Category: Car Repair and Maintenance

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10 Reasons Automatic Car Stalls in Reverse [Fixed]

This publication explains the reason your automatic car stalls in reverse. Like a manual, an automatic transmission car will stall when you try to reverse. A stalling automatic vehicle in reverse is generally an issue with the amount of air, amount of fuel, or electric spark getting to different parts of the car engine. If your auto transmission vehicle stalls …

Reasons Car Turns Off While Driving but Turns Back On [Fixed]

This publication explains why your car turns off while driving but turns back on. This happens for a few reasons, which are highlighted in this article, as well as how to fix the problem. Your car will typically stall and turn off. Everything will stop working but then it starts back up. In some cases, the heat/radio also constantly shuts …

7 Reasons Car Shuts Off When Stopped or Slowing Down [How to Fix]

This publication explains why your car shuts off when stopped or slowing down. Of course, we also include the possible fixes for the problem to get you to continue your trip. This experience is typical when the engine of your engine just shuts down whenever you slow down or stop your car. It may not occur frequently but the few …

Reasons Why Oxygen Sensor Codes Keep Coming Back [Fix It]

It is annoying how the oxygen sensor codes keep coming back despite the mechanic’s and your effort. A little more push, including reading this revealing publication should hint at the problem your vehicle is communicating to you. The oxygen sensor is also referred to as the O2 sensor. As the name implies, the O2 sensor measures the amount of oxygen …

16 Reasons Lights Won’t Turn Off in a Car [Causes and Fixes]

The reasons lights won’t turn off in a car depend on the light – headlight, interior light, brake, etc. Thus, each light may have a similar, or distinct cause. Suppose you drove home, parked the car, turned the lights off, and went inside only to discover a few minutes later that the lights are still on. It could be the …

6 Reasons for Melted Jumper Cable [How to Fix]

If you have a melted jumper cable problem, this publication gives the needed explanation, and, of course, solution(s). Melted jumper cable could be due to connecting the jumpers incorrectly, a short in the car, or using cheap jumper leads. Make sure to buy a thick jumper cable to avoid jumper lead melting. It is one thing to know the steps …

Gas Leak from Car Symptoms: Causes and How to Fix

Right after moving your car away from a parking position or you mistakenly notice a gas leak coming from your car, it’s usually not a fun experience. Coupled with the increased fees for gas, losing it would attract lots of costs. While it is better to identify it on time, it’s is also important to have a clue about what’s …

What Happens if You Put in 5W-30 Oil Instead of 5W-20

What happens if you put in 5W-30 oil instead of 5W-20? Perhaps, something dastardly can happen or nothing at all. I understand you might be tempted to sometimes switch from 5W-20 to 5W-30, but could this be dangerous for your car? Not so much happens in the short time if you put in 5W-30 oil instead of 5W-20, at least …

What to Do if Your Windshield Wipers Stop Working in the Rain

What to do if your windshield wipers stop working in the rain? You have multiple options, you could either stop or continue driving. But if you are driving, then there is a lot of stuff you need to consider for the sake of your safety and other road users. Some months ago, I had an encounter with heavy rain and …

How to Get Rid of Gnats in Car Permanently

Gnats are not exactly destructive but can make driving in your car uncomfortable. Therefore, you must know how to get rid of gnats in car to ensure not just a comfortable interior but also a healthy interior. Gnats are flying bugs you want out of your car and sometimes you could be seeing a fruit fly. They make a bad …