Like many other car owners, you are responsible for keeping your vehicle in tip-top shape. If you fail to do routine vehicle maintenance, it will develop problems that may worsen over time and lead to expensive repairs later. Performing routine engine maintenance is crucial for maximising the performance and lifespan of your car while keeping repair costs as low as possible. But what exactly does proper car engine maintenance include? [Read More]
Why You Need to Get Rid of Trapped Dirt Within Your Transmission System
Did you know that particles of contamination in your car's transmission system could lead to a loss of traction? And did you also know that a standard transmission service may not be enough to get rid of all that contamination? In this case, why should you schedule a more involved visit to your service centre if you want to avoid any short-term and long-term problems? Transporting Contamination Dirt and contamination can build up within any mechanised system due to high temperatures and a certain amount of friction. [Read More]
Why Does Your Car Smell Mouldy?
Have you ever jumped into a car or truck when it has been sitting idle for some time during the summer? If so, you may have noticed a disturbing mouldy smell and wondered where that was coming from. In this case, you may have an issue with a part of your vehicle's air conditioning system known as a receiver-dryer. What's going on, and how can you get rid of that unfortunate aroma? [Read More]
Can You Tell if the Air Suspension on Your Truck Is Working Properly?
It may often be difficult to tell when the air suspension system fitted to a heavy-duty truck begins to fail. There are a number of reasons why the system could malfunction and the situation can often go unnoticed for a long period of time. However, what are some of the earliest signs of an issue and what could be going wrong? Airbags The average heavy-duty vehicle is fitted with an air suspension system, as it is typically robust and the most effective way of maintaining ride height and drivability. [Read More]