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Engine Knocking

My Volkswagen’s Engine Is Knocking! Why?

Auto Repair, European Auto Repair
There are a number of reasons why your Volkswagen’s engine is knocking, and most of these reasons are related to engine detonation. Detonation is when the spark plugs light the…
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automobile suspension

Signs Your Automobile Suspension Needs Work

Automotive News
There is more to your automobile suspension than you might realize. This is the system that allows you to control your European vehicle. Your suspension not only needs preventative maintenance,…
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check engine light

Four Signs Your Car Has a Vacuum Leak That Needs Fixing

Automotive News
A combustion engine creates vacuum. The beauty of this is that your automobile’s engine reroutes that vacuum and uses it to power other things. A vacuum leak can cause engine…
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squealing

Your Squealing Brakes Are Trying to Tell You Something

Brakes
Let’s just get this out in the open right now: Your brakes should never squeal. If they squeal constantly, there is something wrong. Lucas Auto Care would be happy to…
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sputtering

Three Reasons Why Your European Automobile’s Engine Is Sputtering

European Auto Repair
A sputtering engine is not only annoying, but it is also a sign that there is something wrong underneath the hood. Preventative maintenance ensures your European automobile always runs smoothly…
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Things That Void An Extended Car Warranty

Things That Void An Extended Car Warranty

Warranty
You didn’t take out an extended car warranty to have it voided when you need it the most. The problem is, the issuing companies often try to find ways to…
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What Could Make Your Car Overheat?

What Could Make Your Car Overheat?

Cooling System
Overheating too often at too high of a temperature can cause serious engine damage to your European automobile, including causing the hoses and electrical components to melt. This, of course,…
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What Is the Engine Control Unit and How Can I Tell If I Have a Faulty ECU_

What Is the Engine Control Unit and How Can I Tell If I Have a Faulty ECU?

Automotive News
The Engine Control Unit (ECU) is also called the Engine Control Module (ECM), and if you hear people talking about the “main computer” in your automobile, this is it. This…
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engine replacement

When Is it Necessary to Replace an Engine?

Automotive News
You love your European automobile. You saved money for years so you could buy the car you’ve always dreamt of owning. It’s been with you through thick and thin, and…
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james bond

The Aston Martins James Bond Drove

Automotive News
The recent passing of Sir Sean Connery got us thinking about Aston Martin. This British luxury sports car has been featured in nearly every James Bond film because the character,…
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