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There is nothing scarier than wondering if there is something going wrong with your brakes. Whether it is shaking or whining or screeching, if it is happening when you are braking it probably rightfully has you a little bit concerned.    One of the main components and likely culprits of any braking problems that you are having is your brake pads. They support the other brake parts and are designed to be changed somewhere around about every 40,000 to 50,000 miles, depending on the specific make and model of your vehicle. Your driving style, the geographical location you generally drive-in, and the amount of traffic that you usually face may all play into exactly how often your brake pads may need changing.    If your brake pads are starting to be worn out, there are some common signs that will give you an indication that this is happening. Look for these things if you are worried about your brakes: A Squeaking or Squealing Sound If you...

Oil is what keeps all of the parts that are inside of your vehicle’s motor lubricated. This keeps each part moving quickly and without friction. Without oil, there would be too much friction between the parts and this would cause them to heat up very dramatically, and this would lock up the engine, keeping your vehicle from running. In fact, allowing your vehicle to run hotter than it should, even if the temperature is not extreme enough to cause the engine to lock up, can do damage to the engine.  What Exactly Is an Oil Change? During an oil change, a professional mechanic will drain the old oil from your car’s engine and replace it with new clean oil. It is very important that the new oil be exactly what is recommended by the car’s manufacturer to keep it running at its peak performance. The mechanic will also change your oil filters as part of the process. Why Should I Get a Regular...

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