A lot of us are “do it yourselfers” when it comes to some of our automotive maintenance chores. If this applies to you, it’s good to know you have to be careful with some of these chores so as not to do more harm than good. This especially applies to anything involving your electrical system.
One wrong move could potentially damage some of your computer-based systems, and that’s a recipe for a lot of very expensive parts and labor auto repair bills! Watch Scotty Kilmer, a mechanic for the last 46 years, as he shows how you can work on your car’s electrical system WITHOUT shorting things out and causing further damage. A few simple precautions is all that’s needed, and this video shows them to you. NOTE: Working on your own vehicle’s electrical system is NOT something we recommend. However, if you’re determined to do so, please take these precautions seriously.
We just passed the 30th anniversary of the original Back To The Future movie. (30 years?! Seriously?!) Obviously, for car buffs this immediately brings to mind the ultimate time machine…the DeLorean! (With the flux capacitor option, of course.) Today we look at the history of that iconic car, made in Belfast, with its sleek stainless steel exterior and gull wing doors. Every once in awhile you can even find one of these for sale on the used market! Your next car maybe? 🙂
What should you do when your vehicle won’t start? This frustrating experience can put a wrench in your day. Over the years, cars have become much more reliable. But with so many moving parts, even the most well maintained vehicles are occasionally temperamental. Assuming you’re not a mechanic, let’s take a look at the most common situations and how to deal with them.