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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Brake Rotor Resurfacing

Brake Rotor Resurfacing

If you have owned and driven your vehicle for any length of time, you are sure to have felt the difference in the brake service that you get from different shops. Traditionally, brake services had the servicemen machine the rotors instead of replacing them. Now however, breaks are regularly being replaced after almost every break service. This blog will outline the reasons why rotors are now being replaced instead of machined after every brake service. Thinner Rotors The thickness of the rotors in today’s vehicle brakes has considerably decreased. While this decrease in thickness is likely to benefit the car’s performance such as fuel economy, speed, and velocity, it makes it unable to be machined and reused. While this may be beneficial for the car’s performance, being too thin significantly impairs the rotors’ usefulness. The job of a brake rotor is to dissipate the heat from the braking which thicker rotors can do. Thinner rotors, however, start to melt ... read more

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Troubleshooting Common Engine Issues

Troubleshooting Common Engine Issues

Each and every car that is traveling on a road is likely to be different to your car in terms of specifications, color, type, and brand. Not only are such cars different in terms of their consumption of gasoline and performance mechanisms, they also differ from one another in terms of engine type, engine specification, etc. While most cars on the road have different engines to each other, most of them are likely to go through the same engine problems over the course of the car’s life. Engine problems tend to be the same in most cars owing to the similarity in their causes. This blog highlights the leading causes of engine trouble common in most cars. A Faulty Cooling System A cooling system that isn’t up to the mark is one of the leading reasons for engine problems. Lack of effective cooling will allow the engine of the car to heat up thereby hampering engine performance. Faulty cooling systems are likely to contain faulty fan belts, and a low ou ... read more

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