Monthly Archives: June 2021

How to Avoid Uneven Brake Pad Wear

How to Avoid Uneven Brake Pad Wear

Your brake pads are integral safety features, and changing them when they are worn out keeps you safe and confident on the road. They contact and transmit the pressure and force required by the brake rotors and clamp pads to stop the car. Of course, your brake pads will wear out depending on their everyday use, the driving conditions, and the driver's habits. All the same, it might be quite frustrating having to replace on brake pad while the others are in great shape. Causes of Uneven Brake Pad Wear A failing caliper Disc Thickness Variation (DTV) Misaligned brake pads Debris might accumulate at your caliper piston, making it stick and less efficient Corroded slide pins So, What Does Mean When Your Brake Pads Wear Unevenly? When your brake pads wear out unevenly, you will experience break pulls (uneven braking), which means that the brake pads on one side perform better than those on the other side. Consequently, rather than your vehicle slowing down and eventually stopping ... read more

How to Care for Your Car in Extreme Heat

How to Care for Your Car in Extreme Heat

While we all love summer, the season comes with intense heat, which might turn a fantastic season downright frustrating and pleasant. The sweltering heat can become ruthless and take a significant toll on your vehicle if you do not watch out. It can affect your car's tires, air conditioning, and battery. Understanding the issues that arise will allow you to take prior actions to keep your vehicle running smoothly, safely, and efficiently even in extreme conditions. Use a Window Visor or Park in a Shade Like any other driver, you would hate getting into a car that has been parked in the scorching sun for the better part of the day. One of the best ways to keep your car cool is parking in the shade or using a window visor. This will help offset the extreme interior temperature in your car during extreme heat. Turn on Your Car's Floor Vents Most drivers and car owners will turn on the dashboard vents as they strive to facilitate air circulation to cool their cars. However, hot ... read more