When you buy a new car, as well as some used models, you will usually receive a logbook. This book is meant to keep you organized and on track when it comes to regular maintenance of the vehicle. It will include reminders of what needs servicing and when, and then spaces for you to record when the work was done, by whom, and so on. If you've never had a logbook with a vehicle before, note a few questions you might have about logbook servicing.
27 October 2017
It would be difficult to imagine automobile servicing today without the use of hydraulic equipment. These systems have made it easier for vehicles to be raised, moved and adjusted so that proper maintenance can be carried out on them. Hydraulic equipment refers to the range of equipment that is used to maneuver vehicles while they are being serviced. Cylinders, jacks, pumps, power packs and automated vehicle hoists all fall under hydraulic equipment used in vehicle maintenance.
26 September 2017
When you own a high-quality caravan, it should stay in good repair for many years, even if you take it to rustic and rough campgrounds or enjoy using it on a regular basis. However, many caravan owners make some simple mistakes when it comes to the use of their caravan, and these mistakes can cause damage or hasten the need for repairs to the van. Note a few of those mistakes here so you can avoid them yourself, and always keep your caravan in good repair.
11 July 2017
If you're moving from one home to another or need to transport some business equipment, you can typically rent a pickup or cargo truck as easily as you rent a car. However, because rental trucks are often used for heavy-duty hauling and for moving items, and not just for transportation, you want to ensure you know everything involved in their rental. Note a few questions to ask when renting a truck, so you don't overlook anything and are sure to get one that fits your needs.
11 July 2017
The differential is a very important part of your car because roads are not straight. When your car turns a corner, the differential allows the wheel on the outside of the curve to go faster than the one on the inside of the curve without skidding. If it gets faulty, you have no choice but to have it repaired if you want to keep driving your car. Diagnosis Diagnosing what is wrong with your differential is something a mechanic can do; however, if you notice any of the following, there could be a problem with your differential.
16 May 2017
You may have been noticing something rather strange about your car when driving to work over the past few days. You think it's something electrical, but you can't put your finger on it. Now, you're not able to start it at all, which is especially frustrating as you're on your way to an important meeting. What should you look for to try to put your finger on the problem? What Could Be Wrong?
4 May 2017
As every car owner knows, when you need your vehicle repaired or serviced, finding a reliable and qualified mechanic can make all the difference. If you are currently on the lookout for a new auto mechanic, read on. Below is a guide to 3 signs that an auto repair mechanic will offer a reliable and good service. Busy Repair Shop When visiting an auto repair garage for the first time, you should make a note of how busy the place is.
24 February 2017
One of the vital components of your vehicle is the alternator. This is because it is tasked with converting energy from the vehicle's crankshaft into energy that will be used to power the various electrical components in your vehicle. In addition to this, the alternator is also tasked with ensuring your vehicle's battery is able to recharge. When the alternator starts to malfunction, it will result in a domino effect that affects different components of your vehicle and could even lead to your vehicle not working at all.
24 February 2017
Not all car problems that you have with your vehicle are going to be expensive to fix, which is why it's good to get them checked out quickly rather than put it off, trying to avoid a repair bill. You may also be misdiagnosing a problem, assuming it's a very expensive part that is malfunctioning when it's actually a relatively minor one. Note a few car problems that are easy to misdiagnose so you can know what to expect by way of repairs when you do notice these with your own car.
22 February 2017
A vehicle's 4 wheel drive transmission system is going to be put through plenty of stress when you go off-roading, so there are steps you need to take to ensure that everything runs smoothly and the transmission doesn't get damaged. To ensure that you can head out into the backcountry without putting your transmission in danger, just follow these simple tips. Don't keep the clutch depressed Many 4-wheel drive off-roading vehicles come with manual transmissions to ensure that drivers can precisely alter the gear ratio around the changing terrain often found on the trail.
22 February 2017