When is the Best Time to Rake Leaves?
Fall is upon us and that means the deep green foliage we have enjoyed throughout the warmer months will soon transform into a blur of blazing reds, buttery yellows and dazzling oranges. For the homeowner, the look is both bewitching and unnerving, as it ensures you’ll soon be reaching for
What is an ABS Sensor?
The anti-lock braking system uses an ABS sensor or wheel sensor to monitor the wheel speed and send this information to the ABS computer. The ABS computer uses this information to prevent the brakes from locking during an emergency stop. If wheel speeds are not equal, the computer modulates the
Tips for Changing Headlights on New Cars
Changing headlights is part of maintaining your car. While it’s a job you can do yourself, not all headlights are the same, especially in newer cars. Here are a few tips for changing the headlight bulbs in your car. Don’t Wait for Bulbs to Burn Out Sometimes you don’t even
How to Use Ratchet Straps
Whether you’re moving an entire home or towing your toys on vacation, you need to know how to tie stuff down. If you know how to use ratchet straps the right way, you can make sure your stuff gets there in one piece. In fact, there are stiff fines for
Rideshare drivers: How to make the most of your vehicle's interior
When it comes to the ratings Uber and Lyft passengers give to drivers, nothing effects their opinions about the quality of a ride more than how clean and well-kept the interior of the car is. Yes, other factors are equally important, such as whether or not the driver took the
Symptoms of a bad or failing ignition switch
The ignition switch is one of the most important electronic components that is commonly found on many road going cars and trucks. It is usually located on the steering column, just behind the ignition lock cylinder. The two work together to power on and start the vehicle. The ignition switch