Did you recently get new self-adjusting brakes that you do not feel are adjusting properly?
Many of the newer vehicles on the road today use drum brakes in the rear of the vehicle while using disc brakes in the front.
Even though your drum brakes are self-adjusting, they only handle about 25 percent of the braking power that your car needs, so when the adjustment is off, the front brakes tend to overcompensate for the rear ones, which can create a dangerous situation.
This can also decrease the life of the drum brake, if your brakes feel off, make sure to adjust them. I have found that many people do not know how to adjust drum brakes, so I created this tutorial to demonstrate how simple it can be.Read More
Car alarms provide a sense of safety for your car. There are few things more effective at deterring an unscrupulous person than a good car alarm that alerts the area that something untoward is happening to your vehicle.
More advanced models of car alarm can turn off your ignition so that a thief can’t get away, blare a dedicated speaker rather than just your car’s horn, or even alert you through a remote or your Smartphone when something is happening.
That being said, nothing is quite as embarrassing as when your alarm won’t turn off. When this happens, it’s important to know how to disable car alarm features; namely the entire system.
A car alarm that is having issues can become a large annoyance very quickly. It’ll disturb your own peace of mind, your neighbor’s, and will alert thieves that your car is vulnerable.
Since your best bet is to disable this alarm, I’ve decided to create his “how-to” article so that it’s easier to get the job done.Read More
Do you want to remove the layers of Plasti Dip from your ride?
Sometimes people really want to get rid of their Plasti Dip applications on their rims, either because they are tired of the look, it isn’t for them, or because they just want to see the natural chrome or metal of their vehicle’s rims.
Because of this, there are a lot of folks out there who wonder about just how to remove Plasti Dip from rims specifically.Read More
Does your car make a lot of noise when you start it? Recently, my sister’s car started sounding louder than normal, but she was not sure what the issue was.
I explained to her that it was an exhaust leak, and she asked me how to find an exhaust leak. I was surprised that she did not know, so I set out to help her.
Once the leak was repaired, I realized that there are probably a lot of others who would be in a similar situation, so I created this guide to help you find any leaks or issues that your exhaust may have.Read More
Having a car is not just a luxury but a responsibility you have to take good care of your car. If you have a car, then you probably know the importance of cleaning it on a regular basis.
Regular vacuuming is one of the best ways to clean and maintain the interior of your car preventing unnecessary shocks.
Most people get shocks when they grab their cars as they close the door or enter inside. Ever asked yourself this question; “Why does my car shock me?” It is simple science. Static electricity building up in the body of your car is the main reason for the shocks.
However, well-maintained cars that are vacuumed regularly will never shock you.Read More
Ants can be a nuisance in the house, garage, storage spaces, and in your vehicle. These creatures can invade your automobile in huge numbers running into thousands, and they thrive in areas with food and moisture.
Ants have the capability to detect food in the environment, particularly foods that have high sugar content. Most home designs have the garage located just next to the kitchen so an infestation of ants in the kitchen can easily extend to the garage where you park your car.
Avoid throwing food remains in the front yard as this will attract ants to the lot and driveway.If your landscaping includes vegetation, perform routine maintenance of the yard to ensure that your parking spot is ants free.
Despite all these measures, ants have a reputation for persistence; ants will crawl up the garage and find their way into your vehicle. If you are grappling with how to get rid of ants in your car, try these simple solutions.Read More