Author Archives: Jerimie Toy

The Mystery Behind Transmissions

It’s one of the most feared and potentially critical phrases for most drivers – transmission failure. Replacing or repairing a transmission is extremely expensive, but it doesn’t have to get this far. Any car will give a driver hints as to when the transmission may need a little extra attention. One of the most obvious [...]

Are Tune-Ups Obsolete?

Years ago, the most responsible car owners were religiously sending their vehicles to the mechanic for a tune-up each year. A variety of services could be performed during these visits, but many could agree on a select few. For example, every tune-up probably included replacing spark plugs and perhaps changing out vital fluids. The need [...]

Do You Really Need a Mechanic?

While going to your mechanic with any concerns can help you avoid some serious car damage and even accidents, it is possible to be a car maintenance hypochondriac. Cars run smoothly in a variety of ways and many minor maintenance checks are simple to do yourself. Knowing the difference between unnecessary worry and a potential [...]