Are you thinking of hitting the road for a spring road trip now that the snow and ice of winter have melted away? You likely already keep an eye on your vehicle as it is when it comes to regular maintenance, but this spring is as good of a time as any to pay closer attention to your vehicle and make sure it's ready for the driving that's ahead. Here are some auto care maintenance tips to follow this spring that are relatively easy to take care of on your own, although getting a full inspection from a local auto service is never a bad idea.
When you purchase an automobile it usually comes complete with a warranty that is issued by the manufacturer. Although warranties are usually standard with new cars, you may still be able to get in on the coverage if you buy a used car that is still within the warrantied timeframe. As an extra form of protection, you might have opted to get an extended warranty that covers items not generally protected under the original warranty.
The purpose of your fuel injector is to allow a specific amount of fuel to go into the engine for the combustion process. If this part becomes damaged, your engine will not get the fuel it needs in order for your vehicle to run properly. Here are some signs that you have a bad fuel injector that needs repair or replacement.
The fuel injector has several places where it can leak fuel.