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SALVAGE AND JUNK CAR OR TRUCK WANTED !! CASH FOR JUNK CARS AUSTIN, TEXAS 512-789-2177
SALVAGE AND JUNK CAR OR TRUCK WANTED !! CASH FOR JUNK CARS AUSTIN, TEXAS 512-789-2177
|Posted on July 7, 2016 at 9:31 AM||comments (0)|
GASOLINE VS. ETHANOL
Gasoline makes one-third more energy than ethanol but by mixing ethanol and gasoline at a ratio of 85 to 15 percent the new fuel is around thirty percent less powerful than gasoline. Ethanol is similar in many ways to gasoline and produces similar effects when being used as a fuel, but ethanol get less miles per gallon than gasoline.
One of the main reasons to be against ethanol is that it causes damage to fuel systems and engines that gasoline doesn't. The most important problems are water contamination and fuel separation. The ethanol attracts water from the air and if it absorbs enough water fuel water contamination occurs in the car’s gas tank and that can have a prominent affect on engine performance. If you were to let the car sit for a while fuel separation occurs; the gas and water separate into layers and if the motor sucks the water layer into the engine,a lot of damage can happen.
Ethanol is pretty much just alcohol and alcohol can corrode the metal parts and the plastic parts in the fueling system. The main reasons to be for ethanol is that it produces less emmisions than gasoline and it is made from corn. Using ethanol is a huge money making opportunity and many advocates for ethanol are calling it "agribusiness".here.
|Posted on September 23, 2015 at 11:23 AM||comments (0)|
The heating system in your vehicle is designed to keep you warm; the engine cooling system of the vehicle is directly
linked to the heating system. If your heating system is not working properly it is important to have it checked out, because your engine cooling system may not be working properly either and an overheated engine can result in engine damage. There are a few basic components in the heating system; blower motor, heater hoses, heater core, heater control valve, and the HVACs control panel. The cooling system components that interact with the heating system are the coolant, thermostat, radiator, and water pump.
The heating system works off of the same coolant that circulates throughout your engine. It is circulated from the radiator through a series of hoses and the heater valve into the heater core. A fan then blows the hot air into the compartment. The heater core, which is located in the dashboard of your car, is really a small radiator. The heater fan blows air through the heater core and into the passenger compartment of your car. The heater core draws its hot coolant from the cylinder head and returns it to the pump -- so the heater works regardless of whether the thermostat is open or closed. Like your engines cooling system radiator, the heater core can suffer some of the same issues. If the heater core becomes clogged with rust or sludge, you will no longer have heat. Also leaks can cause a cabin full of white steam and really mess up your windows. If you smell the sweet aroma of coolant when your heater is on, chances are, you have a small leak in the heater core.
Often times the heater core is buried under the dashboard, and replacing it, is a major job. Many aspects of the heater system can malfunction which require repair. An air cabin filter is used to clean impurities from the air before it enters the ventilation system, when this filter becomes plugged it can slow the airflow in which case the filter needs replacement. An engine coolant leak can develop which hinders the performance of the heater system; these leaks must be repaired before proper heater operation will return. Heater system controls are adjusted by one of two ways, either a manual system is used which is adjusted by the driver, or a climate control computer.
|Posted on April 27, 2015 at 1:41 PM||comments (0)|
HYBRID BATTERY (IF YOURS IS NOT WORKING CALL THE JUNK CAR BUYER AUSTIN AT 512-789-2177
ALL HYBRID HONDA
A hybrid car battery is like any other battery except that it is rechargeable and has enough juice to move a large heavy vehicle down the road for a few feet or a few miles. The batteries in hybrid cars are responsible for the better fuel economy but the chemical material that makes up all car batteries, whether it's a conventional car or a hybrid, is typically toxic.
Is hybrid battery expensive? In sort yes it can range from 1,000 up to 6,000 for a full hybrid battery replacement. Hybrids batteries have proven to be extremely reliable though. Most hybrid car batteries are designed to last the lifetime of the automobile. There are three major types of batteries that are considering for use in hybrid cars: lead-acid, nickel-metal hydride and lithium-ion By far, lead-acid is considered the most toxic of the three, and on top of that it's also extremely heavy. By undertaxing their batteries, hybrids ensure longer life spans. Hybrids come with software that purposely stops the battery from charging once it hits about 80 percent of full capacity. Similarly, the battery will say it's empty when it falls to about 20 percent. If hybrids do conk out early, most batteries come with an eight-year or 100,000-mile warranty. You'll notice two things when it's time for a new power pack: The engine will run almost constantly, even under light acceleration, and your fuel economy will drop off significantly.
There are other ways to increase hybrid battery life: Coasting to a stop; like braking, coasting generates the kinetic energy that will charge your battery and extend its life, avoiding jack rabbit starts. Stopping at an intersection usually shuts down a hybrid's gas engine. As you move away from the intersection, a light press on the accelerator will keep the vehicle in all-electric mode. Replacing a hybrid car battery is a job that is best left to a professional.
|Posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:24 PM||comments (0)|
512-789-2177 AUSTIN JUNK CAR BUYERS IS A GREEN COMPANY DEDICATED TO RECYCLING VEHILCES.
Information from Wiki Vehicle Recycling.
Did you know that automobiles are the number one recyled product in the United States? Each year there are about 10 million vehicles are recycled. Each car weighs about 1.5 tons and for each ton recycled, we conserve 2500 pould of iron ore, 1400 pounds of coal and 120 pound of limestone. That adds up to a lot of resources saved for our great country.
Another part of recycling is the resue of spare parts. This saves the companies from having to manufacture the same parts over and over again and saves time and money and puts more money in your pocket when you buy from a junk yard. After the car is at no use and all the parts are taken off then the car goes to large scale crushing and taken to a steel mill to be refined and reused. 14 million tons of steel are provided to the steel industry each year by recycling cars, trucks, vans and suv's.
One part of recycling the vehicle is done by removing all the hazardous fluids and materials and disposing of them by state and federal guidelines and procedures. The batteris and sodium azade for the air bags and mercury are removed from the vehicle.
So, recycling save energy and natural resources for the United States. The steel industry alone saves enough energy to power 18 million households a year, each and every year. So when I turn on my lights at my house I am glad that Junk Car Buyer of Austin has provided the raw materials to keep my home lit as well as yours. Recycling keeps a lot of material out of the landfills too which is better for all of us and the enviorment. Speaking of the enivronment all the mercuy swiches from the cars have been removed from over 6000 recyclers and over 2100 pounds were collected in 2007 alone.
So yes, please recycle your car and we pay top dollar to you when you sell your auto to us and we are saving the enviorment one car at a time. Call for a free quote on your car at 512-789-2177
|Posted on February 26, 2014 at 10:31 PM||comments (0)|
512-789-2177 JUNK CAR PRICES AUSTIN PRESENTS
Summertime Vehicle Preparation
There are several things you can do to improve the performance and safety of your vehicle. Spring rain and the summer heat can wreak havoc on a vehicle if you aren't properly prepared.
Windshield Wipers and Fluids:
It's always a good idea to check windshield wipers year round.
Moisture and dust can prevent blades from operating when needed. Make sure to check for worn rubber on the wiper blades and wash your vehicle regularly to prevent dusty buildup. Also, check the washer fluid reservoir to ensure there is plenty of fluid. (Bugs, dust and other build up on the windshield can pose a safety hazard as they block your view.)
Oil and Oil Filter:
Check your vehicle manual and ask your mechanic how often you should change your oil and oil filter and what type of oil to use for your vehicle. In order for your vehicle to perform optimally based upon your vehicle use, check with your mechanic to find out ways to enhance your vehicle performance. Summertime heat usually means less rain and increased dusts in the air. Keep your filter from clogging by checkingit regularly.
Have your mechanic check the level, condition and concentration of your coolant fluids to prevent vehicle overheating. Belts, hoses and clamps should also be checked to ensure there is no damage preventing the coolant system from working properly.
Other Important Vehicle Components:
Air and fuel filter
Brake fluid/brake pads and shoes
Power steering fluid
Tires - Check tread and sidewalls for any nicks, nails or unusual wear.
Air condition system
Battery (clean terminals)
These are just some of the things you can do to optimize your vehicles running condition in the summertime. Professional car-care centers will have a checklist that you and your mechanic can use as a guide.
These will help your Austin, Round Rock, car or truck in best running order so that you will not have to call our tow truck and buying service sooner than you need to. If your car does fail call THE JUNK CAR BUYER FOR PRICES AT 512-789-2177
|Posted on January 17, 2014 at 1:46 AM||comments (0)|
CREDIT : US NEWS ONLINE.Head Gasket(s) Replacement (2.5L 4 Cylinder, 4WD) for the 2012 Toyota RAV4
Repair Cost Estimate:$1964 $2692
Labor:$1730 - $2206Parts:$234 - $486Parts Needed:Engine Oil, Oil Drain Plug Gasket, Oil Filter, Coolant, Head Gasket Set, Gasket Sealer
|Posted on October 13, 2013 at 7:51 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 17, 2013 at 2:49 AM||comments (0)|
JUNK CAR REMOVAL SPECIALISTS PROFESSIONAL FREE TOWING
FREE TOWING AND WRECKER SERVICE FOR EACH AND EVERY AUTO WE BUY. NO CHARGE TO YOU FOR TOWING. WE ARE NOT LIKE SOME OTHER COMPANIES THAT QUOTE A GREAT PRICE AND THEN SAY THAT YOU ARE NOT GOING TO GET THAT IN YOUR POCKET BECAUSE THEY DEDUCT TOWING AND WRECKER SERVICE.
Our trucks are the top of the fleet and well maintained with all licensing and registration needed to tow your vehicle out of a ditch or 50 miles from Georgetown, Texas. We have the required taxes paid to save your vehicle from what we call "tow prison" the dreaded tow yard that the authorities magically decided to take your auto after and accident.
We can meet you at the front door, pay you in cash, and release the car to us and your on your way and the tow charges are stopped once you pay them and you have sold your car and you keep the money as profit, not the tow yard that will auction your property to the highest bidder.
We do not think that is fair and just and that is why we tow any car from the tow yard. We pay you so you can pay off the storage and tow fees with your little nest egg we give you. In certain circumstances your car may fit into our licensed salvage buyers realm of needing to write you a professional company check for your car. If so, meet the driver, pay off your tow bill and keep the check with your profit margin.
|Posted on September 9, 2013 at 2:30 PM||comments (0)|
SELL CAR AUSTIN 512-789-2177 CASH FOR TRUCKS AUSTIN
BLOWN HEAD GASKET
The most common mechanical problem we receive regarding non-working vehicles is a blown head gasket. The head gasket sits between the engine block and cylinder head in an internal combustion engine. The purpose of a head gasket is to seal the cylinders to ensure maximum compression and avoid leakage of coolant and oil into the cylinders. Power reduction and white smoke are two of the results seen when a head gasket is blown. The biggest mistake people make is to keep driving the vehicle which increases the amount of damage to the engine.
Why does it cost so much to fix a blow head gasket? The majority of the cost will be labor as it requires pulling the engine apart to replace the gasket. Oftentimes people call and tell us that it only cost ______ to purchase a new head gasket. I always have to explain the depth of labor involved and that the average person does not have the tools nor the know how to replace the head gasket.
A mechanic must remove the cylinder head from the engine block to expose the head gasket. Once exposed, the mechanic will look for damage to the head and block to determine the cause of the blown head gasket. Upon inspection, he will clean and brush the surface to remove any debris. Then, the head gasket is replaced and the engine put back together. So, next time you purchase a vehicle, be sure to thoroughly research the pros and cons of what goes wrong mechanically with the vehicle. If you have a vehicle that has a blown-head gasket, please call us if you find out that the cost to repair the vehicle, including the labor of the mechanic, is more than the car is worth.
Our company offers top dollar pay to you for your Junk vehicle. Call us today and we will give you a free quote on your vehicle. 512-789-2177 We are one of the largest junk car buyers in Central Texas.
|Posted on April 25, 2013 at 5:20 PM||comments (0)|
If you find yourself looking outside and staring at your old-faithful car in the driveway and feel the need to finally get rid of it, you are not alone.
There are a few things you need to know about selling your junk, wrecked or salvaged car.First, make sure you have a clear title with no liens on it. What is a clear title with no liens? Well, simply put, it means an original or certified duplicate title with no loans or liens on it. The title can be given with a lien release letter from the lien holder and that will work or the title itself can be signed by the lien holder as paid off and you are good to go. In other words, make sure you have paid for the vehicle in full and have the proof in writing. Again, make sure that you have a lien release letter signed by the owner or dealership releasing you from any financial responsibility if your title still has an unsigned lien on it.
Most junk car buyers will ask you to have your title and keys ready for the tow truck driver. So, it's in your best interest to have everything ready before calling for quotes so that you will have a negotiable product for sale at the time of speaking with us. Trying to sell a car with no title is very risky. It is like trying to sell a house without a deed. Who would buy a house with out a deed. Not many people. There is a place to get a duplicate title if you have lost yours at the Regional DMV at 1001 East Parmer here in Austin. All you need is $5.50 your ID and the Vin Number and they will print out a new title in a matter of minutes. Just be the person who's name is on the title and your good to go. There is usually not a wait at that office. And they are Regional so they work with cars titled in other Counties. It is helpful to know what is exactly where your car is as in address. Funny how some people get through the process of booking their car with us and then come to find out they do not know exactly where their vehicle is. We usually help with the computer and Google in front of us to find the shop or apt address. Also providing a back up phone number is good too as in this day and age there are so many answering machines, and phone numbers with no answering machine on it. Our drivers do their best to reach you in a timely manner but they can not schedule a tow if they can not reach you.
We try and pick up vehicles in the fastest manner possible. However, we are not AAA. There is a process to get your check written and to the driver before dispatch so that we have all our ducks in a row before we call you. In order to save fuel and the environment, if a car is far away out drivers can at sometimes group them (our trucks can usually carry 2 cars) so as to save fuel and time. This help also to keep our junk car prices as high as possible.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR USING JUNK CAR BUYER AUSTIN AT 512-789-2177