While any given car has about 30,000 parts, almost 80 percent of an automobile or pickup truck is recyclable, including the battery which can be fully recycled.

To improve steering and balance the wear on your tires, have the alignment on your vehicle checked periodically, and rotate the wheels according to the manufacturer’s recommendation.

Over time, the rubber bushings holding your vehicle's suspension components in place will wear out and cause it to rattle. In this instance the only thing to do would be to have the undercarriage thoroughly inspected and have any failed or failing components replaced.

Do you know that the world’s first hybrid electric vehicle was made in 1899 by eponymous founder of Porsche, Ferdinand Porsche? Named as Lohner-Porsche “Semper Vivus”, it was an electric car with an internal combustion motor used as a generator.

When buying a used car, no matter if it's from a dealer or a private party, always have it inspected by professional mechanics before money changes hands. Unless the seller is willing to give you a warranty, it's "buyer beware."

To help extend the life of your brakes, give them a good spraying when you wash your car to remove the accumulated dust and dirt that can cause the pads to wear down.

While you may know that your vehicle's battery gets charged when the engine is running, do you know how this happens? The charging process is possible because a component called an alternator, which is powered by the engine via a belt to send a constant charge to the battery to keep it charged.

Don't ignore even the smallest crack in your car's windshield as it can quickly grow and cause it to fail. For everyone's safety, have the windshield repaired or replaced immediately.

Has your check engine light lit up out of the blue? Try tightening your gas cap (after you pull over and stop, of course. If this doesn't work, it may still be only a simple fix. Have us run a diagnostic.


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