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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

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.

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

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

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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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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flat tires

Tires are an extremely important part of a vehicle. No matter how careful you are on the road, your tires will inevitably get old and worn down. Because tire failures can be disastrous, it’s essential to check your tires on a regular basis and see how they’re doing. While a mechanic can take a look

correct tire pressure

Cars need tires in order to work. They are also one of the most essential elements in building a car. Most car owners know a thing or two about car maintenance, but they forget to learn about the correct tire pressure. Car maintenance makes car owners see what the car needs and teaches them how

car tire rotation

The importance of regular car maintenance cannot be emphasized any further. Not only will it spare you from costly and unnecessary repairs, but it will also help increase your vehicle’s longevity. One of the critical maintenance jobs every car owner should perform is tire rotation. Regular tire rotation is important because it prolongs the life

high oil pressure

High oil pressure disrupts how car engines work. With continuous high oil pressure, car owners face hardships while driving. Oil pressure usually stays in the middle. When it rises, it shows that the car needs to be checked. If the owners fail to act on this, it results in a breakdown and possibly a wreck.

car temperature gauge

When it comes to maintaining the health of your vehicle, there is one important thing you must not ignore – your car’s temperature. To monitor your vehicle’s temperature, you have your temperature gauge to look at. The temperature gauge is pretty straightforward. It shows whether a vehicle’s engine is hot or cold and indicates a

Fixing a car that won't start

People have different ways of taking care of their cars. To them, they feel the importance of something when it malfunctions while on the way to work. This disheartens most car owners since their cars bring them to wherever they wish to go, and especially if they need to go to work. More importantly, parents

Car brakes

The brakes are one of the most important mechanical devices in a car. It enables a vehicle to slow down or stop by means of friction. Because of the crucial role it plays, all car owners should make sure they work properly 100 percent of the time.

Typical brakes consist of disk brakes in the

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