When you hear noises coming from your engine, you might wait for them to disappear. However, you could be making a mistake, as the noises could signify a serious issue with the engine. Knowing what the noises signify could save your vehicle and you from severe damage. The following are five car noises that mean that your car requires immediate attention: Popping A popping noise coming from your engine can be very unnerving, especially if you are on a long drive. If you hear your engine produce pop sounds, there may be an exhaust pipe leak or a dirty air filter. You should seek immediate attention as it will negatively affect air quality in the car or ruin your exhaust system. Grinding You should be concerned whenever you hear your engine produce grinding noises. Grinding, especially, when you start your vehicle, is a sign of issues with the starter motor. If the grinding occurs when you change gears, it may be a problem with the transmission. For manual vehicles, a grinding gearbo ... read more
October is the month when we embrace the spooky and scary. However, that frightening feeling shouldn't extend to your vehicle. One of the most alarming situations while driving is a sudden downpour so intense that your visibility is impacted to the point that the road practically disappears. What's even more terrifying? Worn out wiper blades that no longer clear your windshield. Here are four signs that your wipers need to be replaced. Do you need new wipers? Safety is our primary priorities, so stop by any of our locations in Maryland or Delaware so that one of our highly-trained technicians can expertly install new wiper blades for you.