Car Squeaks When Reversing: What it Means and How to Fix It

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Here are some of the reasons why your car squeaks when reversing and how to fix the issue: 1. Engine Belt Problem The engine belt, often referred to as the serpentine belt, is responsible for driving various components like the alternator and power steering pump. When this belt becomes loose or damaged, it could result … Keep reading

Car Popping Noise When Accelerating [Causes & How to Fix]

The popping noise you hear when accelerating can be caused by the following issues: 1. Misfiring Cylinders Engine misfiring can cause a popping noise when accelerating. Misfiring occurs when one or more cylinders in the engine fail to ignite the fuel-air mixture properly. This can be caused by issues such as a faulty spark plug, … Keep reading

Car Makes Whining Noise When Slowing Down? Causes & How To Fix

whining noise when decelerating

Are you sitting there wondering – “why is my car making a whining noise when decelerating?” You’re not alone. It’s a common problem, and there are many possible causes of the noise. Understanding what causes the noise can help you diagnose and fix the problem right away rather than have to go through all kinds … Keep reading

Popping Noise When Braking – Causes & Solutions

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The popping noise you hear when you apply the brakes can be unsettling. Your brakes may pop at red lights, when braking at low speed, or in extreme cases, every time you apply them, making your driving experience uncomfortable. I’ll be explaining the causes behind this popping noise when braking and how you can fix … Keep reading

Clunking Noise When Braking – Why Does This Happen?

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Have you ever felt that clunking noise when braking? It can be irritating, especially if it happens often. Auto mechanics will tell you that it’s just the pads and rotors wearing down. Brake clunking is a common problem due to several causes, including pads, rotors, calipers, or the hydraulic system. Here are the common causes … Keep reading

Car Gurgling Sound When Idling – Here’s Why

car gurgling sound when idling

Your car is an extension of your personality and you keep it in tip-top shape, even giving it its own garage to protect it from the elements. But, suddenly, something’s gone wrong with your vehicle and that can be quite distressing. Is there something seriously wrong? Or are the gurgling sounds in your car just … Keep reading