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Tire Rotation Tips
Zaki Moulvi Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Do you want great handling from your car, improved gas mileage and tires with a long life expectancy?  Of course you do, and achieving all of that is as easy changing the position of your cars tires.  This is a simple maintenance task that costs you nothing, but can save you hundreds of...

When To Change Fuel Injectors
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

When To Change Fuel Injectors Fuel injectors work by precisely supplying the engine with the exact amount of gas it needs, at the best possible moment so that it can ignite and keep your motor running.  Some manufacturers like to suggest that their fuel injectors are built to last the life ...

When and How to Service a Fuel Pump
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

In a perfect automotive world, the gas tank would fit above the engine and the fuel would be able to use gravity to flow freely to your fuel injectors.  Obviously the automotive world is not perfect and a pump is necessary to move gas out of the tank and into your motor.  In the good ol...

When To Adjust or Replace TPMS Sensors
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

The tire pressure monitoring system, or TPMS is a relatively new automotive technology that became standard on all vehicles sold in the US after September of 2007.  As the critical nature of correct tire pressure became apparent to law makers, they put into effect the TREAD act, which not on...

Know What Your Dirty Spark Plugs Mean?
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

Changing out your vehicles spark plugs is driveway mechanics 101, but did you know that you should not just toss the old ones aside?  After the job is done, you should carefully examine each dirty, or fouled, plug one by one.  How they look and smell will tell you a lot about the over-a...

How To Prep Your Vehicle for Summer
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

Preparing your car for the endless days of summer is just as important as getting it ready for winter.  Not only will the heat affect your car, but you are more likely to take your car out on long trips.  Before you deck out in red, white and blue for the 4th of July, make sure that you...

Stocking Your Garage: Basic Car Repair Tools Every Grease Monkey Needs
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

When it comes to making your home garage a mechanic haven, quality is more important than quantity.  You can probably perform about 75% of basic car repairs and maintenance with 10% of the tools that are out there.  Socket Set and Torque Bits: That mechanics tool set that your daughte...

What’s With all Those Fluids Flowing Around Your Engine?
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

People love to say how our bodies are mainly made up of water.  The same can be said for your engine, except instead of water, there are a variety of different types of fluids that all are there to serve a unique and vital purpose. The most well known fluid that your car is dependent on i...

Windshield Wiper Blade
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 16, 2014

An often overlooked safety feature on your vehicle, the windshield wiper blade is important not only in the rain, but during the freezing Winter months as well. The History of Windshield Wipers The first patent for a window cleaning device for electric cars and other vehicles was issued in 1903...

Turn Signal Light Bulb
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 16, 2014

All of the light bulbs that are used in exterior automotive applications must be durable to endure extreme changes in temperature, intense vibrations and exposure to the elements.  This is to ensure that your vehicle is always visible to other drivers. What are Turn Signal Lights? Turn sig...

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