What Are the Signs of Impending Gearbox Failure in Trucks?


The gearbox is one of the most important mechanical components of your truck. Its job is to change the torque output of the engine by increasing or decreasing speed. It also provides a means of reversing the vehicle and keeping it in a permanent position of neutral.  Given the important purposes that the gearbox serves, you should investigate any early signs of gearbox trouble so you can take corrective action before gearbox failure occurs.

12 October 2021

What Gets Checked During a Roadworthy Inspection?


Owning a car is not merely about having a vehicle to take you from one point to another. As a motorist, you are also responsible for ensuring that you are keeping yourself, your passengers and other road users safe each time you are on the road. Thus, on top of ensuring that you drive safely all the time, you should also make sure that your car is in optimum condition. So does this mean that you are free of these responsibilities when you choose to sell your vehicle?

15 July 2021

3 Automatic Transmission Problems That Require Professional Mechanical Services


Automatic transmission is one of the essential components that your vehicle depends on for proper functionality. Therefore, it needs proper care and maintenance to enhance its operation and longevity. Most transmission problems worsen within a short time, affecting other components in the process.  Depending on the severity of the issue, your mechanic might have to replace the entire automatic transmission system, which might take more time and resources. Therefore, it is advisable to keep your eyes and ears open when driving to detect any issues requiring immediate professional mechanical services.

17 June 2021

What Do You Need to Think About Before Fitting an Aftermarket Body Kit?


Are you tempted to buy an aftermarket body kit so that you can improve the general look of your car? Many are tempted to do so as, to be honest, it can be difficult to distinguish one car from another in terms of modern design etiquette. What do you need to consider before you spend your hard-earned cash, and, once you have made your purchase, should you attempt to fit the kit yourself?

20 April 2021

A Guide On Comprehensive Logbook Servicing


Logbook servicing is a manufacturer-recommended vehicle maintenance schedule that aims to keep your car in excellent condition while under manufacturer warranty. Below is an article discussing the benefits of logbook servicing and how to conduct logbook servicing.  What Are The Benefits Of Logbook Servicing? New car buyers may not have a clue about how to service and maintain their vehicles. More often than not, new car models come with complex technologies that are difficult to understand.

26 February 2021

Important Care Tips For Your Car Tyres


Your car takes you wherever you want to go, but it's the tyres that take the brunt of any journey on the road. The constant interaction between the tyres and the road surface while driving generates frictional forces that result in the wear and tear of tyres over time.  Proper tyre maintenance is essential for extending the life of your tyres and improving vehicle safety and ride quality. It also helps to ensure smooth and efficient operation of your vehicle, saving fuel and money when driving.

10 December 2020

What are the benefits of automatic transmission?


Automatic transmission used to be thought of as a bit of a luxury and used to be a fairly minor part of the auto and truck industry. This has changed significantly in recent years, where not only many cars but also many trucks, tractors and other agricultural and industrial machines have this type of transmission fitted as standard. Benefits of automatic transmission There are probably two main benefits satiated with automatic transmission.

27 October 2020

Clutch Disc Replacement: Three Essential Planning Tips for Effective Repairs


The clutch disc is an indispensable component in a manual transmission automobile. This unit is designed to engage the power transmission of the system during operation. When the vehicle starts and stops or experiences a gear change, the clutch is involved. Therefore, it is not unusual for this part to become worn out due to the friction generated when driving. Moreover, the wear might be accelerated by the increase of load when towing or hauling heavy loads constantly.

15 July 2020

A Guide On How To Purchase Wheels For Your Vehicle


Buying car wheels can seem like an easy task. However, buying the wrong wheels can significantly affect your vehicle's handling. Below are some tips to help you purchase car wheels.  Rims Most vehicles come with OEM rims of a particular size. However, some people will experiment with aftermarket rims to enhance the appeal of their car. Purchase aftermarket rims from reputable companies. Cheap imports without any guarantees are made from low-quality materials.

27 May 2020

Do You Know How Important Your Car's Brake Fluid is?


Most car owners understand that they will need to replace the friction pads on their vehicle from time to time. These small parts will, after all, wear down every single time that they apply the brakes in an effort to slow down the discs and decelerate each wheel. Yet they may not realise that another part of the braking system requires attention from time to time and is equally as important as those pads.

12 December 2019