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Yearly Archives: 2021

What are the Symptoms of a Blown Head Gasket?

What are the Symptoms of a Blown Head Gasket?

Your car's head gasket is a very important component of your engine block. It is the part that ensures that engine fluids (fuel, oil, etc.) never mix. The head gasket is tightly sealed and is designed such that it will stop residue buildup to protect the engine from things that might cause an explosion. If your head gasket is damaged, your car will have a lot of problems. Here are the most common signs of a blown head gasket. 1. Malfunctioning Cylinders Any misfiring from your vehicle cylinders also shows the head gasket is damaged. The cylinder is where the fuel burns to power your vehicle. So if your cylinders misfire, it may indicate that there's a problem between two or more cylinders. You'll need an expert to carry out leak testing and cylinder compression to determine the cause of the problem. 2. Telltale Leaks Any leaks from your engine are a clear sign that your head gasket is blown. The fluids in your car are supposed to be in an airtight (closed) system, so a ... read more

Your Car’s New Year’s Resolutions

Your Car’s New Year’s Resolutions

It's that time of year for taking stock of what worked and what didn't last year and resolving to make better decisions this year. While most people think of resolutions such as eating better and exercising, there are some others you might want to take into consideration. Such as your car. Your car is a lifeline; it gets you to work, school, the market, the soccer field, the hospital, etc. Where would your family be without a dependable car? One way to keep your car dependable is by adopting these new year resolutions to keep your workhorse working well: 1. Change Your Oil Whether you do it yourself or have it done, the new year is a great time to tend to it. Your car has a lot of moving parts in the engine and it needs fresh, clean oil for lubrication. Even if you haven't met the mileage sticker from the oil change place, it's good to get it checked. I lived somewhere that I didn't have to drive much and found out the hard way that my oil had gotten sl ... read more

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