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When Should You Replace Your Shock Absorbers?

Generally, shock absorbers are hydraulic pump (oil) or mechanical devices, which assist to regulate the impact and rebound motion of a vehicle’s suspension and springs Apart from smoothing out vibrations and bumps, the major role of this shock absorber is to keep tires of the vehicle in contact with the surface of the road throughout. […]

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How To Change a Tire The Safe and Easy Way

We have all experienced it, the dreaded flat tire on our way to work or as we are motoring along a busy highway. Your left with no option but to pull over and swap the tire for the spare or wait till someone, a friend or road side service comes along to change your tire […]

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Your Exhaust Sytem – How it Works

For many the exhaust system is nothing more than a “pipe” which excretes the “fumes and smoke” that result from combustion in your cars engine. In reality your exhaust system is a little more complicated than that. The exhaust system of your vehicle is critical for ensuring safe and efficient usage. It is responsible for […]

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How to use Car Jumper Cables – A Simple Step by Step Guide

Your cars battery is one of the most critical and most often used components in your vehicle. Without this component, you would be unable to turn on the air condition, listen to radio, not to talk of starting your car. Doing things like leaving the lights on, or not closing one or more doors for […]

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A Simple Guide to Maintaining Car Brakes

An automobiles break system is perhaps the most important component of the car. A simple malfunction can make a car fail to start up or stop unexpectedly if not addressed soon enough. It is therefore important for vehicle owners to know all the essentials with regard to maintenance and inspection checks. Basic maintenance is a […]

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Save Money by Rotating Tires on a Regular Basis

Tire Rotation Extend the life of your tires by regularly rotating them in order to prevent accelerated tread wear. Tire rotation simply means removing the tire and then placing it in a different location such that the wheels in front are transferred to the rear and the wheels at the back are transferred to the […]

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A Basic Guide to Do-It-Yourself Oil Change

Changing Oil On A Regular Basis Engine oil is one of the most important fluids in your car. Engine oil lubricates the engine, absorbs heat, neutralizes acid in the engine, absorbs trace amounts of water, and absorbs combustion by-products. Good quality engine oil improves car performance and extends engine life. However, heat generated by the […]

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DIY Car Maintenance Tips

Keeping your car maintained and serviced will help you save a lot of money long term on car repairs that come about often as of neglect of keeping the car in good working order. Preforming the maintenance yourself, will save you even more cash! But where do you start and what do you need to […]

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Essential Items Every Car Owner Should Have

In the trunk of our car is a plastic storage container, packed with essential items that will keep our cars going whilst on the road or for working on our vehicles at home in our garage. Upon noticing the box people ask me what I have in there, well I thought I would share it […]

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