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Why Regular Oil Changes saves your Car

Engines are made up of many functioning moving parts, and these parts need to be correctly lubricated in order to avoid damage. Pouring oil into the engine provides this function. Over time, the oil breaks down and becomes dirty with dirt and dust from the engine and the environment. When this happens, the oil inside the engine can not do it’s job properly.

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Information on repair knowledge

When cars are brought in for repairs, the type of replacement parts you get can depend on the service department you visit or where the department is located. Local dealerships use Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts, whilst you may get a choice between OEM and aftermarket parts from independent shops which are generally cheaper.

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The fight against “approved” car repairs in South Africa

The need for approved vehicle repair workshops is currently under investigation. The Competition Commission plans to uncover why there are so many restrictions related to the need for owners to have their vehicles repaired at specific workshops. The Sunday Times stated that, the Commission has looked into “manufacturers, insurers, panel beaters, parts suppliers, and salvagers” to attend a workshop where these issues may be discussed.

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The Importance of Regular Car Maintenance

There is nothing more annoying than to come across car trouble or have your car break down in some isolated area, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You can avoid these types of incidents if you have your vehicle inspected on a usual base. When you acquire a new or used car, you have made a costly investment that requires a maintenance schedule to protect your asset and avoid expensive repairs and breakdowns. Regular car maintenance is not only essential to getting the best performance from your car, but it’s also very important to increase its life span.

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The Importance of your Vehicles Radiator

Keeping your car in the best condition is extremely important for the safety of you and everyone around you. Achieving regular maintenance assists in accomplishing this. This can assist preventing a costly repair or replacement bill in the future. It is also able to reduce the chances of other parts failing as well when the part has an issue. An important part to check is the radiator, this is found underneath the hood of the vehicle.

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Suspension Systems

Individuals do not know much of suspensions because they do not see them. Suspension systems of cars are what joins the automobile to the wheels. It not only ensures that the ride is considerably comfortable, but also assists in road handling and braking systems of the vehicle. The model of the vehicle itself can determine the kind of suspension being used. There are also cases where the taste of the driver dictates the suspension system of the automobile.

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The Effects of Power Steering

Cars and most trucks in today’s times have power steering. Also, known as power-assisted steering, power steering assists in parking, low-speed driving and a necessity for heavy vehicles. Power steering is exactly what it is called, a power steering system that assists the driver to turn the steering wheel using electric or hydraulic power. Turning the wheel with power involves less effort, some may just assist with a helpful push or do all the work.

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Vehicle's Headlights

It is important to have two properly working headlights on your vehicle. It is essential that both your headlights work to ensure safe driving. When you are driving down the road after dark, and you see two lights spaced evenly coming towards you, then you will know that there is another car travelling in your direction. Headlights help you see clearly and they can help you to avoid an accident or a car that is driving towards you.

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Audi Bumper

Most vehicle bumpers have seen better days and they can be damaged by a little bender or by suffering the effects of the road salt and corrosion. Replacing the Audi bumper or any other bumper would do wonders for the appearance of the vehicle and it will make it look brand new.

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How does an Audi engine work?

An Audi is a very popular car and it is quite pricey but it is worth every single cent. You will never be disappointed and it is also a very classy car. The adverts that we see on TV make you want to go to the nearest bank and apply for a loan or go to an Audi dealership just for a test drive. An Audi engine is very powerful and it is designed to perfection.

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Exhaust Anatomy

Factory exhaust systems are designed on vehicles to muffle the sound as much as possible. This simple means that it restricts the flow of the exhaust gases out of the engine which then creates backpressure.

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The pros and cons of aftermarket car parts

Aftermarket vehicle parts refer to any part of a vehicle that isn’t made by the manufacturer of the car. Your cars warranty won’t be voided if they are direct replacement parts. Many companies make parts that are specifically designed to form the exact function of the original part.

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The pros and cons of OEM parts

When choosing a new replacement part for your vehicle, you have 2 options. You can either buy original parts or you can look at alternative aftermarket brands that could save you a buck.

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Adaptive Headlights: How They Work

Most adaptive headlights systems also contain a self-levelling system. Self-levelling headlights have an added level sensor that concludes if the car is tilted back or forward.

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How Wheels & Tyres Work

In case you had not noted, wheels and tires are vital constituents of any trailer. Without them, you are not even towing: you are just dragging stuff behind your truck.

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