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
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
What does a heater core do? A radiator-like component that is all about keeping the right temperature in your vehicle, the heater core functions as a modulator of the automotive heating and defrosting process. It is in charge of the circulation of warm air inside the cabin, ensuring, for one, that your windows don’t fog up. The heater core makes this possible by … [Read more...] about What Happens If I Bypass the Heater Core?
What does BCM stand for? Body Control Module—a powerful control unit that is responsible for monitoring and controlling all other sub-computers in your car. It is in charge of managing all your automotive electronic systems such as security systems, electric locks, car lights, power mirrors, and air conditioning systems. Each BCM is manufactured differently and has … [Read more...] about Can a Bad BCM Cause a Car Not to Start?
The alternator is your car battery’s ultimate partner. An integral part of your car’s charging system, the alternator is responsible for backing up your battery, making sure it is always recharged so your vehicle can run smoothly. The music from your stereo, the comfort from your heated seats, the right temperature from your air conditioning system, the illumination from … [Read more...] about How Much to Replace an Alternator?