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You’ve probably noticed that nasty smell in your car or perhaps someone has mentioned something in the lines of you living in your car.  Well, sometimes it can’t be helped– that’s what happens after a few days of driving around ...

The post Best Car Air Fresheners 2019 – Review & Buyers Guide appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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Owning a car comes with a lot of responsibility. You have to take your car for regular maintenance if it is going to serve you for a lifetime. In most instances, you need to solve any car mechanical issue fast ...

The post Most Common Car Problems & Issues appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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If you are having electrical problems with your car, the problem could be a bad ground strap. The ground strap is connected to the car battery’s negative terminal. It is also called the negative battery cable. Almost all of the ...

The post Ground Strap Symptoms, Information & How to fix it appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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It is hard to find any modern car that does not have an Electronic Stability Control. The ESP has been attributed to the reduction of many road accidents on the roads. However, many people get confused when they hear DSC, ...

The post ESP light – Causes, Information and Fixes appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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The Electronic Stability control is also referred to as the Dynamic stability control (DSC) or Electronic Stability Program (ESP). The ESC works together with the ABS to help the driver steer whenever they find themselves in skidding conditions. In this ...

The post ESC light (Electric Stability Control) – Causes & Information appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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Driving should be smooth. But, if you are driving and your car’s engine starts sputtering the first cause of concern would be low fuel. However, if your fuel gauge is full it could be a symptom of further engine problems. ...

The post Car Engine Sputtering – Causes & How to fix it appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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Internal combustion engine run through the combustion of air/fuel mixture. Spark plugs are used to provide the necessary spark for ignition. This will then move the pistons and crankshaft. Typical gasoline engines use air to fuel ratio of 14.7:1. However, ...

The post Engine Running Rich – Symptoms, Causes & fixes appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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A good car engine should run smoothly with little noise. However, if your car produces rattling, ticking or knocking sounds it could be a sign of engine trouble. Engine knocking is produced when the car’s fuel burns unevenly. Instead of ...

The post Engine knocking – What does it mean & How to fix it? appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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Every vehicle is fitted with either front or a rear differential or both. Some vehicles such as 4-wheel drive SUVs are equipped with both front and rear differentials which allows the vehicle to turn in different directions while the 4wd ...

The post Front/Rear Differential Repair and Replacement Cost appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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Spark plugs are essential components for providing the necessary spark for ignition of the air/fuel mixture in the combustion chamber. This is done through an electric current passed to the plugs. At the heart of the spark plugs are the ...

The post Copper vs Iridium vs Platinum Spark Plugs – Differences & Information appeared first on Mechanic Base.

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