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Monthly Archives: April 2020

How Preventive Maintenance Can Save You Money And Extend The Life Of Your Car

How Preventive Maintenance Can Save You Money And Extend The Life Of Your Car

Are you planning to keep your vehicle longer than initially expected, and want to save money over the life of your car? If so, then now is the time to invest in regular preventive maintenance on your vehicle. It is often said that if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. If you like your vehicle and intend to drive it for years to come, this is a flawed idea for many reasons. Simply put, fixing a broken car is much more expensive than maintaining a running one. Reliable transportation is essential during this COVID-19 outbreak, and the last thing anyone needs is to get stranded on the side of the road. If you now realize that you may not buy that new car you planned on because of the economic downturn, then preventive maintenance is even more critical. Preventive maintenance is a pre-planned step that will reduce the costs of repairs and extend the life of your car. Vehicles are built today with tight tolerances, which means that the fluids you run in them need to stay clean. Oth ... read more

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Why Does My Car Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

Why Does My Car Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

That distinct, often unbearable, smell of rotten eggs...we've all experienced and it isn't pleasant. However, it isn't typically something you smell in your car. Unless you've left a dozen eggs in your car for a week and forgot about it, a smell of rotten eggs in your vehicle is a sign that something isn't right. So, what causes this rotten egg smell? It is actually the scent of sulfur, which is present in a small amount in your vehicle's fuel. During the emissions process, sulfur is converted into an odorless sulfur dioxide. If you're smelling the sulfur, this indicates that something went amiss during this process.  Something happened during the combustion process that didn't convert the sulfur properly. Let's look at some of the most common mishaps that can cause this:  A failing catalytic converter - The catalytic converter is a vital component of the exhaust system. It ensures that harmful gases created during the combustion process ... read more

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