8 Things That Can Drain Your Car Battery, Diagnose & Prevention

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It’s everyone’s worst nightmare – you head out to work in the morning and the car won’t start. You are facing a dead battery, but what caused it and how could it have been prevented.  We look at 8 things …

5 Causes of Brake Lights Stay On & Won’t Turn Off – How to Fix

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Your car brakes are meant to keep you from getting into an accident and the lights warn others that your vehicle is slowing down. When anything in this system malfunctions, it could spell disaster. While it’s extremely dangerous to drive …

6 Symptoms of a Bad Ignition Switch, Location & Replacement Cost

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The ignition switch is a very important part of your vehicle because it literally powers up every electronic device in your car. Therefore you may also understand that any problem with this small piece can cause tremendous problems with your …

5 Symptoms of Immobilizer or Transponder Key Problems & Function

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Modern vehicles are packed full of safety and anti-theft features. It used to be that all you need to hotwire a car was a screwdriver, a razor blade, and a little know-how – that’s not the case anymore. While it …

6 Symptoms of a Bad PCM, Location & Replacement Cost

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Whether you like it or not, your vehicle is filled to the brim with computers. While these computers are a dream come true when everything is working the way they should, they can quickly turn into a nightmare when circuits …

6 Symptoms of a Bad Voltage Regulator, Location & Replacement Cost

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There are tons of components in your vehicle’s charging system. But while the battery and the alternator get all the love, another crucial component is the voltage regulator. But if you’ve never heard of a voltage regulator or don’t know …

8 Causes of a Car Battery Light On While Driving

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It can always be a worry when you have an unexpected light show up on your dashboard. Your worries are more than doubled when you also don’t understand what that light indicates.  So, in this article, not only will we …

VDC Light – Causes & Fixes

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This light is switched on automatically as soon as the vehicle detects that you are driving in slippery weather conditions. The VDC plays the role of reducing engine power and at the same time braking the wheels that have lost …

AGM vs. GEL Differences – Which Battery is Better?

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You have probably heard about both AGM and GEL batteries before. But what are the differences and which one is better? The more you learn about these options, the easier it will be for you to make the right decision. …

How to Unlock & Start a Car With a Dead Key Fob

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The automotive industry is getting its fair share of modernization. We have technology such as parking sensors, keyless entry, automatic windscreen wipers, and much more! This really is the age of technology. But no matter how advanced the technology is, …

What is an MP3 Decoder? Information

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Most car radios often have a slot for CD, SD card and a USB slot. Normal CD files are encoded in a file type called .wav. For these file types, this means that your MP3 files are not compatible with …

4 Symptoms of a Bad Steering Angle Sensor, Location & Replacement Cost

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Modern vehicles come with a plethora of sensors connected with a vehicle’s central computer or the PCM. One sensor is the steering angle sensor, responsible for keeping a check on the car’s stability and traction. This sensor is linked to …

How to Convert CCA to AH/Amp Hours

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Are you going to purchase a new car battery for your car? Car batteries have a lot of specifications you should be aware of. Modern cars use many electronic components, and you must get the right battery for your car. …

How to Reprogram Key Fobs Yourself at Home

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Electronic car keys, also called key fobs, are useful in controlling your car’s doors, trunk, and alarm, and can even remotely start your car from a distance. Like any other electronic device, these key fobs can malfunction after some time, …

How to Enter Honda Security Radio Code

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When you replace your car battery, you may need to enter your Honda radio codes to activate your radio. You may even need to do this for a simple disconnect or a complete drain of the battery. Normally, you can …

How to Get Stuck Key Out of Ignition

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Are you in a panic situation where you have cant remove the car key from the ignition? That is probably why you are here. It can be scary to be in such a situation as there is always a fear …

3 Symptoms of a Bad Main Relay, Location & Replacement Cost

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Modern vehicles are electrical marvels. And while this electrical ingenuity has led to a wide array of features that wouldn’t otherwise be possible, they can start to act up and create a bit of a headache. One of the key …

How to Disconnect a Car Battery in a Safe Way

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The car battery may be one of the most important components of the car as any problem with the battery might leave you stranded on the road. The car battery has two main functions; it helps to start the car …

How to Check your Car Battery Health at Home

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The car battery plays an important role in the operation of the electrical components in the car. It is needed to start the car, run the air conditioning, listen to music, wash the windscreen and turn on the headlights at …

What Size Jumper Cables Should I Carry?

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It can be annoying to try to start the car in the morning only to find that the battery is dead. On closer inspection you will find that you have left the headlights on or the alternator is defective. Jumper …