Tips for Get Your Motor Running

Written by admin   // September 20, 2011   // 0 Comments

 If your car has been feeling a little
sluggish lately, there are some things you can do to get your motor running
right again.
First change your oil and filter. Make sure to use the
grade of oil that is recommended by the car. Using the wrong grade of oil can
reduce the performance of your car and its gas mileage.
And, do not rely on the oil light in your car. By the
time that light goes on, some damage to your engine may already have been done.
So, check your oil often. When you do, also check the brake fluid and
transmission fluid levels. You should flush the brake fluid, transmission fluid
and coolant system every 2 years or 30,000 miles. Keeping fresh, clean fluids in
your car will keep your motor running smoothly.
Two other things that will are replacing your air filter
and fuel filter frequently. Clean filters will help keep dirt out of your fuel
injectors, fuel pump and engine. If too much dirt accumulates, it will lead to
expensive repairs.
You should also change your spark plugs every other year.
Worn plugs will cause your engine to misfire and waste a lot of gas. Also, check
all the belts and hoses in your car for signs of wear, especially the timing
belt or timing chain. If that breaks, it can destroy your engine. When you do
replace it, replace the water pump too since the procedure for each is the
You can do many of these things yourself. You do not have
to be an ace mechanic or have a lot of experience. You just need the desire, a
how to manual and a few tools. Then, when you get your motor running right, you
can head on down the highway looking for adventure and be able to handle
whatever comes your way.
If your car will no longer run on down the highway,
please consider donating your car to charity. If you do, it will be picked up
fast and free and you will get a tax deduction of at least $500 if you itemize
on your federal tax return. The process is easy and there are many charities
that can benefit from your car donation. For complete details on how to donate
car, just go to or by calling toll free 1.866.448.3487.

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