Monthly Archives: September 2021

Why Is October A Popular Month To Check Your Brakes?

Why Is October A Popular Month To Check Your Brakes?

Image by Angeline 1 from Pixabay   October is one of the most holiday-packed months of the year! And, no, not just for Halloween! The car community also has much to offer.    Car Care Month: Just like we give extra attention to certain aspects of our lives, this month is time to give our car extra attention! And it’s not just for our enjoyment. It’s for the well-being of others too! A car that is not cared for is a car that can lead to disaster. And we don’t want that to happen, especially in busy months such as October, with teenagers and children running around asking for candy.    Caring for your car can mean a lot of things, however. Sometime ... read more

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What Are the Signs of a Failing Carburetor

What Are the Signs of a Failing Carburetor

Your carburetor is a car component in charge of mixing the appropriate amount of fuel and air to run your vehicle. As you may know, all gas-powered vehicles have to have a precise ratio of both air and fuel. The carburetor is a part of the process that helps manage this balance. In addition, the carburetor is also capable of regulating your engine speed.    There are three common types of carburetors used in vehicles today. They are the same but vary in the number of barrels: 1-barrel carburetor, 2-barrel carburetor, and 4-barrel carburetor. The type of carburetor you have depends on the kind of engine you have. High-performance cars will typically require a higher number of barrel carburetors to provide the necessary amount of fuel.   To stay on top of your vehicle's condition, you need to be able to identify the warning symptoms of a bad carburetor. Black Exhaust Smoke:  If your car is burning more gas than it should, some of it can leak into your cylinde ... read more