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Electronic steering: How it works and possible problems

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Cars nowadays are more reliant on electronics than ever before. They are made up of computers, modules, clocks, and the ability to charge items. Many are even coming with electronic steering. Different types of power steering There are a couple of different types of power steering, or electronic assisted steering. One of the common ones is where it’s on the …

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How to check your oil

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Oil helps protect your engine and other components. By checking the oil level regularly, drivers can confirm that they don’t have an oil leak and prevent damage down the road. Joe from HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire in Woodbridge demonstrates how to check your oil in the video below. Before looking at the oil level, it’s important to make sure …

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The importance of addressing oil leaks

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Oil leaks are nothing to brush off. When you’re running on too little oil, damage can eventually occur to the engine and other parts. So, it’s important to have this problem addressed as soon as possible. A 2005 Dodge Caravan was brought in because it was leaking oil. In order to safely get it to HomeTowne Auto Repair, the driver …

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Why you shouldn’t ignore an overheating engine

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Your vehicle has warning lights and signals for a reason. Choosing to ignore them can lead to trouble later on. We worked on a Jeep Liberty that had an overheating engine. A few symptoms occurred that hinted at this problem. First, the check engine light turned on. A check engine light can turn on for many reasons. If it comes …