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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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Why Won't My Car Start? What's Happening? (Or Not Happening?)

Why Won't My Car Start? What's Happening? (Or Not Happening?)

By Tom Smith   Dut, Da, DA! Uh-oh. You just sat down in your driver seat, put the key in the ignition and your car won’t start. What do you do?! Don’t worry. Frank’s Servicenter is here for you!   Make an appointment online now!   Why Won’t My Car Start? A car has a lot of parts; some mechanical, some electrical. So, ignition failure can mean a few different scenarios, but here’s a quick intro to the parts involved and how they’re supposed to function.   The corroded battery of a Nissan Altima.   Is My Car Battery Bad? Even if it isn’t an electric vehicle, a modern car or truck isn’t just a gasoline motor. There’s a complex electrical system running throughout the entire body. It allows you to see in your trunk, listen to the radio and - most important - start your car. The battery is the central point in this circuit. It powers the starter w ... read more

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