Monthly Archives: August 2000

Auto Tech: Brake squeal

by Jim Kerr Of all the car problems that can occur, stopping the car correctly is the most important to everyone’s safety. Noise from our brakes is a warning that every driver should pay attention to. It may be minor, … Continue reading

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It’s a matter of timing

by Bob Belding Connecting rods are not meant to bend like this Here’s a story I hear too often after a customer’s car has come into the garage on the back of a tow truck. What happened? While driving down … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: Water and axles don’t mix

by Jim Kerr Boating is a fun summer past time. You can see them being trailered to lakes and rivers all over our country. What you may not notice, is how the boats are unloaded from the trailers. Usually the … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: Vehicle Vibrations

by Jim Kerr Rattles, creaks, and vibrations seem to be a part of older automobiles. These annoyances creep up on us with time and are not noticed until the problem becomes severe. Even then, we usually think these problems are … Continue reading

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