How to Troubleshoot a Hesitating or Bucking Car

In most cases when you apply pressure to the accelerator pedal, the engine slowly revs up and when in gear accelerates forward. The mechanical...

How to Troubleshoot a Car Idling at a High Speed

In many ways, the idle speed of your engine is similar to the heart beat of the human body. Both are rhythmic, control the...

How to Troubleshoot a Car With Clutch Noise

People make the decision to purchase a manually-shifted vehicle for a wide variety of reasons. For some, it's the fun or flexibility of driving...

How to Troubleshoot a Car Exhaust or Engine Noise

By nature, the combustion engine is supposed to make noise. Anytime you have a controlled explosion occurring multiple times every second, there are bound...

How to Troubleshoot a Parking Brake or Emergency Brake That Won’t Engage

The parking brake in a vehicle is to keep the vehicle from moving when it is parked. Parking brakes have a ratchet locking mechanism...

How to Troubleshoot a Parking Brake or Emergency Brake That Won’t Hold the Car

The parking brake is designed to hold the vehicle in place when the vehicle is at rest. If the parking brake is not holding...

How to Troubleshoot a Parking Brake That Won’t Release

Parking brakes can be mind boggling when it does not release. When the parking brake does not release, you can damage the transmission or...

How to Troubleshoot a Small Engine Problem

Engine problems can happen slowly or suddenly. Either way, unsuspected problems can be frustrating and catch you off guard. We've put together a few...

How to Troubleshoot a Power Moon Roof That Won’t Open

A moon roof is an opening on top of a vehicle’s roof which allows light or fresh air to enter the cabin compartment of...

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