Car Batteries: Is It Time To Replace Your Battery?

Your car's battery functions much like a heart. This component is vital to providing adequate power for your vehicle to not only start but to stay running. In the event that it starts to malfunction, it is prudent for you to seek out repairs to find out whether the situation is salvageable or if you need a replacement battery. Below are some of the signs to look out for what would indicate it may be time to retire your car battery and get a new one. [Read More]

Are You Low on Power Steering Fluid? Things that Will Tell You

Power steering is a modern technique used by most car manufacturers to enhance handling and control of your car. It is a hydraulic system made of two hoses used to circulate the power steering fluid between the reservoir, steering pump and steering gear. Naturally, hydraulic systems are designed to be fluid tight to eliminate the need for a refill unless there is a leakage. Such leakages emanate from worn out hoses and valves, and they can lead to low power steering fluid levels. [Read More]

4 Problems That You May Experience When You Disconnect the Car Battery

Some car owners disconnect the batteries of their cars if the cars are going to remain unused for long, such as when one is going away on a long vacation. However, such a vehicle may develop several problems when you reconnect its battery after coming back from your trip. Such problems may even necessitate that you call for breakdown towing. This article discusses some of those likely problems that you may experience. [Read More]

A Guide to Changing a Tyre on a Hill or Slope

Getting a flat tyre at any time can be an inconvenience, so breaking down on a steep hill or slope can understandably be daunting. In case you ever find yourself in this predicament, read through these tips in order to help you safely change a flat tyre on an incline. Tip #1. Move (if possible) to level ground  First and foremost, you should always try to drive very slowly and carefully to the nearest spot of flat ground. [Read More]