I must admit, when I first came to Grande Prairie from Ireland the whole need for “brake service” seemed questionable for me. I thought I’ve done any work imaginable around brake system from simple pads replacing to repairs on ABS systems or overhauling calipers or hydraulic cylinders. What the hell is “brake service” if not
My best part got a new car for herself recently. Obviously it is me who is bound to work on it as long as the car is going stay with us so I’ve done a bit of preparation to make my life easier in future.
I am sure you’ve heard million times that regular service of your vehicle saves your money in a long run. This is true, but not in a way many shops like to tell you. Its not number of flushes, replaced filters and completed brake jobs that saves your money. If you do two transmission flushes in
Here is a spark plug with clearly visible whitish tracks showing where high voltage was draining to the ground instead of jumping across air gap producing a spark. Cylinder where this spark plug was installed had misfire under load (on acceleration) at the mileage of just a bit over 60 000 km on Ford F-150
What all-season tires are good for? My answer is: they are not good for anything. In the summer all-season tires are nothing more than just “it’ll do”. They will do as long as you are not fancy hard cornering, precision feel of the road, high speed driving in the rain and extreme traction. But most of
Of course, everyone has a right to be different and to have his own opinion. I will never spend my money on steering wheel cover though. It always looks cheap and ugly, no matter how much you’ve paid for it. Could be dangerous sometimes as some of those covers tend to spin around the actual steering wheel. When have been in
If you have a battery leaking acid like this – it is done. Scrap it even if that battery is still able to start an engine. Acid fumes leaking from the battery would do more corrosion damage than you save on holding onto this battery. Battery terminals and wires, main fuse holders, battery holders and battery tray
Super easy case of engine overheating diagnostics :-). Obvious reason for this problem in the middle of hot summer is right on the nose of this truck. Fancy shiny radiator grille inserts are blocking airflow through the rad almost completely. Those things are seasonal and needs to be removed after winter. You don’t have to bother