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A Few Reasons Why Your Engine May be Overheating

If you notice that your engine is overheating, it can lead to serious problems such as damage to the pistons, valves, bearings, and cylinders. As soon as you notice your engine is overheating, it should be inspected by a mechanic. If you want to know why your engine may be overheating, read further.

Although there are many reasons an engine will overheat, low coolant levels are one of the most common reasons an engine gets too hot. 

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Spring: The Season of Rain and Hydroplaning

Springtime can mean warmer weather and the blooming of flowers, but it can also mean heavy rain. Heavy rain can overwhelm the drainage systems in many areas and cause water to pull up on the road. When this occurs, it can cause water to pull up in front of the tires and cause the car to essentially float. You lose all control of your vehicle when this hydroplaning occurs.

The best way to avoid hydroplaning is to be aware of how you are driving in wet conditions. Reducing your speed to a safer level will greatly reduce your risk just…

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These 4 Signs Could Indicate Exhaust Failure

Nobody likes it when their vehicle is making unusual sounds. If you hear a few common signs, then it might mean that you have an exhaust leak, which can be loud. Four signs of an exhaust leak include: popping, hissing, vibration, and reduced gas mileage.

When the engine is on, if you hear a hissing or popping sound, you might have a problem with your exhaust system. A vibration in the vehicle can also signal rusty exhaust components, especially if the condensation isn't evaporating due to short drives. 

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Reasons Why You May Need to Adjust Your Tire Pressure

When the tire pressure light stays illuminated in the car, it is time to investigate. It could be nothing or something major; here is what to be looking for.

If something is sticking out of the tire, then it is clear why the pressure is dropping. Have a tire technicians remove and plug the tire as soon as possible so the tire does not go flat while you are out driving. If this is the winter, severe cold temperatures can cause the tire pressure to drop in the tires. Usually this will fix itself when the temperature warms later in…

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How to Jump Start a Car

You never want to be stuck at home or in a parking garage without a functional battery. This simple guide will safely have you jump start a car with a dead battery. Bring a car with a good battery to the nose of the car with the dead battery. Attach the positive end of the jumper cable to the positive terminal located on the dead battery. Place the other end of the positive cable to the positive terminal on the battery being used to jump the car.

Attach the negative end of the jumper cable to the negative terminal located…

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Suspension Maintenance Improves Your Ride Quality

Does your car bounce like crazy after you hit a small dip in the road? Are you having extreme difficulty keeping your car going straight ahead? Your suspension and steering system requires an inspection by a knowledgeable service repair associate. If left unchecked, your car may become unsafe to operate and this could lead other, more costly issues to creep up.

The suspension and steering system work to provide a smooth ride in the passenger cabin, and it also increases stability and control while driving over rough conditions. 

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Why it’s Important to Inspect Your Belts and Hoses

Belts and hoses are like the "glue" that keep your vehicle's engine components working together. The air conditioning compressor, alternator, water pump, power steering, and other systems are usually linked together by one belt that provides timing and power.

Hoses connect each of these and many other components, transferring important fluids and air pressure that keeps your engine running. Over time, extreme fluid and air temperatures, mechanical movement, and general wear and tear take their toll on belts and hoses. 

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Jaguar Service Specials in Houston!

Your Jaguar deserves the absolute best care when it needs servicing, maintenance and repairs. In order to do this, it is of paramount importance that you take it to a qualified professional, who is authorized and experienced in working with original, genuine Jaguar car parts. It may be tempting to simply take your vehicle to a local mechanic, and it is true that it may be a cheaper option. However, they cannot guarantee 100% original equipment from the manufacturer. This can potentially have devastating consequences for the health of your Jaguar, as well as your wallet.

 

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Neglect your Car’s Maintenance and your Vehicle will Suffer

Vehicle maintenance is important. The worse thing that motorists can do is to neglect their vehicle’s maintenance. If a person neglects their vehicle’s maintenance their car will suffer. Let’s take a look at how this could happen.
First of all, many drivers do not routinely get oil changes. Since they don’t they are wearing down their engine. Ultimately, if they do not change their oil or keep oil in their vehicle; their motor will eventually lock up and never operate again.
Drivers need to check their vehicle’s fluid levels. Fluid levels tend to degrade over…
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