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Top 4 Signs of Dirty Fuel Filter

Top 4 Signs of Dirty Fuel Filter

A fuel filter is responsible for sifting out the debris and other contaminants that may be in your fuel tank. It does this cleaning process before the fuel is transferred to the engine for burning. In fact, most engine-related problems stem from poorly maintained fuel filters. To prevent costly engine repairs down the line, please remember to change your fuel filter as per recommended by our automaker.    Below are 4 symptoms of a bad fuel filter to be on the lookout for:   Car Starting Issues Trouble with car starts can be caused by a variety of issues, including a dead battery and a clogged fuel filter. It is important that you have this properly diagnosed ASAP to avoid getting stranded.    Engine Stalling If your vehicle comes to a standstill for no reason, it is stalling. Since a clogged filter hinders consistency with the fuel flow, it can majorly impact your car’s performance. If your car starts and stops randomly, please have your fuel filt ... read more

How To Know If You Have Air in Your Brake Lines

How To Know If You Have Air in Your Brake Lines

Once you step on the brake pedal, your vehicle should slow or stop on demand and at your convenience. And when the brakes fail, they can cause catastrophic accidents leading to extreme car damage or worse, injuries or the loss of lives. If you have ever pressed the pedal and felt it was spongy or soft-feeling, this is a clear sign that it could be within the brake lines. Let us explore what brake lines are and the signs that tell you there's air in your brake lines. What Are Brake Lines? The brake lines are the components of your brake system that house and circulate the brake fluid. Since the brake system is hydraulic, it uses high pressure from the brake fluid to power the brakes. When there is air within this hydraulic system, it reduces the hydraulic pressure and essentially makes the braking process less effective. As a result, the brake system can fail. Here are some symptoms that could indicate the presence of air in your brake lines. The brake pedal ha ... read more

How to Tell If Your Mercedes-Benz Is Leaking Oil

How to Tell If Your Mercedes-Benz Is Leaking Oil

How to Tell If Your Mercedes-Benz Is Leakin Engine oil lubricates your Mercedes’ engine and is necessary for ensuring a safe and efficient drive. If your Mercedes-Benz is dripping oil, then it can be a cause for concern. Instead, you should always take your vehicle to the experts at K's Autohaus at the first signs of an oil leak. At our auto repair shop in Humble, TX, we have the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to get down to the exact cause of the leak and make the appropriate repairs.    Common Signs of Oil Leaks Oily or dark puddle under your car Blue exhaust smoke coming from the tailpipe Lingering oil smell around your car Oil warning light on Overheating engine Proper maintenance, such as regular and on-time oil and filter changes, is the best way to prevent oil leaks from happening. You should never overlook an oil leak, no matter how minor it looks. It can be a sign of a serious engine problem and spread damage to other vehicle parts if l ... read more

What Causes Oil Leaks In BMWs?

What Causes Oil Leaks In BMWs?

BMWs are all in all great luxury cars to own, but one prevalent problem they can sometimes face is oil leaks. At K's Autohaus, we often see people taking engine oil leaks too lightly. They tend to look past the puddle stain underneath their BMW or top off their oil and continue to go about their day; this is where the mistakes start to spiral. Instead, it would be best to always take your BMW to a trusted auto repair shop like K's Autohaus.   One of the most important things you need for your BMW is engine oil. Your vehicle needs clean and fresh oil to optimize your BMW's engine and its performance. Your vehicle also requires oil to keep your engine parts clean and minimize friction. With such a vital role for your motor, you need to have a leak diagnosed and treated by our ASE-certified technicians as soon as possible. Below are some of the most common causes of oil leaks in BMWs: Clogged or old oil filter Loose or damaged filler cap Worn out gasket or seal Dama ... read more