Cars are essential for several reasons: they get you to and from work, they are excellent for carpool purposes and they are the perfect way to travel while on vacation. Whether you drive a luxury sedan or a family sized van, keeping on top of your car's regular recommended maintenance is key to keeping you safe while you drive and keeping your car in tip-top shape. If you find yourself somewhat overwhelmed with routine car maintenance, below is a quick reference guide you can use to keep your car running as it should.
Any time your car develops an unusual sound or starts handling poorly, it may be a sign that there's a wheel hub problem that you need to address. Wheel hub problems can be serious concerns, because a failed wheel hub or bearing assembly in the front end could lead to a serious accident. Here are a few symptoms that you may experience if your wheel hub is failing so that you can identify the problem early.
Regular tire maintenance should help keep your tires in good working condition. But there is more you can do. The following guide will help you prevent a flat tire and show you how to fix one, if you are ever in that situation.
Consider Preventative Measures
The following are just some things you can do to make sure your tires are ready for the road:
The first thing you should do is make sure your tires are properly inflated.
One of the most frustrating problems with car handling is when you feel a vibration and you aren't sure where it's coming from. In most cases, a mild vibration isn't a serious hazard, but there are some situations where you need to be aware of the potential causes for vibration so that you can address more serious problems. Here's a look at what you should be aware of if you're feeling any movement in the front end of your car.
You are usually pretty good at keeping up with your fluids. But every now and then you might forget to check your vehicle's fluids, like your transmission fluid. The following will cover the symptoms of low transmission fluid and what to do if you notice this problem.
How Do You Know You Have Low Transmission Fluid
The following is a checklist that can help you find out if your transmission oil is too low: