Understanding Automotive Maintenance and Repairs

3 Tips For Shopping Online For Used Auto Parts

Posted by on March 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Shopping Online For Used Auto Parts

If you haven’t been in the market for used car parts before, you may have a false impression of what buying used car parts is like. Many people who are inexperienced with used part shopping picture ramshackle junk yards full of rusted out cars and unpleasant guard dogs. The truth is, shopping for used car parts today is a much more pleasant and streamlined experience. You may not realize it, but automotive recycling has grown into a $22 billion dollar a year business, and it’s as organized as any other major industry. You can even...

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5 Advantages Of Purchasing A Sleeper Cab Semi Truck With Extra USB Ports

Posted by on March 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Advantages Of Purchasing A Sleeper Cab Semi Truck With Extra USB Ports

In the past, getting power from your semi truck used to rely on car adapters, a bunch of cables, and connections to auxiliary power units (APU). Advances in technology have made it a lot easier to plug in devices, especially modern electronics that use a USB connection. As you shop for a semi truck, you want to consider the number of power options in both the front cab and the sleeper. By purchasing a truck with extra USB plugs, you will have a lot of power options for traveling on the road. There are five advantages to using these extra USB...

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When Buying A Used Car, Don’t Harm Its Transmission With A Flush

Posted by on July 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When Buying A Used Car, Don’t Harm Its Transmission With A Flush

Taking care of your car’s transmission is one of the most important aspects of maintaining your vehicle, as the cost of repairing a malfunctioning transmission can range from $1,000 up to $3,500. If you buy a used car, however, you should forgo force flushes. It could actually do more harm than good. Instead, you should have a fluid change done. Transmission Flush vs. Fluid Change A true transmission flush is different from a transmission fluid change, although service centers might call either a flush. As CostHelpers explains, a fluid...

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