Yearly Archives: 2022

Signs You Need Suspension Repair

Signs You Need Suspension Repair

A suspension system has shock-absorbing parts that make your ride feel smooth and safe despite the kinetic forces such as road bumps, potholes, and rough road patches. It consists of springs and shocks that control load and height and absorb the kinetic energy impulses on your car's wheels. Like other vehicle parts, the suspension system can also malfunction or fail, making your ride uncomfortable. With that in mind, it is essential to learn the signs of a faulty suspension system that needs prompt repairs, including: Bumpy Ride Since the suspension is meant for making your drive as smooth as possible by shock-absorbing the kinetic impulses on the road, the first sign is the sensation of a shaking vehicle. You might not realize the problem early on a smooth road. But, when driving on bumpy or uneven paths, you might feel the jarring of the vehicle in different ways. It is a problem that a qualified and skilled mechanic can fix to restore the efficient functioning of the suspens ... read more

Why Does My Auto A/C Feel Warm?

Why Does My Auto A/C Feel Warm?

Summer is fun until you let the heat get to you. When your A/C stops working or only blows warm air, it can turn your day miserable. A/C failures can be common this time of year. Luckily, you can always turn to the auto experts at Rev Limit Auto Center for reliable repairs. Here are the top reasons why your A/C keeps blowing warm air. Blocked Condenser The condenser is a part of your A/C system that functions to keep the refrigerant cool to sustain the cooling process. When the condenser is clogged by dust or other road debris, the cooling cycle cannot carry out. When this vital component breaks, the entire system goes down with it. You’ll only feel warm air at best.  Refrigerant Leak Refrigerant, or freon, is responsible for drawing out the humidity and heat from the cabin. It expands and contracts throughout the A/C cycle. When refrigerant escapes the system, your A/C will not feel as cool. Let the professionals at Rev Limit Auto Center help you look for A/C leaks. Ma ... read more

Is Your Vehicle Child-Proof?

Is Your Vehicle Child-Proof?

Before having children, it is much simpler to keep your car clean and pristine. The reality is that kids can be rough on vehicles, especially when they're young and don't know better. We've got a list of things you can do to protect your investment and child-proof your car to make things easier for you. Organize  There are a ton of gizmos and gadgets on the market to keep your car as tidy as possible. This will allow you to know where everything is in your vehicle. It would be more convenient for parents with young ones to have everything within easy reach, which is why behind-the-seat organizers, glove box organizers, and trunk organizers can save you time looking for your kids' things.  Use Seat Covers/Protectors Kids can be messy, and they stain your seats with spills or have them covered in crumbs in little to no time. That is why we recommend getting covers to protect your upholstery. You can cut out openings to cover more area around their car seats ... read more

How to Summerize your Car

How to Summerize your Car

  Summer means road trip season. This means you'll want to get your car ready to go anywhere that you want to go this year. Ready to get this show on the road? Follow the tips below to summarize your car. Tip 1- Check all fluids This means oil, brake, transmission, coolant, etc. These fluids need to be checked and replaced if needed. Without these fluids, the car doesn't run properly. So it's important that it's up-to-date as it can protect your car from harmful debris, random metal fragments and dirt from getting in the system. Tip 2-Check the tire pressure Long road trips can do a lot of wear and tear on tires. So you'll want to make sure that your tires are ready for that. You should check the pressure to ensure that it has the right pressure. If you're using all-season tires, you'll especially want to check for the pressure because during the winter months, it can lose 1-2 pounds of air per month. Even if you've stored your summer tires in ... read more

How to Pinpoint Your Vehicle's Smell

How to Pinpoint Your Vehicle's Smell

Often, a car will give off an unusual smell as a call for help. Whenever you notice an unpleasant smell lingering in or around your vehicle, it means that it is dealing with some issues. Here is a list of vehicle smells and what kind of trouble they may mean for your car: If your vehicle reeks of rotten eggs, it is most likely due to an overloaded catalytic converter. This foul smell is emitted when the car cannot convert the hydrogen sulfide in the exhaust to sulfur dioxide properly.  If you are smelling a sweet maple syrup, it could mean that you have a radiator leak or a problem with the heater core. Either way, you should get immediate attention before your engine overheats. If your car smells like burnt paper, it could mean that your clutch is overworked from shifting gears too quickly. If you are smelling burnt oil, the first thing you should check is your motor oil. When the oil runs low, due to a leak, it puts your engine at risk of overheating.  If you catch a b ... read more

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