How to Replace a Car Thermostat (In 15 Easy Steps)

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Thermostats are one of those auto parts that is fairly inexpensive and straightforward to replace yourself. Although the part is inexpensive, the labor rate at a mechanic can drive up the cost of replacement. It’s always a good idea to search online for a how-to guide for your exact vehicle. If you can get your … Read more

Check VSA System Light On (5 Causes and What It Means)

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Ever turn your car on and see a “Check VSA System” warning light? Maybe the light even flashed at you while you were driving. If you own a Honda or an Acura for any length of time, there’s a good chance you’ll see a message on the dash warning you to “Check VSA System”. Here’s … Read more

FCW System Failed (What It Means and How to Fix It)

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Imagine driving down the highway, listening to your favorite tunes, and suddenly, the message “FCW System Failed” pops up on your Honda’s dash. Is your car about to break down? Are you in danger? Fortunately, you can relax. While seeing an FCW System Failed message can be alarming, it’s not necessarily a cause for immediate … Read more

Inner Tire Wear (Causes and Prevention)

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Are you noticing that your car’s tires are wearing out faster than usual, especially on the inside (closer to your car’s center)? Over time, some cars start to show what’s referred to as inner tire wear. At best, this reduces the life of the tire but if you let it go on long enough, you’ll … Read more

Double Wishbone vs MacPherson Suspension (Pros and Cons)

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When it comes to automotive suspension systems, double wishbone and MacPherson suspension are two of the most common suspension architectures. Both systems have their advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the pros and cons of each can help consumers and car enthusiasts make informed decisions when they purchase a vehicle, depending on their use case. Double Wishbone … Read more