One of the most important components of any passenger vehicle is its disc braking system. To keep it simple, most of these disc-braking systems include a master cylinder, calipers, brake pads, and brake rotors. Brake rotors are what we will concentrate on in this article, in particular, how to maintain and clean the rotors.
If your cigarette lighter socket is not working, you have a very inconvenient problem and need to know how to clean it so that it functions the way it is supposed to. Today, only about 14% of U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes. That is why very few newer cars come equipped with an actual cigarette lighter. Oh, there are still those 12V DC outlets in cars, usually more than one, but now they are considered “power outlets” for operating and charging things like cell phones, laptop computers, GPS devices, and dash cams. Or maybe you are one of those 14% that still use that outlet for what it was designed for, to light a cigarette.
For most drivers, something that gets used every time we get in our vehicle is the seatbelt. We are constantly buckling them on, then off at the next stop, then on again, and over and over as we travel throughout our day. Over time, these safety devices are subject to things like dirty fingers, sweat, coffee, soda pop, and fast food drippings. How often have you even considered cleaning your car seatbelts?
If you are a car enthusiast one of the easiest ways to make your car stand out from the crowd, to give it that exclusive look, is by adding a tint to your headlights. In this article we will discuss the best ways to tint headlights (and possibly taillights as well) to achieve a catchy and stylish look.
As your car ages, as the miles begins to pile up, it pays to do a little more vehicle maintenance to keep the car running in tip-top condition. One of the maintenance tasks that will be of great benefit is to remove sludge, calcium, and lime deposits that have built up in your car’s radiator. Minerals, heat, and time allow these deposits to form. One of the simplest and least expensive ways to do this is by flushing the radiator using distilled white vinegar.
Few “innocent” pranks are as damaging to cars as having someone “egg” them. In as little as two hours, eggs can permanently ruin a car’s finish. Egg will eat through finish coats and etch into paint if not removed quickly and properly. So what are the top ways to clean egg off of a car, ASAP!
It never seems to take long for “things” to accumulate between, under, and around your car seats. After all that time that you spend polishing and shining your car’s exterior, the last thing you want to see when you open the door is a dusty, dirty mess. It’s important to regularly clean between and around the car’s seats but it can be tricky reaching these tight spaces. Here are a few tips to make this difficult process easier, without the necessity of removing the seats.