Car Battery

Car Battery

Battery Issues The battery and alternator supply power to the entire vehicle, and a dead battery can kill the entire car. However, replacing or recharging a dead battery in European cars isn’t always as easy as it seems. Several European models use new AGM batteries...
Understanding Tire Sizes and Specs

Understanding Tire Sizes and Specs

How to Read Tire Size and Understand what’s On Your Tire’s Sidewall? With a little explanation it’s easy to understand what all of the letters and numbers mean on your tire’s sidewall. The numbers are indicators of the size, type, and...

Timing Belt Service

TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT A timing belt, or cam belt (informal usage), is a part of an internal combustion engine that controls the timing of the engine’s valves. Some engines, such as the flat-4 Volkswagen air cooled engine, and the straight-6 Toyota F engine use...
Automotive Intermittent Electrical Circuit Issues

Automotive Intermittent Electrical Circuit Issues

Circuitry Issues Although luxury performance vehicles tend to have plenty of power-hungry electronic performance, safety, and entertainment features, everything essentially makes a closed circuit. Any interruptions in the circuit due to a loose wire can cause...
Kia Repair

Kia Repair

KIA repair issues are usually few and far between. The company has a good track record. However, this doesn’t mean that KIAs that aren’t well-maintained per manufacturer’s recommendations will go the distance for you the way they’re designed to. KIA owners in Silicon...