10 BASIC maintenance checks everyone car owner must know.

Many car owners don’t care about the maintenance of their car until the car breaks down having faults that could have been prevented if the checklist order has been adhered to. The cautious and careful car owners are the ones who do the frequent checks, as it does not only help to maintain the car’s high performance but also to make it last longer.

 

How prepare a checklist 

First you make a list of parts that would be checked as it would be very helpful because it helps you to release your memory and go through everything on the list thoroughly and quickly. The basic items you need to pay good attention to are engines, wiper blades, brakes, tires, windows and windshields, fuel and other liquids, lights and interior, battery and fan belt.

Prepare a checklist for car maintenance

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BEST TIPS ON FILLING YOUR CAR.

BEST TIPS ON FILLING YOUR CAR

Petrol is becoming more and more expensive!

My line of work which has been in petroleum and automobile industry for a good period of time now, here are some helpful tips which would give you the best savings for your money and make every liter worth the while.  Based on research on the Marian Hill Pipeline in Durban were delivery of about 4 million liters is done every 24-hour period through the pipeline.  One day is diesel the next day is jet fuel, and petrol,Kerosene (DPK)  We have 34-storage tanks here with a total capacity of 16,800,000 liters.

The best time to buy or fill up your car or truck is early morning when the ground temperature is still cold.  Always remember that all service stations have their storage tanks buried below the ground...

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6 MAJOR MAINTENANCE CHECK LIGHTS IN YOUR CAR.

6 MAJOR MAINTENANCE CHECK LIGHTS IN YOUR CAR.

Most car manufacturers have been installing many maintenance warning lights in their products to help c     ar users to know the required maintenance check to be done. When those warning signals come on, they indicate that your car as a maintenance problem that needs urgent attention.

 The problem may not be too serious, but requires your attention and should not be neglected as they are minor problems that might get worse and lead to a serious damage, if not fixed urgently. In this write up, we will be showing you several warning signs that you need to pay attention to, in order to avoid paying a huge bill for car maintenance/repairs.

  1. The engine light

This is a major warning, frustrating and confusing sign ever in any car, according t...

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5 TOP BEST REASONS WHY WE EXPERIENCE TYRE BURST.

5 TOP BEST REASONS WHY WE EXPERIENCE TYRE BURST.

Tyre burst occurs to not only poor quality Tyre but also Tyre of luxury cars. Especially, they are more at risk of blowing out on the highway.

Based on the statistics from Highway Project Managements and Safety Officials, every day we experience at least   10- 12 Tyre bursts on the road on the average. The numbers of vehicles or trucks that experience such situation are much higher when on highway.

Based on our best automobile engineers, the tyre does not only bear the full load but also is the only part of the car in direct contact with the road, the Tyre is heavily impacted from external factors when the car is in motion,

A car Tyre burst from either a poor quality or over gauge.

 

 

 

        SEVEN BEST REASONS OF A TYRE BURST...

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BEST TIPS FOR MAINTAINING YOUR CAR BATTERY THE RIGHT WAY

Best tips for maintaining your car battery the right way

So many people don’t know the importance of battery either in a car or any other device; we would help shed more light on the importance of battery and the best way in maintaining it for longer lasting. This little device is usually neglected due to so many reasons best known to people, without knowing it actually plays a vital role in the car system. It can be often said that the battery is the heartbeat of the car. Most cars, even the most luxurious and premium cars that are equipped with the most advanced technology, is totally useless without the battery performing properly...

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4 Basic Steps you need to take immediately after your car gets flooded.

The article below shows how you can prevent as well as protect your car against flood.

During the rainy season, the problem most car drivers is water overflowing into the car, which affects the interior as well as the car engine. The following basic steps will help car owners know what to do before taking their soaked vehicle for maintenance service.

Most countries usually experience flood when it rains. When you are moving on flooded roads, you must drive at a slow pace to prevent the water splashing on the sensitive electronics of the car which can get damage easily.

  1.  Take actions on the seats and floor coverings

The car seats are usually made of leather or upholstery...

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4 Easy Steps to Fix Scratches On Your Car.

4 Easy Steps to Fix Car Scratches.

If you want to Learn how to fix scratches on your car by yourself, here are some easy steps you need to follow, which can actually be more convenient than taking your car to a repairer every time your car gets the smallest scratch.

There are some easy steps to fix scratches on your car, which many car owners probably don’t have insight about. This simple process guide uses a progressive repair system to leave an invisible repair on your vehicle paintwork without having to spend so much at the local car body shop. Here are some tools and materials that you will need for this process to be effective.

  • Bucket and water
  • Polishing mop
  • P2000 abrasive paper
  • Touch-Up clear coat
  • Rubber block
  • Cutting compound
  • Fine paintbrush
  • Machine glaze
  • Touch-Up paint

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3 Best Steps To Check Why Your Car Refuses To Start.

3 Best Steps To Check Why Your Car Refuses To Start

When your car refuses to start, the usual culprits are always narrowed to battery fault, fuel or ignition problems, or a faulty kick starter.  

Starting problems are mostly common with older vehicles, when you notice your car refuses to start, A battery fault may be a likely cause. To diagnose and fix the problem, it is vital to pay attention to any symptoms that may arise when cranking the engine.

  1. Symptoms from a Dead Battery Fault.

When cranking the engine to start your vehicle if the battery is dead, some signs will be noticeable if you pay attention. Cranking speed would drop which is a sign of a dead battery, and you would notice the dimming of the lights or display on the gauges on the dashboard.

 A faulty or dead battery will t...

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The Best Car Escape Tool Kit Buying Guide.

Car Escape Tool Buying Guide

A time would come when you would find yourself trapped in your car. It’s a thought most of us would not like to think about, but it’s a fact that it can actually happen. You must be prepared and having the right and best tools for the escape from your car is probably the smartest decision that you can make for your family.

Vehicles should have some type of emergency equipment in its trunk, side doors or within reach in case of any emergency or accidents that may occur so fast, you may not have the luxury of time to react, but you should have a tool handy to help you in such cases.

If in a car accident, you find yourself submerged in water or trying to escape a car that’s on fire. Whatever the case may be it’s always best to be prepared.

Car Escape Tools IN CA...

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HOW TO SELECT THE BEST CAR VACUUM.

HOW TO SELECT THE BEST CAR VACUUM.

What’s the Best Car Vacuum?
If you are searching for a good vacuum for your car, trust you would have one and if you don’t, I think there are much better options than buying just anyone that fits into your vehicle’s 12-volt outlet.
We have various brands and specifications, I advice you buy the conventional cordless type which is has a thin slim vacuum nozzle for easy access into the hidden areas in your car.

What makes a good car vacuum?
When it comes to cleaning cars, versatile attachments, strong cleaning performance, and maneuverability in cramped quarters are especially important. A one-piece vacuum, with the nozzle affixed to the motor housing, often atimes can’t fit under a car’s seats, behind the pedals, into door pockets, and so on...

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