When you buy a new car, you may be vigilant about taking good care of it — for a while, at least. But before you know it, you’re overdue for an oil change and you’ve got coffee-stained upholstery and a quarter-sized dent in the hood. Your car deserves better. And when it comes time to sell it, the time and money you’ve invested into caring for your car will result in a … [Read more...]
Car Servicing: Will They Also Check out Your Brakes ?
Missing your next car servicing could result in brake failure One of the many bad things that come out of a recession is that motorists miss out on their car servicing schedule. They think that they are saving money by missing out the servicing, without realising that the longer they leave the service out , then the condition of their car is generally deteriorating. The longer … [Read more...]
Is Your Choice of Car Going to be the Death of You?
Being able to drive a car is considered a rite of passage for most teens. Each year, the number of teens who take driving lessons grows. This is not unusual as teens of today are more independent and are eager to drive a car by themselves when they reach the age of 16. Additionally, many parents who can afford often give their children a car on their 16th birthday or when … [Read more...]
When to Change Your Tires, And How to Choose a New Set
It may be cliché to say that there's a lot riding on your vehicle's tires, but that doesn't make the saying any less true. Proper tires are key to the handling of your vehicle, and when they wear down or blow on the road, they become a safety risk. Bad tires can also be detrimental to the other parts of your vehicle, increasing the importance of owners regularly checking their … [Read more...]
Jump-Start Your Battery in 7 Easy Steps
When you get in your car, turn the key and hear nothing but a clicking sound, chances are you are facing a dead battery. The good news is that you probably don't have to call the tow truck. With the help of a friend and a few tools, you can jump start your car and be back on the road in very little time. Here's what you need to do. 1. Find a Friend You can't jump-start a … [Read more...]