In order to register and legally and safely drive an automobile, it must be able to pass an annual state-mandated emissions test. This helps ensure your vehicle's exhaust system doesn't release fumes into the atmosphere with a higher concentration of waste chemicals than is considered safe. Plus, if your vehicle's emission system isn't functioning properly, its performance will suffer. It may have problems starting, idling or running properly, gas mileage will decrease, you may hear unusual noises, or your tailpipe will emit clouds of white or black foul-smelling smoke. Plus, dangerous, deadly, carbon monoxide may even seep into your vehicle's cabin. UNDERSTANDING THE EXHAUST AND EMISSION SYSTEM Your vehicle's exhaust system consists of several important interconnected parts. All of them most work properly for the automobile to deliver optimal performance and reduce air pollution. Some key components of the emissions and exhaust systems of an automobile are: Exhaust Manifold ... read more
Car safety begins and ends with you. You can't control any of the other drivers on the road with you. However, you can control how you react to them. Whether you're speeding or driving recklessly, you're going to put a lot of wear and tear on your car. You'll need to see a mechanic a lot faster by the continuous use of the brakes than you would if you were driving safely. You're also more likely to need auto repair because of an accident due to your reckless driving. Here are a few tips on how you can be more car aware and how to drive defensively. 1. ALWAYS CHECK LANES
One way that you can start using car safety is to check your lanes. While a lot of cars have lane assistance and lane detection systems, some still don't. Even those that do have this sophisticated technology can sometimes be wrong. Checking the lanes yourself is a good practice to use.
Whether you're changing lines, merging onto the highway, or just driving the highway, you ... read more