2022

  • Why You Can Never Be Too Careful When Servicing an Air Suspension System


    If you're relatively new to heavy vehicle ownership, you will eventually come across the need to inspect or repair your air suspension system. You may have some basic knowledge about this setup but should take particular care whenever you work in that area. Why should you be so careful, and what preventative measures should you take before attempting any work yourself? Understanding the System An air suspension system relies on an inflatable bellow (or bag) that holds pressurised air and maintains the distance between the chassis of the vehicle and its axle.
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  • Are Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Automatic Transmission System?


    If you haven't taken your car in to get the automatic transmission serviced in some time, you could be taking an increased risk. Did you know that some dangers could be lurking in some difficult-to-reach parts of your transmission system, waiting to cause an issue in the future? What could be going on here? Adequate Lubrication Several mechanical systems on your car rely on high-quality lubrication to cut down on friction and keep temperatures in check.
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  • Are You Using Your Car's Secondary Braking System?


    If you drive in a very hilly part of the country, you may need to tackle steep descents as you travel from one point to another. You may not think twice about this type of manoeuvre as you've done it so many times, but did you know that you could be leading to potential problems if you do not drive those slopes in a certain way? What do you need to think about before you set out for your next journey, and what can go wrong if you don't pay attention to this issue?
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  • Three Trends Impacting European Luxury Cars Repairs


    You can take certain cars to an independent mechanic without worrying too much. However, European luxury car brands are best left in the able hands of dealer technicians. The reason is that most luxury car manufacturers have proprietary ways of repairing their cars and prefer to share the information with specific partners for good reasons. Such arrangements are necessary because they ensure European vehicles get the best possible service. That said, motorists must keep track of emerging trends impacting European luxury cars repairs.
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