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

Three Dubious Sounds That Should Prompt You To Seek Automatic Transmission Services

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If you have had your car for several months or more, you are supposed to know what it sounds like when it is at optimum. Thus, the moment you notice suspicious noises that you have never heard before, it is inadvisable to ignore them under the guise that the sounds will go away on their own. Although a noisy vehicle could be indicative of a myriad of things, there are some distinct sounds that potentially pint to a problem with your automatic transmission.

9 January 2020

Three Central Safety Guidelines for Conducting DIY Car Repair

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If your vehicle is worn or damaged, it is advisable to consult a qualified auto service expert for professional help as opposed to DIY restoration. This choice is favourable because automobiles are complicated, and it can be hard to diagnose the specific problem if one has no training or experience. Also, you should keep in mind that DIY repairs can make the malfunction worse if the correct corrective process is not used.

8 January 2020

Essential Auto Electrical Parts You Can Repair at Home

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For most first-time car owners, it can be challenging to navigate the car's electrical system. It is partly because of advances in technology, which has given rise to increasingly complicated auto electrical systems. Nonetheless, the basic principles of the electrical system have not changed a lot. Couple this with the fact that most modern cars come with manuals, it is not impossible for an interested person to understand these basics. The understanding is particularly vital during system malfunction, where repairs are necessary.

7 January 2020