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Auto Windshield Maintenance Tips to Avoid Accidents

One of the most vital maintenance areas in vehicles shared by The Intelligent Driver is windshield visibility. Poorly maintained windshields and windshield wipers can cause significant damage. Here are some windshield wipers and glass safety that is reasonable steps you can take to improve your driving experience and security. Windshield and wipers should be checked every six months for corrosion, damage, flexibility, and visible cracks and tears.

Check Windshield Wiper

carEnsure the wiper blades are touching the windshield correctly for the maximum reliability necessary for safe driving. Squeaking, scratches, and anything indicates that the wipers are not coming into contact with the glass. Wipers should be replaced every 1-2 years, depending on pressure and use. Worn wipers can permanently scratch the windshield. If you live in a region with a lot of rain and snow, you will most likely have to replace the wipers frequently.

Clean Windshield Glass

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Five Prevalent Diesel Engine Problems and Ways to Solve Them

Current technology has improved significantly with its latest features such as safety, GPS, and engine. However, having diesel-engine vehicles sometimes requires a more in-depth understanding than gasoline-engine based cars. There are several most common issues that people with diesel-powered vehicles have and several car maintenance tips you need to know. The following are several most prevalent diesel engine problems and ways to solve them.

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Unexpected Glowing Plugs

As the title suggests, plugs are glowing; they light up bright red! A difficult cold start is an indication that one or more light bars need to be replaced. However, you don’t have to worry as they do not require maintenance, but they need to be replaced. The glow plugs are critical since they enable to start of the diesel engine when cold. Diesel fuel is activated when it is pumped into hot/compressed air (in the cylinder). Therefore, glow plugs aid to ignite …