A car overheating can be a pretty serious situation. Even a well-maintained vehicle can overheat and cause the engine to shut down. It becomes even scarier when the engine catches fire or the engine completely shuts down due to the excessive heat. Even when you do your best to prevent this from happening, there are…

Since the 1960s, vehicle manufacturers have used Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) in their vehicles’ valve to minimize the emissions of nitrous oxide. This important component inside the engine works by recirculating small amounts of exhaust to the engine’s combustion cycle. The heat from the exhaust then allows the combustion chamber to warm up faster, and at the…

Your vehicle won’t start again? Too often people do not realize the difference between a dead battery or a bad fuel pump, which is causing the trouble with your engine. It is therefore important to know what to check when your car refuses to start. It is frustrating but every car owner has experienced this…

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Symptoms of a malfunctioning timing belt are simple to notice once you are aware of them. The preventative maintenance procedures that we discuss on this website are very important. It can be costly, but I encourage you to get it replaced on time, if you can. This neglect can cause further damage to your engine which…

2015 is bringing with it a huge revolution in car technology. From the record success of electric car companies like Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors and the popular Toyota Prius line, renewable energy in our transportation seems more attainable than ever. Cars are being retrofitted with all sorts of efficiency focused systems like power generating shocks,…

The VIN on your car is also known as the Vehicle Identification Number. The VIN is created by the manufacturer of the car to match the regulations of the country where the car will be sold, and this number can identify the car no matter what is done to the car. This article describes how…

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall on over 591,000 vehicles in North America with issues ranging from faulty engine attachment bolts to parking lights that are far too bright. These recalls can be serviced by local dealers to correct the dangerous issues at the cost of the manufacturer. If you drive a Lincoln MKZ,…