Ways To Prepare Yourself For A Roadside ...

While none of us likes to think of our car or truck breaking down on the road, no vehicle is immune to such a scenario. Being prepared for such an eventuality can help you stay safe, as well as get you back on the road more quickly. Preparing yourself for a possible roadside emergency doesn’t have to be expensive or exhausting. You just need to stow a few well-chosen items. What to pack in your car emergency kit 1. Hand-cranking or solar cell phone charger. Your cell phone battery can lose its charge quickly if you’re out of range of a WiFi signal or cell...

How To Start A Car Battery With Jumper C...

When your car doesn’t start when you turn on the ignition key, it’s a terrible feeling, especially if you realize that you left your headlights on, and it’s your fault. If a dead battery is the cause, you can usually get the car running again with jumper cables. Knowing ahead of time how to handle and use jumper cables is much preferred over trying to figure it out for the first time in the middle of the night in a strange parking lot. First, you’ll need a second car to help with the jump. The second vehicle should be similar in size to yours, so...

Addressing Two Commonly Asked Questions ...

A mechanical problem with your car can quickly cause serious problems for you, and while there are towing services that can help you in these situations, you might not be very experienced with these services. As a result, there are a couple of commonly asked questions that you might benefit from having addressed. Will Your Towing Coverage Always Pay The Full Cost Of The Towing? There are many motorists that have had the foresight to invest in insurance policies that provide coverage for towing. While these services can help to dramatically reduce the costs of towing your...

Tips For Being Prepared For Your CarR...

Experiencing a malfunction with your car is never a pleasant experience, and this can quickly become a serious problem if this problem happens when you are driving down the road. Unfortunately, many people are not adequately prepared for their car to experience a malfunction, and this can cause these situations to be far more dangerous than they need to be. Luckily, you can follow these two tips to make sure that you are as prepared as possible for the next time your car experiences a mechanical problem. Be Prepared To Alert Passing Drivers That Your Car Is Malfunctioning...

Five Things To Do While Waiting To Be To...

If you haven’t been in an accident (or had car trouble), it is good to know what to do should you get stranded. Here are five things you should do: 1. Turn your hazards on. Make sure you are in a safe place and then make your car as visible as possible. You can also open your hood to show others that your car is not working and to make your car more visible. If it has overheated, this will help, too. If you have hazard triangles, place those in front of and behind your vehicle. If you can’t move your car and it is in the way of traffic, call 911. 2. Put your...

Stalled Car? 3 Possible Reasons Your Veh...

When your car stalls, this puts you in a dreadful situation. The following guide will help you diagnose 3 common reasons why your car might have stalled. This could help you and your mechanic get to the bottom of the problem quicker. Bad Fuel Filter Your fuel filter is responsible for keeping debris or other particles from entering your engine. The fuel filter can fail or get clogged up. Your engine will die if it does not receive the correct amount of gasoline. The following are a few signs that could signal a bad fuel filter: Trouble starting your car Acceleration...