Auto Maintenance

replacing air filters due time prevents further damage that would require a major expense for repairs

Air Filter Maintenance

An engine needs two things to run: fuel and air. The air absorbed by the motor must first pass through the air filter. The function of the filter is to retain the impurities without affecting the flow of air entering the engine for combustion. When driving with a filter in...

the best way to check if need to change the rear brake pads or front is to measure its thickness

Why should you change the brake pad of your car?

Brake pad are essential for your safety on the road. Its function is to generate the necessary friction to slow the movement of the brake disc, which is coupled to the wheel and stops it. For this reason, brake pad in good condition can make the difference between a braking in...

Harder brakes or lack of suction are symptoms of failure

What is a vacuum pump and when can it fail?

These vacuum pumps are also used in electric cars.The main function of the vacuum pump of a diesel engine is to provide sufficient suction in order to provide power to the vehicle power brakes. In order to learn more about the operation of this element of the car, Loctite published...

The injectors are solenoid valves in charge of supplying the exact amount of fuel that the motor requires

The most expensive faults in a car and how to avoid them

Clutch, EGR valve, injectors, turbo, catalytic… are classic breakdowns that usually cost you ‘one eye of the face’. Whether because the piece fails or by improper use, we tell you how to prevent, as far as possible, greater evils. In spite of performing the vehicle inspection when it touches, sometimes...

noise when turning the steering wheel

Noises when turning, rattles: Problems and Solutions for your cars

Symptoms that something goes wrong Today I have the impression that solve some mysteries in one article: “I hear a horrible noise when turning,” “the rattles sometimes steering wheel, and is heard as if something were scratching below the engine” … It will be symptoms of different breakdowns, and seeing...

Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade carbon fiber

Ford seeks new momentum with carbon fiber

Ford was working to increase the efficiency of their models through the use of carbon fiber we knew at least as far as declaration of intent. This is what was announced almost three years ago when the US manufacturer and Dow Automotive Company joined this purpose. That same year, the...

tire pressure increases fuel costs

Poor tire pressure increases fuel costs

According to studies by the manufacturers and tire dealers can spend up to 50 liters of fuel over a year for not wearing the proper tire pressure, equivalent to almost a full tank and around 70 euros in petrol or diesel. Billions wasted fuel If we add the excess consumption...

Dispose car battery properly and reap deposit money

When should you dispose of your car battery

The car will not start, and everything points to a defective battery. Charging the aged can no longer current memory – what to do now? Do not throw the battery in no case in the household waste, but to see that you dispose of your car battery properly. Car batteries...

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Discover how you can detect if your car clutch may be failing

If you’re a regular reader of this website, you know that in a while we have been informing about bad habits when it comes to properly use the clutch and disproving some myth associated with this system, all with the aim of you can prevent or delay the most of...