If you own or lease a newer car, odds are that you have a backup camera installed. Most people utilize these cameras just for their picture-perfect view of whatever’s behind them, but these powerful tools can provide more than just easy viewing. The lines on your backup camera can help you parallel park, gauge distance, and more. This guide will give you an idea of where to start so you can get a better understanding of the tools you have at your disposal.
A common question that many people have about their backup camera is one that seems pretty intuitive: If someone rear ends me, does my backup camera record accidents? The short answer to this question is no--but that’s an easily available answer, and doesn’t give you much information about why, how, or what you can do to protect yourself financial in the event of a crash where you are at fault. It seems like it’d be really great to have a video “black box” that could provide definitive information in the event of a crash. We’ll take you through several different possibilities for understanding why backup cameras don’t record, as well as options you can pursue or educate yourself on going forward.
Looking to do your first backup camera installation? You’ve come to the right place.
This guide will walk you through the steps of purchasing, planning and preparation of your vehicle, and finally, the installation itself.
When your backup camera stops working suddenly, it’s a raw deal. This technology is enormously beneficial, preventing accidents, helping with parallel parking, and more. When it goes out, you’re left with one less tool in your safe driving toolbox.
Luckily, backup camera troubleshooting doesn’t require too much on your part, and most backup camera problems can be diagnosed and solved without too much effort (or too much cash). We’re going to help you out, answering common backup camera problems FAQ style. Let’s go!
Anyone who owns a backup camera has likely experienced the same scenario: It’s 20 million below outside, you climb into your warm car ready to back up, and your backup camera reveals...a blurry, foggy mess. Getting caught unawares by a fogged or dirty backup camera is unfortunate, and with a little maintenance, can be easily avoided. We’ll take you through the steps of properly cleaning a camera lens, and then what you can do to troubleshoot a little further, as well as how to protect your backup camera for the future.
Backup cameras have quickly moved from a luxury item to a necessary component for safety, ease of driving, and utility. That’s why it’s bad news when the images from your backup camera start to get blurry or obscured. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you with your foggy backup camera repair.
It’s no secret: American consumers love pickup trucks. Pickup trucks have continued to dominate the market in 2018, with the Ford F-Series continuing to lead the way. As any aftermarket enthusiast already knows, purchasing a pickup is only half of the fun. The real excitement begins
when owners can begin replacing the stock components and prep their
truck for off-road fun. The world of aftermarket truck modifications is
more nuanced and sophisticated than ever, allowing owners to transform
their truck into the backroad beast of their dreams.
cool truck modifications to practical and cheap off-road mods, here’s a
breakdown of some of the best off road upgrades to enhance the
performance, visual appeal, and functionality of any pickup.
The Toyota Tacoma is a midsize pickup truck, has been around for more than 25 years and is one of the most popular models on the road today. Finding the truck that’s the right fit for you requires identifying the features are important to you. The Toyota Tacoma offers two-door and four-door models, two- or four-wheel drive options, and the option of manual or automatic transmission. The Tacoma is known for its solid construction and durability, owner satisfaction, and strong residual value.
it comes to trucks, buying the ride is only half the fun. The other
half is upgrading your truck into the marauding monster of your off-road
Depending on the modifications,
rolling up your sleeves and tackling these aftermarket upgrades at home
can save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. While there are few
things as rewarding as watching an idea literally take shape, some
projects should be left to the professionals.
Continuing an upward trend in pre-owned auto purchases in recent years, a record 39.2 million used vehicles were sold in 2017, and for good reason. A new vehicle loses more than 67 percent of its value after the first five years of ownership, according to a recent report by Kelley Blue Book. Fortunately, trucks and SUVs retain their value better than many other automotive styles, meaning buying a used pickup could
be a savvy financial investment moving forward -- especially when
comparing manufacturer resale values. Chevrolet recently topped the
Forbes list of estimated best resale value for full-size pickup trucks. In fact, this was the second year in
a row that the Chevrolet Silverado HD earned this honor. Nonetheless,
purchasing a pre-owned vehicle does come with more risk than purchasing a
new vehicle, so knowing
what to look for when buying a used truck can save you lot of money.