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Larry's Auto Works
Est. 1991

2409 Lyn Rd, Brockville, Ont K6V 5T3
 613-342-4345
Fax 613-342-0608

 

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9 Car Sounds You Should Not Ignore
(To hear the sounds make sure your computer's speakers are engaged)

Bad Ball Joints
LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario: Loss of control of car during steering.

What To Do: Bring car to garage and check the suspension with the possibility of replacing the ball joints.

Engine Running Without Oil.

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario: Engine might seize up and fire develops due to overheating.

What To Do: Stop the car. Lift up the hood and inspect for oil leaks and the amount of oil in your engine. Put more oil in the engine and take the car to a mechanic.

Brake Pads

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario: Loss of brakes and then you cannot stop the car.

What To Do: Replace the brake pads.

Engine Seizing Up

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario: Engine will stop and you will not be able to start it.

What To Do:Get it towed to the nearest garage.


Failing Water Pump

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario:Car overheats and engine will seize up.

What To Do:Drive slowly to the nearest garage and replace the water pump.


Hole in the Muffler

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario:Muffler falls off and the noise is embarassing.

What To Do:Take the car to the garage and have your exhaust system checked and replace the muffler.


Lifter Adjustment

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario:Car uses too much gas and engine will lose power.

What To Do:Take the car to the garage and have your lifters adjusted.


Struts

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario:Car will lose steering control.

What To Do:Take the car to the garage and have the suspension checked.

Engine Overheating and Exploding

LoudspeakerClick here to listen to what it sounds like!

Worst-Case Scenario:Engine is toast.

What To Do:Take the car to a garage and ask them to replace the engine. --- At Larry's, we can do that! 



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