family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

  • 3 Dead Simple Safety Inspection Fixes

    Taking your car in for a safety inspection can feel like showing up unprepared for a math exam. After all, if you're not a mechanic, how can you expect to know if your car will pass inspection? In many states, failing your safety inspection can mean taking time out of your day for a retest, and it may even leave you unable to renew your car's registration. Fortunately, many common inspection failures don't require you to be an experienced mechanic to recognize or address.

  • Tips For Getting Junk Cars Off Of Your Property

    If you have some junk cars on your property, and you have no intention of fixing them up anytime in the near future, you are going to want to consider getting rid of them. Leaving junk vehicles on your property can cause your property value to decrease, they can cause a rodent problem for you, and your neighbors will probably be less than happy with you. How can you get rid of your junk cars?

  • 3 Performance Problems You Could Face With Your RV

    Owning an RV allows you to enjoy all the comforts of home while you are spending time in the great outdoors. In order for your RV to serve as the peaceful escape you intended it to be, all components must be in good repair. Here are three common performance problems that you may face with your RV, possible explanations for these problems, and easy ways that an RV technician can address the problems to get you back on the road.

  • 2 Reasons Not To Ignore The Signs Of A Bad Driveline

    Lately, while driving your car down the road, you may have noticed some unusual signs. You may have heard a loud clunking noise while feeling vibrations whenever you turn the steering wheel. Or you may have found that you are having issues with steering your car. These signs could indicate a problem with one of the components of the driveline that help to power and steer your car. These components include such parts as the driveshaft, axles, u-joints, and wheels.

  • Semi Truck Problems That Should Be Examined By Professional Shops

    If you work as a trucker and have your own semi-truck, you will probably run into a few problems over the years. Some issues are minor and thus completely manageable. Then there are problems that dramatically affect your rig and its performance. Here are some of these issues, which should be addressed by a professional semi-truck repair shop. External Corrosion on the Brakes  Semi-truck brakes can weather in different ways, but one of the more serious issues arises when rust develops.

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.