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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Bump Steer & Torque Steering

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Bump Steer & Torque Steering

The Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro has talked about some different steering issues over the past few weeks. Bump steering and torque steering issues round out the list of the most common problems with steering.  Read more from our ASE Certified Master Mechanic. Bump Steering What I mean by this is when the steering reacts […]

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on How to Correct Steering Pull

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on How to Correct Steering Pull

Driving with the steering pulling is hard on the driver and on the tires. Problems like this need to be dealt with before the problem gets worse and causes bigger problems.  There are many types of steering pull.  Here the Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro talks about memory steer and an off-center steering wheel.  Coming

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Columbia Auto Repair Pro on Diagnosing Wheel Speed Sensors

Columbia Auto Repair Pro on Diagnosing Wheel Speed Sensors

When your wheel speed sensor, also referred to as the WSS, fails or you have issues with the sensor\’s wiring circuit, it will likely disable your ABS system, and in turn,  triggering your ABS dash warning light. This is a severe problem. The ABS module must get accurate input from all sensors to properly establish

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Top 10 Spring Fixes for Your Car w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Top 10 Spring Fixes for Your Car w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Spring has long been associated with new beginnings, new growth and fresh starts.  So along with your spring planting and spring cleaning, be sure to remember to perform your spring auto check.  The Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro will walk you through the spring fix ups, auto maintenance and checkups that you should be doing. 

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Top 10 Spring Fixes for Your Car w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Top 10 Spring Fixes for Your Car w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

As part of your regular auto maintenance, you should inspect your wheels.  This means checking to see that lug nuts are properly tightened.  It seems like something minor, but taking this quick step can save you from a really big problem if one of the wheels would come off. How to Check Lug Nuts for

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro More Steering & Suspension Troubleshooting

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro More Steering & Suspension Troubleshooting

Your automobile suspension system is a complex network.  The components must be in perfect sync to give you the smooth, stable ride that it is designed for. The suspension gets a lot of road abuse, causing its parts to wear out or fail entirely. If your car doesn’t seem to be riding as smoothly as

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Electrical Repairs and Fuses

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Electrical Repairs and Fuses

Sometimes we have what seem like automotive electrical problems, but often turn out to be nothing more than a fuse. The Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro wants to help you determine if you need automotive electrical repair or simple fuse replacement. Auto Fuse Basics: Types of Fuses Automotive fuses come in three types, but nearly

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Maintenance Costs of a New Car

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Maintenance Costs of a New Car

Some of you may be in the market for a new vehicle this holiday season.  When purchasing any automobile, the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro suggests weighing the cost of maintenance on your new ride before you buy. Average maintenance costs can vary greatly between make and models. Calculating Maintenance Costs You can’t even gauge

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