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Have Your Vehicle Inspected Before Going Back to the Office!

Have Your Vehicle Inspected Before Going Back to the Office!

Your safety when driving to the office is critical, and that's why it is equally crucial to have your car inspected. With regular inspections, you can detect a problem at its budding stages and repair it in time, saving you bigger problems in the long term. It's quite unfortunate having your car break down when driving to work because it wastes your time and money. Not to mention a vehicle with problems makes you vulnerable to accidents. Is Vehicle Inspection that Important? Vehicle inspection is vital for any vehicle on the road. During inspections, an automotive technician will test the car's components and systems to ensure they're fully functional. Think of car inspection as a proactive approach to dealing with vehicle issues because the mechanic can detect the problem early enough and get it fixed in time. As a result, it also extends your vehicle's lifespan. Safety tests form an integral part of the car inspection checklist. That ensures that you and the pa ... read more

What are the Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs?

What are the Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs?

Spark plugs play a crucial role in the running of your vehicle. They ignite the combustion chamber where the fuel and air mix and keep you moving. They are essential to a vehicle's ignition system and are definitely the unsung heroes. Like the motor fuel, air filters, and fuel filters, spark plugs need routine service and maintenance. Here are some of the symptoms of bad or failing spark plugs: Hard to start If starting your car has become challenging, your sparks are likely worn out. When your spark plugs aren't producing a sustainable spark to start the combustion process, it becomes hard to start your car. It is a good idea to have a professional look at your vehicle at the first sign of problems when starting your vehicle. Slow acceleration The most common culprit of poor acceleration is the ignition system. Modern engines are wired to onboard computers that automatically send an electric pulse to fire the spark plug. In such engines, the problem may be the sensor. Whe ... read more

Why Do You Need to Change Your Cabin Air Filters?

Why Do You Need to Change Your Cabin Air Filters?

Most drivers don't bother about their cabin air filters just because the filters don't contribute directly to the vehicle's movement. But this should not be the case. Changing cabin air filters should be part of your vehicle maintenance schedule. If you ignore these filters, you'll be welcoming some uncomfortable effects on your vehicle. Here are the reasons why you need to have your cabin air filter changed regularly. 1. Lowers The Efficiency Of Your HVAC System If your cabin air filter doesn't function optimally, your HVAC system will have to work harder, causing the motor to heat and burn up. This is because a clogged or dirty filter reduces the amount of air flowing into the cabin. This will raise the cabin air temperature, forcing the HAC system to overwork. In the end, you'll lose both the filter and the HVAC system. 2. Health Troubles The air filters keep your car interior pollutants-free. If your cabin air filter gets dirty or malfunctions, it won ... read more

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Car’s Warning Lights

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Car’s Warning Lights

In most cases, your car's warning lights indicate a fault, damage, or malfunction in the vehicle's interior systems. While some drivers might choose to ignore them, these tiny lights are associated with very specific commands and are therefore quite crucial. Ignoring these lights might lead to reduced vehicle performance and also compromises your safety, that of your passengers, and other road users. While each of these warning lights serves a specific purpose, some may need urgent attention than others. Understanding what every light flushing on your dashboard means will save you from unnecessary breakdowns and costly repairs. Here are some of the warning signs every smart car owner and driver should not ignore. Brake Fluid Warning Lights They indicate a faulty braking system which raises serious safety concerns. This could be anything from worn-out brake pads, a broken sensor, leaking brake fluid or any other problem that might prevent you from using your brakes. Whatever ... read more

What are the Symptoms of a Failing Brake Master Cylinder?

What are the Symptoms of a Failing Brake Master Cylinder?

The master cylinder is a vital component of the car's braking system. This cylinder is the principal valve through which brake fluid is pushed to make the calipers press brake pads on the rotors. In essence, this means it plays a significant role in making the car stop when you apply brakes. Any problem with the master cylinder can lead to an accident while you are on the road. Some of the symptoms of master cylinder failure you should be on the lookout for include: 1. Check Engine Light Indicates The check engine light has sensors that detect any part of the engine that has malfunctioned. When it comes on, you need an expert to diagnose the problem. If the problem is with the master cylinder, take appropriate action as soon as possible. 2. The Brake Pedal Behaves Abnormally A problem with the brake master cylinder will cause the brake pedal to behave abnormally. All the pressure in the braking system is generated from the master cylinder. If it malfunctions, the cylinder wil ... read more

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