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Yearly Archives: 2021

What Can Happen If You Let Your Car Sit Too Long?

What Can Happen If You Let Your Car Sit Too Long?

Keeping your car in the best shape you possibly can is always something important that you want to strive to do. Doing certain maintenance things with your car is always essential. There are a lot of great upkeep principles that can help, but there are some things that you may be doing that may not be best for your car. One of these things can include having your car sit for too long of a period. It may sound strange to hear, but it is a cars job to drive. There are some things that can happen if you allow your car to sit for a long period of time without allowing it to do the job that it has been designed to do. Flat Tires: One of the first issues you may notice is one or more tires may become flat. This may be the most recognizable sign that your car has been sitting too long. When you do not use your car, the tires will lose air. They may also have flat spots develop that can affect the quality of the ride you experience in the car. Tires can also wear away due to the elements the ... read more

Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?

Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?

Any seasoned car owner knows that somewhere down the line of owning a vehicle, there's a certainty that problems will arise. Sometimes it doesn't matter how well you maintain your vehicle, service it, or have qualified mechanics take a look at everything. Eventually, luck isn't going to go your way. A very common problem with a multitude of causes is a vehicle that stalls relentlessly. This can be a very frustrating (not to mention dangerous) issue, as we always want our vehicles to stay consistently reliable. Unfortunately, life is always going to be throwing a few curve balls our way. So why is your car stalling? Well, there are three main causes. 1. Not Getting Enough Fuel If your car's fuel filter clogs then it can lead to your vehicle stalling out repeatedly, or just not starting at all. This occurs when debris, dirt, or other things get themselves jammed into your car's fuel filter, which rests in your fuel line and ensures fuel gets to its intended locatio ... read more