family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

  • 2 Things To Have Checked Out On Your Vehicle Before A Road Trip

    Heading out on a road trip with your friends can be one of the best vacation experiences that you can have, but it can also be dragged down very, very quickly if you happen to have any issues with your vehicle. Listed below are two things to have checked out on your vehicle before you and your friends leave on a road trip. Cabin Air Filter One of the most important things that you can have checked out before you leave on your road trip is the cabin air filter.

  • Three Tips To Follow When Using A Carpet Kit

    If the carpet in the interior of your vehicle is damaged, don't fret. Damaged carpet doesn't have to ruin your car's looks. Instead, replace the damaged carpet with a carpet kit. A carpet kit comes with everything you need to replace worn carpet marred by stains or sun damage. Stick with these tips to ensure you are happy with the results of your carpet kit. 1. Pay Attention to Both the Color and Texture of Your Carpet

  • How To Tint The Windows On Your Car At Home

    Window tint helps protect the upholstery and other items in your car from the effects of the ultraviolet rays coming from the sun. The ultraviolet rays can dry out and crack the leather and plastic materials and make the inside of your car look bad. Putting window tint on the car is something most car owners can do at home in their garage in an afternoon. If you are thinking of putting window tint on your car and you want to do it yourself, here is how to do it.

  • Three Reasons Why You Should Not Attempt DIY Truck Transmission Repair

    Truck transmission repair should only be handled by someone who knows how to fix transmissions. Even a general mechanic knows more about transmissions than most vehicle owners. Before you get gung-ho and decide you want to perform DIY truck transmission repair, here are some valid reasons not to do it and have a mechanic or transmission specialist do it instead. Transmissions Are HEAVY It is a well-known fact that car transmissions are heavy, but truck transmissions are even heavier.

  • 2 Tips For Keeping Your Air Conditioner In Good Repair

    One of the most important vehicle components for many people is the air conditioner, so it is very important to make sure that you keep your vehicle air conditioner in the best possible shape. Listed below are two tips that can help you keep your air conditioner in good repair for as long as possible. Replace The Cabin Air Filter An often overlooked piece of air conditioner maintenance is the cabin air filter.

  • About Me

    family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

    As the son and grandson of mechanics, I spent much of my child hood under the hood of many cars. I have listened and learned about so many different problems and how to repair them effectively. I created this blog to cover as many car problems as possible without overwhelming readers. You will find tips for troubleshooting, advice for when to take it to a professional and suggestions for when to stop driving the car or truck immediately to prevent further and more costly damage. We hope that you find all of this information helpful and useful, allowing you to have a great running car.