Why Most Motorists Don't Understand the Importance of Differential Maintenance

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A car's differential has a very difficult job to perform. Tremendous mechanical forces are at work, due to the resistance posed by the road surface against the energy produced by the engine. When you think about how much stress these components have to put up with, it's hardly surprising that they fail from time to time. How do they work and how can you help ensure the differential's longevity? Parts Under Pressure

3 January 2017

Auto Mechanical Repairs: Signs Your Vehicle Is Facing Impeding Trouble

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Car trouble can be extremely frustrating, especially since it seems to occur when you least expect it. However, the reality of the matter is that underlying car problems will always exhibit some signs and symptoms before you have a mechanical emergency on your hands. Thus, it would be prudent to know how to spot these signs and have them attended to before they become exacerbated. So what are some of the signs that your vehicle would be facing impending car trouble?

30 December 2016

Engine Repairs: Telltale Signs of Impeding Malfunction

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Taking your vehicle for routine servicing no doubt will prolong its lifespan. . Since the engine is one of the more crucial components of your vehicle, it would be advisable to know how to spot the signs of engine repair. The reality of the matter is that signs and symptoms of disrepair from your car should be addressed post haste to ensure that the underlying problem does not become aggravated, which would lead to your vehicle requiring extensive repairs Below is an outline of the telltale signs of impending malfunctioning of your engine.

30 December 2016

Foreign Truck Repair: Troubleshooting Common Pitfalls

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Trucks are tailored primarily for the haulage of cargo and are of supreme importance in the transport industry. Like any other man-made machinery, trucks are prone to breakdown. As a truck owner, you do not want to get stuck on the highway in the middle of nowhere at night due to a truck failure. During this time, calling a foreign truck repair would not be possible, and it is up to you to rely on your experience and manufacturer training to get the small issues fixed.

2 December 2016

How to Prepare Your Mobile Caravan for Winter Storage

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Caravans provide a convenient and reliable means of transportation during holidays and camping trips. However, to enjoy the benefits that come with owning one, you need to undertake proper maintenance even when the caravan is not in use. Preparing your mobile caravan for the winter season will determine how fit it will be for use during the next holiday season. Here are some tips on how you can prepare your caravan for the winter and avoid incurring costly repairs due to poor maintenance.

1 December 2016

How Many Tyres Should You Replace? And How Do You Tell the Correct Size Replacement?

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If you own a car, regular car servicing is one way to ensure effective maintenance. A lot is involved in car servicing. For instance, you may need to change your car tyres. Knowing when to replace your car tyres is usually easy. Some of the signs you will watch out for include reduced depth of the tyre treads, cracks, slits, blisters on the sidewalls and the age of the tyres. Unfortunately, many homeowners are likely to have a challenge in knowing the number of tyres they have to replace or finding the correct size replacement.

1 December 2016

How to Make Sure Your Vehicle Is Taken to Your Preferred Mechanic After an Accident

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A great mechanic can be worth their weight in gold, so if your vehicle was involved in an accident, you would want it to be taken to your preferred mechanic, wouldn't you? Certainly this is possible, but there can be a few minor hurdles that might be placed in your way. So how can you ensure that your vehicle is taken to the mechanic you want? Not an Emergency Vehicle

1 December 2016