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Recon Clutch Replacement

Recon Clutch Replacement – The Cheaper Alternative for Older Vehicles

Recon Clutch Replacement – The Cheaper Alternative for Older Vehicles   A vehicle purchased with a maintenance plan is a luxury few are subject to; sometimes, older vehicles are purchased in a private capacity, or you may have a trusty old “go-getter” parked in your garage, one you love as a family member and take […]

What Are Brake Callipers

What Are Brake Callipers and How Do They Work?

What Are Brake Callipers and How Do They Work? Brake callipers are essential to your car’s ability to stop and are arguably one of the most important automobile brake parts. Most cars today have disc brakes, at least for the front wheels, anyway. But a lot of cars and trucks are now using disc brakes […]

Diagnosing A Shaking Steering Wheel

Diagnosing a Shaking Steering Wheel

Diagnosing a Shaking Steering Wheel Steering wheel shimmy, jiggle, or shake can be linked to several different problems and sometimes more than one. It does one good to note that cars are made up of thousands of interconnecting parts – some estimate there are over 30,000 parts in the average vehicle – and is a […]

Clutch Replacement

Clutch Replacement – When is the Right Time to Replace the Clutch?

Clutch Replacement – When is the Right Time to Replace the Clutch? Many people know that cars and trucks have clutches and that clutches sometimes need to be replaced. Naturally, the next question is when does the clutch need to be replaced? Unfortunately, there is no one, definitive answer. A clutch can last anywhere from […]

What Is Double Clutching

What is Double Clutching – And Is It Bad for My Vehicle?

What is Double Clutching – And Is It Bad for My Vehicle? Double-clutching is a driving technique solely used in manual transmission vehicles. To understand how it works, the most important thing to know is that there are three systems involved: the engine, the clutch, and the transmission. Your engine produces power, the clutch transmits […]

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Clutch Burnout: Why it’s Bad to Ride a Clutch

Clutch Burnout: Why it’s Bad to Ride a Clutch Riding the clutch is something all manual drivers do from time to time, whether we admit it or not. It may be excess slipping when moving a heavy load, or just lack of attention. The real problems don’t come from occasional additional pedal time, but rather, […]

Sticky Brakes

How to Fix Sticky Brakes: Causes, Remedies and a Step-by-Step Diagnostic Guide

How to Fix Sticky Brakes: Causes, Remedies and a Step-by-Step Diagnostic Guide Brake calliper sticking isn’t that common, but it is important to have it diagnosed and fixed right away because it affects the safety of your vehicle. It is also widely referred to as a “seized calliper” How to Diagnose Sticky Brakes Do you […]

How Does The Clutch Work In An Automatic Vs Manual

Automatic vs Manual Transmissions – How Does the Clutch Work in an Automatic vs Manual?

Automatic vs Manual Transmissions – How Does the Clutch Work in an Automatic vs Manual? To understand the difference between how a manual and automatic transmission operate the clutch, it’s important to understand what the clutch is and how it works. A clutch is made of up a flywheel and clutch plate that connect the […]

What To Do If Brakes Lock

What to Do If Brakes Lock – Defensive Driving

What to Do If Brakes Lock – Defensive Driving The introduction of ABS systems saw the elimination of many commonplace issues experienced by drivers who made use of less modern, technologically developed braking systems. In the same light, ABS introduced some hidden flaws previously not experienced before its advent. Locking brakes are more common than […]

Safety Tips For Brakes And Clutches

Safety Tips for Clutches and Brakes – Manual Car Guideline for Extending the Life of Your Clutch

Safety Tips for Clutches and Brakes – Manual Car Guideline for Extending the Life of Your Clutch Clutches and brakes go hand in hand, when one is overused or abused the other one typically is as well. Maintaining a good working order of brake and clutch is paramount to keeping your manual transmission vehicle in […]

Clutch Release Failure

Clutch Repairs: Can You Use Other Car Brand Parts On Your Car?

It can be heart breaking when your car breaks down and you realise that you need quite a number of parts to fix the problem. If the gearbox or clutch is damaged then you will have to repair it sooner rather than later because it is essential to the efficient running of the vehicle. Car […]

Wheel Bearing Noises

Troubleshooting Wheel Bearing Noises

Troubleshooting Wheel Bearing Noises Chances are when you start hearing a loud noise from under the hood of your car as you drive, you automatically think it’s an exhaust leak or your car is going to break at any moment. But have you thought about the possibility of a broken — or nearly broken — […]

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Why Does My Car Cut Out When I Brake?

Why Does My Car Cut Out When I Brake? Your car is designed to run like a well-oiled machine, but sometimes that machine struggles in unexpected places. There’s not always a warning light to alert you of this, but sometimes your car will be driving fine at road speed, only to die when you slow […]

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