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Braking Systems Use Brake Fluid to Slow Down Every Wheel


Underneath an automobile, there are long brake lines that run to pistons. These tubes are very important because they hold brake fluid. Without this fluid, a braking system can't produce pressure to stop all four wheels.

Many parts work together to reduce a vehicle's speed without throwing everyone around in a cabin. The braking process begins gradually when you press the brake pedal. As it moves to the floor, it compresses a piston in a brake caliper. At this point, the brake fluid in the brake line builds up pressure. Typically, pressure always lingers in a brake line…
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Cooking And Cooling With The Right Essentials

If you're planning to tailgate before a game, make sure you have a few essentials with you so that you have the best time possible. Pack a few folding chairs in your car so that you have somewhere to sit as most tailgating events take place a few hours before the game begins in San Antonio.

Pack a cooler with ice, drinks, and other items that can keep you cool as many games occur when the weather is still warm during the year. If you're meeting other people at the event, then consider getting a cooler that has…

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Why You Should Consider Buying a Used Vehicle

If you're looking to get the best deal on your next car, it may be in your best interest to buy used. This is because used cars are generally less expensive than new cars. In some case, buying a used car can be preferable to leasing a new vehicle.

Buying a used vehicle can be ideal because you don't have to worry about keeping it in perfect condition. Typically, those who are looking to purchase a used vehicle just want to know that it runs well and is reasonably clean. Therefore, you shouldn't have trouble unloading it…

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Keeping Everyone Safe, Including Cyclists

At Jordan Motorcars San Antonio, we hope that everyone can stay safe on the roads. We encourage all drivers to keep their attention on what's important, which is certainly not their cell phones. This can ensure the safety of you and your passengers as well as others you come across on the roadways, including bicyclists.

Remember that people on bikes are allowed to share the road. When you see a biker, make sure you give him or her at least three feet when passing him. This has been deemed a safe enough distance, but if no other car is…
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What Can Cause an Exhaust Leak?

While knowing the signs of an exhaust leak is good, it is also good to know what you can do in order to prevent these. There are certain vehicles that are at a higher risk for springing a leak in the exhaust than others. There are a few factors to look at.

If you take short trips with your vehicle, then there is a higher risk factor for leaks. One problem is that the engine sometimes collects water in its muffler and pipes and it will just sit there because the engine is not hot enough to evaporate it. This…

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Make the Most of Your Summer Road Trip with These Fun Games

If you want to take your vacation from good to great, it's important to have an enjoyable journey on the way to your enjoyable destination. A great way to do this is to take part in some classic games that are perfect for the road. Here are some games that we at Jordan Motorcars San Antonio think you'll enjoy.

A classic for passing a large chunk of time, the License Plate Game requires players to find as many different license plates as they can. One fun variation on this game has players marking off the plates on a…
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How is Your Car Battery Doing?

It can be hard to know the condition of your battery unless you have a tool called a voltmeter. This tool makes it simple to test your state of charge, and there are both digital and analog voltmeters.

The assessment can be done quickly. When you're sure that the engine and the vehicle lights have all been turned off, connect the positive test lead to the battery's positive terminal. Then, connect the negative test lead to the battery's negative terminal.

You should get a reading nearly instantaneously, and you'll want to see at least 12.4…
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Reasons to Buy a Crossover Vehicle

Crossovers are a vehicle style growing in popularity among today's drivers. Offering the ability to maneuver in tight spaces enjoyed by car drivers with the utility, towing and cargo capacity of larger sport vehicles, a crossover seems to offer an excellent compromise for drivers who need a versatile vehicle.

Drivers who want a car for weekday commutes to work or school but would like something capable of towing an ATV for a weekend of fun will get ample use out of their crossover...
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Why Choose All-Season vs. Summer Tires?

Even responsible car and truck owners take a casual approach to tire purchases. They opt to buy quality, name brand tires but don't always worry about the type of tire. Looking at headings such as "summer" and "all-season" may give them pause for thought. Is one better than the other?

Summer vs. all-season isn't a question of better vs. worst. Each tire serves a different purpose based on the seasons and environmental factors. Summer ties, in particular, work their best during hot weather. Many expect this to be the case, and they don't realize summer tires perform…

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2 Safety Features of the Chevrolet Equinox

At Jordan Motorcars San Antonio, we have found the Chevrolet Equinox a popular compact SUV. It has an abundance of safety features that can give you peace of mind on the road. Two of our favorite safety features of the Chevrolet Equinox are the rear vision camera and adaptive cruise control camera.

When you shift into reverse, the rear vision camera displays the view behind your vehicle on the infotainment screen. 
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