How to Clean a Cabin Air Filter (and Replacement Cost)

dirty cabin air filter

A vehicle’s HVAC system is essential for circulating fresh air inside the cabin of your vehicle. To ensure the interior doesn’t get filled with polluted air, the HVAC system has a filter known as a cabin filter which catches all the carbon, dirt particles, and other debris that would otherwise enter the vehicle. The filter … Read more

DOT 3 vs DOT 4 Brake Fluid (Differences and Boiling Points)

DOT 3 vs DOT 4 brake fluid

Modern braking systems use hydraulics to transfer the force from the brake pedal to the brake calipers. Brake fluid is special hydraulic fluid that can withstand the high temperatures produced by the brakes. Brakes turn the kinetic energy of your vehicle’s motion into heat. There are four types of braking fluids which are separated based … Read more

Transmission Fluid Change Cost (Manual and Automatic)

adding transmission fluid

The transmission fluid of a vehicle is responsible for lubricating and cooling the internal components of the transmission. As you likely know, the transmission is responsible for transmitting the engine’s power to your vehicle’s wheels. If you have an automatic transmission, then your vehicle will change gears automatically based on how fast you’re driving and … Read more

4 Symptoms of a Bad Water Pump and Replacement Cost

Every vehicle has a cooling system for its engine. The water pump is one of the main components of this cooling system. Its function is to keep coolant fluids flowing into the engine from the radiator. As long as the water pump continues to function as normal, the coolant will continue to flow as it … Read more

How Do the Parts of a Clutch Work? (Manual Transmission)

If you’re driving a vehicle with a manual transmission, then you need to operate the clutch and know how it works. In layman’s terms, the clutch is the link between the wheels and engine of your vehicle. It gives you the ability to disengage the engine when you step down on the clutch pedal. This … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Oxygen Sensor and Replacement Cost

bad oxygen sensor

The oxygen sensor (aka: O2 sensor) is located inside of the exhaust manifold of a vehicle. Its purpose is to keep track of the level of oxygen which remains unburned in the exhaust system while exhaust is leaving the engine. The oxygen sensor sends a signal to the ECU indicating how much oxygen was found … Read more