Yearly Archives: 2021

Why Is My Car Trembling?

Why Is My Car Trembling?

An aggressively shaking or vibrating vehicle can be pretty distracting and nerve-wracking to drive. You may find that it only ever happens when your vehicle goes over a certain speed, or it might be a constant feeling. If you're feeling unstable in your car, please do not ignore it! Any unusual symptoms with your car can indicate a problem and should be inspected by an auto professional as soon as possible.    Unfortunately, it can be challenging to give you a clear-cut explanation of why your car is feeling shaky. There is a long list of things that can happen to cause that uneasy feeling. Some may not be as serious, while others can be very hazardous. Below are some of the potential problems that can result in a trembling car: Lack of gasoline - If you're running low on fuel or have an issue with your fuel injectors or fuel system, your car may feel jittery. You should check out fuel problems as soon as they arise. Old spark plugs Faulty driveshaft or CV joints ... read more

How Important Are Your Vehicle's Belts?

How Important Are Your Vehicle's Belts?

Your vehicle is comprised of over 30,000 parts. Many of them need regular maintenance, especially the parts made of rubber, such as your belts. Both the timing belt and the serpentine belt play a significant role in your vehicle's performance.   Serpentine Belt Serpentine belts are responsible for the functionality of the power steering pumps, cooling fans, injector pumps, A/C, and a variety of other functions in your vehicle. They are the superman of belts because they can do it all! The serpentine belt wraps around and through several different components in your vehicle. It is made of tough rubber with a smooth side and a rough side. If this belt breaks, you will definitely be alarmed by a squealing noise. A broken serpentine belt may also put you at risk of engine overheating and complete failure of power steering functions.   Timing Belt The timing belt wraps and connects the upper engine to the lower engine. They are also known as camshaft belts because the t ... read more