why is my check engine light on

The Dreaded Check Engine Light

The Check Engine Light is a yellow or amber color that illuminates your dash to indicate there is an issue with your engine. Not only is it a worry but it is highly frustrating as there is no indication to what the problem even is. In order to understand why your car is flashing the […]

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car relay crime prevention

Relay Crime: Keyless Car Entry Theft

Keyless car entry is a luxury that is found with many modern vehicles but it is a feature that is putting you at risk from relay crime. Car criminals are now using state of the art computers to hack into the cars computer/ecu, which allows them to start the vehicle and drive away in minutes. […]

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signs of worn engine mounts

Signs Of Worn Engine Mounts

The purpose of engine mounts are to secure the engine to the chassis. They also reduce the vibrations and movement of the engine within the vehicle and when there is an issue with them, the symptoms are pretty clear to the driver. They are usually made up of metal, rubber and oil, which come in […]

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problems with master cylinder and symptoms

Master Cylinder Problems, Symptoms and Fixes

In the braking system of your car, the master cylinder is a hydraulic pump that pressurizes the brake fluid through the brake lines and then to the brake calipers. It is operated by the foot brake as you would expect and requires an adequate level of brake fluid to be forced to the brakes. The […]

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what is the point in AdBlue

What Is AdBlue?

AdBlue is the latest emission reducing chemical used in diesel cars. It comes in the form of a non toxic liquid that is colorless in appearance and made through a combination of water and urea. Car manufacturers are under extreme pressure to reduce harmful emissions and AdBlue is the latest savior. Production of new diesel […]

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what to look out for when buying a classic car

Classic Car Buying Guide

Buying a classic car is usually more than just a new car but also an investment. The right classic car is better than money in the bank and will appreciate in value continuously. As with wine, they will get better and better with age. Of course, not every car will become a classic but at […]

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smell of rubber in cabin of car

Why Does My Car Smell Like Burning Rubber?

The smell of rubber is not the most pleasant of smells entering your cabin. The most common question is what causes the burning rubber smell in the car? If you have just performed a well executed burnout, the smell of burning rubber will remain for a few days after. This is because it can become […]

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why wont my car start

Causes And Fixes Of A Car Not Starting

There is nothing worse than your car not starting whatsoever. If its turning over but not firing or you turn the ignition and nothing happens, you will more than likely end up on this article for a quick fix. There is a solution to every car related problem and its always better you fix it […]

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should you stretch your tires

Is Tire Stretch Safe And Legal?

Tire stretch is a divided subject across the car enthusiasts world with one side declaring it a death trap and the other claiming that it makes no difference. Rewind 20 years and you would have probably never seen tires stretched in such a way but it has become extremely popular over the last few years. […]

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DIY Wheel Refurb

How To Refurbish Your Wheels Yourself

Refurbishing your wheels can be fairly expensive if you request a professional to do the job. You can pay anywhere from $100 to $200 per wheel and if you have a diamond cut alloy, it will require a professional machine to cut the alloy. The easiest method to refurb your wheels yourself is to powder […]

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