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One of the most difficult adjustments I had to make after my divorce was learning how to maintain and repair my own vehicle. That was one thing that my husband had always taken care of for me. Since the divorce, I have learned quite a bit about maintaining a car myself. I have picked up a few tidbits of information that has helped me avoid being overcharged for simple things that I can quickly do myself - like jump-starting my dead battery and changing a flat tire. If you need to learn how to independently maintain your vehicle for the first time, take a moment and visit my site.

How To Protect The Roof Of Your RV With Maintenance And Timely Repairs

One of the most common forms of RV problems you should anticipate is a leaky roof. The roof of your RV is subjected to UV rays and rain that can puddle on the roof since the roof is flat. A puncture or rip in the roof can result in water damage to the inside of your RV in the form of rot, electrical problems, rust, and mold. Here are some tips for protecting your roof from damage and how to repair problems when they're found. Read More 

When 6 Tires Create Problems: Heavy Truck Repairs Unique To These Trucks

Maybe you have seen these trucks on the road. Maybe you have been driving behind one for some time and noticed the four wheels under the back of the truck. A twin set of wheels are added to heavy-duty trucks to enable them to pull and haul heavier loads. Unfortunately, it means that these trucks have a greater and more frequent need for heavy truck repair services. Take a look at the following to see what you may experience when you purchase and use one of these six-tired trucks for work purposes. Read More 

How To Really Check If You Need A Wheel Alignment

Tire alignment seems to be one of those repairs that sneak up on you. Unless you're really focused on your tires, you can easily forget about alignment until you find you need new tires early. There are ways to tell ahead of time, however, so keep an eye and ear out for these signs -- and learn which other "signs" you can ignore. The Signs to Look For When your wheels are out of alignment, you'll notice the car actively pulling to one side. Read More 

How To Find Auto Service In Remote Locations

If you drive through the middle of the prairie in the United States, all you see for miles is land, fences, and more land. Distances between towns and cities grow longer and longer. So what happens when your vehicle breaks down and you need a tow and an auto service station? Here is how to find and get what you need in this situation. Use Your Satellite or GPS Service Read More 

Worried About Your Engine Overheating? What to Do If This Does Happen and How to Prevent It

If your car has had engine problems in the past or is old, you may be worried about your engine overheating. If so, below is information about what you should do if this does happen to you, as well as two things that can cause it. What to Do The temperature gauge inside your car displays markings with a blue line at the bottom, which indicates a cold engine, and a red line at the top, which indicates a hot engine. Read More