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
A well-maintained automotive brake system can help keep you safe on the road. It is important to recognize the early warning signs of a failing brake system, like a rattling or grinding noise when braking, as it can keep you, your family, and your friends out of possible danger. Brake noises can mean different things. Sometimes, they are normal and harmless; other times, … [Read more...] about Grinding Noise When Braking
Knowing how to read a gas gauge should be simple: E is for empty, F is for full. There is no easier way to make that more obvious. However, is it really necessary to wait for the dial to point to E before you scramble to the nearest gas station for a refill? What if you're caught in the middle of the unforgiving Los Angeles traffic and you're miles away from the nearest … [Read more...] about Here’s Why You Should Never Plan to Refuel Only When Your Gauge Reads Empty