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What Signs Indicate a Weak Alternator?

What Signs Indicate a Weak Alternator?

A vehicle’s alternator is an understated part of the electrical system in vehicles as the battery takes most of its credit. Even though your battery does contribute to starting the engine, it wouldn’t be able to run without the alternator. That is because the alternator is what charges your vehicle battery every time your car runs. Therefore, driving with a worn or faulty alternator can be dangerous. It can quickly lead to a dead battery and other electrical malfunctions.    Below are some of the tell-tale signs that indicate a weak or broken alternator: Dead Battery The alternator turns mechanical energy from the engine's rotating pulleys into electrical energy to replenish the battery. When the alternator stops working, it won’t be able to properly charge your car battery. Eventually, it will run your battery flat. Malfunctioning Electrical Accessories Besides recharging the car battery, the alternator also plays a big role in powering an array o ... read more

Why does my car keep needing alignment?

Why does my car keep needing alignment?

   The top reasons why your car may keep needing an alignment are an impact from hitting something such as a pothole, hitting a curb, If you go fast over a speed bump. Damage suspension components, like shocks or struts, loose ball joints it will affect the alignment.   Why Alignment is important If your car is out of Alignment your tires will wear out prematurely, and it may create dangerous driving hazards.  By having good alignment on your vehicle, you will have a smooth ride, and safer to drive Tire alignment helps to ensure even wear on all of your tires, which it will help to prolong the tire life.  Looking forward to help you with your car’s Alignment. Schedule Your Appointment today

Electrical System in Car

Electrical System in Car

When you have a failure in the electrical system it can be a problem, but the Mechanic at Elite Auto Experts can trace and repair your electrical system problem. Our electrical specialists are more than capable of diagnosing and fixing electrical issues. These electronics range from clocks, stereo systems, power windows, and locks, and built-in GPS navigation devices, to ignition coils, alternators, headlights, and the ECU. The road vibrations, bad weather, and temperature changes can cause them to fail. Your car’s electrical system consists of the battery, starter and alternator. The battery provides juice to the starter. Then, the alternator gives that battery the energy it needs to power your car. If one of these parts has a problem, your car won’t run correctly. Our mechanic can perform an electrical system check to make sure everything is working the way it should. The main component of the electrical system are: BATTERY Until your vehicle starts, your battery is pr ... read more

Why does my cv axle keeps breaking

Why does my cv axle keeps breaking

A Constant Velocity Joint, or CV joint, is a driveshaft between the front differential and the wheel. The wheels turn and go up and down, so the CV joint needs to turn with the wheel, as well as have the ability to go up and down. If you hear a clicking noise while making tight turns, this is a sign your CV joints are damaged.  Bad or damaged engine mounts will cause the cv axle to keep breaking, overloading vehicles beyond its capacity and stress the axles with large bumps and potholes also will damage the cv joint too. Another way drivers can put their CV parts at greater risk is by adding lift kits to their vehicle. When you add a lift, you increase the distance between the differential and the wheel hub which puts additional pressure on the CV axle, joint and boots. Certified experience mechanic at an auto repair shop near your area will be able to determine the cause of why your cv axles get damaged.                     ... read more

Why is full synthetic oil Better?

Why is full synthetic oil Better?

Why is full synthetic oil Better? Oil is one very important  element for keeping your engine running longer and more effectively. It does reduce wear and friction between engine parts and protect important components inside the vehicle. Here is why full synthetic oil is better: Full synthetic oil is less-refined oil used in conventional oils, making its molecules more uniform in size with much fewer impurities.  Synthetic oil is better than conventional motor oil for: Resistance to oil breakdown  Improved fuel economy, time to save on gas! Less frequent oil changes. Enhanced horsepower due to reduced engine drag.  Less sludge build up. More efficient in cold or hot temperatures, make your engine last longer.  Our mechanic will only replace the oil that your manufacturers have recommended for your vehicle,stop by our auto repair shop to get your oil changed today

What Symptoms Indicate You Need Muffler Repair?

What Symptoms Indicate You Need Muffler Repair?

The muffler is one of the most crucial parts of the exhaust system. As a responsible vehicle owner, you should understand the basic functions of the muffler and the signs of a bad muffler.   The muffler is responsible for “muffling” the sounds that your engine makes when it goes through combustion. Without a functioning muffler, you can experience extremely loud rides. Another role the muffler plays is to funnel the emissions away from the engine and direct them out of your car in a safe manner. If there is a hole or crack in the metallic pipe, the exhaust fumes can make their way inside your vehicle or somewhere else unsafe.   How to Tell If You Need Muffler Repair/Replacement Your muffler can become damaged with wear and tear. Otherwise, it tends to be a component that lasts a very long time. When an accident occurs involving your muffler, you’ll be sure to notice it. Your car will show the following signs: Excess Noise - Because the muffler acts as ... read more

why does the ac in my car take so long to get cold

why does the ac in my car take so long to get cold

If your car or truck air conditioning takes a long time to get cold,  Here’s what cold cause the problem: • A/C compressor is weak, It may build up pressure slowly, or require high rpm to produce normal pressures. • The Recirculation door is not working. When the system is in Max A/C, the flap should be closed. Unless the flap is closed, hot outside air dilutes the effect of A/C, causing the ac to take a long to get cold. • Temperature door not operating correctly, If the temperature door isn’t in the Max Cool position, a temperature door even just partly in the wrong position can slow down the cooling by redirecting some of the airflow through the heater. •Failing a heater control coolant valve to close completely, if at all. The temperature door may be in the right position, but on some systems hot coolant in the core still contributes enough heat to the HVAC case to slow cool down.       • Radiator fan problem with, If ... read more

What are the Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs?

What are the Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs?

Spark plugs are responsible for delivering the spark that ignites the air-fuel mixture in your engine cylinders. They are small, but they play a role in how effectively and efficiently your engine operates. Here are symptoms of bad spark plugs: Engine Misfire A failed spark plug can cause a misfire because it won't send electricity through to ignite the fuel mixture. A bad ignition coil or plug wire will also cause your engine to misfire. Another cause of a misfire is the fuel injector or fuel pump problem. A faulty fuel injector will cause the engine to run lean, while if you have a faulty fuel pump, you might experience too much pressure in the cylinders. It could lead to overheating or even combustion problems. Poor Fuel Economy Poor fuel economy is a common problem caused by many factors, including a bad spark plug, poor fuel filter, or even a faulty fuel pump. Although these symptoms are not always directly related to the spark plugs, they can all point to crucial problem ... read more

Tips to Maintain Your Car Air Conditioning System

Nowadays, cars have become an important component of the human lifestyle.  Everyone desires to have a comfortable car that enhances the traveling experience. Especially in Summers, when you are on the road and traveling in your car, you always want your car ac to be in exceptional condition. Defective car ac can ruin your on-road journey.  In hot summer, you get every possible precaution to avoid sweating on the road. Another task you must consider is maintaining your car's air conditioning system. You must use your car ac every day, especially in the summer. The continuous working of car ac requires its maintenance. If it's neglected regularly, it can lead to car ac failure.  Putting your car ac maintenance at stake will impact your car ac system and ruin the performance of other vehicle body parts. Resultantly, it will cost you thousands of dollars.  Here are some tips for maintaining your car's ac system to avoid these mishaps.   Take th ... read more

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Why Does My A/C Not Blowing Cold Air?

Why Does My A/C Not Blowing Cold Air?

There are many a/c components in a car that can cause it not to blow cold air. Some examples that may cause why your car’s a/c is not cooling can be a Freon leak, leaking a/c hose, a/c compressor is to weak or not working properly, or any restriction in the air condoning system, and even an electrical problem that will not let the a/c blow cold air, that would need an a/c electrical diagnostic.