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

How an Auto Scan Tool Could Improve Your Driving Experience

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How much do you know about how your car works? It used to be true that with a little basic mechanical knowledge, owners could undertake simple car maintenance procedures themselves. However, modern cars incorporate a lot of technology, and it can be difficult to know where to start. For many people, it can be tempting to simply resort to a professional car technician every time they suspect there is a problem with the vehicle.

14 January 2020

Ways to Prevent a Tyre Blowout

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Most car owners cherish their tyres for the simple reason that cars can't move without them. With that said, the condition of your car tyres greatly impacts your safety and comfort when on the road — you simply can't afford to neglect your tyres.  As your car travels on different terrains, its tyres become susceptible to blowouts. While there is no way to completely avoid tyre blowouts, you can take steps to prevent them from happening.

13 January 2020

Could Low Brake Fluid Be a Sign of Something Serious?

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From a driver's point of view, nothing is worse than an inconsistent or soft brake pedal. One minute everything may appear to be okay, but the next the vehicle may seem to pull to one side, emit a strange noise or simply fail to stop in the expected distance. In this case, you will need to look more closely at your vehicle, and the first place to turn to is the brake fluid container.

13 January 2020

Car Heater Blowing Cold? What Could Be Going Wrong

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When a car heater is working correctly, it will provide an ample amount of warmth for the occupants within. Indeed, the driver will need to regulate the controls, or the passenger compartment will become unbearable. Yet now and again, something will go wrong, and that much-anticipated heat will fail to arrive. In this case, what could be getting in the way, and what's the remedy? How It All Works Most vehicles rely on a hot water system to regulate conditions inside the passenger cab.

10 January 2020

How Panel Beaters Rely on Age-Old Techniques to Fix Your Car

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Many people are amazed when they see the extent of the damage in a relatively minor car crash. Believe it or not, this is supposed to happen because manufacturers design their vehicles so that they deform as readily as possible in the event of such an accident. As the car deforms, it helps to keep the occupants as safe as possible inside while the metalwork takes the brunt of the energy.

10 January 2020