How To Explain Timing Belt Failure To A Customer

As a crucial component of a vehicle’s engine, the timing belt ensures the synchronized operation of various internal parts. Timing belt failures remain a common concern among car owners because of the risk of expensive damage if the belt fails.

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Common Timing Belt Problems For The Honda Accord

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If you have a 2017 or older Honda Accord with a V6, chances are you’ll experience issues with the timing belt at some point. Timing belts do wear out, and should be replaced at regular intervals. Here’s a list of symptoms related to timing belt failure on the Accord, as well as some diagnostic tips,…

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Common Timing Belt Problems For The Toyota 4Runner

If you have a 2009 or older Toyota 4Runner, chances are you’ll experience issues with the timing belt at some point. (Newer 4Runners have a timing chain.) Here’s a list of symptoms related to timing belt failure on the 4Runner, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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What’s Draining My Car Battery?

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A car’s battery is one of those parts you only think about when it starts failing. Most quality OEM-spec batteries should last at least 5 years. But sometimes, they fail much earlier. Usually because of an electrical fault that is draining the battery.

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Can An Oil Filter Be Cleaned And Reused?

While there are reusable oil filters out there, using OEM-spec replaceable filters is almost always a better option. This blog explains the benefits of sticking to high-quality OEM-spec paper oil filters, in a non-technical way that customers understand.

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What’s The Difference Between Regular And Synthetic Oil?

Explaining the differences between regular and synthetic oil to customers can be difficult. Especially without getting too technical. So, in this blog we cover some of the most commonly asked questions. And provide clear answers to help you guide your customer in the right direction.

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Does An Oil Filter Last Longer Than The Oil?

Whether you’re a mechanic, parts distributor, or shop owner, you may regularly get asked this question. While it’s obviously important to change the filter and oil at the same time, explaining this to your customer can be tricky.

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Top 4 Features Of The Best Car Batteries

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As an industry professional, you already know that a high-quality car battery is essential to ensure that a vehicle’s electrical system works right. Using a poor-quality aftermarket battery can damage sensitive electronics. And will cost way more in the long run.

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Common Water Pump Problems For Nissan Trucks

If you have a Nissan truck (Frontier or Titan), you’ll likely experience issues with the water pump at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to water pump failure on Nissan trucks and some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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