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

Protect Your Truck From Overheating With These Tips

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Overheating can cause extensive damage to your truck's engine and its components, causing constant breakdowns and roadside emergencies that can dramatically affect your business. To keep your truck in proper condition and avoid inconveniences and avoidable repair costs, you need to take the necessary measures to prevent overheating while you drive. Here are some useful tips that you can adopt to achieve this. Pay attention to the temperature gauge Your truck's temperature gauge will give you the first warning to indicate a problem with your vehicle's temperature.

30 November 2016

Why Your Trailer Suspension Could Let You Down If You're Not Careful

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A trailer is very much a utilitarian tool. Many people pay little or no attention to its upkeep, as they don't expect anything to go wrong. It's not like the towing vehicle, after all, which everyone expects to repair at some point. Yet if you do not pay an adequate amount of attention to trailer maintenance, you may find that you're sitting at the side of a dirt road somewhere with an expensive failure on your hands.

30 November 2016

How to Make Sure You Choose the Best Battery for Your Car

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A typical automobile has many thousands of moving parts. Most of them will never cause you any trouble over the lifetime of your vehicle, but some appear to be front and centre when it comes to the potential for breakdown. Perhaps the most maligned individual part on your car is its battery. So what do you need to bear in mind when it comes to batteries so that you can reduce your automotive frustration?

30 November 2016

What to Do in the Event of a Truck Breakdown

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Due to the sheer size of a typical truck, an unexpected breakdown is a major event. In addition to initiating the actual repair, what do you need to bear in mind in terms of safety? Complying with Health and Safety It should be remembered that there are some very stringent health and safety laws in place across Australia relating to the workplace. They do not just apply to a factory, depot or garage, but also apply whenever any work is to be conducted on a public road, as is the case here.

29 November 2016

What You Need to Know About Transmission Fluid Levels

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Many people are used to checking the fluid levels of their car on a fairly regular basis. They will open the bonnet and can fairly easily access the dipstick to check the engine oil level. They can also visually check the coolant and brake fluid levels by unscrewing the caps and having a quick look. Yet what about the transmission fluid? Is this out of sight and out of mind?

22 November 2016