5 December 2015
Whether you own an automatic or a manual vehicle, the transmission is one of the most complex systems of your car. It is made up of intricate components, which all work toward the transfer of power from the engine to other parts of your vehicle. Generally, transmission systems will not malfunction often if you are carrying out the appropriate maintenance measures. However, in the event that it starts to indicate that there's something wrong and you ignore the warning signs, chances are a minor issue will become exacerbated into a bigger problem.
4 December 2015
If you drive a manual transmission car, chances are that it could end up giving you some trouble after a little while. Your car's transmission is an intricate mechanical system that controls the application of power between the drive shaft and the engine. Diagnosing the root cause of your car's transmission issues isn't always easy, but these signs are indicators of car transmission trouble for which you will need automotive repairs.
4 December 2015
Exhaust systems perform an important role for your vehicle and for you. Basically, your car's exhaust system eliminates dangerous emissions from the engine and converts them into less toxic gases which are then eliminated into the atmosphere through the tailpipe. When an exhaust system suffers leakage, there's a high possibility that these dangerous gases could find their way into the passenger compartment, placing your life and that of other passengers in serious risk due to inhalation of poisonous gases.
3 December 2015
Changes are happening with power steering systems as electric systems are fast replacing hydraulic systems in newer car models due to a variety of reasons. Foremost, they have eliminated the bulk of the hydraulic systems that translated to more fuel consumption. Electric systems calculate specific steering assist requirements using vehicle torque, tire speed and other considerations, quickly translating this information into the right amount of assist. Electric power steering systems do not require much maintenance and are very durable.
14 August 2015
While automatic transmissions may be most common today, some people who own sports cars, trucks, or who enjoy going off-roading may still prefer a manual transmission. This gives them complete control of the gears when driving at top speeds, when towing heavy loads, or when trying to get out of soft soil and sand. If you own a vehicle with a manual clutch or transmission, you need to understand the signs of trouble and have those addressed as soon as possible.
10 August 2015
Brakes are the most critical safety systems in a car and need to be working properly at all times. The condition of your car's braking system can mean the difference between life and death on the road. It is therefore crucial to ensure that they are working at all times. Sometimes there might be warning signs that your brakes need to be checked. In such circumstances, visiting a car repair shop to have your breaks checked is necessary.
6 August 2015
Some people never think about their car battery until they begin experiencing electrical problems like flickering headlights. This failure to give the battery adequate care leads to premature aging and needless costs to replace the battery yet simple care and maintenance would have made that battery last longer. This article discusses some helpful tips that you can implement in order to get better performance from your car battery for longer.