As you know, your vehicle has factory scheduled maintenance items. These range from oil changes to timing belt replacement to brake inspection. These recommendations are usually made for certain mileage or time intervals. . .
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Question: What are the signs that I need a brake job?
CC Rosen Answer: Signs of brake problems often fall into one of two categories for New Market vehicles: making noise or a pulsation in the brake pedal. Let's start with the noise.
Most brake pads have an audible brake wear indicator. This is a small piece of metal that. . .
Many people hear the term “oxygen sensor" and figure it must have something to do with sensing oxygen. But they don’t really know much beyond that. Let’s break it down; your vehicle has an oxygen sensor in the exhaust manifold that measures how much unburned oxygen there is in the exhaust. The sensor reports its findings to the engine control unit (ECU), which knows. . .
Anti-lock brakes (ABS) help you stop faster. That is not always the case on loose gravel or snowy surfaces. Anti-lock brakes, in fact, are designed to help you maintain control of your vehicle in an emergency braking situation. . .
Your cooling system's job is to keep your vehicle engine cool while driving around New Market, Broadway and Broadway. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there. . .
Let's address a very important maintenance item for everyone in New Market VA – timing belt replacement. It's important because letting this one slide can lead to very expensive engine damage. . .
Your axles are the last link in transferring power from the engine to your wheels. They're strong parts that last a long time, but they can run into trouble. Most New Market, VA drivers know axles just wear out over time and need to be replaced. And sometimes axle seals leak, causing the axle to wear out prematurely. Lubricant leaks out, and water and dirt can get in and contaminate the gears. When this happens. . .
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