Best lock deicers and lubricants? Teflon lubricants are the best lock lubricants because: they’re “hydrophobic”, which means liquids don’t like to stick to it (hence it’s use in cooking, but it also helps prevent rusting and corrosion), they’re chemically inert at any temperatures a human is likely to encounter, and they have one of the lowest “coefficients” of any […]

Car exhaust system?

The exhaust system of a car or truck includes the muffler, manifold, several pipes, flanges and the catalytic converter to push gases out of the vehicle. The primary components of an exhaust system include the exhaust manifold, pipes, catalytic converter, muffler, and tailpipe. These components work together to collect and transport the exhaust gases. What […]

Acura TPMS reset 2010 and up?

(Only for Older Acura Cars With Turn-Key Ignitions): Turn the key to the “On” position, but don’t start the car. Then, hold the TPMS light reset button, wait for the tire pressure light to blink three times, and then release it. After you start the car next, wait 20 minutes for the sensor to refresh […]

Dome light stays on?

If the dome light is in Auto and its stuck on, usually that means that there is a door not securely shut or just plain open, or that the car has a timer that keeps the dome light on for 30 seconds or a minute after the door is closed for convenience in finding keys […]

Do I need new brake shims?

If your vehicle is new(ish) it will not need shims. If it is old(er) it might need them. Brake-service kits are sold that are vehicle specific, so if you are doing your own pad replacement & shims are included in the kit — use them. There not entirely necessary, but they do help prevent […]