Thinking about how pricey a trip to the mechanic can become? As a result, you may stall when it comes to having car issues looked at. Think again.
For some issues, this is no big deal. But with others, hesitation can have very unpleasant results. So, the next time your car makes one of these noises; don’t delay, have it checked today.
1. The wheels squeak or chirp while you drive – If your car tires chirp or squeak at you, it could be a sign that your wheel bearing or axle bearing is failing; especially if the noise is altered by speed. If this issue is left unchecked, the part could completely fail, leaving you with a locked up tire or possibly no tire at all.
2. Engine hissing – Your car’s engine should hum…not hiss. If you hear a hissing sound coming from the engine compartment either during or after driving, you probably have an issue with the heating system. Carefully watch the temperature gauge, as overheating can cause serious damage to your engine. [Read more…]