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What Is Frame Damage on a Car?

What Is Frame Damage on a Car?

What Is Structural Damage On A Car? Much like the human body, an automobile has a skeleton that supports its weight. This skeleton is commonly called the frame, and it is also used to protect the driver in the event of an injury. This is why a car frame is

What Happens When My Airbags Deploy

What Happens When My Airbags Deploy?

Most modern cars are equipped with airbags and many have them located throughout the car. An airbag is known as a passive restraint as they deploy without the driver or passenger having to do anything. This is unlike a seatbelt that must be buckled by the person in the seat.

Things that Damage Your Car’s Paint

Things that Damage Your Car’s Paint

When it comes to your car, one of the most common forms of damage (and thankfully one usually very reparable albeit at a cost), is to your paint job. Vehicle paint consists of various specialty formulae (they vary) and is applied through a very specialized set of processes that require

Paint Peeling

Why Is My Car’s Paint Peeling?

Your car’s appearance is important to you, which is why you wash, wax and detail it on a regular basis. You apply touch-up paint to places where rocks may have caused scratches. Despite all your best efforts, you may have noticed some small areas where the paint seems to be

Car Repairs: Independent Repair Shop vs. the Dealership

Car Repairs: Independent Repair Shop vs. the Dealership

When it comes to many common service industries on which we all reply, we tend to have blanket terms for handfuls of related types. “Construction” is a severe generalization, for example. The same can be said for “mechanic”, as people so very loosely use this to describe an independent mechanic

Automotive Leaks 101: How To Identify Different Types Of Car Leaks

Automotive Leaks 101: How To Identify Different Types Of Car Leaks

Today, let’s take a look at six different types of car leak, what can happen as a result, and how to identify them. It’s actually pretty amazing when you step back and look at just how many various fluids go into keeping your car on the road. It’s not just