5 Auto Parts You Should Definitely Recycle After Using


You can make yourself a more environmentally friendly motorist if you put some time and effort into learning which pars of your vehicle can be recycled when they are no longer usable.Eventually, auto parts will become so worn that they will no longer function properly on your vehicle and need to be discarded. However, this doesn't mean that they can't be used for another purpose elsewhere.The following are five important automobile components that you can keep out of landfills by recycling:

27 January 2016

3 Things To Have In Your Scrap Metal Tool Kit


There are a lot of things that get thrown out in the trash, but if they are made of metal, they can be recycled for cash. To be able to collect metals and safely sort them, you will want to have a kit of the right tools. This should include basic safety gear, such as boots, gloves and glasses. You will also want to have basic tools for taking things apart and a couple of items to test metal.

25 January 2016

Hesitatation When Accelerating? Your IAC Valve May Be To Blame


You press down on your gas pedal and expect your car to take off smoothly, but that may not always happen. You might be experiencing hesitation due to a bad IAC valve (or idle air control valve). This guide will help you figure out if your idle air control valve is really your problem and offer steps to fix the problem. Signs To Look Out For The IAC valve is vital for precise combustion within your vehicle's engine; it lets in just the right amount of air so that it mixes with the precise amount of gasoline.

22 January 2016

4 Ways To Increase Your Sales Of Auto Parts Online In 2016


If your business sells auto parts online, but your sales were not where you wanted them to be in 2015, now is the year to make some changes. Here are four ways to increase the sale of auto parts through your business online in 2016.  #1 Send A Monthly Newsletter To Your Clients The first thing you need to do is reach out to your clients on a regular basis. If you are currently not sending a newsletter out to your clients at all, start by sending out at least a monthly newsletter to your client email list.

20 January 2016

Troubleshooting A Stubborn Garage Door


You're sitting in your car in the driveway and the garage door fails to respond to your remote control. The problem could be as simple as changing batteries in the remote or it may be time to replace the garage door opener. Here are a few ways to track down the problem yourself before you call a garage door specialist to investigate. Remote Control Problems Take the remote with you through the house and into the garage.

19 January 2016

Four Things You Will Need To Do Before Your Sell Your Junk Car


If you have an old car that is cluttering up a garage or your property, you may be considering selling it for scrap. Before you call to have it hauled off, there are some things that you will need to do, such as remove the plates and find papers of ownership. You may also want to remove personal items and parts you want to sell separately. Here are some things that you will want to do before you have that junk car hauled off:

15 January 2016

Refuting Myths About Aftermarket Car Parts


When you are needing to have repair work done to your car, there are many different sources of parts that you can choose from. Unfortunately, if you are not well-versed in auto repair, you may find choosing a replacement part for your vehicle to be a difficult task. More precisely, it is common for people to be relatively misinformed about aftermarket parts. By having the following two concerns regarding aftermarket parts dismissed, you should be better capable of making a decision for your car's repair needs.

14 January 2016