Month

March 2015

BEST FUEL SAVING TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW

The following fuel saving tips can help you save fuel as well as improve fuel economy: Most Common Fuel Wasters: Loose or missing gas caps. 17 percent of vehicles on Nigerian roads have a loose or missing gas cap. This allows an estimated 147,000,000 gallons of gas per year to evapora
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5 WARNING LIGHTS YOU SHOULD NEVER IGNORE

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OIL PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT The oil pressure warning light comes on if your engine has lost oil pressure or oil pressure is too low for safe engine operation. You should pull over to the side of the road, shut the engine off and check the oil level on the engine dipstick. Possible Caus
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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CAR GOES WILD, DRIVING ITSELF

  There have been a lot of safe car concerns about “cars running out of control”. This can be caused by a lot of things: sticking cables or throttle linkages, or electronic defects in the case of sticking cruise controls, or “drive by wire” automobiles. (D
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WHY IT IS NOT GOOD TO USE CRUISE CONTROL IN THE RAIN

Cruise control is nice, but it can be dangerous to use cruise control in the rain. You may actually be creating for yourself a road mishap. BE SAFE! TURN OFF THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN IT BEGINS TO RAIN !!! WHY? Cruise control works like this: it senses the car’s speed. If the spee
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DIAGNOSING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

Automatic transmissions are a mystery to most motorists. All they know is that they put their gear selector in “D” for Drive and their vehicle goes forward, they put it in “R” for Reverse and it goes backward, and they put it in “P” for Park when th
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TROUBLE CODES WILL TURN ON YOUR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

If your “Check Engine Light” is on, it means your vehicle has one or more OBD II Trouble Codes. The “Malfunction Indicator Lamp” (or MIL ) comes on to warn you when the Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) detects a problem that cold cause your vehicle’s em
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RADIATOR REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT

Most radiators in late model cars are aluminum. Years ago, they were mostly copper/brass. In the 1980s, only about 24 percent of all new domestic and import vehicles were equipped with aluminum radiators. Today, that percentage is almost 100 percent. Why the change to aluminum radiato
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DRIVING TIPS TO REMAIN SAFE AT ANY SEASON

You are not yet a good driver if you can not drive ‘perfectly’ at any season of the year and any time of the day. By perfectly-we do not mean a ‘fast ‘ drive but rather a ‘safe’ drive. Driving safely is all about adhering to a basic set of guideline
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