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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.

Where Is My Transmission Leak Coming From?

One of the last things you want to see is transmission fluid leaking underneath your car. However, you might be wondering where the transmission fluids are coming from. While there are many places out of which your transmission fluid might leak, there are some areas that are more commonly a source of transmission fluid leaks than others. Cooling Line Leaks  The cooler lines might experience a transmission fluid leak. The cooler line carries transmission fluid from the transmission to the transmission cooler. Read More 

Tips For Buying Your Pre-Owned Vehicle

Buying a car, truck, or any vehicle can be a fun but also challenging experience. This is true whether you're buying a new vehicle or a pre-owned one. However, with pre-owned vehicles especially, it's important to be prepared in order to get a great deal and an even greater vehicle. To ensure you achieve both goals, just follow a few simple tips. Research Before You Go Before you pay a visit to a pre-owned dealer, do your research about what vehicles that dealer has available. Read More 

How To Get Your Commercial Driving License

Driving a truck can be a lucrative and rewarding job. However, in order to get started in this industry, you'll have to obtain the proper license. A commercial driving license (CDL) will allow you to drive oversized vehicles safely and legally. Here are the steps you'll need to take in order to get your CDL: 1. Find out which commercial driving license you need. Not all CDLs are the same. You may need a Class A, Class B, or Class C license, depending on the type of vehicle you intend to drive. Read More 

Special Considerations For Choosing A Fleet Mechanic

Finding a mechanic to service your personal vehicle can be a challenge, but finding a mechanic to service an entire fleet is a whole new challenge. Your trucks are the lifeblood of your business, and making sure that they are operating properly is not only important for your day-to-day business operations but also for the long-term financial health of your company. Vehicles that are not maintained properly and more likely to break down, and vehicles that are not repaired properly after breaking down are more likely to break down again in the future. Read More 

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