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Troubleshooting: Common Brake Issues and Causes

disc brake rotor and caliper with rust
The brakes are probably the most important system, and due to the difficult job they do and how often they are used, they are most likely to wear and need service. Even when working properly your brakescan suddenly start making disconcerting noises or develop a shudder. Modern cars use power assist...

5 Signs You Have a Blown Head Gasket (and How To Prevent It)

5 Signs You Have a Blown Head Gasket (and How To Prevent It)
A blown head gasket is bad news. Very bad news. If you think yours is going it requires immediate attention. A head gasket can fail about 7 slightly different ways, which we told you about recently, and all of which are bad news for the engine. If there is a sweet smelling white cloud following...

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