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SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES: Park Muffler’s Guide to Transmission Maintenance

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WHAT IS A TRANSMISSION? Transmissions are essential components of modern vehicles of all kinds– using fluids and pressure, a transmission allows an engine’s power to be redistributed over a series of gears. Changing these gears grants vehicles’ the ability to accelerate smoothly (in stages) from a standstill to their highest speed. They come in a […]

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SEAL OF APPROVAL: Park Muffler’s Guide to Gasket Maintenance

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One of the most common automotive repair terms is a “blown gasket,” though many vehicle owners might not know exactly what that means– despite having to pay for it! Essentially, gaskets are a small feature of modern machinery that have major consequences when they fail. To brush up on these crucial engine parts, keep reading […]

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RADIATOR MAINTENANCE: Have You Sprung A Leak?

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Your vehicle’s radiator is front and centre; just behind the grille, this engine part occupies an important position because it fills an important role. During normal function, your engine pumps a fluid through the radiator– this is known as coolant and it does just that: cooling off the vehicle so it can operate normally. If […]

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ENGINE MAINTENANCE: Repair, Replace or Rebuild

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When your engine leaves you stranded, any vehicle owner knows that they have some costly decision ahead of them. Engine failure almost always means your vehicle requires repairs– or maybe even a major replacement. If this worst is true and you do need a new engine, there can be even more choices to make. Rebuilt […]

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RADIATOR RULES: Replace or Repair?

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The radiator is the heart of any vehicle’s coolant system– it has one major job: keep the engine cool while in use. It may sound simple, but without the right type and amount of fluid circulating… your engine would overheat, seize up and leave you stranded. COMMON PROBLEMS Radiators are almost entirely maintenance-free in modern […]

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Guide to Dashboard Symbols

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Every make and model is different, but all vehicles make use of dashboard symbols to quickly communicate things to the operator. While your driver’s manual contains the exact definitions (and often the best course of action to follow), it can be helpful to have a mental glossary of some of the more important symbols. Keep […]

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5 Signs Your Brakes Need Replacement or Repair

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Brakes are one of the most important safety systems on any vehicle, therefore it is essential you monitor them closely. Fixing issues that crop up may seem prohibitively expensive, but that pales in comparison to the cost of leaving brake problems unchecked. Read on for Park Muffler’s top five signs your brakes need replacement or […]

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5 Signs Your Fuel Pump Needs Replacement or Repair

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Modern fuel pumps are largely maintenance-free and extremely durable relative to their predecessors. While mechanical fuel pumps are typically easier to fix, electric fuel pumps tend to be more complex– often requiring outright replacement. Faulty fuel pumps create performance problems that are difficult to identify specifically, but there are some telltale warning signs that can […]

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BRAKES 101: Learn the Components of Your Vehicle’s Brake System

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The original beauty and innovation of vehicles was seeing just how fast you could get from one point to another– but what good is that if you cannot stop when you get there? Of course, this issue is why brakes have been an integral part of the modern vehicle since its inception. There is a […]

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How Do Fuel Pumps Work and What Can Go Wrong?

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While most motorists know about the key parts of their vehicles– engine, brakes, ignition and so on– familiarity with every little detail is a lot to ask of the average consumer. The most valuable strategy for vehicle owners is to educate themselves on the most vital components, learn how they work and prepare for them […]

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