Monthly Archives: June 2013

Do-It-Yourself Car Maintenance: How to Fix Your Car’s Air Conditioner

Before you go ahead and trade your old cars for cash, why not try to fix things first and see if the old junker still works? You don’t need to be an expert mechanic in order to tinker around with your old machine and you might save yourself the trouble of having to spend hundreds of dollars for car maintenance.

 

Before you go ahead and trade your old cars for cash, why not try to fix things first and see if the old junker still works? You don’t need to be an expert mechanic in order to tinker around with your old machine and you might save yourself the trouble of having to spend hundreds of dollars for car maintenance.

One problem you might have for old car models is a malfunctioning air conditioner, which basically makes your car’s interior sweltering hot instead of cool. Here’s a quick know-how on your car’s AC system and what could have possibly gone wrong to make it stop working.

How to Check Tire Pressure

Check all of your car’s tires once a month or whenever they look low. Low tire pressure can lower your gas mileage, make your car handle poorly and even lead to blowouts. Follow these few helpful steps to keep you safe on the road with properly aired tires!

Changing Your Car’s Battery

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When it comes to maintaining your car in proper shape for a long time, you will need to look into doing minor upkeep here and there. One of the easier things that you can do is simply to change out the battery. First and foremost, you will need to look for signs of trouble, and once you know for sure that you are having issues, you will be able to change out the problem piece and put in a new one. The cost of doing this is not very much, and can last you upwards of a few years. Without the battery properly charged, your vehicle will not run properly.