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CAR DIAGNOSIS : WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

What comes to mind when you hear the words, “your vehicle needs a computer diagnosis to find the problem?” Do you envision a technician connecting the car to a big machine with flashing lights that “beeps” a few times then prints out a description of the problem and its solution? Unfo
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YOUR CABIN AIR FILTER, WHEN YOU SHOULD REPLACE IT

What is a Cabin Air Filter?  The cabin air filter is a high particulate filtration medium that is attached to the outside air intake of your vehicle’s ventilation system. This device helps to improve air quality and filter out pollution from the air that circulates inside the ve
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TYRES CAN HELP YOU SAVE FUEL, LEARN HOW

If your tyres aren’t inflated to the proper (pressure) PSI, you’re just burning fuel and ruining your tyres. Your car’s tyres can play an important role in helping you get the best fuel economy and save money at the pump. Checking tire pressure regularly is one step toward optimum fue
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SIMPLE TEST TO KNOW IF YOUR CAR’S SHOCK ABSORBER NEEDS TO BE CHANGED

Knowing if your shock absorber an overlooked but crucial piece to your vehicle’s safety. Make no mistake, recognizing when it is time to switch your shocks is extremely important. Examining your shocks is often a very simple thing to perform. The truth is, it is something you ca
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35% LEVY ON TOKUNBO CARS SUSPENDED

  The implementation of the second phase of the auto policy on imported used vehicles, which was expected to commence last Wednesday, has been postponed indefinitely by the National Automotive Council (NAC). This is the fourth time in one year that the execution of the policy wil
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HOW BEST TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE IN THE CAR

It is important to note that airbags are designed to protect average-sized adults…not young children.  I know we’ve all heard it, but airbags can pose a serious risk to children who ride in the front seat. In fact, according to research conducted by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
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Avoid these common auto electrical mistakes

  Many malfunctions that occur in vehicles can be diagnosed as automotive electrical problems. The source of these problems is usually related to the electricity that is being generated by the battery or alternator. Each of these car problems can typically be separated into one o
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Tyre Wear Provides More Info Than You Think

Driving on tyres that are bald or badly worn greatly increases your chance of getting a flat or a blowout and is especially dangerous when the roads are wet or slick. Don’t put off buying new tyres when you need them – your safety is at stake! On average, tyres need to be
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Best tips for driving in the rain

Video credits: Traffic Management Centre It is the time of year with lots of rainfall and unfortunately with rain comes , automobile accidents. According to the Nigeria Automotive Council (NAC) one quarter of all road accidents (or 1.5 million per year) are weather-related, with the m
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Reasons a Vehicle Pulls, Other Than Alignment

A pull to the left or right, when driving, may have many causes. Improper wheel alignment is one, but not the most common.  Before requesting a wheel alignment, we can check several things which may be the cause. Pulling only on certain roads Engineers never build roads perfectly leve
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