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All about your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

April 18, 2022
You've probably never taken much notice of your car's vehicle identification number (VIN), a 17-character series of letters and numbers. Believe it or not, there's a logic to each VIN that provides specific information about your vehicle, from its country of manufacture to its unique serial number.  A vehicle's VIN is essential when it comes to selling your car or purchasing a new vehicle. It's ...

A Definitive Guide to Checking Your Oil

November 28, 2021
Oil is one of the most critical fluids in your car. It lubricates the engine to reduce wear and tear, provides cooling for the combustion process that keeps your car running, and helps prevent the corrosion of metals. Regularly checking your car's oil will help you know when to change it before a problem arises; this will avoid expensive mechanical repair bills in the long run and keep your car o...

How to change a flat tyre

October 28, 2021
Changing a flat tyre on your car is a life skill that every driver should know and learn. It may look a little difficult but provided you follow a few critical steps and have the right tools, changing your car tyre is something you can master in no time. 1. Location Although a flat tyre will often happen at a very inconvenient location, you'll need to ensure you find a spot that's as safe as p...

How disc brakes work on a car

September 26, 2021
Brakes on a car are one of the essential parts of a vehicle. Without brakes, a car can't be stopped, making it impossible to drive! One of the most common braking systems of modern-day cars is disc brakes. Here's an overview of exactly how they work in keeping you and your vehicle safe and allowing it to stop. Disc brakes comprise five significant components (along with many others!) - the wheel...