A squeaky car indicates that something is wrong with the chassis or the brakes. A squeaking vehicle means it is time to take the car in for servicing or conduct maintenance at home where it is available. Conducting a ful... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

A sitting plane on a runway has a higher inertia than a moving car. In order to change the inertia of rest of the sitting plane, significantly more energy is required than to change the inertia of motion of the moving ca... More » Science Physics Motion & Mechanics

Friction causes a moving object to slow down. Friction applies force in the opposite direction of the existing path of the object. A baseball player sliding into a base will slow down because of the friction between the ... More » Science Physics
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If your car squeaks while you drive, if the squeaking noise is coming from the front, it could be low steering wheel fluid. If the squeaking occurs when the car is stopping, the brake pads may need replacing. A squeal du... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

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To clean your car at a do-it-yourself car wash, vacuum the interior, perform the pre-wash, clean the tires, soap the chassis, rinse the entire vehicle, drive out of the wash bay, and dry your car in the parking lot. This... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance