George Bradley

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George is an enthusiastic blogger and an auto mechanic expert whose mission is to provide the readers with the best tips, guides, and recent events in the automotive industry. He has been involved in researching on various topics that are essential to the car owners, especially when it comes to an understanding, maintaining and handling their vehicles.

A Guide On Getting The Best Tire Shine

When it comes to maintaining your vehicle and ensuring it looks neat and clean, your tires upkeep and cleaning are just as important as keeping the exterior body parts of your vehicle clean. In order to allow your vehicle to grab the attention it deserves, it is essential to consider the appeal your wheels and tires give off.

Having the tire shine pushes the individuality that you might want to express, it also adds to that extra “pizzazz” of an already waxed and shiny ride. This is where using the tire shine comes in handy for enhancing the visual appearance, while also protecting your tires from cracking and weathering. Do you want to get the best tire shine? Look at this guide below:

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How To Know If Your Distributor Is Failing

If you’re having problems with your car because it lasts too long to start or is having a problem with the ignition system, it can be a problem with your distributor. However, to be more certain about the exact problem your car is having, you’ll have to take a look at your car and test your distributor.

Many people have problems with this part of their car, especially because it is the main responsible for ignition issues and starting problems. Failing distributors can end up in engine problems and eventually, a really harmed performance of your car. That’s why it is important to test your distributor in order to avoid future engine problems with your car and fix that ignition problem which can be really annoying.

But is there a perfect way how to test the distributor to find out what the real problem is? – Well, in this article you will have different ways to test your distributor against failures and to know exactly what the real problem of your car is if you follow these steps.

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How To Clean A PCV Valve

All modern automobiles that use combustion engines for producing power have positive crankcase ventilation (abbreviated as “PCV”) valve. The main task of this value is to the buildup of gasses in the engine chamber to escape in a controlled manner with the correct air-to-fuel ratio.

However, since they carry grease, moisture, and oil with them, the residue may build inside of the PCV valve. If the deposits start building up too much, it will cause trouble for the valve to open up properly.

This leads to significant engine damage, reduced engine efficiency, and power, and decreased gas mileage, all of which are symptoms of a dirty PCV valve. Over time, the PCV will get dirty with the various residue of liquids.

Car manufacturers suggest that the best solution to this problem is to get your PCV valves replaced or cleaned after driving somewhere between 20,000 and 50,000 miles. However, this may vary depending on the vehicle you are driving.

Therefore, you might have to consult your owner’s manual to see the accurate time/miles after which a replacement or cleaning is due. Some PCV valves may also have a varied location depending on the type of car you are driving. Are you planning to take clean your PCV valve?

If so, then here are a few do-it-yourself tips. The valve is usually replaced during scheduled tune-ups. However, if you don’t have enough time to visit a mechanic, following these tips might prove useful.

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What Are Bushings On A Car? Common Issues And How To Change Them

​If you’ve ever wondered if your car needs some maintenance because it has a rattling noise every time you turn, and it vibrates too much when you’re driving, it could mean that your bushings need to be replaced.

But, what are bushings on a car? Here we’re going to explain to you what exactly those car parts are and what common problems you could be facing and how to fix them.

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What Is The Function Of Exhaust Tips?

Drivers often neglect the components under an automobile, and usually pay significant attention to the engine of their car. While you might know the importance of installing a good exhaust system for improving performance and fuel efficiency, most people don’t know the purpose and function of exhaust tips.

You can even catch some car enthusiasts saying these accessories for your exhaust system play an important role in boosting a car’s horsepower and torque. This is not true at all. Exhaust tips do not “do” anything really. They are usually just added as a cherry on top of your cake (as a garnishment), or for improving the sound your vehicle makes.

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