Tag Archives: Wheel

Read questions and answers about wheels and tires on your car or truck. Online mechanics give free help and advice.

Nissan 240 SX Rear Brakes Smoking

I have a Nissan 240 sx 1990. Last week i changed the rear brakes on it and i found out that the calibers was locking up so i bought new one then i couldn’t get fluids to the lines and found out it was the master cylinder. Changed got a new one well i bleed…

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Pontiac Brake Fluid Leak Repair And Diagnosis

We bought a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT with 81,000 miles on it less than a week ago. The brakes have gone out. At first we thought the brakes were just wet and that is why the car would  not stop properly, so we waited for them to dry off and tried again. Later in…

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Do I Need New Brakes On My Car?

This article might be a bit related to the rant and raves article I posted a while back. I’m writing this after working yesterday and having to deal with probably one of the most argumentative people ever. It all started when I got the repair order for a vehicle with an ‘abnormal brake noise’. I was going…

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Oldsmobile Silhouette Belt Pulley Replacement

I have a 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette and the main drive pulley appears to have a sleeve on it (the grooved part of pulley) and it popped off how do I put it back on or does it need replaced. ProTech: Just so I am clear. You have the pulley off the car and the sleeve has…

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2001 Chevy Blazer 4WD Won’t Disengage

I have a 2001 Chevy blazer my 4 wheel drive wont disengage unless i put it in reverse and turn the wheel then back up. I’ve replaced the vacuum switch on the transfer case, replaced the in dash switch and just today put a new encoder motor on the transfer case. what happens is i try…

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Tire Pressure Light Description and Operation

Tire Pressure Monitor System Description The tire pressure monitor system was developed many years ago to alert the driver to a tire that is loosing air. As one or more tires lose air because of a leak as compared to the other tires, a warning light or message will come on the dash. A module…

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Electric Power Steering – Problems And Repairs

Many more of new cars and trucks today are using a new kind of power steering system. This system is all electric. That is, there is no hydraulic power steering pump that is driven by the engine drive belt. No fluid to build pressure to operate the rack and pinion. No power assist of any…

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Chevrolet Equinox Brakes Vibrate And Warning Lights

Live Chat: I’m having the same problem as far as the ABS and Traction control light coming on. I have a 2005 Chevy Equinox and when ever I start the truck and go to pull off the brakes starts to vibrate and is hard to stop until the ABS and Traction control light comes on…

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