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Steven Cole

Steven Cole

I have been called a jack of all trades and a master of none. Love to tinker with just about anything. If it needs to be fixed I will try and repair it. I am a middle aged nerd who likes to joke around and work on cars, computers and houses.

How Long Does It Take to Supercharge a Tesla?

If you are buying your first car or even your fifth car, Tesla is a great option. The most fantastic thing about owning a Tesla is that it requires no gas, you charge it using electricity. This not only cuts down on pollution in our environment, but it also saves …
How Many Brake Pads Per Wheel?

Learning about your car when you first get it can seem like a daunting task, and it is. However, there are certain tricks and tips to learn. Some of these can change the choice you make about buying a particular car, and that’s okay. The most important thing to look …
Can a bad coolant temperature sensor cause car not to start?

Not being able to start your car is an extremely frustrating feeling. No matter where you are going or what you are doing, a car that fails to start is always a nuisance. The problem is, there are a multitude of reasons why your car could not be starting, and …
Does Home Depot Make Car Keys?

If you ever need a spare house key, you’re in luck. Take your original key to Home Depot and they will make as many exact copies for you as you need. But what happens if you need a spare car key? Copying car keys used to be a simple task, …
How can I start my car without a fob?

Most modern cars are made with key fobs instead of traditional keys. These key fobs allow you to unlock and start your car without the insertion of a physical key. But what happens when the battery in the key fob dies unexpectedly? Can you start your car without the key …
How Much Does Maaco Charge to Paint a Car?

Getting a car repainted can be an expensive process. On average, a total car paint job can cost between $1,500 – $3,000, which is more than you may have spent on your car in the first place! Well, this is where Maaco comes in. Maaco is known for offering low-cost …
How to turn off service ride control light?

What is ride control? A vehicle in motion is affected by various factors. Some of them are the weight of the vehicle, the weight distribution, the speed of the concerned vehicle along with external factors such as the condition of the road as well as something like the wind. These …
How long can you run an engine without oil?

The relationship between oil and the engine Whenever we think of an engine, there’s one thing that comes to our mind for sure. Any guesses? Well, if you guessed wrong then maybe you need to move to another planet. It’s oil! Engines and oil are like brothers in arms, they …
How long should I let my car idle to charge its battery?

Will you car battery charge while idling? Has your car battery ever gone dead? Well if you don’t use your car regularly, it is highly possible that you have faced this before. Many of us have moved to parts of a city, where we rarely need to use the car. …
How to tell if you have single or dual-piston calipers?

Brake calipers, what are they and how they affect the braking system? It wouldn’t be surprising if you had a blank look when someone mentioned brake calipers to you. You might have nodded along, but honestly, you had no idea about what they were. Actually, the function of brake calipers …