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What’s the difference, and how do they work together? A vehicle’s drivetrain is made up of many different components working together to transfer power from the engine to the wheels. Differentials and transfer cases both direct the flow of power to different areas of the vehicles. Cars and trucks have one differential if they are 2-wheel drive, two if they are 4-wheel drive, and 3 if they are all-wheel drive. 4-wheel drive vehicles are equipped
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As your car runs, it produces emissions that are very poisonous to people and the environment. The exhaust system in your car prevents these gases from getting into the passenger area and improves fuel efficiency by monitoring the makeup of your vehicle’s emissions and calculating the correct air/fuel mixture based on the readings. You can monitor your car’s exhaust for changes that indicate engine trouble! Take note of excessive exhaust color as it may indicate
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Getting a wheel alignment is an important regular maintenance item on modern vehicles. A misaligned car can impact driving feel, gas mileage, safety and tire life. What is a wheel alignment? Wheel alignment ensures the wheels on your car are aligned parallel to one another. A wheel alignment is a procedure that adjusts the position of your vehicle’s wheels based on manufacturer recommendations. A properly aligned car will handle better, have more even tire wear,
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As fall moves into winter, make sure your vehicle is as prepared for the cold as you are. At Lake City Auto Care, we offer a winter prep check service to make sure your car reliably gets you where you need to go all winter long. Issues that create a minor inconvenience in the summer can be catastrophic and dangerous during the winter months. Read on to find out what systems in your vehicle need
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Modern cars have a complex array of electrical systems responsible for everything from starting the engine to powering the radio. Electrical issues are common and have become harder and harder to diagnose as vehicles get more complicated. If you suspect your car or truck is having electrical problems, there are several common areas to check. These are the six most common automotive electrical issues. Dead Battery or Bad Cables If your car does not start,
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