Posted on 1/9/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
If you have an older car, there may come a point in time where that car needs major repairs. You may find yourself wondering if you should really make the repairs or if the car is too far gone and it just needs to be sold to a junk buyer. Making this decision can be challenging, as there are multiple factors to consider. Here are three important factors that will help guide you to the right decision for you and your car.
Posted on 12/19/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
The radiator has one job and it's an important one: to keep your engine from overheating. Internal combustion engines produce a lot of heat when in use. The coolant in your vehicle circulates through the engine and the radiator, absorbs the heat and uses the air passing through the radiator to cool it down.
Posted on 12/5/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
We've all been there. Driving home after a long day at work when all of the sudden that ominous check engine light shines brightly on your car's instrument panel. As questions of what the issue could be start popping into your head, all you can see are dollar signs. Especially considering most mechanics charge a premium just to diagnose the issue.
Posted on 11/21/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
If you have a car that was badly damaged in an accident or isn't running and isn't worth the investment to fix, you may be thinking about selling it as a junk car. If you have never done this before, you may have questions about doing this. Here are a few questions you may have about selling a junk car and the answers to those questions.
Posted on 10/24/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
If you have used motor oil and you’re not sure how to dispose of it, there are eco-friendly ways to make sure that it doesn’t end-up in a landfill, where it can damage the environment. Instead, you can make sure the oil is properly disposed of or recycled, by following the eco-friendly tips below. You and your community will be glad you did.
Posted on 10/10/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
When your transmission is on the fritz, it may conjure thoughts about expensive repairs or even a new vehicle, but there is a better option. Rebuilding a transmission can save you a lot of money over the short-term, while keeping car payments out of your monthly budget. For many, rebuilding their transmission is worth the initial cost.
Posted on 9/19/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
Changing your own oil is a great way to save money and it is actually a lot easier than it sounds. But if not done properly, it can cause serious damage to your car and the environment. And once you're done changing your oil, what do you do with the old oil? At Ace Auto Parts, we have all the necessary tools and materials to make changing and disposing of your own oil a breeze.
Posted on 9/5/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
If you're trying to sell a vehicle that has some serious issues, you may be wondering whether or not you should repair it before selling it. There are a few major things that you need to consider: the amount of cash you'd need to invest, the amount of time the repair would take, and the return on your investment. In many situations, it's not worthwhile to repair a car if it has very significant problems; instead, you may want to sell it to a place that specializes in buying cars that need repairs.
Posted on 8/22/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
A vehicle battery can help get you where you need to go, or it can leave you stranded on the side of the road, making it important to know when to change your battery. Fortunately, there are specific warning signs to look for, before a battery fails. These include dimming headlights, clicking sounds during ignition and battery age.
Posted on 8/8/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
Whether restoring an antique or conducting routine maintenance and repairs on your daily driver, people who work on their own cars understand how relaxing it can be and how much sense of accomplishment and pride comes with a job well done. Professionals who work on other people’s cars develop the same sense of pride by the end of the day after a job well done. At Ace Auto Parts, we serve the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike with great parts and service.