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Why Is My Car Making a Clicking Noise?

Why Is My Car Making a Clicking Noise?

Why Is My Car Making a Clicking Noise? If your car is making a Clicking or Ticking noise you've come to the right place. First we need to understand what a Timing Belt is! What is a Timing Belt? To simply put it; your Engine will not work without your Timing Belt. In order for your Timing Belt to work your Crankshaft and Camshaft Rotation should live in harmony. With both parts linked properly, your Valves and Pistons will operate smoothly. This in turn allows the intake of air into the engine which then produces energy to start your vehicle. How Often Should You Replace It? Our experts here at Frank's recommend changing the timing belt every 60,000 to 100,000 miles. Over time the belt wears down, and if you don't replace it, it may cause significant losses and total engine failure. However, there are signs that you can look out for to know it's time to replace the Timing Belt. Get your Timing Belt checked if: You hea ... read more

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Do You Need New Windshield Wipers?

Do You Need New Windshield Wipers?

Car maintenance can often seem overwhelming, but here’s one thing that isn’t hard to stay on top of but is an important car part that lets you get down the road: Windshield Wipers. Here’s what you need to know to keep visibility high and traffic danger low. When Do I Need New Windshield Wipers? Whatever your car part or maintenance need call Frank’s Servicenter: 215-355-8877. Chattering on the windshield, bent rubber or rusty metal housings are all signs you need new windshield wipers. On average you should replace this car part every year or even every six months. When a particular season ends and a new one begins ask yourself, “what weather am I going to drive through in the near future” and be sure your windshield wipers are equipped to handle it. If you see streaks or hear any scratching or other noises it's also probably time for replacement wipers. Also - remember - if you replace the front, it may be time to replace the rear wiper as wel ... read more

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