If you're a first-time diesel owner -- or have simply never logged enough miles on a single diesel vehicle to contemplate cleaning or replacing your diesel particulate filter (DPF) -- you may be dismayed at the sight of a warning light on your vehicle's dashboard indicating your DPF has begun to malfunction. While continuing to drive your vehicle even short distances without ensuring that your DPF is serviced can cause irreparable damage to your engine, you may not feel you have the cost of repair (or replacement) in your current budget.
When you own a car, you probably want to keep it running as smoothly as possible, for as long as possible, to avoid having to pay high repair costs or buying a new vehicle. This includes making sure the transmission keeps working well. To do this, use the below three simple tips to keep it in good condition.
Be Careful When Pulling Into A Parking Space With A Curb Or Divider
There's nothing out of the ordinary about traveling for the majority of the year in an RV, but most people do it in large and luxurious Class A motorhomes or fifth-wheel RVs. For many people, traveling full-time in a much smaller Class B RV is a different kettle of fish. The following talks about some of the considerations to make if you decide to make the open road your new home in a Class B RV.
If you are like most business owners shopping for a used semi truck, you might be more concerned about getting your products on the road again or finding a bargain than you are about seemingly insignificant details such as cab condition or filter type. Unfortunately, being a little too cavalier about your rig shopping could cause a lot of heartache in the long run. Here are two red flags you should know about when you are shopping for a used semi truck, and how to avoid trouble: