All About Car Batteries

A car battery is one of the most important parts of a vehicle. It provides the electrical current that powers the starter motor and turns the engine on. The battery also powers all of the car’s electrical accessories, such as the lights, radio, and windshield wipers. A car battery generally lasts for three to five […]

Why Is My Fuel Tank Whining?


If your fuel tank is whining or humming, there is a problem with the fuel pump. One thing that will damage the fuel pump is a clog in the fuel system. The fuel system should be serviced every 30,000 miles to make sure all of the dirt, sediment, and carbon that build up on various […]

It’s Time for a New Clutch if Your Old One Is Doing the Following


Primary Care Auto Repair is the best auto shop in Warwick. If your old clutch is wearing down and doing strange things, it’s probably time for a new clutch. We are going to list the signs of a bad clutch below so you know what to look for in your automobile. Don’t worry. We can […]

Warning Signs of Transmission Trouble


Whether the vehicle you drive is an automatic or a manual, keeping the transmission in top shape should be one of your biggest priorities. The transmission in your car, truck, or SUV is a complicated piece of machinery and an expensive one to repair. Here are some signs of transmission trouble you should never ignore. […]

A Water Pump Malfunction Can Equal an Overheated Engine

Primary Care Auto Repair advises that if your water pump malfunctions, the engine is going to overheat. We will talk more about the reasons why below. The factory water pump will not last forever. It will, however, last about 10 years or 100,000 miles. If you are having any of the following problems, these are […]

Why Is My Car Buzzing Before It Starts?


Buzzing or whirring sounds before your engine starts are a sign that the starter is going bad. Primary Care Auto Repair is going to talk more about this below. If you have over 100,000 miles on the odometer, the starter is going to go out eventually. The average lifespan of the factory starter is around […]

Why Has My Tailpipe Turned Into a Smokestack?

If your tailpipe is turned into a smokestack, Primary Care Auto Repair needs to inspect your engine for a fluid leak. Generally, excess exhaust is caused by burning fluid in the engine, whether that be oil, gas, or coolant. This can make driving your automobile dangerous, so we recommend that you pull over and call […]

Seven Signs I Need a New Alternator in My Car

If you drive a car, truck, or utility vehicle that is 10 years old or older, you may need to replace the alternator. Primary Care Auto Repair advises that the average lifespan of the factory-installed alternator is 10 years. We are going to list the signs that your alternator is going bad below. Bring your […]

Malfunctioning Fuel Pump Signs and Symptoms

In case you were wondering, the average lifespan of a factory fuel pump is 100,000 miles. Primary Care Auto Repair can replace your fuel pump if it goes bad. We are going to list the signs and symptoms of a malfunctioning fuel pump below. Bring your vehicle to our shop as soon as possible if […]

How Does the Mass Airflow Sensor Turn On the Check Engine Light?

The mass airflow (MAF) sensor doesn’t turn on the check engine light actually, but you may end up with a check engine warning if the MAF sensor is malfunctioning. This is because the faulty sensor indirectly creates problems in your vehicle’s combustion chamber and sensors will send error codes to the main computer chip. Primary […]