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?
Fuel injectors, which help vehicles achieve higher fuel efficiency and better emission control, are said to be “non-wearing” items. In fact, they are so sturdy they can last the shelf-life of a car. However, like any other part, fuel injectors are not exempt from damage. You can still have a bad fuel injector, and usually clogging (due to dirt, carbon build-up or … [Read more...] about How to Clean Fuel Injectors
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
Windshield wiper blades are useful in different weather conditions. They are most useful during the winter or in rainy weather because they can help you see the road better. Since wiper blades are exposed to the environment, they tend to get worn out overtime, and may crack or even break. As a car owner, changing windshield wiper blades is an essential skill to learn, so you … [Read more...] about How to Change Wiper Blades