Three Helpful Tips For Extending The Life Of A Water Pump

A water pump is one of those auto parts no one pays much attention to until the day comes when it fails. The minute a water pump ceases to work, a car is going to immediately overheat. People have a tendency to put off water pump replacement work even though the owner's manual suggests making a change at specific mileage points. While the water pump itself is relatively inexpensive, the labor for the replacement is costly. Read More 

3 Ways To Buy High Quality Used Auto Parts

Brand new car parts can be expensive, which is why a lot of mechanics recommend sourcing used parts instead. While getting a great price on used car parts is important, you want to be certain that you are receiving parts that are both compatible and high in quality. Local Junkyards Many hidden treasures can be found on the lots of local junkyards. Cars that have been abandoned, damaged, totaled out and sold for scrap metal end up in junkyards, just waiting to be taken apart. Read More 

If Your Seat Belt Doesn’t Fit Comfortably, Consider Using A Seat Belt Extender

Riding with a fastened seat belt protecting you from flying out of the vehicle during an accident is the safest way to travel; however, there are some people who cannot ride comfortably with a fastened seat belt due to their size. If you have found that buckling your seat belt is highly uncomfortable, consider using a seat belt extender to make the ride more comfortable, while still getting the safety you need. Read More 

Two Tips To Help You Save Money When Buying Auto Parts From A Salvage Yard

If you need to replace parts on your car, purchasing used versions from a local salvage yard is a good way to save money.  Although the cars in salvage yards may not be fully functional, they often have perfectly good parts that you can buy at a great rate.  However, if you're low on funds, you may need some tips on getting an even better deal when buying parts from a salvage dealer. Read More 

Signs Of Brake Line Damage

The brake lines may be one of the most important hoses in your car, when looked at in terms of safety. Their job is simple – they allow brake fluid to move from the master brake cylinder to the calipers. This fluid then causes the calipers to expand so the car can come to a safe stop. When a line goes out, the brakes cease to work properly, which can make it hard – if not impossible – to stop the car with the brake pedal. Read More