Unlocking the Secrets: How to Decode Your Car’s VIN Number

Car VIN Number

When pursuing a used vehicle or looking after one, a car owner or prospective buyer must know how to interpret the automobile’s VIN. It describes them as having different parts that include the name of the body, the description and the specs. Knowing the VIN number is a must in uncovering your car’s mystery behind …

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Benefits of Changing Spark Plugs

Replacing an old spark plug for a vehicle.

Think about your vehicle’s spark plug as the lightning bolt that delivers the energy your car engine needs to start up. In more technical terms, your spark plug creates an electric spark across a small gap, which ignites an air-fuel mixture and makes the combustion that starts up your vehicle when you turn the key. …

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Brakes Making Noise When Stopping: Causes and Solutions

When you apply your car brakes, do you hear a squealing, scraping, or squeak sound? This may be a sign that something may not be right with your brake system, and you should take your vehicle in for an inspection as soon as you can. One of the most common complaints many car owners make …

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Do You Add Coolant to Radiator or Reservoir?

Regardless of your car model, sometimes your coolant level will drop so much that you need to add some more to keep your engine running smoothly and safely. But, what determines whether you add coolant to your radiator or reservoir? If your vehicle has a radiator reservoir, it is usually best to add the coolant …

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Brake Pedal Goes to Floor But No Leaks: Why?

Statistics have shown that soft brakes constitute a hazard to both you and other road users as they make slowing down your car (and stopping) much harder. So, naturally, if your brake pedal has to reach the floor before your vehicle slows down, then you shouldn’t be driving that car. Ideally, your brake pedal should …

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Is It Normal for Coolant Level to Drop?

Coolant level dropped.

The primary purpose of your engine coolant is to keep the engine temperature low on hot days and increase in extremely cold temperatures. But should your coolant level do down while it goes about its duties? The answer is yes. You should expect some drop (although minimal) in your coolant level when your engine reaches …

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