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August 2012

Auto PartsTech Tips






Although you drive with all four wheels on the ground, there are times those wheels will have to be off the ground. Whether you’re doing repairs in the driveway, changing a tire on the side of the road, or putting the car on a four-post lift for heavy underside repairs,




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Auto PartsTech Tips






One of the more common malfunctions in a car’s otherwise normal running condition is a misfire. What is a misfire, you ask? A misfire is when the fuel and air in a car’s cylinder doesn’t ignite properly, leading to incomplete or nonexistent combustion in that cylinder. There are several potential




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Auto PartsTech Tips






One of the most unnerving things when driving is noticing a noise that wasn’t there before. While some people choose to simply turn up the radio louder, that’s probably not a good approach. If your car’s making a loud noise now, chances are it’s not far from a breakdown. It’s




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Auto PartsTech Tips






You’re driving along, hit the brakes, and all of sudden you hear a scraping sound you haven’t heard before. Or, maybe that brake pad wear indicator light in your instrument cluster comes on for the first time. Either way, this means one thing – it’s time to replace your brake




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