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Yearly Archives: 2022

Why Is My Car Is Blowing A Lot of Exhaust Smoke?

Why Is My Car Is Blowing A Lot of Exhaust Smoke?

Yes, you should be worried if your car, SUV, or truck is letting out an excessive amount of smoke out its tailpipe. In most cases, it can be an indication that you have a major exhaust leak under the hood. The exhaust smoke is then brought about by burning the displaced fluid with gasoline.    Typically, you can tell what the nature of the problem is by looking at the color of the smoke. However, you should not take the risks of continuing to drive if your car is blowing excessive amounts of smoke. Please call for a tow to a trusted auto repair shop soon. Black Exhaust Black smoke is a popular symptom that indicates the engine is burning too much fuel. In other words, the air and fuel ratio is unbalanced and too rich in fuel. Naturally, this can be very hazardous as leaking fuel can cause fires. You might even see sparks or flames coming out the tailpipe if the problem is severe enough. Blue Exhaust Blue exhaust is an indication that the engine is burning leaking oil. A ... read more

Common Signs of Auto Electrical Problems

Common Signs of Auto Electrical Problems

With cars becoming more tech-driven nowadays, we’ve become more reliant on the electrical system more than ever. There are three main components in the electrical system: the battery, alternator, and starter. The moment any of these begin to fail, you’ll notice a significant loss in your vehicle’s capabilities.   Finding and diagnosing electrical system problems is not an easy task, and it requires skills and expertise. Additionally, you might need a scan tool, which some people don’t have. Below are a few of the common signs that mean it’s time to take your car to Future Auto Service: Hard or Slow Cranking Engine Automobiles take in a significant amount of energy upon startup, and it grabs power from the car battery and starter to do so. If the battery can’t supply enough power, your engine will fail to spark the fuel and air mixture. The clicking or cranking noise often occurs when you try to turn your key or push the start up button. Blo ... read more

Get Your Car Ready for Summer!

Get Your Car Ready for Summer!

While there are many ways you can have fun during the summer months, hitting the road and going on an adventure is a must-have on your wish list. Whether you visit a local campsite, travel to another state, or catch up with some childhood friends, you will need your car. And your vehicle needs to be fit to handle the intense heat that comes with summer. But the question is, how will you get your car ready for summer? Continue reading to find out. Check Your Tires Even in non-summer months, your tires lose and gain pressure daily, mostly depending on the outside temperature. Now that the summer is here with us, your tires deserve a good check-up. Ensuring that you properly inflate your tires before hitting the road for a summer road trip will save them from wearing out quickly and increase your fuel efficiency. That includes the spare tire too. Make Sure Your A/C is Working Ensure your auto technician inspects your vehicle's air conditioner at the beginning of every summer seas ... read more

What Kind of Fluid Flushes Does My Car Need?

What Kind of Fluid Flushes Does My Car Need?

All cars, SUVs, and trucks rely on various fluids to maintain their mechanical systems. As you may know, these liquids don’t last forever. They become ineffective, get dirty, and/or run low over time. Most people don’t change them until it is too late. As a car owner, you need to regularly change them to keep your car components in good, working order.    Every driver should know about the fluids that their car uses. This way, you can avoid the inconveniences of breakdowns and repairs. Below is a complete list of fluids that requires flushing. Fuel System Flushing The industry standard for flushing the fuel system is approximately every 35,000 miles. This cleaning is an intensive process requiring unique tools and should be done by professional technicians. Brake Fluid Flushing Typically, brake fluid flushes aren’t the norm. However, if moisture contaminates the brake fluid, or the fluid overheats, it is best to have it flushed.  Engine Oil Flush ... read more

What Is The Best Type of Windshield Wipers?

What Is The Best Type of Windshield Wipers?

Windshield wipers are essential to every car, and they keep you safe. You never know when you may have to drive through unexpected rain, snow, or debris. To keep your line of sight clear, you’re going to need effective wiper blades.    After several months, you should consider changing out your windshield wiper blades. When you go shopping for wipers, you may notice that they come in various styles, brands, and lengths. You can reference your owner’s manual for the specific lengths from your automaker. However, the brand and type of wipers you pick are up to you. There are three basic types of wiper blades that you should know of: Conventional – Conventional blades are traditional, basic frames. They are straight and have a rubber squeegee side to remove moisture from your windshield. They are the least expensive, and they tend to last around 6 months.  Beam – Beam blades are the most preferable design of wiper blades. They’re typically ... read more