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Repairing Your Car after a Front-End Smash: What's Worth Knowing?

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Every car owner dreads being in a road accident. You don't know what will happen to your car after that, and the worst parts are the cost and litigation that follow most of these road incidents. Particularly, incidents involving front-end smashes are quite common today. Modern roads handle thousands of vehicles every day, and the daily traffic snarl-ups make things worse for motorists. An old saying affirms that knowledge is power.

29 January 2020

The Most Common Causes of Engine Failure in Trucks

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While trucks are built to deliver solid performance, they are not invincible. Just like cars, they can break down at some point and require repair service. Completing maintenance on your truck is an excellent way to keep it running at its best and minimise problems that might lead to vehicle failure.  That said, you need to know about the most common truck repairs that auto mechanics are called upon to perform.

27 January 2020

How Can You Find the Best Mechanic for Your Car?

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If you care about your vehicle, then you should be prepared to do whatever it takes to keep it running well. You will probably be ensuring that you get the car regularly checked to spot any problems, yet even with this level of care, it's inevitable that there will still be times when your car is off the road with mechanical problems. When your car fails, you must have a mechanic you can turn to get your vehicle back on the road without undue delay.

24 January 2020

A Guide on Car Servicing

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Your car service routine significantly affects the longevity of your vehicle. Below is a comprehensive guide on how to service your vehicle.  Service the Vehicle on Time If you do not service your vehicle on time, the engine oil will wear out since it can no longer withstand high temperatures. Engine components are likely to wrap and chip due to increased temperatures and inadequate lubrication. These chips will clog your engine, thus causing engine parts to work harder.

22 January 2020

Tips Truck Drivers Should Consider After a Roadside Breakdown

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Although the life of a truck driver can be exciting because you travel to new places and meet new people, things can get complicated when the truck breaks down. Even if your truck was checked out by professionals before you left the company, mishaps do occur, and you might find yourself dealing with an unexpected breakdown in the middle of nowhere. So, what should you do when you find yourself in this situation?

22 January 2020

What Causes Your Car Battery To Keep Dying?

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You are rushing somewhere, so you get into your car only to realise that it cannot start. The engine can't turn over, and the headlights are incredibly dim. So, what happened since the car was in good condition the previous day? There is a probability that the car battery is dead. A car battery is a vital component that's required to start and drive a vehicle. If it dies, it will be impossible for the car fuel to be ignited, meaning the car systems won't get power.

20 January 2020

Top Reasons Why Your Engine Is Overheating

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Does your car have an overheating problem? When ignored, the problem could lead to chronic issues such as engine knocks. The article below discusses a few reasons why vehicles overheat and how to prevent these problems.  Radiator Your radiator should be your first suspect once the temperature gauge begins to rise. Low coolant levels affect the engine's cooling mechanism, thus causing your engine to overheat. There are various reasons why your vehicle could have low coolant levels.

17 January 2020

4 Signs Your Transmission Fluid is Low

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Transmission fluid provides essential lubrication inside an automatic or manual transmission, therefore reducing friction and wear. Transmission fluid occasionally needs to be topped up to keep the transmission working well. Here are five signs that the level of fluid in your vehicle's transmission has dropped too low. 1. Trouble Finding a Gear Drivers of manual transmission vehicles might blame themselves when they struggle to find a gear, but sometimes the culprit is low transmission fluid.

17 January 2020

A Guide on How to Service Your Low- or High-Mileage Vehicle

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How often do you take your car for servicing? Regular service is a sure way to avoid chronic engine problems. Below is a comprehensive guide on how to service your vehicle.  Low-Mileage Service This applies to new cars. Most dealers and manufacturers may give you free service for the first year. Manufacturers use high-quality engine components to increase the longevity of their vehicles and build their brand name. For a new car, you would mostly be concerned about your lubricants.

16 January 2020

How to Troubleshoot a Bad Battery

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When it comes to electrical issues in cars, a failing battery is almost always the culprit. Your car battery supplies the power that the rest of the electrical components of your vehicle require to work. Without it, your car won't start, let alone work properly. If you are experiencing electrical problems in your car, here's how to tell whether the battery is to blame. Check for Loose Battery Connection Sometimes, the electrical problem you are experiencing in your car might be caused by a loose battery connection.

16 January 2020