There's no question about it; you can definitely find a bargain if you buy a used car from a private source. However, you need to exercise a great deal of care at the same time, or you may well come away with a lemon. While most sellers are honest and want to do the right thing, you cannot always rely on this either, so you do need to make sure that you inspect the vehicle very carefully before you shake hands. [Read More]
Why Is Your New Vehicle's Transfer Case So Important?
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]