5 Potential Signs of a Bad Transmission

November 30th, 2023 by

A vehicle’s transmission is arguably its most crucial mechanical component, tied only with the engine block. Without a perfectly-working transmission, your vehicle will quickly start to experience some seriously noticeable performance issues. Transmission repair can be palm-sweatingly expensive, but it doesn’t always have to be. The best way to avoid a hefty service bill is…

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Save on Maintenance with an Electric Car

September 15th, 2023 by
Tips To Save on Maintenance with an Electric Car

When you’re considering purchasing an EV (electric vehicle), comparing EV vs. gas-powered vehicle service and maintenance costs are at the top of the list to research. Buying an EV comes with a different maintenance schedule and considerations than gas-powered vehicles, also known as ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles. In general, you can expect to save…

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16 Ingenious WD-40 Uses on Cars

December 30th, 2022 by

Nissan produced its first automobile, the Datsun 1000, in 1958. The WD-40 Company (once known as the Rocket chemical company) first produced its namesake WD-40 water displacing spray in 1953. The look of Nissan’s automobiles has changed far more over the decades than the always-recognizable WD-40 can (and its formula), but consumers still look to…

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How to Tell If You Need New Tires

April 21st, 2022 by

Think about how much a vehicle weighs; even a lightweight car like the Nissan LEAF comes in at over 3,500 pounds. Now, take a second to think about how rough even a perfectly paved road actually is. Asphalt isn’t exactly silky smooth, and don’t get us started on Birmingham’s ridiculous potholes. That’s what your car is…

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5 Red Flags Your Suspension Needs Replacing

December 14th, 2021 by

What is vehicle suspension, anyway? Many people on the road have a vague idea of what it is and what it does: It absorbs bumps and the like. But in reality, it’s a much more complex system, full of multiple moving parts—any of which can fail if not properly maintained. There are many ways this…

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Summer Driving Hazards: Potholes, Hydroplaning & More

March 29th, 2021 by

It’s easy to think that driving during the winter is more dangerous than driving during the summer months, even in the South. (You’ve got unpredictable weather, flooding, possible icy roads, and other issues to contend with during the winter.) But you might be surprised to learn that summer presents its own set of unique problems….

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