Trucks are mostly used for commercial work purposes, meaning they are subjected to heavy road use and might have more servicing needs than a typical vehicle used to get you to work or the store. Here are the different kinds of truck servicing you might need: Log Book Servicing When you buy a new truck, you will realise that your truck's logbook highlights important truck servicing requirements. These are put there by the truck's manufacturer to ensure that the components of your truck reach or exceed their design life. [Read More]
Electrical Gremlins? Could It Be Your Battery Or Your Alternator?
Most people understand that their car needs a battery in order to get going each morning. Yet some people believe that this device is responsible for operating a range of different electrical components, once the car is underway. Unfortunately, the battery is not powerful enough to do this and needs a generator to make everything work correctly. This alternator will, nevertheless, recharge the battery under normal operating conditions. So, if you clearly have an electrical problem, how can you tell if it is the alternator or the battery? [Read More]
3 Signs that Your Car Needs Automatic Transmission Service
An engine is the nerve centre of your vehicle that provides the power to move. While an engine generates the horsepower to run a car, the transmission system gets the power to the wheels. If a transmission system is faulty, your car will simply not move. Therefore, regular maintenance is crucial to avoid issues likely to undermine the performance of your vehicle. Notably, automatic transmission (AT) problems are technical, but with a keen eye and ear, you can identify the faults before thy snowball into significant issues. [Read More]
Bad Vibes When Braking? Time to Take Your Vehicle in for Repair
When you decelerate your car, do you feel as if you are trying to control a jackhammer instead? This can be a scary situation and will invariably get worse unless you take action to solve the problem. What could be causing this sensation and what can you do to get back to normal? Getting Worse If you've noticed a significant vibration whenever you put your foot on the brakes, it's probably linked to faulty brake discs. [Read More]