How long does an alternator last? This is a common question among drivers, especially those who, upon sliding the key in the ignition, are left hearing a clicking sound instead of the glorious roaring of the engine. Sure, it could mean a lot of things. Could be a dead battery, a loose battery connection, or a dying engine. Similarly, the alternator, a source of power for … [Read more...] about How Long Does an Alternator Last?
Does your car make a screeching noise when turning? There are several possible reasons why this is happening and it usually means you have to replace or fix a part or two. It’s always best to have a mechanic inspect your car to get a proper diagnosis but you can check out our list below to get an idea of what’s causing the problem. Causes of Car Noise Low amount of or … [Read more...] about Why Does My Car Make a Noise When I Turn?
Did you know that back in the 1880s, what was used to illuminate the road while driving were actual flames encased in oil lamps—acetylene flames—which drivers had to manually light? Obviously, technology has come a long way since then but when it comes to vehicle lighting, the goal of car makers and headlight manufacturers still remains the same: to provide car owners with the … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Headlight Bulbs
Do your car lights flicker when driving? It can be as simple as some bad headlights or a weak battery, but can also indicate an alternator problem. What Is a Car Alternator? It’s a common misconception that your car battery powers the electrical components of your car. Let’s set the record straight: your car battery supplies the necessary amount of electricity to the … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean When Your Lights Flicker?
Visualize this: you’re driving around the bend and snow is heftily descending upon your windshield and BAM!—a loud thud of flesh against your car. Could be a deer or, for some odd reason, an actual person springing out of the woods and into view, you can’t really tell. Kinda hard to visualize literally—especially if your wipers aren’t working. Wipers are safety features … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Wiper Blades