The Anatomy of Healthy Cars: A Service and Repair Blog

  • 3 Red Flags For Faulty Auto Air Conditioning

    26 April 2016

    Running the auto air conditioning system when driving has been linked to reduced fuel mileage in an automobile. However, many drivers consider this a small price to pay for the comfort associated with the use of auto air conditioning systems. Having underlined its importance, this article discusses three warning signs that indicate the need to have the air conditioner in an automobile serviced. Weak Airflow Fortunately for motorists, it is very easy to notice when airflow from the auto air conditioning unit is weak.

  • Why You Need To Change Your Automatic Transmission Fluid Regularly

    26 April 2016

    Most car owners know how prudent it is to keep their vehicle's engine running smoothly. This is why they will regularly check on the engine to ensure that it is in optimal working condition. However, one of the most overlooked components of your vehicle tends to be the automatic transmission. As long as the vehicle is up and running, then not many drivers will take the time to ensure that the transmission is operating on clean transmission fluid.

  • How To Diagnose The Automatic Transmission System Of Your Car

    26 April 2016

    Of the thousands of parts in car, one part that a car can't do without is the transmission system. The transmission system of a car is the system responsible for transmitting power from the engine to the wheels of the car. Basically, it comprises of a gear system, a shaft, and axles. In a manual transmission, the driver is responsible for setting and changing the gears. In automatic transmissions, though, the system changes the gear by itself; it is like a system that works behind the scenes.

  • Troubleshooting Common Problems With a Car's Brake Pedal

    22 April 2016

    Your car's brakes are no doubt one of the most important parts of the car, which is why it's never good to overlook problems you might be having with the brakes, many of which affect how the brake pedal works. In some cases, your car may only need a quick fix, but no matter the problem and the solution, you don't want to ignore problems with the brakes. Note a few troubleshooting tips for common problems with a car's brakes so you know what to look for or what to expect from your mechanic.

  • Some Questions You Might Have About Car Extractors and Exhaust Parts

    21 April 2016

    Your car's exhaust system is very important for the vehicle's overall performance; the exhaust system helps to control the amount of air that gets in and out of the engine, allowing for better combustion. The muffler also helps to keep the car quiet as the fumes and emissions exit out the tailpipe. Note a few questions you might have about keeping the exhaust system in good working order and about some of the parts that go into this system, including custom parts.

  • 4 Instances When You Will Need To Replace Your Car's Spark Plugs

    7 April 2016

    A spark plug is an electrical component of your car that sits inside your engine cylinder head. This spark plug is connected to the ignition coil that produces the high voltage necessary to spark the fuel for putting your car into motion. A spark plug is vital for your engine's motor, so you must ensure it is in good condition at all times. This guide is designed to help you with different instances where you will need to replace your spark plugs at a professional car service.

  • Follow these tips for cleaning your car's engine

    16 March 2016

    When you clean your car, you probably spend a lot of time cleaining the body of the vehicle, the windows, and the interior. However, you also need to clean underneath the hood, particularly with the engine. Here are some helpful tips for getting that car engine clean. Choose a Degreasing Product The first thing you need to do is decide what type of degreasing product you want to use. If you are sensitive to strong smells, you will be better of using one that is water-based.