Are you a car owner who doesn’t feel good and excited looking at your car because it has become old? It can happen to the best of us, especially if you are just starting out in life. I remember the first car I bought was a used ’99 Chevy Cavalier. It was in fairly good condition, but being fresh out of college meant maintaining the car wasn’t one of my top priorities. Subsequently, my old car became an embarrassment whenever I took my girl out on a date. The easier option here would have been to get rid of the used car and opt for a new one. But that’s when a good friend of mine, who happens to be an auto mechanic, suggested some tips that would make my old babe look just like new. So, here I will be sharing those tips, that will surely help all of you who want to be proud of their car, and are looking for ways to spruce up an older car.
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Incorrect placement of sun visors and their inefficiency to guard sunrays are likely to cause road mishaps while driving. They are prone to wear and tear and require immediate replacement. The good thing about replacing a sun visor is, you can do it easily at home without taking help from a mechanic. First you have to remove the old sun visor and then replace with the new one. All you require is a proper arrangement of screw divers and screws. Check out the general steps.
- You have to locate the visor’s mounting bracket before replacing it.
Screws are attached with the visor for holding it in place and you have to remove them.
- Now take a flat headed screw driver and gently take the screw out with it. While doing this, ensure that the plastic of the visor is not torn.
- Start unscrewing from the base of the visor with the screwdriver. Keep the screws in a specific place to avoid losing them.
- Once the screws are loosened, remove the visor from the base of the headliner. Give a gentle tug to remove the visor.
- Place the new visor in the same position,
An exhaust leak will always need immediate attention, for two reasons – it will reduce the performance of your car for one and the gas mileage of you vehicle. The other reason is a serious health risk to all passengers in the car, as the exhaust fumes that leak will seep inside too. The easier way would be to hire a mechanic. But if you have the right tools and/or are maybe stuck somewhere on a road trip far off, here are the guidelines on how to find and then fix the leak.
Tips on Fixing an Exhaust Leak
Finding the Leak
Knowing how to fix an exhaust leak is pointless if you don’t know where it actually is, or how to find one. This will take time, depending on the size of the leak. One problem you should know is, if the leakage point is small, it will get shut off after using the car for some time, as the heat will make the metal around the hole to expand. So if you think there’s a small leak that you just can’t find, start your search after the car cools down