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How to Troubleshoot a Car Exhaust or Engine Noise

By nature, the combustion engine is supposed to make noise.

How to Troubleshoot a Car With Clutch Noise

People make the decision to purchase a manually-shifted vehicle for a wide variety of reasons.

How to Troubleshoot a Car That Makes Clunking Noises Over Bumps

If you drive over bumps and hear a clunking sound, there is a good possibility that something important is wrong with your car.

How to Troubleshoot a Clicking or Popping Sound in Car Wheels

When it comes to driving, you want to feel as safe as possible.

How to Troubleshoot a Car That Makes a Loud Screeching Sound When it Starts

Your car has probably been a faithful servant for a while now.

How to Diagnose and Repair Noisy Brakes

There aren’t many things more annoying than having noisy brakes.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Driveshaft

A driveshaft is the cylindrical shaft that transmits the torque from the engine to the wheels.

Symptoms of Bad or Failing Stabilizer Bar Links

The responsibility of keeping your car stable and handling smoothly under diverse driving conditions falls on the stabilizer, or sway bar as it's often referred to as.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Sliding Motor Door Assembly

Vehicles with rear sliding windows like minivans have a sliding motor door assembly that automatically controls their operation.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing PCV Valve Hose

The Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve hose transfers excess gasses from the crankcase to the PCV valve.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Intermittent Wiper Relay

Whether you're driving in a torrential downpour or simply need to clear those bugs off the windshield, having the ability to slow down or speed up your windshield wipers comes in quite handy.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuel Pump

Virtually all modern vehicles that use internal combustion engines come equipped with fuel pumps.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Door Lock Actuator

Door lock actuators are an electronic component found on vehicles equipped with power door locks.

Symptoms of Bad or Failing Differential / Gear Oil

Modern vehicles use a variety of fluids for the lubrication of their various mechanical components.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Vacuum Bleed Switch

The cruise control feature is an optional feature found on many road going vehicles.

Symptoms of Bad or Failing Brake Shoes (Rear)

Brake shoes are the friction element that is used in automotive drum braking systems that are commonly found on many road going cars and trucks.

Why Does My AC Rattle When I Turn It On?

Your car’s AC system is designed to keep you cool and comfortable when temperatures rise.