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When you get in your car and turn the ignition, the engine fires up and the
car instantly begins producing heat. It continues to produce high levels of heat
as you drive. The job of the car's radiator is to cool the engine so that it
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thermal heat exchange. If a vehicle has a larger engine; for instance, a truck,
then a larger radiator would be needed to withstand the extra power and heat
production. Generally, radiators are manufactured with aluminum. This is because
it is durable, lightweight, and disperses heat evenly, more so than other
It is important to have a general understanding about radiators in cars,
trucks, and any other type of vehicle you intend on working with. Do-It-Yourself
car maintenance can be risky if you do not know what you are doing. If you have
a good comprehension on cars and regular maintenance, then read on to learn tips
and advice on proper ways to flush a car's radiator. If not, then call a
professional auto repair company that can instruct you with the right
information for radiator repair and service.
Tips to Flushing Your Car's Radiator
It is crucial to clean out your radiator routinely. Solid deposits can build
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A clean radiator stays much cooler as well. Luckily, radiator flushing doesn't
cost much and is pretty easy to do as long as you are familiar with D-I-Y car
maintenance. It is also important to routinely clean your car engine.
First, be sure you have all the necessary equipment and products to get the
job done correctly and safely. These items would typically include a funnel, a
cloth rag, coolant, flush solution, a bucket or coolant catcher, and a Phillips
Never start a radiator job on a hot car or engine. Let the system cool down
entirely. This could take up to two or three hours depending on how long the car
was driven prior. Spilling hot coolant on you can be very dangerous, and lead to
second, and possibly third, degree burns.
Avoid leaving coolant exposed and out in the open. Pets, animals, and even
children can be harmed by ingesting the fluid. You see, coolant has a sweet
smell and taste, which can attract these types of victims. Always be responsible
with coolant disposal as well.
There are not a lot of things that are more irritating than having problems
with your car. The first problem is that cars are expensive. That usually means
that it is also going to be expensive is something happens to it that has to be
repaired. The other problem is that most people really do not know much about
cars so it is difficult to know whether to trust the opinion of someone who
tells you it will take $500 to fix your car. This is especially true if you are
having a transmission problem with your car. If you need to find someone you can
trust for a transmission rebuild, the following tips will help you.
The first thing that you should be aware of is that if you wait until you are
having problems to search for a mechanic, it is too late. When you are faced
with not having a car while it gets fixed, your tendency is to go with the first
person who says they can fix it. Unfortunately, if you do a quick internet check
or look at the yellow pages to find a mechanic, it is no guarantee that they
will do quality work. They could also overcharge you for repairs or tell you
that some things need fixed that actually might not be necessary.
You should start your search for a great mechanic as soon as you get a car.
The first place you should look is to check with your friends and your family to
see if who they use when they have car problems. Personal referrals are a great
way to find out what mechanics are available in your area and what people think
about them. You will very quickly learn what service stations you should avoid
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for their services.
However, talking to people that you know is also going to give you a short
list of names for mechanics that people trust and rely upon. You should then use
this short list as the starting point to find out more about them. You should
learn a little bit more about what each shop specializes in. You may end up
taking transmission problems to one place, but use another shop if you are
having a different type of problem. You should also consider the experience of
both the shop and the mechanics who work there. Chances are that if the business
has been open for a longer period of time, they have been successful in helping
people. If you check with the local chapter of the Better Business Bureau you
can also find out if many people have filed complaints against the business Autel
Spending the time to find a mechanic who is known to do quality work can end
up saving you a lot of money and avoid unnecessary costs. However, if you wait
until it is too late, you might end up with someone who does poor
work.Stewart Wrighter searched the term transmission problem Houston when he
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Everyone knows that once you put in the money to getting a nice leather
jacket, keeping it nice may be a bit difficult. A leather jacket has become one
true fashion item that anyone could own, but more popular in the motorcycle
Leather seems to be one of those pieces of clothing that you own that can be
one of the most difficult items to clean. So when you go out and spend over $100
on a nice leather jacket, you don't want to destroy it by cleaning it the wrong
way. When you decide you want to own a leather jacket be prepared to do anything
to keep it in tip top shape.
If you'd like to know how you can clean your leather jacket keep on reading
as we are offering several tips to help you clean your own leather jacket
instead of paying someone else to do it for you.
Tips on How to Clean Leather Jacket
When a little touch up needs to be done to your leather jacket taking it to
the cleaners can be quite frustrating. So instead just find a cloth that is very
gentle to the touch and a spray cleaner that doesn't contain chemical substances
and wipe your jacket down. This will help in getting all the dust off of the
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For those that own leather processed jackets you can simply use a gentle soap
and water to clean your jacket. When you are doing this though ensure that you
use a gentle cloth as it could damage the outer layer of the leather.
Brushed leather is hard to come by, but when you do cleaning it can be done
with the use of a mohair brush or a shoe brush like the old fashioned kind. By
using either one of these tools you should have the ability to get good results
If you've noticed that your jacket has salt spots on it you will quickly want
to clean them off with the use of clean water. Avoid attempting to clean salt
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Everyone drips stuff on their clothing every once and a while, but it can be
more difficult to get drippings off of a leather jacket then it is to get out of
a cotton shirt. If you notice that you've dripped something on to the leather
jacket quickly remove the substance with a gentle brush and then clean the
surface with a mild soap and warm water.
Some things that you should avoid using on your leather jacket are any waxes,
silicones, and any leather preparations. Also avoid cleaning the jacket with
anything that contains an alcohol substance, turpentine substance, or mineral
spirits as these can severely destroy the leather jacket.
Leather jackets can be a true priced possession for any motorcyclist and
taking care of your leather jacket should be done just as much as you take care
of your motorcycle. If you feel there is something you can handle on your own,
don't try. Take your leather jacket to someone who can do it without chancing
your leather jacket from being destroyed.Merlin is an experienced motorcycle
rider who enjoys sharing his knowledge with others . To find out more about
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Braking is the single most important action that your car performs. It
doesn't matter how fast your car can accelerate in however many seconds. A beast
of a machine that can do 0-60mph in less than 4 seconds can be the most awesome
way to put yourself into a wall if your brakes don't work properly. As important
as this function is, our brakes sometimes fail, usually due to neglect.
In order to make sure that your brakes always work, you must maintain maximum
friction pad depth to insure full performance of the braking system. In other
words, you have to change your brake pads. Before you change them, you need to
know what kind of brakes you have. There are two different types of braking
systems: disc brakes and drum brakes. Both have their advantages and
disadvantages, but we won't get into that. You just need to know that, on most
cars, disc brakes are on the front and drum brakes are on the back. And since
90% of the brake pads that you'll ever change in your life will be on the front;
that will be our area of focus.
Disc brakes are the most effective system for stopping a vehicle. They
utilize a caliper to apply the brake pads on either side of the rotor to halt
wheel motion. Unless blocked by wheel rims, you can see them through the spokes
on your wheels. This is the first way that you can tell if you need to do a
brake reline. If the pads are less than 1/4 inch thick, you'll need to replace
them soon. If they're less than 1/8 inch thick, get out the tools right then and
there. The other way to tell that you need to reline your brakes is by listening
to them. Noise-making devices are built into the pads to let you know when they
need changing. If you hear a screeching sounds when you apply the brakes, you're
due for a reline. If it sounds more like metal scraping metal, you've probably
already damaged your rotor and need to replace the pads immediately if not the
rotor as well.
First, you need a basic tool kit, a tire iron, a jack and jack stands and new
brake pads. Consult your owner's manual on what kind your vehicle needs. Once
you have all of those things, we can begin.
Park your car on flat, smooth ground, preferably in the shade. This procedure
will take a while.
Once it is in park with the parking brake on Autel
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with the tire iron. Don't take the lugs nuts all of the way off.
Jack up your car and move the jack stands into place. Release the car slowly
off of the jack and onto the jack stands. Make sure that they are in good
condition and working properly. Your hands will be under the car. Do this for
both sides so that you can change both front brake pads without having to jack
up the car twice. The front end is what we're after, so make sure both jack
stands are set to equal heights and focused at the front of the vehicle.
Once the car is up, remove the wheels. Work on one wheel at a time and use
the other as a reference to ensure a proper rebuild. The caliper is designed to
squeeze the brake pads against the rotor in order to create friction and halt
motion. The brake pads hover on either side of the metal plate. They attach to
the inside of the caliper with either clips, bolts or both. The rotor is the
shiny metal disc that you should be able to see yourself in. If the surface of
the rotor is not even vaguely shiny, it should be serviced or replaced.Remove
the bolts holding the caliper in place. Slide it out and away from the rotor
gently. Now inspect the inside of the caliper. The pads will be held in place by
a bolt or a series of clips. Remove the bolts, or clips, and remove the pads.
Inspect the pads for excessive wearing to help you define the amount of wear on
the rotor. If they're worn all the way to the bolt, look for excessive scarring
and scoring on the rotor. Run your fingernails along the surface of the rotor,
careful to make sure that it's not still hot. If the rotor has any grooves in it
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"turn" the motor for you; this is shaving off the metal until it's once again
smooth and shiny. However, this is not recommended because it reduces the rotors
thermal capacity and may shorten your brakes lifespan. If your rotor is fine,
let's move on.
Remove the pads from the caliper. Use a small amount of grease to lubricate
the BACK of the new brake pads. This grease goes between the metal plate that
attached to the caliper and the back of the pads. If you skip this, you'll hear
an unearthly screeching every time you apply the brakes. Once you've lubed the
back of the pad, attach it and the metal plate back to the caliper.
Now, you pretty much just put everything back. Be sure to gently replace the
parts, as the rotor and other parts of your braking system are
Brake relining can be one of the single most important pieces of maintenance
that you can provide to your vehicle. If you're unsure of how to complete this
procedure correctly, take it to a professional. As I said at the outset, braking
is the single most important action that your car performs. Proper replacement
of your braking systems components is essential to avoiding emergency roadside
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Road rage, which can also be referred to as aggressive driving, is any
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has become a common occurrence on United States roads and has led to serious
injury and even death. Road rage incidents can happen on the largest of highways
and the smallest back roads across the country.
What causes road rage? Road rage can happen in an instant and you might not
even realize it is happening. You might be turning onto a stretch of highway and
cut someone off unknowingly. If this person is an aggressive driver they might
begin to ride your tail extremely closely to the point where you pull off the
road to let them pass. But they might not pass. They might pull over behind you.
At this point you should drive away and continue on your trip. If they continue
to follow you closely notify the proper authorities. If you stop and they stop
again with you, do not get out of the car and do not put your window down. This
is when road rage can really set it.
Road rage has claimed the lives of thousands of people across the country and
it is becoming all too common in today's day and age. Road rage incidents are
extremely common. People are shot over driving too slow, cutting someone off,
not signaling when changing lanes and much more. This is not an over
exaggeration either. A couple of months ago in Philadelphia a road rage incident
occurred on the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) in South Philadelphia. An SUV drove
through the Walt Whitman Bridge toll plaza, cutting off another vehicle. The two
drivers exchanged words and then the driver that was cut off shot then shot the
driver of the SUV in the head.
How do you avoid road rage? Make it a point to become a safe and courteous
driver at all times when you are on the roadways. Do not cut anyone off, do not
make obscene gestures towards anyone, do not follow extremely close to the back
of another person's car, do not weave in and out of traffic, do not cut in front
of someone and slam on your breaks, do not roll your window down and scream at
other drivers either. If you avoid doing all of this then you can avoid a road
rage incident when driving.
A lot of states have instituted aggressive driving hotlines, where you can
call a number, such as #77 in New Jersey, to report an aggressive driver on the
roads. This helps police identify aggressive drivers and pull them over. If
there is a police officer in the area they will try to find the vehicle
described during the phone call to the hotline. It helps if you can remember the
make, model, color and license plate number of the car. If not, that is ok Autel
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difference.San-jose Auto Transport Auto Transport California
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