Is There Something Troubling with the Ignition System?

Turning the key in the ignition should lead to a smooth process. The car should start up with no problems if everything works as it should. Of course, things don't always work as they should. The key might not turn, or the engine could stall. Such weird problems might be due to mysterious troubles with the ignition system.

Other signs of a troubled ignition system may appear. Not every sign causes immediate concern, worry, or alarm. That doesn't mean the problem is insignificant. The troubles could even be severe ones, as flickering lights on a dashboard may represent…

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Ideas on Traveling with Pets

When you love your pet, you probably do what you can to take care of it. Traveling with dogs and cats come with special considerations to help keep the four-legged friend in good shape. For those going on long trips, taking the pet for a vet checkup seems advisable.

When "only" intending to take a long drive, taking the pet out for short drives could make the dog or cat more comfortable with the long trips. And it would be highly advisable to purchase a safe and comfortable carrying container, one that gives the pet ample space and room for…

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Ferrari of Atlanta's Guide to Jump Starting Someone's Car Safely

Whether you're new to driving and want to know all the basics, or you simply can't remember the proper way to jump start a car with a dead battery, Ferrari of Atlanta has some straightforward instructions to help you complete the task.

Initially, you need to make sure that both ignitions are turned off so that you can safely connect the jumper cables. Take one of the red ends and attach it to the positive rod on the working battery. The other red clip will adhere to the dead batteries positive terminal; these are easily identified by their…

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Detailing Your Car with Tips from Ferrari of Atlanta

Detailing your vehicle doesn't have to take up a lot of time, but knowing the right way to care for your automobile will ensure that it looks its best for years to come. Whether you're taking care of the exterior or trying to clean up the interior, Ferrari of Atlanta has some tips to share with you.

-Spend a little bit of time shopping through all of the different wax and polish products that you can buy. If you're looking for quick protection from the elements without a lot of effort, then a spray-on product or liquid…

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Brake Issues That Could Mean a Mechanic Visit

After parking your car, take a few minutes to look underneath it, especially after driving long distances in Roswell. If there are issues with the brake line in your car, then you might see fluid on the ground. A sign that there might be a fluid leak is a soft pedal, which means that the pedal tends to go to the floor when its pressed.

If your vehicle veers to one side of the road when you press the brake pedal, it could be because of an issue with one of the calipers. It could also be because of warped…

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What is Car Wax? A Brief Guide

Ferrari of Atlanta knows how important it is for drivers in Roswell to protect the appearance and finish of their cars. Car wax can be an excellent protectant. Here's why you should think about making it a part of your detailing routine.

Car wax is actually made from wax harvested from natural sources like palm or carnauba. There are also some synthetic waxes available, but professionals seem to prefer natural substances. A little solvent and some oils are added to the wax, giving it a firm feel. This firmness gives way to a soft product as the wax is…

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Precautions to Take When Replacing a Flat Tire

Anyone who's ever had a flat tire can tell you it can be aggravating, stressful and time-consuming. Being aware of certain safety precautions can make all the difference. Our team at Ferrari of Atlanta is very knowledgeable in tire maintenance and how to deal with roadside emergencies like flat tires. Here are some safety precautions to take if and when you have a flat tire on the road.

  • Be sure the vehicle is parked on level and solid ground.
  • Make sure vehicles is on the side of the road and far from oncoming traffic. 
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What You Should Know About Your Vehicle's Gaskets

You have probably heard of the term, "Don't blow a gasket." Well, there is a good reason to never blow a gasket in your vehicle. Here's a look at what a gasket is and what it does for your car, truck or SUV.

A gasket is protective barrier that will serve two important functions. First, a gasket will prevent the vehicles liquids and gases from escaping from the wrong areas of your vehicle. Second, a gasket will prevent outside elements from contaminating a vehicle's internal parts. Gaskets are located all over a vehicle. In fact, the average…

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Common Motor Oil Myths

When you buy a car, you should understand when to replace your engine oil. You may opt to visit a mechanic or do it from the comfort of your home. However, there are various myths associated with these motor oils. The list below shares some of the most common myths associated with engine oils.

1. Motor Oil Additives Improves Car Engine Performance Some oils usually come with additives, and they can increase the performance of the engine. They usually come with various additives that improve the viscosity index. These oils will help keep your engine free of sludge

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Signs Your Braking System Has Gone Awry

When you put the pedal to the metal, are you having trouble? If so, don't put it off. Here are some of the top reasons you may need to have your brakes checked out, before it's too late:

1. Soft Pedal- Does your pedal feel soft or squishy when you go to apply the brake? If so, it's likely an indicator that something is amiss. Rather than risk it, it's best to enlist the help of your local mechanic.

2. Shaky Stops- Upon applying your brake, do you notice that your vehicle rattles to a stop…

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