By Mark Salem, Automotive Master Technician for CRC Industries
If water freezes at 32°F, why doesn’t my engine freeze when the temperature drops below zero?
When to Choose (and How to Use) an Electrical Parts Cleaner, Electronics Cleaner and Di-Electric Grease
by Mark Salem, Automotive Master Technician for CRC Industries
With falling gas prices, many motorists will pack their cars and head out on a summer driving trip. But before even pulling out of the driveway, the Car Care Council recommends that motorists start their journey at its website, www.carcare.org.
When it’s hot outside, one of the last places you want to be is sitting in traffic without a properly functioning air conditioning (A/C) system. To help avoid this uncomfortable situation, the Car Care Council recommends having your A/C system checked annually to make sure it is functioning at its peak performance level when the temperatures are soaring.
BROADVIEW, IL, July 20, 2012
How much dirt and debris can a car’s engine air filter keep out? Depends on whom you ask. The average motorist will probably not know. But ask Chuck Kerrigan, and you can expect to hear, “Much more than you would expect.” And Kerrigan would know.
A clean windshield is an asset in all seasons. As we deal with the heavy downpours of spring; and then, depending on where we live, we prepare for the dust blowing on a hot, dry summer’s day. And, of course, there is always the dirt that flies in from the road, construction areas and dry fields. Throw in a jumble of dead bugs and you can see why keeping your car’s windshield clean in all seasons will help enhance your safety and driving comfort all year around.
(Article = By Mark Salem, Automotive Master Technician for CRC Industries
Every sensor on or in a computer-controlled car or truck talks to the “on-board PC” in a kind of language you’ve never heard or seen. All of the inputs are in a voltage-speak and are all numbers. All of these signals to and from the PC travel in and out at up to 300 times per second. That is some party line!
Step-By-Step Instructions for a Complete Brake Job Using CRC Brake Maintenance Products
How to Perform Your Own Brake Job
By Mark Salem, ASE Master Tech and Owner/Operator Salem Auto Boys, Tempe, AZ
When you decide to perform your own brake job, just remember, this is one of the few car repairs that, if done wrong, can really cause serious injury or death of your kin and others.
So let’s talk about the important steps of a successful front disc brake repair.