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About Your Exhaust System and Muffler

Many people believe that the exhaust and muffler are in place to simply dampen automotive noise. While this is true, the system is also created to reduce the level of noxious gases emitted into the air. The system consists of a number of parts that may fail at some point and require replacing.

The system begins behind the engine where manifolds attached to the cylinders capture exhaust gases coming from the engine. The gases then travel through the system where sensors analyze oxygen levels. 

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A Timing Belt: How to Tell if it's Worn Out

It can be confusing understanding all of the components of your vehicle, but we can help you understand your vehicle a bit better. A timing belt is an important component that helps your engine function properly, but what happens if it goes bad? It could damage the engine and lead to costly repairs.

A timing belt rotates the crankshaft and camshaft in sync to make certain the cylinder fires at the proper time. It also controls the valves and pistons in the engine so that they open at the same time. 

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What to Know About Your Windshield Wipers

Windshield wipers make it possible to prevent water, snow and other debris from blocking your view of the road. However, they will start to wear out over time. This may be because of too much exposure to the sun or because of frequent use.

As soon as you start to see streaks or blurry spots on the windshield, you should have the wipers replaced. This is a relatively inexpensive and easy task to accomplish. When you have the windshield wipers replaced, it may also be a good idea to have wiper fluid levels checked as well. Doing so can allows…

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