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A Quick Look at Automotive Gaskets and Seals

When you have two components in your vehicle that are butted up against each other, it's beneficial to have a gasket between them. This gasket will prevent any chance of leakage that could occur during compression. While gaskets can be used in all kinds of scenarios, automotive gaskets are generally made from rubber or metal. 

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Hydroplaning: How to Deal with It

Drivers often worry about accidents on the road. So, they take steps to drive safely and carefully. Unfortunately, road conditions can undermine attempts at being careful. A recent rainfall can create slick and wet roads. The surfaces could lead to hydroplaning. That is when cars skid and slide on the surface. 

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The Mechanics and Maintenance of the Transmission

The transmission on your car, truck, SUV, or other vehicle plays a crucial role. In layperson's terms, the transmission converts the raw power generated by the engine and converts into a "usable" form to run the drive wheels.

A primary element of the transmission that allows it to function is transmission fluid maintained in the system.

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Why Do I Need Winter Wiper Blades?

With the coming of winter comes special concerns for the care of your vehicle. For example, you may find that your regular windshield wiper blades do not perform as well in cold weather conditions. Your wiper blades may start leaving streaks across your windshield due to the rubber on the blades failure to make good contact with the glass. Regular wiper blades will freeze up and even begin to fall apart in winter weather. The weight of snow or ice on your windshield can prove too much for regular wipers and cause them to bend and break.

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Knowing When to Change Your Engine Oil Is Important

If you’ve been having your engine oil changed every 3,000 miles in Corydon, IN, then you’ve been paying more money than you should. In recent years, oil manufacturers have done extensive research to come up with formulas that enrich the quality of the essential product.

In previous years, there was an understanding that every 3,000 miles was a safe guess because there wasn’t as much technology as we have today. It's even possible that 3,000 miles was too frequent, but it was cautiously acceptable.

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The Quintessential Car for Joy Rides: The Ford Mustang

Ah, nothing spells summer like a ride in a pony. No, we’re not talking about the kind that eat hay and leave a mess on the road. This pony is a classic in the automotive industry and a favorite of many, many drivers for good reason.

We’re talking about the Ford Mustang, of course. Picture it: your windows down, the wind and sun streaming through the interior and the motor growling under the hood. Summer bliss.

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