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4 Signs That it is Time to Have Your Wheels Realigned

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Not only do you need to have your tyres changed and rotated to ensure safety and proper wear, but you also need to have them properly aligned. When you have proper wheels alignments, you will be able to steer much easier, improve gas mileage and decrease the amount of wear on your tyres. Knowing when to have your tyres realigned can be made easy by being aware of the most noticeable signs to be on the lookout for.

10 November 2015

Some Common Problems That Can Develop With Your Car's Catalytic Converter

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If you care about the environment, you should care about the catalytic converter in your car. The catalytic converter's job is to clean the car fumes generated from the engine's combustion process. By the time the fumes exit out the tailgate of your car, they have been cleansed of some of the more harmful noxious chemicals. Following are some common problems that can develop with the converter: How The Catalytic Converter Works

18 August 2015

4 Reasons That May Necessitate A Change Of Your Car's Cylinder Head

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There are a lot of repair services that can be carried out on a cylinder head. Some lean on correcting wear damage while others seek to push the OEM design to achieve better engine performance. Despite the long list of services that you can get for your cylinder head, there are a number of scenarios that will warrant a complete change of your unit. Read on to see what they are and find out if your car is affected:

11 August 2015

Need A New Car Battery? Here's What You Need To Consider

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The battery is a vital component of your car, providing start up power and keeping your on-board electronics running when in use. Every several years, you will need to replace your car battery. The question then becomes: which century battery should you go for? Read on to see what you need to consider when it's time to replace your car battery: What type of car do you have? First you need to evaluate the size of your car.

6 July 2015

Car Sales | 3 Great Tips To Help You Fetch The Best Sales Price For Your Car

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Selling your old car can be a frustrating process if you don't know where to get started. Perhaps you don't know what price to charge or you don't know how to go about getting the best possible price for your car. Before you sell, you may want to get minor mechanical repairs done to properly prepare your car for the sale − it makes you a trustworthy seller to ensure that your car is in good working condition while selling.

26 May 2015

Common Gearbox Related Problems

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There is great importance attached to having a robust and efficient gearbox on your automobile. There are a number of factors that could interfere with the normal functioning of the gearbox. It is important for every motorist to understand some of the common problems to expect with the gearbox at one point or the other. This article discusses a few of these problems Misalignment This is perhaps the most common problem that affects automobile gearboxes.

18 March 2015

How To Successfully Change A Hinge Pin On A Damaged Truck Door

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Due to the amount of miles travelled by a truck, it is not uncommon for either damage or wear and tear to affect the door of the vehicle. This can lead to the need to change the hinge pin. Although replacing the entire door hinge is an option, this can be expensive and time consuming. It is, however, possible to simply change the hinge pin instead; this is a job that can be carried out by the truck owner and a helper.

6 March 2015

Taking care of your car's transmission

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Your vehicle's transmission system needs to be checked regularly. However, this is not usually what happens, especially in automatic cars. The ease of driving these cars leads the car owner to neglect their transmission systems and this can lead to high repair costs. The new complex transmission systems need regular maintenance to avoid expensive repairs. So if you want to escape the agony of using your funds on transmission problems, here are some tips to help you out.

25 February 2015

Does Your Car Need a Trip to the Repair Shop?

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You may be able to start your car and drive it on the road, but this doesn't mean it's in good repair or that it's even safe. Some car repairs that compromise your safety are difficult to detect or their signs get overlooked by car owners, who may reason that if their car can be driven then a repair job can wait. This can be not just dangerous but it can also cause that needed repair to get worse so that you wind up paying more once you do visit a mechanic.

19 February 2015