Category : Auto Parts & Maintenance & Repairs : Cars & Vehicles

Why Is My Hibiscus Dying?

Maintenance
Hibiscus plants produce showy blooms in vibrant colors. The plants are native to Hawaii and thrive in warm climates. Hibiscus requires little care other than water, occasional plant food and pruning if the owner so desires. Certain circumstances cause hibiscus plants to become stressed or suffer, w

Signs of a Broken Car Shock

Maintenance
Shock absorbers are designed to keep the wheels of a vehicle in constant contact with the ground, no matter how bumpy the road. The shock absorbers are filled with a hydraulic fluid, which moves through a set of valves to dampen the shocks from the road surface and minimize shock...

How to Remove Rust From Bodywork

Maintenance
The bodies of most vehicles are made of iron. Iron is a corrosive metal, which reacts with oxygen in the air to make iron oxide. The iron oxide then flakes off the surface of the metal, and the process repeats with the next layer of iron. If rust isn't removed properly, it weakens the structural int

Boat Hull Joint Repair

Maintenance
The joint between your boat's hull and its deck can leak over time. If you've ruled out a crack in the fiberglass, look at the rub rail. If the leak doesn't come from the deck or the hull, it's probably from the failure of the caulking behind the rub rail on the outside of the hull, at deck level. R

How to Change Rotors & Pads

Maintenance
When you replace the brake pads on your car, you should consider resurfacing or replacing the brake rotors. In most cases, you need not change them, unless they show signs of damage such as scoring on the surface of the rotor disc, deep nicks or gouges. If the rotors are too thin for resurfacing, re