is acting strangely and you don’t understand why. Since car problems often have some of the same symptoms, it’s important to know how to distinguish things like a bad relay switch from other possible issues.  Signs of a bad relay switch include engine stalls, engine not starting, dead battery in the mornings, erratic … Read more

Why Car Won’t Start in the Cold?

Cold weather can cause many issues for vehicles and it can be frustrating to deal with a car struggling to start in the cold. Fortunately, most cold-weather vehicle problems can be easily fixed.  There are multiple reasons why a car won’t start in the cold. A common problem is a battery but it could also … Read more

Why Car Won’t Accelerate

A car that won’t accelerate is no good to you at all. You want a car that will go. Besides the aggravation of driving at a slow speed, a non-accelerating car can also be dangerous. You will find it hard to merge into traffic when you can’t move along with the flow.  Many reasons exist … Read more

Why White Smoke From Exhaust When Accelerating?

Noticing a white cloud of smoke coming out of your exhaust when accelerating isn’t always a cause for worry or panic; nonetheless, it warrants a thorough and careful examination to determine how to proceed in the safest way possible.  White smoke usually comes out from the exhaust when accelerating due to condensation. It could also … Read more