How to fix your Vehicle’s Clear Coat

getting your vehicle the perefct clear coat

Glossy clear coat will lose its shine over time due to exposure to the elements. Leaving your car out in the open will cause the paint to oxidize, leaving the surface looking dull and faded. Dulling or hazing, on the other hand, can occur when you don’t let your undercoat dry properly before applying the … Read more

How to fix the CVT Transmission

is fixing the CVT transmission easy

Minor faults are nothing to lose sleep over and can be repaired without taking out the transmission. Severe problems, on the other hand, will require disassembly and full inspection of each and every part. The number of failing parts identified then determines whether your transmission needs to be rebuilt or if it needs to be … Read more

How to Turn CCA to Ah/Amp Hours

Accomplishing this objective requires you to be aware of the potential capacity of the battery you choose. There are two main units that are used to determine this capacity, namely, Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) and Ampere Hours (Ah/Amp). Converting CCA to Amp Hours Unfortunately, there is no direct relationship between CCA and Amp hours. Therefore, … Read more

How Long Does it Take a Body Shop to Fix a Car

Whether you’re dealing with an emergency, carrying out a routine checkup, or looking to resolve a chronic issue – it goes without saying that you would like the job done as soon as possible. However, different issues take different timelines to fix and an auto body shop taking too long to fix car can bring … Read more

 ELM327 Bluetooth OBD II Adapter- A Comprehensive Guide

OBD II adapters are not your general, standalone tools, and you will need to pair it with a phone or laptop to better analyze results as well as store data which your mechanic can easily refer to. The ELM327 Bluetooth pairing code can be any of the following; 0000, 9999, 1234, or 6789. In the … Read more

Can you replace a CVT transmission with a regular transmission?

The short answer is yes, but it’s not worth the trouble. You see, transmissions are not stand alone vehicle parts, they come paired with transmission specific mechanical components, onboard computer systems, powertrains, and other associated mounts. The viability of such a process will also depend on your vehicle make and model. You would also have … Read more

7 Reasons Why your Car won’t Start Even with Jumper Cables  

The simple reason why your car won’t jumpstart even with jumper cables is that the circuit wasn’t complete. This could be due to several factors, either your jumper cables were connected wrong, or your battery terminals are corroded, and electrical current cannot reach the dead engine. Either way, if you don’t see a spark when … Read more