Month

February 2015

ENGINE HESITATES OR STUMBLES WHEN ACCELERATING

Hesitation is when your engine misfires, stumbles or lacks power when you accelerate or step on the throttle.  Car hesitation is a symptom that shows an imperfect internal combustion in your engine. Insufficient burning inside the engine will make the car hesitates or jerks when drivi
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Best Car Maintenance Apps You Should Try

Keeping tabs on the work you have done to your car can be a pain. I like to keep my receipts in the glove compartment so I can look through them when I’m in the car if I need to, but that’s no real filing system—you could do just as well scanning your maintenance receipts
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REASONS WHY CAR BATTERY DRAIN

Have you ever said ‘Good Night ‘ to your car and you were unable to start it the next day? Loss of battery charge can occur for a number of reasons. Many reason could be responsible  for the drain you experience in your car battery but the four major causes will be discuss
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WHAT TO DO WHEN TEMPERATURE WARNING LIGHT COMES ON

Driving with the temperature warning light on can be as dangerous as not participating in the 2015 general election as this can result in severe engine damage! When the temperature light comes on, it indicates that your engine is overheating-running too hot. An engine should not overh
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HOW TO CHANGE A TYRE

Follow these simple steps to fix the problem and be on your way in no time: Find a safe spot to pull over: Don’t park in the middle of a curve where approaching cars can’t see you. Also, choose a flat spot; jacking up your car on a hill can be a disaster. If you have a man
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CAUSES OF BRAKE FAILURE

 UNRELIABLE PARTS The car braking system is made of several parts like pads/shoes, the hydraulic lines, the air lines etc. When any of this parts is faulty or malfunctioning it can result in the failure of the whole system. To avoid this, proper maintenance of these parts must be ensu
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WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN BRAKES FAIL

Downshift immediatelyEngaging a lower gear ratio allows the engine to slow the car, and may give you enough time to be able to safely pull over. Whether you’re driving an automatic or a manual, try to downshift smoothly through the gears. If you downshift too quickly, you risk a
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Car running “rich” or “lean” means too much or insufficient fuel  supply

Most  vehicles today run on gasoline or diesel fuel. To make the vehicle move and work properly , an exact amount of air must be mixed with the proper amount of fuel burned in an engine. The “perfect” fuel air mix is called a “stoichiometric fuel ratio.” This i
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HELP YOUR CAR BREATHE EASILY

A dirty (cabin or air intake) filter robs your engine of power. Cabin filter: The cabin air filter is typically made of pleated paper, and is designed to clean the air flowing into the car before the driver or passengers breathe it in. This filter is essential to maintaining a healthy
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