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What is an alternator and how does it work

June 21, 2021
Did you know that it is not the battery that primarily keeps a car running? Instead, the alternator is one of the most critical components in keeping your car on the road! What is an alternator? An alternator generates electric power in a vehicle; it's basically a tiny generator. Among other things, it charges a car's battery and provides additional power for all the electronics. How does a...

9 Tips to avoid expensive repairs

May 28, 2021
There's nothing worse than having to fork out for an expensive repair to your car, especially when it comes out of the blue. Here are nine tips you can follow to try and avoid sudden and expensive repairs to your vehicle. 1. Get to know your vehicle You don't need to be an expert, but you should at the very least know basic maintenance and how to perform necessary checks on your car. Low on o...

7 Signs Your Car Is In Need Of A Checkup

April 29, 2021
No matter if your car has racked up the kilometres or you've just driven it out of the dealership brand new, a vehicle will send you warning signs if something is not right. Even if your car is well-maintained and looked after, it can develop issues that could cost you money long term if ignored. So here are seven signs that your car needs a check-up. 1. Your brakes vibrate, sink or squeal  ...

Road Trip Checklist: How To Prepare for Your Holiday Drive

May 12, 2019
The last thing you need during long distance travel is car trouble. Running a few quick diagnostic checks before hitting the road can save you from many headaches and hardships. Even so, it can be hard to know exactly what needs to be looked over before you leave. This is why we’ve put together this simple road trip checklist.   Road Trip Checklist: How To Prepare for Your Holiday Drive ...