Turn Signals Stopped Working

Nothing is more frustrating than a random electrical problem that is keeping you from enjoying a drive. Especially with an older vehicle you’re keeping just for those nice Sunday afternoons or occasional “fun commute” days. The trouble is, the longer a vehicle sits (no matter its age) without use, the …

Finding a Coolant Leak

Coolant leaks can be obvious or they can be a headache to locate. When coolant is leaking from the radiator or a split hose, it’s likely easy to note where it’s coming from and make a fix. When it’s dribbling from some random point in the engine compartment or only …

AC Performance Testing

The most basic of air conditioning system tests is the AC performance test. This is fairly easy to do and anyone can conduct this test, with or without certification, in most areas. It does not require breaching the AC system or any complex tools beyond a thermometer. Read more at …

Octane Ratings Explained

Most people are aware that octane ratings affect an engine’s performance in both power output and fuel economy, but how this works and whether it’s relevant to your vehicle in particular is not always as well understood. To understand what octane means to a typical four-stroke gasoline engine, we need …