Monthly Archives: July 2011

Brake-O-Rama explains Cooling Systems

With the scorching temperatures during the summer, it is very important to have your car’s cooling system serviced to avoid any overheating mishaps. Brake-O-Rama would like to share this interesting article to explain the basics. What is a Cooling System? … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama explains Cooling Systems

With the scorching temperatures during the summer, it is very important to have your car’s cooling system serviced to avoid any overheating mishaps. Brake-O-Rama would like to share this interesting article to explain the basics. What is a Cooling System? A typical 4 cylinder … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama Short Course on Wheel Alignment

In its most basic form, a wheel alignment consists of adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are perpendicular to the ground and parallel to each other. The purpose of these adjustments is maximum tire life and a vehicle that tracks straight and true … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama How to Speak “Car”

At Brake-O-Rama, we understand that too often the terms used by automotive technicians are too technical for the average customer. Which is why we’ve created this glossary of automotive and automotive maintenance terms to help customers translate the “car” spoken by … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama How to Change Windshield Wipers

Having experienced a few showers already this summer, you probably have noticed that your windshield wipers are leaving more water than what they should. Brake-O-Rama recommends that if you notice the wipers leaving patches or puddles of water marks, to replaced the … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama excited over Flying Car

An aerospace company’s ”Flying Car” prototype has been cleared for take-off on US roads. Massachusetts-based Terrafugia has been granted a number of special exemptions by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to help move the flying/driving hybrid vehicle a step … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama on How often to replace Air Filter

It’s hard to give a specific time or mileage figure because the life of the filter depends on how much crud it ingests. A filter that lasts 20,000 or even 30,000 miles on a vehicle that’s driven mostly on expressways … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama and 15 Interesting Car Industry Facts

1. The First Japanese car in the United States was the Honda Accord in November 1982. 2. The first Porsche 911 was introduced in 1964 and generated a power output of 130 bhp. 3. Chevrolet Impala was one such car that had enjoyed … Continue reading

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Brake-O-Rama and those dumb Smart Cars

Smart Cars Facts: 1) ‘Smart’ is an automotive division of Daimler AG, formerly DaimlerChrysler, that produces microcars. 2) If you’re driving one, the hippies have already won. 3) Smart Car accidents often result when drivers of real cars fail to … Continue reading

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