Modern brake pads use friction to slow and stop your car. When you press the pedal, the pads themselves make contact and reduce the speed. This means that they slowly wear down over time and need to be replaced.
When the Takata airbag recalls were in full swing back in 2016, it was hard not to hear about them. Since then, the issue has fallen out of the public eye to some degree. However, experts note that the recalls are not over yet, and they may not be for years. It is important for people to continue paying attention to the developments.
Did your vehicle get recalled in September? If you're not sure, it's important to check. Millions of vehicles get recalled annually in the United States. Many consumers don't realize it and could be driving around in faulty vehicles.
Accidents happen on the roads of Tennessee all the time, and they are usually resolved easily between drivers even when damage or injury has occurred. Sometimes one of the drivers will be liable for causing the crash, and the maker of a car may be at fault on rare occasions as well.
Five years ago, on Oct. 2, 2013, a horrific highway collision occurred in Jefferson County when an out-of-state church bus blew its tire and crashed near the split of I-40 and I-81.
Getting behind the wheel is one of the most dangerous things you can do during the course of your day. No matter how safe you are when driving, you can't always trust the other motorists around you. Add the fact that vehicles and their parts have been known to fail from time to time and you are could be dealing with a very scary situation. Today, we will look at common auto defects and their warning signs.
It doesn't matter what type of car you drive, you rely on your tires to get you from point A to point B in a safe and efficient manner. If you're riding on a defective tire (or tires), you're taking a big risk with your health and well-being.
Just last week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recalled at least 150,000 of its vehicles manufactured under both the Dodge and Jeep brands. A failure of the cars' braking system led to the voluntary recall being ordered.
Imagine that you're driving down the street at a normal pace, around 25 mph. You press down on the brake to slow before you make a turn into your apartment complex. As you begin to press down, you realize that the brake isn't working. How could that be? You just had them replaced.
Of course no one wants to get a lemon when car shopping. This is a vehicle that just seems to have defect after defect. Even when you get it fixed, it just breaks down again. You can never seem to solve all of the issues.