Signs & Symptoms of a Bad Serpentine Belt

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If you’re even slightly familiar with maintaining your vehicle, and what that entails, you will know that a serpentine belt is a very important component. It is responsible for providing power to the AC, the power steering and the alternator too. Like any component in your car, over time it can wear down, eventually breaking. …

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Common 3.6 Pentastar Engine Problems to Consider

The common issues for the 3.6 pentastar engine

The FCA Pentastar 3.6L engine (from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is notoriously very durable. Over the years the engine has been used inside of a wide variety of vehicles from various reputable car manufacturers. These include models from Jeep and Chrysler, as well as dodge and others. As long as you stick to a good maintenance …

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Low Engine Oil Symptoms & FAQs

Low engine oil symptoms

The oil in your car engine keeps things operating nice and smoothly, so it is crucial that you make sure it’s not too low. Almost all of the oil will leak out or burn away over time. This means that you’ll need to supply more oil to the motor and patch up any leaks if …

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Causes of Oil on Spark Plug Threads

The Role of a Spark Plug Spark plugs have to be one of the most important components found in the ignition system. The role of a lighter is quite similar to the role of a spark plug, as both are used to initiate combustion. To put its role in some perspective, the lighter is a …

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What is inside a catalytic converter?

Some things are extremely crucial for a car, and unbeknownst to us, they can be extremely valuable. One such part is the catalytic converter. This component is equally precious to your car and thieves. Wondering why? It’s simple. The former because the vehicle’s performance and well-being rely on it and the latter because of what …

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Can You Drive a Car With a Bad Water Pump?

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In this article I’m going over some things you need to know if you’re wondering about whether you can continue driving your vehicle with a bad water pump. To put it plainly, you can drive your vehicle if it has a faulty or failing water pump, but it can be very dangerous to do so. …

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Signs of Needing an Oil Change

Engine oil is probably one of the most important things in your car which you need to look after regularly. Engine oil’s primary function is to lube an engine’s moving components, which are continuously in contact. As a result, friction is reduced, which contributes to continuing increasing part wear if left unaddressed. The engine temperature …

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Why Is My Oil Pressure High?

Oil pressure is one of those factors that need to be accurate for every car engine. If the oil pressure is very high or very low, then it is indicative of bigger problems. Hence, you need to keep a check on the pressure every time. Especially be very careful if you sense high oil pressure …

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