family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

  • Have Frequently Chipped Windshields? What To Know

    If you have a cracked or chipped windshield but it's on the passenger side, you still need to get it repaired. There are many ways that you can save on getting the work completed. Where you live and the type of damage that's done to the windshield will affect what type of repairs are needed. Here are some costs you want to consider when you're debating to fix or  repair the windshield, and what you want to pay.

  • What To Expect From A State Safety Inspection Of Your Vehicle

    While not every state requires a safety inspection of your car or truck, there are many that do. The purpose of this inspection process is to ensure the vehicle is safe for the road and that all the proper equipment is on it. In many states, the inspection may also include a smog or emissions test, but again, that may not always apply depending on where you live. Why Should I Have My Car Inspected?

  • How To Troubleshoot Common Diesel Engine Problems

    Anybody that has owned a vehicle with a diesel engine can tell you that they're a different type of animal altogether. In fact, it's sometimes hard to know how best to troubleshoot a diesel engine, and many people assume that they don't need to be treated differently than regular gasoline engines. But if you want to be prepared to deal with some of the problems unique to diesel engines, keep reading below for a few invaluable tips that will come in handy when you need to troubleshoot.

  • How To Check And Maintain Your Vehicle's Charging System

    If anyone has ever had the unpleasant experience of turning the key to their vehicle and hearing only a series of rapid clicks, the indication of a low battery, or nothing at all, which means a dead battery, they know the feeling of dread and vulnerability that it brings. That's why it's so important to perform regular checks and maintenance on your battery and charging system. Most of these services require only a little bit of your time and a minimal amount of skill.

  • 3 Important Tips for Lowering Your Car Repair Expenses

    Have you been having car trouble lately? Do you need to take your vehicle in for repairs, but you're worried about how much it'll cost? Auto repair can be a scary and expensive prospect, especially if you have an extremely limited budget. Fortunately for you, there are some things you can do that can help bring the costs down and make them more affordable for you. Some things that can be done include:

  • About Me

    family auto mechanics - helping you find the problem

    As the son and grandson of mechanics, I spent much of my child hood under the hood of many cars. I have listened and learned about so many different problems and how to repair them effectively. I created this blog to cover as many car problems as possible without overwhelming readers. You will find tips for troubleshooting, advice for when to take it to a professional and suggestions for when to stop driving the car or truck immediately to prevent further and more costly damage. We hope that you find all of this information helpful and useful, allowing you to have a great running car.