CAR CARE TIPS THIS HOLIDAY

For all drivers. (especially first time drivers planning to go up country) and are planning to drive to the village this Christmas…. A car is very forgiving in city speeds and you will hardly notice any faults as the car will not be subjected to extreme physical conditions of highway speeds, for this reason I […]

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A Clean Car is Money in the Bank

Purchasing a new car is a major financial investment. Keeping it clean is an easy and inexpensive way to protect its resale and trade-in value, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Many motorists procrastinate when it comes to cleaning their vehicles,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Whether you do it yourself or […]

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TIRE TECH: FLAT TIRE REPAIRS – WHAT IS THE POINT OF NO RETURN?

Whether it occurs during a tire’s first mile of use or after thousands of miles of driving, a single cut or puncture can make it necessary to replace a damaged tire that can’t be repaired. The first consideration of evaluating if a tire can be repaired is based on how quickly the driver recognizes they […]

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Why it is important to go for regular car maintenance

It would be quite frustrating if on the morning of your scheduled drive upcountry, your vehicle decides to give you trouble. Such would have easily been avoided if your vehicle had been through regular maintenance from a good mechanic. “Modern cars don’t require as much attention as they did 50 years ago, but don’t let […]

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Rules For Washing Your Car

Frequent washing is half the battle in keeping your car’s finish in prime shape. (The other half is protecting the paint from environmental deterioration with a good wax or sealant.) Washing a car seems like a pretty simple and straightforward process, right? You splash on a few suds and water, rinse it off, run a […]

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Easy steps to maintain your car’s engine

There are easy steps to maintain your car’s engine. First, consider the most common causes of engine problems: Lack of regular oil changes Driving low on oil Overheating Using low quality fuel or oil Racing, driving only short trips, excessive idling Design and parts flaws Why regular oil changes are important? Oil sludge.   Your […]

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7 Ways to Avoid Getting Your Car Stolen

Most of us don’t think about car theft prevention until it’s too late. But the fact is, learning how to prevent a car theft is knowledge you need. If you don’t want a criminal sitting behind the wheel of your car, you need to educate yourself on how to prevent car theft. I’ve put together […]

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4 tips to keep your car’s engine cool during this hot season

This being the hot season, it is inevitable that your car’s engine will run at higher temperatures than it normally does. If one is not careful this could lead to overheating and ultimately cause expensive damage to your car. Very hot temperatures can cause degradation in the engine oil, ruin gasket seals and even cause […]

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