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If you’re noticing that your brake pedal feels unresponsive, spongy, or even sinking to the floor of your footwell, it likely means there’s an issue within your braking system causing a loss of hydraulic pressure. Your brakes operate using hydraulic fluid to transfer and amplify forces from the pedal to the caliper of the brakes, […]

Losing traction in your vehicle can be one of the most frightening feelings, as you temporarily lose full control and ability to maneuver the car. While this can happen in any road condition, weather plays the largest factor in your vehicle’s ability to gain traction.  When rain hits the streets, it creates a thin top […]

Car brakes have progressed far compared to the wooden block braking systems of old, becoming much safer and more efficient. In modern times, only two types of brakes see widespread use in roadgoing vehicles: drum and disc brakes.  While both operate on similar principles and hydraulic assistance, both designs have pros and cons that make […]

There might be nothing worse than waking up on a chilly morning, shoveling snow, and scraping ice off your car, all for your engine to not even turn over.  Winters are just as hard for vehicles as they are for us. In this article, we’ll give you the rundown on what to look for in […]

Diesel and gasoline are the most common fuel types used in internal combustion engines., Diesel and gas work very differently, and are not interchangeable. Running a gasoline engine with diesel in it can cause extensive problems. Although uncommon, people have accidentally put diesel in their gasoline vehicles. In this article, we are going to look […]