Do you have a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, as your foot sinks further and further towards the floor of your car when you're trying to stop? You will be used to a brake pedal that only has a very precise amount of travel before being effective. If, all of a sudden, this isn't the case, you've got to check it out right away. What could be causing this?
14 February 2017
Many thousands of parts go into the make-up of a typical car. They're all precisely engineered and supposed to work together in harmony, to help you get from point a to point b. However, manufacturers do not make these parts so that they can last for an interminable amount of time. It's fair to say that they make quite a lot of money from aftermarket parts, so a certain amount of redundancy is built in.
10 February 2017
The onset of power steering vibrations when driving can be quite a scary experience. This typically stems from the constant shaking of your engine and could also present the risk of damage to other auto parts that are in close proximity to the engine. This is why it is prudent to establish the cause of your vibrations and have it remedied post haste. It should be noted that there is an assortment of reasons why you may develop a vibrating engine and power steering.
8 February 2017
The oxygen sensor, or O2 sensor, in your vehicle is a relatively inexpensive part, but its role is extremely important. This is because there is a particular ratio of air to gasoline that makes combustion within the engine perfect. If there is too little air to meet this perfect ratio, there will be fuel left over after combustion; if there is too much air, excess oxygen is produced within the engine.
28 April 2016