Teaching my kids abouts cars
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Teaching my kids abouts cars

I think it's really important to know a bit about the internals of a car, so that when you are getting your car serviced you can talk intelligently with the auto technician. As well, there are many easy DIY jobs you can do on your car to save your some money which can make all the difference when you are young and starting out. This site is where I am recording everything I am teaching my kids about auto servicing, and because I think it will be useful to many other families as well. I hope you find it useful for your family.

Teaching my kids abouts cars

  • What To Do If Your Car Makes You Feel Sick

    4 November 2021

    Do you or your passengers complain of feeling sick when you are out for an afternoon drive in your car? If so, you may well have issues with your suspension system, and you should take a closer look at the dampers. What are these components, how can they fail, and what should you do if you find a problem? Understanding the Suspension System While the suspension system can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, many vehicles will use the spring and damper setup.

  • Is Your Daily Car Ride Bumpier Than It Should Be?

    13 September 2021

    Most people understand the importance of a shock absorption system on a typical car. They know that they would be in for a very rough ride if the vehicle were not so equipped, but in truth, they would not be able to operate the car without this type of balancing act. In this case, the vehicle would not be able to deviate from a straight line and would have a tendency to fall over instead.

  • Top Reasons It's Important to Prioritize Truck Suspension Repair in Your Commercial Truck

    1 June 2021

    As the proud owner of your own commercial truck, you might have experienced various repair issues from time to time, so you might be used to different issues popping up. As you might know, some issues are more serious and important to deal with than others. One type of issue with your commercial truck that you should repair immediately is a suspension issue. If you have reason to believe that your commercial truck has a suspension problem, then you should seek help from a truck suspension repair technician as soon as possible for these reasons and more.

  • Why You Should Find a Good Mechanic Before Anything Goes Wrong With Your Car

    1 June 2021

    If something goes wrong with your car and you know that your car needs to be repaired, then the first thing that you might decide to do is start looking for a mechanic. However, you don't actually have to wait until you are dealing with a vehicle repair issue before you find a mechanic who can work on your vehicle. In fact, the right time to start looking for one of these professionals might be right now, when you aren't actually dealing with any problems with your vehicle.

  • Warning Signs You Might Need a New Clutch

    13 April 2021

    In a manual shift car, the clutch is the mechanism that connects to two or more drive shafts to enable smooth vehicle movement. It also halts the delivery of the engine power to the wheels to allow the vehicle to stop while the engine is still running.  Given the important role a clutch serves in your car, any sign of clutch trouble should be addressed quickly to prevent a vehicle breakdown.