Car Care and Maintenance

Listen for the signs

Listen for the signs

Despite what many say, diagnosing problems or potential problems of vehicles is not something only mechanics or expensive diagnostic equipment are capable of doing. This might surprise you, but all it takes is a well-trained ear. Ask any seasoned mechanic, preferably, one from the old school of thought on how […]

Check your vehicle’s engine oil

Check your vehicle’s engine oil

The use of engine oil is essential to the proper running of an internal combustion engine. It provides lubrication for the moving parts, reducing friction and protecting them from damage. Without it there would be excessive wear on components including pistons causing the entire engine to eventually seize. What you […]

Things to check before going outstation

Things to check before going outstation

If you are planning on driving back to your hometown this festive season, there are certain things you need to check to make sure your vehicle will get you there safely and on time. Most people think by servicing their vehicles at regular intervals mean with absolute certainty that they […]

Tips to help you sell your car

Tips to help you sell your car

Putting a vehicle up for sale may seem like a menial task to many, but you would be surprised how often people get offered far less than expected or worse still, nobody’s interested in their metal. There’s no such thing as an ‘unsellable’ vehicle because the limiting factor on value […]

It’s not your car its you!

It’s not your car its you!

Planning on putting your vehicle up for sale because of the frequent trips to the petrol station? Do you think a hybrid would be less of a strain on your wallet? While it’s true that a vehicle’s fuel efficiency drops significantly after years of abuse, sometimes it can be caused […]

Dont buy a lemon

Dont buy a lemon

Most people don’t go for used cars because of the stigma that they have. It is perceived that all used cars are unreliable, problematic and a burden on your wallet. But it’s unfair to say this of all pre-owned cars because major problems only come about when you buy a […]

Maintenance tips to keep in mind

Maintenance tips to keep in mind

There’s a saying “look after your car and your car will look after you” and though its not meant to be taken literally, it’s the best way to keep your vehicle performing at an optimum level for a considerable number of years. Making sure your vehicle is serviced at regular […]