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David & Robin Huff
Fayetteville, NC
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As a car owner, you must know when your car is having issues. Your car may be giving you signs that it's in trouble, but you may be missing these if you don't know what to look for. Scroll down this post by Huff Oil Group!

How to Know When Your Car Is in Trouble

Many car owners do their best to ensure their car stays healthy for as long as possible. However, many of these car owners may not know too much about their vehicle, making it harder to care for it properly. If this is the case with your car, use these tips to learn about the signs that indicate your car is developing an issue.

Issues Starting Your Car

If you've ever tried to start your car and heard clicking sounds instead of your engine turning on, you probably don't need anyone to tell you this is bad. You may try again and successfully get your engine to start, but if this happens often, don't ignore it. Just because your engine eventually turned on doesn't mean there is no issue. Your battery may reach a point where it simply won't turn on anymore, leaving you stranded. Before you get here, get your battery checked out. If it's an old battery, you may just be running out of power and will need to replace it. The issue may be even smaller and have something to do with a loose connection. Tightening up the connections can solve your problem in no time.

Smoke Coming from the Hood

Noticing smoke or steam coming from your car is never a good sign, nor is it something you should ignore. If you notice white smoke coming out from under your hood while you're driving, pull over immediately. This smoke may be the result of your car's engine overheating. If your coolant dashboard light is on, then there's an issue with your cooling system that has led to overheating. Pay attention to this dashboard light and the temperature gauge, which will show you how hot your car is while you're driving. Once you've pulled over, please turn off your car and let it cool down before you touch anything. Open up the hood when it's cool to the touch and let your car fully cool down before you check the coolant. If you're running low, top it off with the same type of coolant and make your way to a mechanic before your car suffers any more damage. If it's not safe to move your car, have it towed and checked out by a professional before you try to use it again.

Give your car a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville to keep it running strong. Using a synthetic oil like AMSOIL's Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil can keep your car's engine cleaner. You can find more products like this by contacting the oil pros at Huff Oil Group. Give them a call at (978) 259-5463 to get your questions answered or place your order!

Screeching Brakes

As you're driving, you may start to notice a slight screeching every time you come to a stop. This small annoyance can be telling you that your brake pads are worn out. The more worn out they get, the screeching will turn into more of a grinding sound. As soon as you start to hear a screech, take your car to get checked out by your mechanic. It's likely time to get the brake pads replaced before you cause damage to the rotor or drum.

Dashboard Lights

Finally, never ignore the dashboard lights that have turned on. These lights are there to make it easier to stay on top of your car's needs. You may be tempted to continue driving after one has turned on though you haven't noticed a change in your car. This can lead to serious damage. When a light turns on and also flashes and beeps, it's not safe to ignore it all. This can indicate that it's not safe to continue driving in the car's current condition. Pull over and take a look at what's happening to your vehicle. You may be low on an essential fluid and causing damage already, or you may have a serious issue with your brakes that can put you in danger. Rather than ignoring this and putting yourself and your car in danger, get your car taken care of as soon as you can.

Give Your Car a Synthetic Oil Change in Fayetteville

To keep your engine in great shape, be sure to give it a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville. Find a great oil for your car by contacting the friendly oil pros at Huff Oil Group. Give them a call at (978) 259-5463 to learn more or to place an order. You can also stop by their online shop to browse their full stock of quality AMSOIL Oil products.

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