If you've recently taken ownership of a vehicle with a four-wheel-drive transmission for the first time, you may be getting used to its idiosyncrasies and learning more about the way it works. You may realise that it is significantly different to your previous, two-wheel-drive vehicle and want to get the most out of your ownership by looking after the vehicle correctly. However, you may have questions when it comes to the way that the engine distributes its power and how it's possible to turn all four wheels at once. [Read More]
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]