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Just because you’re stuck at home these days, it doesn't mean that you can’t still have fun with cars. There are many car-related activities to do from indoors, and now more than ever we could use a few extra rays of fun to keep our spirits up.
And here at American Auto Care/ASR, our passion is to help car enthusiasts. That’s why we’ve brought together this list of 10 car activities during Covid-19 that all car enthusiasts can enjoy and provide some car fun in the coming weeks and months. So read on and get started!
Don't’ ignore the check engine light - it is trying to tell you something is going on with your car and needs attention. Sensors in your engine monitor the operation of its various systems and connect to what’s called the On-Board Diagnostic II (OBD-II) system. When something isn’t functioning properly, the check engine light appears to alert you.
The light could be a minor issue, like a loose or faulty gas cap, or it could mean something more serious, like a misfiring engine or a faulty oxygen sensor.
It’s important to keep your car safe. No car owner wants his car stolen, whether a prized possession or a clunker, nor broken into. There are certain lapses on the part of vehicle owners that lead to car theft, making it easily one of the most prevalent crimes in Southern California, and we want you to be aware of them.
Such incidents are commonly caused by car security mistakes committed by the owners themselves. So, whether you own a classic piece, a newer car, or even a temporary junker, you should know what these mistakes are and how you can avoid them.
We all know how a car can go haywire if you fail to perform regular maintenance. When it comes to choosing the right motor oil for your car, the same can be applied. If you don’t get it right, it can lead to an engine deposit buildup, which can hasten your car engine’s wear and tear.
To avoid this from happening, we’ve listed several factors you should consider when choosing the oil for your car.
In the middle of a pandemic, there is naturally a lot of concern for everyone to stay safe. It’s no surprise that people are worried about keeping their car, a tool used every day, where we are all in close quarters, safe and free of the virus.
While we wish we had a fancy magic trick to share with you, it really boils down to one main action: disinfect, disinfect, and disinfect some more.
That sounds pretty simple so far, but it’s worth mentioning that disinfecting your car is different from disinfecting your home
Car batteries are an essential part of an automobile. From getting your car started to charging your phone on the go, batteries provide the zap your vehicle needs to keep rolling.
That is why it’s so important to know when to start considering a car battery change, as well as what you can do to extend its lifespan. Knowledge is power when it comes to your car’s battery and electrical system.
Keeping your car looking immaculate and presentable is a tough thing to achieve. Car detailing is usually done by professionals who use special tools, equipment, and materials, and this can cost you some serious money.
The good news is that not all detailing has to be done by a professional. We've compiled some Do-It-Yourself (DIY) car detailing tips that can help you save huge amounts of your hard-earned dollars while still being proud to show off your sweet ride.
Cars running as they should produce a nice and pleasant sounding noise. It tells you that everything inside and outside your car is working harmoniously, and when everything is working well in your vehicle, it means you can safely drive it.
As all things, our cars start to show signs of wear and tear over time, and this includes noises.We often do not give our car noises as much attention as they deserve. Some may think that a noise is only a noise, nothing to worry about. Some may assume that one noise means one problem and therefore one repair.