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Maintaining The Mighty 5.9: Keeping Your Cummins Engine Running Smoothly

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The Cummins 5.9 performance engine is popular among truck owners due to its durability, fuel efficiency, and impressive power output. However, like all engines, it requires regular maintenance to ensure continued peak performance. Understanding the maintenance needs of your truck’s Cummins 5.9 engine will help you prolong its life and avoid costly repairs down the road. Here’s what you need to know: Regularly Changing the Oil Is Mandatory. Oil changes are the most critical maintenance task for the Cummins 5.…

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2 Reasons You Should Never Replace Your Car's Electronic Fuel Pump Yourself

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If your car has been losing power then lurching forward while driving it, you may have suspected that there is a problem with the electronic fuel pump. After the car finally sputtered and died from lack of fuel, your suspicions were confirmed. After ordering a new fuel pump to fit your vehicle, you may be thinking about replacing the part yourself. However, there are a couple of reasons why you should never attempt to replace a fuel pump yourself, and instead, have a professional mechanic do the job for you.…

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Is Your Vehicle's Knock Sensor Bad?

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With so many parts under the hood of your vehicle, it can leave you wondering how to know when a part is damaged and needs to be repaired or replaced. One part that you may have to troubleshoot is the knock sensor, which communicates to the engine control module when it notices that the engine is vibrating when it shouldn’t. Here are some ways to identify if the part is working correctly.…

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What You Need To Know About Maintaining The Brakes On Your Vehicle

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The brakes on your car, truck, or SUV will wear down with use and will eventually need service. Any good repair shop offers auto brake services and can maintain the system when necessary, but knowing when to take the vehicle in is essential to ensuring the brakes continue to work for you.  Auto Brake Services The brakes on your vehicle work by applying pressure to a brake drum or rotor attached to the wheel of the vehicle.…

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What Car Insurance Do You Need For Windshield Repair?

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Is your windshield cracked or chipped, but you don’t have the finances to repair or replace it? Your car insurance may pay for the repair or replacement costs. In most cases, car insurance does include windshield damage. However, the extent and cause of the damage will determine the insurance cover needed. Since you wouldn’t want to drive around with a broken or cracked windshield, here are three types of auto cover you may turn to for help.…

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Why You Should Sell Your Junk Car For Cash

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Accepting a cash payment from a junk car buyer is a clever and profitable way to dispose of a car that is no longer operable or worth the cost to fix it. Although the car may contain some valuable parts, the vehicle itself does not have a resale value.  Other than putting some money in your pocket, here are additional reasons to sell your junk car. Enjoy Free Car Towing …

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Choosing The Best Tires For Off-Highway Travel And Heavy Vehicles

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Any vehicle that travels off the asphalt road runs the risk of tire damage from rocks, sticks, and debris that you may encounter. Purchasing the best tire for these vehicles is not always as simple as buying car tires. Off-road tires use a different construction than regular tires, and there are some things you need to look for when selecting tires for your vehicle. Tire Construction When considering off-road tires for your camper or RV, you need to look closely at what the manufacturer recommends.…

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How Can Failures In One Part Of Your Exhaust System Lead To Additional Repairs?

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Modern exhaust systems consist of far more than simple plumbing that helps route harmful gases from your engine to your tailpipe. The exhaust system on any relatively new car will consist of numerous parts to help reduce (or shape) noise, increase safety, reduce emissions, and even provide your car’s computer with critical engine management data. Because modern exhaust systems are so complex, problems can often have unexpected consequences. Ignoring seemingly small issues such as minor exhaust leaks can ultimately lead to a cascade of much more expensive failures.…

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Choosing The Right Custom Wheels For Your Vehicle: 3 Things To Consider

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Custom wheels have the ability to completely alter the way a vehicle looks and feels. This is why the addition of custom wheels is one of the most popular aftermarket upgrades that vehicle owners choose to make. However, if you wish to really enjoy a great experience with your new wheels, you will need to ensure that you are choosing the right set of wheels for your specific situation. Taking the time to consider the following three factors can help to ensure you choose the best custom wheels for your vehicle.…

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Choosing A Trailer: The Complete Guide To Enclosed Trailer Types

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With so many different types of trailers available, it can be hard to decide which one is best for you. Whether you want an enclosed trailer, open-top trailer, canopy trailer, or flatbed trailer, there are numerous businesses selling them, and the following information will help with your decision. Types of Trailers There are many different types of trailers, from enclosed car haulers to livestock trailers. Choosing the right type of trailer for your needs is crucial to finding the best value.…

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