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The Honest 1 Auto Care Guide to Safe Towing for Mooresville Drivers

The Honest 1 Auto Care Guide to Safe Towing for Mooresville Drivers

Safe Towing Let's talk about towing safety in MOORESVILLE. Too often MOORESVILLE drivers just slap a trailer on the hitch and take off. But there are safety considerations to protect your tow vehicle, comply with NC laws and limit your liability. Know your tow vehicle. Your options will affect the tow rating, so you need to carefully read the towing section of your manufacturer's owner's manual to know how much your vehicle can tow. Know the weight limits of your trailer hitch. It will have a maximum tongue limit and an overall limit. Know your hitch type: a weight-distributing hitch may be required by your manufacturer for certain trailer weights. Know the towing laws for the areas in which you'll be towing as they may have stricter equipment requirements. Your owner's manual will also give you some help in determining how to calculate how much weight you can tow. It's more ... read more

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Honest-1 Auto Care Tech Question On Your Water Pump

Honest-1 Auto Care Tech Question On Your Water Pump

Honest 1 Auto Care Tech Question: I was driving on the Interstate in NC and my vehicle engine started to get hot. I turned off my air conditioner and was able to drive the short distance to my meeting and then found a shop in MOORESVILLE. It turns out that my water pump was leaking. It cost me many hundreds of dollars to get it fixed. What could I have done to avoid this? Honest 1 Auto Care Answer: This guy's story really did have a happy ending. When you continue driving when your engine's overheating you risk a catastrophic engine failure. It really is a good idea to pull over and let your vehicle engine cool down before driving again. If you add water or coolant, be sure your engine is cool or you risk serious burns. Now there's no way for MOORESVILLE drivers to predict when their water pump will fail – they just wear out. This fellow's water pump replacement was more expensive because his water pump is driven by his timing b ... read more

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