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Why You Shouldn't Drive Your Car With A Damaged Instrument Cluster

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Many drivers do not really realize how much they depend on their vehicle’s instrument cluster until something goes wrong with it. If your instrument cluster isn’t working properly, such as if it’s flashing, dim, or just not working at all, then it’s important to make it a priority to have it looked at and repaired as soon as possible. These are a few reasons why you should not drive your car with a damaged instrument cluster.…

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Key Steps When Buying Used Car Engines For Sale

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One of the most important and expensive parts to replace on your vehicle is the engine. Instead of going with a new replacement, buying used may be the smarter, more affordable option. This process can go according to plan if you follow this buying protocol.  Assess the Current Engine  Used engines are not always cheap, and as such, you need to make sure you need a replacement engine, to begin with.…

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Choosing Between OEM Versus Aftermarket Parts

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When attempting to find replacement car parts, one of the biggest choices a person will face is whether to purchase an OEM or aftermarket part. OEM stands for original equipment manufacturer, and means that the part that is being purchased was built by the same company that originally supplied the part. Aftermarket parts are built by another company that has reverse engineered the part and is now producing it. Both OEM and aftermarket parts have positives and negatives, and a buyer needs to be aware of these in order to make an informed decision.…

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Diagnosing Power Steering Trouble

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When your car’s power steering pump starts whining when you start the ignition or turn the wheel, that’s a sign that the pump is failing or your car is low on power steering fluid. Here are a few tips to help you not only identify the source of the problem and possibly fix it, but also recognize when it is time to visit your local auto repair shop. Check The Fluid…

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3 Ways to Improve Your Car's Trade-In Value

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If you are getting ready to buy a new car, you probably want to trade in your old car so that you can get a lower price on your new car. When you go to do the trade in, you want to make sure that you can get the best amount for your car possible. There are some things that you can do that will help you get a better price for your car.…

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Is Your Older Car Showing Signs Of Engine Trouble? What To Know To Keep It On The Road

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If you have an older vehicle that still runs great and has a great-looking body, but the engine has had some concerns, you may want to be proactive and start looking for engine replacement or repair options. If you want to keep the vehicle and you don’t want to spend the money on a new one, then repairing the engine or replacing it has to be done carefully. Make sure that you get an estimate from local mechanics and a diagnosis for the problem, and then look into the following options for your budget.…

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Learn What It Takes To Get A PIT License

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If you want to work as a PIT, power industrial truck, driver, it is important to know what will be expected of you in order to do the job. Many people do not realize that there are stipulations that must be met in order to qualify to work as a PIT driver. The following guide walks you through a few of the stipulations that you must meet in order to do the job properly.…

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Servicing Your Car's Hydraulic Hoses

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Many of the mechanical systems that play a vital role in the performance of your vehicle rely on hydraulic power. Hydraulic fluid flows throughout these systems via a series of rubber hoses. Servicing your car’s hydraulic hoses regularly is essential when it comes to preserving the function and integrity of your vehicle. Here are three tips that you can use to help service your car’s hydraulic hoses more successfully in the future.…

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Two Reasons Why Your Garage Door Isn't Working Properly

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The garage door is one part of the house that gets a lot of use. It lifts and lowers each day so you can exit the garage and head out to work or just run a few errands. The constant usage can eventually get to be too much and the door might start to malfunction. You may not even realize what you could possibly have done to cause the damage because you believe that you have been operating the door correctly.…

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Investing In Junk Cars

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If you are looking for a simple and effective way to generate some additional cash, then investing in junk cars can be a great idea. Junk cars can be sold for scrap metal or parted out in order to generate income. In order to maximize the return on your investment, you need to know how to purchase the right junk cars. Here are three tips that you can use to more effectively buy junk cars in the future.…

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