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2 Signs Your Car's Power Steering Hydraulic Hose Is Leaking Fluid

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Without the power steering system on your car, it would be very difficult to make sharp turns without using a lot of muscle. The system behind this easier way to steer uses hydraulic hoses to carry the power steering fluid and create enough pressure to send the signal from the wheel to the pump.  While these hoses are constructed to be strong and durable, they are still prone to damage that can cause a fluid leak which can mess with your ability to steer your car.…

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Why Are Used Car Engines A Great Option?

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Have you run into a snag on the road? Are you tired of waiting for your car to be fixed? Have you considered buying a used car engine? You might be on the right track. Used car engines are a great option for anyone who needs a reliable engine at an affordable price, but there is still some stigma surrounding buying a used piece of auto equipment. Here are just a few reasons why used car engines are a great option.…

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Impact Wrench 101: 1 Inch Impact Wrenches And Their Uses For Heavy Duty Jobs

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The 1-inch electric impact is a very common size that can be used to drive just about any fastener. In the world of tools and machinery, it’s the most popular choice for assembly lines and on job sites. Here’s what you need to know about 1-inch electric impact wrenches that you need to get heavy-duty jobs done: The Basic Design of an Impact Wrench  The basic design of an impact wrench includes a handle, an electric motor, and an adjustable hammer mechanism.…

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2 Ways To Tell If Your Car's Brake Lines Need To Be Replaced

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Lately, whenever you attempt to slow down or stop while driving, you may have noticed a pause between the time that you step on the brakes and when the brakes engage. While there is a possibility that the brakes themselves have gone bad, another possible explanation for this pause is that the lines that deliver fluid to the brakes are failing. Unlike brake wear and failure, the lines typically do not make a loud noise or cause vibrations when they begin to fail.…

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3 Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Junking A Car

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Selling an old clunker to a junkyard is all about extracting those last few dollars from your (previously) reliable vehicle. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to make a few basic mistakes that can end up turning this process from a payday into a lousy day. Junking your car is much easier than selling it on the private market, but you still need to treat the process with a proper amount of care.…

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Debunking 3 Myths About Selling Junk Cars For Cash

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If you have a junk car that you’re looking to get rid of, you may find yourself wondering, “who would want to buy a junk car?” Perhaps you’ve had trouble finding interested buyers, and your local dealerships don’t want to offer you anything for your trade. Or maybe your car has been totaled in a wreck, fire, or another disaster. No matter what the situation, you may be able to get quick cash for your vehicle by selling it to a junkyard.…

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A Buyer's Guide to Salvage Cars

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If you have spent any time searching for used cars, then you know how this story goes: you come across a great-looking car with a price that’s too good to be true, only to discover that it has a salvage title. If you are like most car buyers, you immediately move on to the next ad. This is usually a good decision, but do you really know what a salvage title means?…

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Got A Car That Doesn't Run? Get Answers To The Questions You Have About Junking Your Car

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If you have a car that is inoperable or costs more to repair than it is worth, you may be trying to figure out what to do with it. Believe it or not, but there are companies who will offer you money to junk your car for you. This may leave you with many questions, such as why they would want your broken car or how you go about doing that.…

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Scrapping Your Old Ride? Sell These Used Auto Parts For Cash

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That old car you have parked in the drive may look like nothing much more than a hunk of junk that you can’t wait to get out of your way, but the fact is it could still have some value left in it. For one, you can sell the car to scrapyards, junkyards, and salvage auto centers and stick maybe a few hundred bucks in your pocket. However, there are also some auto parts in your old ride that could hold value to other auto owners.…

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Not All Tail Lights And Headlights Are Created Equal: Three Reasons Not To Confuse Parts When You Replace Them

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People who do not know their way around cars and trucks make many mistakes learning about how to take care of them. One such mistake is when they want to buy a tail light, they buy a headlight instead, or vice versa. These are not universal parts and should not be confused. Here are three reasons why you should not confuse these parts when you need to replace one or the other.…

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