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tire pressure

There is always the underlying question as to what tire pressure is recommended for your type of vehicle. A lot of drivers think that the maximum is always best, so they inflate their tires based on the maximum PSI (pounds per square inch) indicated on the sidewall. However, that is not always the case –

cars on a traffic jam

When it comes to driving, safety is paramount. One of the things that can help ensure road safety is to make sure that the brake lights and tail lights of your car are working properly. Brake lights light up whenever you step on your brakes to keep trailing motorists notified that they should slow down

Checking oil level with a dip stick

Motor oil is the lifeblood of an engine for a number of important reasons. The purpose of the engine oil is to ensure that the internal components are kept lubricated and cool. It is responsible for carrying lubricant through the cylinders so that the moving parts are protected against damage. Without fresh oil, dirt can

adding car oil

A regular oil change is one of the most essential maintenance measures needed for every motor vehicle to ensure that it runs smoothly. Oil is like the blood that keeps the motor alive. However, unlike the blood in the human body that gets purified and creates new blood cells over time, engine oils are not

Oil change

Let’s face it. Unless you’re a skilled mechanic, most of the necessary lessons about maintaining a car were never taught to you. Even a task as seemingly simple as changing your own oil can be intensive, messy and expensive. It might seem more convenient to bring your car to a specialist and let them handle

car care inspection

Extreme weather conditions are one of the common causes of a number of car problems. And if you think that only winter can take a toll on your car, the sweltering summer weather can also be just as detrimental. The hot temperatures can impact your car’s battery, engine, brakes, fluids and tires. And since summer

used car lot

So you’ve finally decided it’s about time to invest in a car and a slick, brand new one on the TV ads has caught your eye. You know you want to drive something as nice as that one you’ve seen but there’s just one problem – budget. This is where used cars come in. There

car paint

Your car. Remember when you first purchased it? The new car smell. The superior performance. But above all? That glistening, factory fresh paint job that dazzled and shined. But that was five years ago. And no matter how much time and care you put into it, your vehicle’s exterior has turned drab, lifeless and dull.

Couple with a used car dealer

When it comes to the car-buying process, several factors have to be considered and several decisions have to be made. One of the most important things that requires your decision is choosing between a brand new car or a used one. Buying a car is a huge investment and it’s imperative that you make the

technician doing a routine car maintenance

Next to a home, a car can be the second biggest investment anyone can have. And because you don’t want the value of that investment to drop significantly in a short span of time, you do your best to keep your vehicle in tip top shape. Regular maintenance is paramount, not only to keep the

buying a car

Buying a car is an exciting experience – especially for young adults since this is their first major purchase. However, this decision should be well-thought out as this is an expensive investment. Make sure you to spend plenty of time weighing your options before spending a lot of money and picking out the one that

Common car problems and issues

Regular service and maintenance are important to ensure that your vehicle is running smoothly at all times. Car troubles are common. One of the factors affecting how vehicles perform is due to wear and tear. Shakes, noises, faulty air-con, and bumps are just a few of the common problems car owners face.

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Changing a tire

Flat tires occur and even if they happen less frequently nowadays, they are not the most exciting thing to experience when you’re in the middle of driving. Because tire blowouts are inevitable, it’s important for every car owner to be familiar with the tire-changing process. It’s a basic skill that everybody who sits behind the

Things you should keep in your car

Regardless of the vehicle you’re driving, it is always a good idea to have some emergency tools handy in case your car breaks down. Nobody can tell when and where you will encounter trouble. You won’t be able to tell when the battery is running out, when you’re going to have a flat tire or

car cleaning tips

One of the essential requirements for car maintenance is to clean it regularly. In this text, you will learn how to clean your car like a pro without taking it to a car wash. Going to a car wash every day is a difficult task. It also entails additional costs for car washing services.

car air conditioning

Car Air Conditioning (AC) is known to consume lots of fuel when used. However, it is something one can’t do without using, especially during the summer. Going for a long journey will require you to put on your AC, even though it leads to a higher rate of fuel consumption.

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safe driving at night

Driving at night is without a doubt dangerous. It poses more challenges and increases the risk of accidents, deaths and injuries. Whether or not you have a problem with vision, it is extremely important to drive with precaution when you’re on the road when it’s dark.

Why? At night, people have decreased visibility making it

Driving tips

Driving is more than just placing your foot on the pedal and hitting the road. It is more than just sitting behind the steering wheel to travel from point A to point B. Driving comes with a lot of responsibility. Responsible driving not only ensures your safety on the road. It also boosts your comfort

car tires

Tires are a vital part of a vehicle as without these, people cannot go to any place they wish. Tires make the vehicle go. However, tires need proper care and maintenance as they deteriorate over a period of time. Without proper maintenance, lives can be put at stake when using dilapidated tires.

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