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Talking About Automotive Upkeep

Hello, my name is Sigmund. Welcome to my site about automotive upkeep. I would like to share my journey of automobile ownership and upkeep. The time and money you put into your car, truck or van will pay you back in the long run. You can save money over the years by keeping your old car chugging along. You just need to complete regular maintenance and perform repairs in a timely manner to keep your car running right. I will cover all of the different tasks you need to complete on this site. I hope you will follow along to learn more. Thanks.

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Five Telltale Signs Of Impending Wheel Bearing Failure

4 January 2017
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Those odd noises and vibrations you've noticed for the past few hundred miles might not be your run-of-the-mill repair issue. Instead, you could be faced with a wheel bearing issue. Just like your brakes and shocks, your car's wheel bearings aren't designed to last forever. Although they're designed to last for countless thousands of miles, they'll eventually wear out at some point. The following offers five telltale signs that usually indicate worn-out wheel bearings. Read More …

Animal Owners: 4 Horse Trailer Mistakes That Can Lead To Serious Injuries

12 May 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

Two million people in the United States own just over 9 million horses, and the horse industry brings significant revenue to the country, raising nearly $40 billion annually. Unsurprisingly, as part of this thriving industry, owners must often move their horses around, and horse trailers are a common sight on American roads. Nonetheless, if you don't handle the trailer and its contents correctly, you can seriously injure your horse. Find out about four common mistakes horse trailer owners make that can easily lead to serious injuries for their horses. Read More …

3 Signs To Look For When Buying A Used Car You Suspect May Have Been Submerged During A Flood

26 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

If you have found a used car you are thinking about buying, you may be concerend about the possibility of it having sustained flood damage, especially if you live in an area prone to floods. If so, look for the following signs that the car may have been submerged in water during a flood. Make Sure All Of The VIN Numbers Match While the VIN number is typically viewable on the dashboard, it can also be found in other areas of the car, such as on the door frame or engine. Read More …

The Wheels On The Truck Go Round And Round: 5 Things To Look For With High Mileage Semis

8 October 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

One of the key factors when considering the purchase of commercial trucks for sale is the mileage on a truck. The wear and tear on the road can make a huge difference in the life of a truck. It's not as simple as looking at a number and accepting it at face value. As you browse through sales and listings, the mileage on the truck can be broken down into a number of different factors. Read More …