Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Why Do We Balance Wheels? – Understanding Road Force

We balance wheels to cancel out the uncomfortable vibration that can be felt when an unbalanced wheel is traveling at speed. However, imbalance is not the only cause of wheel and tire induced vibration. A vehicle may have four perfectly balanced wheels and still experience vibration due to Road Force, or the change in force acting on a wheel assembly as it rolls.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

4 Ways to Keep Your Car Costs Down | Consumer Reports

From monthly car payments to insurance and maintenance, auto bills can rack up in a hurry. Good thing Consumer Reports has some creative ways to help keep those car costs down. Watch this video for 4 money-saving tips.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Accident Repair: Things To Do Before Taking The Car To A Body Shop

People from different parts of the world, drive some vehicle or the other. No matter you drive a two-wheeler or a four-wheeler; you can always meet with road accidents. The number of cars on the road is increasing each day. This is a reason why so many accidents occur today. If your car meets with an accident (on the road), you need to look for a trustworthy auto repair shop.

When it comes to accident repair, looking for a nice auto repair shop is necessary. But, if you want to find a reliable professional, you must take certain things into consideration.

Client testimonials or referrals

Ask your friends, relatives or neighbours to see if they have suggestions. The referral system comes pretty handy while looking for reliable bodywork mechanic. Reputed body shops always offer a quality service to service their clients. So, client referrals and recommendations are extremely beneficial for finding a quality professional. If your friend or relative feels intent with a body shop, then you can certainly rely on its service quality.

You can also check a company's customer feedbacks. This will certainly give you a good idea about the company's credentials. You can check the company reputation on Google Places. If you find any complaints or negative feedbacks, always verify them with the business bureaus. Rival companies may always post negative feedbacks about a company to damage their credentials. So, you should always checks the feedbacks with the business bureaus.

Get in touch with your insurance company

Speak to your insurance company before choosing an auto repair shop. Even though many insurance companies have a list of suppliers, you do not have any obligation to take your car to these body shops. Before picking an auto garage, always make sure that they offer warranty on all their services.

Checking the body shop environment

Check whether the body shop is environment friendly or not. All reputed garages have a good working environment. So, checking the environment will certainly help you judge the body shop's credentials. Paint booths must include exhaust devices to hold the paint particles and apply them correctly.

Body shops and their services

No matter if you need a minor collision repair or a major structural spoilage, you should always look for a body shop specializing in different services. Always check their skills before offering them the contract.

Evaluating the infrastructural facilities

Make sure that the garage has proper licences and certifications. Certified garages always have access to the best mechanics and tools. So, they always come up with a quality accident repair service.

Meeting with a road accident is immensely stressful. But, a trustworthy crash repair mechanic will certainly offer with a relaxed and stress-free feeling.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Preparing Your Car for Subzero Temperatures

If your car wouldn’t start during the recent cold snap that gripped much of the country, now would be a good time to get ready for the next bout of subzero temperatures. Cars.com’s Joe Wiesenfelder shares a few products that will prepare your car for those frigid temps, ensuring that it starts, potentially saving fuel and preventing damaging wear as well, in this week’s segment of Driving Smart.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

What Is Collision Coverage? | Allstate Insurance

Collision coverage helps pay to repair or replace your vehicle if it's damaged or destroyed in an accident with another car or object.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Auto Trends We Expect in 2018 | Consumer Reports

Every year the latest in automotive technology is highly anticipated at CES. (Consumer Electronics Show) Here is a preview.

Friday, January 12, 2018

What Is New Car Replacement Coverage? | Allstate Insurance

New car replacement is an optional coverage on your car insurance policy that may help replace your vehicle if it's totaled in a covered loss.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

CES 2018: No, Your Next Rideshare Won’t Drive Itself | Consumer Reports

The idea of a taxi or rideshare car with no driver pulling up to meet you might be fun and futuristic. But don’t believe the hype: that won’t be happening anytime soon. Our experts tell you why.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Under The Hood - Headlight Care

The importance of maintaining your headlight lens for safety while driving.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

2018's Top 5 Cars Owners Wouldn’t Buy Again | Consumer Reports

Don't make the wrong choice at the dealer. Here are the 5 models owners were least satisfied with according to our annual Owner Satisfaction survey.