5 Things You Should Never Do In A Manual Transmission Vehicle
Last week we talked about things to avoid doing when driving a vehicle with and automatic transmission. This week we’re going to focus on the same question but pertaining to cars with manual transmissions. Do you have any of these five bad stick shift driving habits?
Is it okay to rest your hand on the gearshift?
Should you put the car in neutral when you come to a stop?
How can you prevent rolling back on a hill? How do you drive a manual on a steep hill? How to hill start.
Despite the presence of cars in almost everything we do, usually we know little more than the fact they take us places–and they need gas. Unless you have a mechanical background, chances are you have no idea what goes on underneath the hood of your car. In an effort to better our understanding of a tool we use with so much frequency, below are some common misconceptions about how to maintain a car.
Let’s talk shocks and struts. Shock absorbers last a long time and wear out pretty slowly, so I guess you could say they’re easy to take for granted. But your shocks and struts do a very important job, so you need to pay attention to them. They keep your tires on the road, and your tires are what connect your vehicle to the road and allow you to safely handle your car through turns, over bumps and even stop efficiently. So what happens when your shocks or struts are worn?