Taking your car into the mechanic isn’t always a straightforward process, and many of us often find ourselves scratching our heads wondering exactly what all that technical jargon means. It is vital that you are fully informed of what is going on with your vehicle, and that you feel confident your car has been left […]
Category: Car maintenance
For many people, owning a luxury car is a dream come true. A dream they may have worked incredibly hard to achieve. It is, however, also one they will need to work hard to maintain because taking care of a luxury care takes time and effort. Maintaining The Look Of A Luxury Car When you […]
Your tyres are four of the most critical aspects of your car, and not taking proper care of them can have serious consequences. If your tyres are poorly maintained, it can impact your vehicle’s performance, efficiency and safety. Tyres, like anything on your car, require regular maintenance to keep them in good condition and performing […]
What is a slipping transmission? This is when your automatic car fails to engage in a gear change when you put it into drive. Sometimes it will slip or flare while upshifting. If this is happening, then your car is not working as it should, and the answer to the problem probably lies in the […]
For most of us, a car is an investment. Unfortunately, cars depreciate with age. Did you know that you lose around 20% of the resale value from merely driving it away from the car sales garage? To make sure your car stays valuable through ownership, there are some great tips to help your vehicle fetch […]
The brakes in a vehicle are one of the most, if not the most, critical safety component of all. Without working brakes, you wouldn’t be able to stop the car moving, and that would put you, your passengers and everyone in the vicinity in real danger of injury or worse. From time to time, components […]
Remember that used transmission is never as good as a new one. Nothing lasts forever and part of its life is gone. You may encounter significant risks of buying used transmission to resolve temporary issues. You will not know its actual history to predict the possible life expectancy. It may work only for a short […]
Most drivers know how important a properly inflated tire is. Newer cars have built-in tire pressure monitoring systems (TPS). You can have something similar with tire pressure valve caps. Choose the appropriate size for your wheels. Green will mean it’s safe to go while a red colour indicates low pressure.
This is a very useful tool for people who spend a lot of time in their cars and often disconnect their battery. The answer is quick-release battery clamps. It will help you to save time, effort, patience, and socket wrenches. All that the driver needs to do is flip their wrist.
Most modern vehicles run on a 12V negative ground electrical system. Current can’t pass through an electrical system if battery contacts or terminals are dirty. Drivers can clean contact posts and terminal caps when they are carefully detached from a battery. A wire brush will be perfect for this task.