William Alvarez

  • Moving To A Warmer State? 3 Tips For Having Car Window Tinting Done Before Moving

    Having the windows tinted in your car can go a long way towards making sure that you're comfortable while driving, especially if you're used to living somewhere that gets quite hot. If one of the main things you're concerned about is feeling overheated while driving around your new city, it's a good idea to look into having window tinting done ahead of time. If you're preparing for getting the windows tinted before moving, there are several things that you'll need to look into to make sure the installation of the window tinting is done properly.
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  • Bring Brake Problems To A Stop

    Driving a car is a privilege, and maintaining your vehicle properly is essential when it comes to your own safety and the safety of the motorists you share the roadway with. The braking system is among the most important safety systems in any modern vehicle since they nsure that you will be able to bring your vehicle to a complete stop quickly to avoid an accident. When you can identify brake components that are starting to fail, you can have your mechanic replace worn components before they compromise your ability to brake properly.
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  • A Few Tips For Finding A Good Mechanic To Do Your Auto Repairs

    You have probably heard the horror stories of someone taking their car to a shop to end up paying a large amount of money and still not have the problem fixed. You may have also heard of a shop "hanging parts" until they find the one that fixes your problem. However, not all mechanics or auto shops are bad. In fact, most of them work hard to keep a good reputation.
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  • Tools Needed To Complete An Oil Change At Home

    If you want to save yourself a bit of money then it may be wise to change your own oil at home. Oil changes are fairly easy to complete, but you will need the appropriate tools to complete the job. There are a few tools that you probably do not currently own but need for the oil change. Keep reading to learn what they are. Oil Filter Wrench One of the most important and unique tools that you will need to complete an oil change is an oil filter wrench.
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  • Signs It's Time For Your Brakes To Be Repaired

    The brakes on your car have a big responsibility. They are in charge of stopping your car when necessary. If your brakes are not in good condition, it could mean it may take longer for your car to stop, and in an emergency situation this can be a very big deal. Imagine needing to stop quickly because a car in front of you has slammed on their brakes for some reason.
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  • Three Signs Your Car Needs Radiator Repair

    Your radiator is a central part of your vehicle's operation, as it distributes coolant throughout your engine and related systems. However, your radiator is not a component that you will pay particular attention to during normal driving due to it's behind the scenes nature. However, a radiator that is no longer operating properly can have a hugely negative effect on the general performance of your car's engine. Understanding some of the early warning signs associated with a radiator that is in need of repair can help you determine when you should get in touch with a car repair service.
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  • What You Can Expect When You Delete The EGR

    Exhaust gas recirculation, or EGR for short, has been a prominent emissions control feature on diesel vehicles for decades. EGR systems are designed to reduce diesel particulate emissions by recirculating exhaust gases through the combustion chamber, reducing combustion temperatures, and preventing nitrogen oxides (NOx) from forming. But while EGR systems do plenty of good for the environment, the same can't be said of the effects they have on your diesel engine.
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  • Wheel Bearings 101: Important Questions And Answers You Should Know

    The drive axle and assembly contains multiple parts that allow your vehicle to move and respond to your demands when you turn the steering wheel. One of those critical components is the wheel bearings. There are wheel bearings located in every wheel of your vehicle, and these can and do go bad with age. As a driver, it is best to know a little about these important drive and assembly components.
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  • These Are The Reasons You Really Need A Good Windshield

    The windshield glass is one of the most important parts of your car. Here are some of the functions it performs: It Shields Your Eyes from the Wind and Debris One of the primary functions of the windshield is to ensure the wind or windblown debris doesn't get into your eyes as you drive. This helps you maintain clear visibility of the road so that you can spot road dangers in time and avoid them if necessary.
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  • Potential Causes Of Brake Fluid Leaks

    Brake fluid is an essential part of the brake system since it's responsible for transferring braking forces to the target wheels. Without adequate brake fluid pressure, your car's brakes won't work when you depress the pedal, or you may require a longer-than-normal braking distance. You can imagine how dangerous that would be on the road. That is why you should consider leaking brake fluid as an emergency car problem. Here are some of the common reasons brake fluids sometimes leak:
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