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WHY TYRES FAIL

  This post highlights some of the major causes of tyre failure and how we can prevent them. TIRE FAILURES CAUSED BY UNDERINFLATION One of the most common causes of tire failure is under-inflation. Tires that are underinflated experience excessive flexing in the sidewalls which c
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WHY YOUR CAR WON’T ACCELERATE.

It can be a frustrating experience if your car won’t respond when there is a need for speed. There are many culprits why your car won’t accelerate as it ought to, it could be as a result of a mere stuck emergency brake (hand break) to a complex electrical fault. When you e
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CAUSES OF A FAULTY SPEEDOMETER

A car speedometer is an instrument that provides the driver with instantaneous visual readings of speed which is usually measured in Kilometer per hour (km/hr). Traditional speedometers used gears and wires to determine speed, while most modern vehicles use speed sensors for the same.
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CAR NOT STARTING? FIRST THINGS TO DO

Most car owners will experience an engine starting issue at least once in their driving lifetime. It can be frustrating as it usually happens when you need your car the most. There are two different scenarios that usually occur when this trouble presents itself. Either you are driving
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8 simple steps to save fuel and money

Focus on these 8 simple steps to save money on petrol and you’ll free up your cash for other things. It works for diesel too Adopt Good Driving Habits Drive Sensibly Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) can lower your gas mileage by 33% at highway speeds
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10 ways you are killing your car?

The top 10 ways in which people kill their cars. “Are you killing your car? The old mantra if you look after your car, your car will look after you certainly holds true. Car ownership is becoming more and more common with many households running 2 or more cars. Sadly though few
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Signs your car may need tyre rotation

Signs You May Need to Rotate your Tires Rotating your tires as part of your regularly scheduled vehicle maintenance has many benefits. It helps to maintain an even amount of treadwear on all 4 tires. That prolongs the life of your tires, leads to improved gas mileage and a smoother mo
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Signs of failing brake system

One of your car’s most important systems may not help you get great mileage, enhance your driving comfort, or make your car go faster- in fact it actually slows you down! It’s your vehicle’s brake system. Your car uses a highly complex system consisting of friction material, a master
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Don’t Take Your Tyre Alignment For Granted, Otherwise

Though, every driver expects his/her vehicle to have a straight steering wheel and travel in a straight line, without deviation, unless they’re turning, many of us don’t realize the importance of proper wheel alignment on our cars. We take for granted that nothing much wil
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What does it mean when my coolant leaks and my car overheats?

  Coolant leaks and engine overheating are usually caused by a failing water pump. Automotive water pumps are designed to leak coolant through weep ports as a warning that they are failing. Aside from overheating, a distinctive grinding or whining noise caused by a bad bearing is
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