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What is a Suspension System?

The struts and shocks make up the suspension system. This is a part of the vehicle that is easy for you to neglect. However, if your suspension is not working correctly, then you won't have a smooth ride. 

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Is Driving on Winter Tires Year-Round Recommended?

Winter tires provide a valuable benefit to drivers traveling around during the cold season. Switching the tires out for all-season ones might not be a priority for some car owners, though. Such a decision may prove regrettable since driving on winter tires all year may create some significant performance concerns.

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Signs Your Ignition is in Trouble

The ignition switch is the most important electronic component in your vehicle. There are a number of reasons why your ignition could be causing issues. It could also be your transponder in the key or a broken key that has been worn down. Worn out or jammed up wafers, as well as a jammed ignition can cause issues.

If your car suddenly stalls or won't start, then it could be a manufacturer defect, attempted vehicle theft, or possibly a break in the line with the battery. If your car starts but then also stalls, you could have an issue…

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Test Your Car's Battery Before Your Next Big Adventure

Testing the battery in your car is easy, you'll just need a voltmeter, wire brush, pair of gloves, and safety glasses. Turn the car lights and engine off, then you can open the hood. Put on the safety glasses and gloves, grab your wire brush, and clean the two battery terminals.

Place the red cable to the positive terminal of the car battery securely. Do the same with the black cable to the negative side of the car battery. 

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Why Does This Four-Wheel-Drive Truck Need a Transfer Case?

A four-wheel drive vehicle can offer many benefits. In order for you to shift your truck from two-wheel to four-wheel drive, you need to engage the help of either the chain drive or gears inside the transfer case.

The transfer case utilizes the driveshafts for the front and rear axles to adjust the gear ratio and rotational speed of all four tires. The purpose is for the wheels to move at the same speed. This is achieved by slowing the speed at which the tires turn.

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Doing Your Tire Maintenance Regularly Will Help Maximize Their Lifespan

Your tires are the one piece of equipment on your vehicle that is actually designed to make contact with the road while you drive. That is why they can suffer from some of the heaviest wear and tear. That is why it is so important to do your part of maintaining them in order to maximize their lifespan.

One of the easiest and most important things that you can do for your tires is to keep them inflated to the recommended pressure. An over or under-inflated tire will wear down faster and more unevenly resulting in needing to be replaced…

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