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  • OEM vs Aftermarket

    What’s the first thing to do if you notice you need your car parts replaced? Knowing which brand’s components is ideal for a specific car model or the process of beginning a repair with the components in place and what will serve you better between the OEM and Aftermarket parts replacement will guide you in making a more informed decision . Ever asked yourself if the car parts...
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  • Recognizing traffic signs and knowing their meanings can help drivers make safe driving decisions faster and more easily. It is always a good idea to familiarize yourself with it Here are some popular traffic signs and their meanings:        1. School Crossing Signs School Crossing Signs are an important part of School Zone […]

    Traffic Signs and Their Meanings

    Recognizing traffic signs and knowing their meanings can help drivers make safe driving decisions faster and more easily. It is always a good idea to familiarize yourself with it Here are some popular traffic signs and their meanings:        1. School Crossing Signs School Crossing Signs are an important part of School Zone safety infrastructure. Making drivers...
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  • There’s nothing more frustrating than getting excited about fixing a problematic automobile all by yourself only to discover that the repairs required are well beyond your skills as a mechanic!! Nevertheless, there are times when the average DIY enthusiast shouldn’t begin to ponder particular automotive repairs, and leave the problem to the professionals. Here are examples of when it’s best […]

    Car Repairs You Should Never Try to Do Yourself

    There’s nothing more frustrating than getting excited about fixing a problematic automobile all by yourself only to discover that the repairs required are well beyond your skills as a mechanic!! Nevertheless, there are times when the average DIY enthusiast shouldn’t begin to ponder particular automotive repairs, and leave the problem to the professionals. Here...
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  • You’re late for work and rush out to your car, only to find that it won’t start. The headlights are dim and the engine refuses to start. You realize that your battery is dead. But how did this happen? There are five main causes of car battery drain or failure. Human error – You come home […]

    Top things that will drain your car battery

    You're late for work and rush out to your car, only to find that it won't start. The headlights are dim and the engine refuses to start. You realize that your battery is dead. But how did this happen? There are five main causes of car battery drain or failure. Human error - You come home from work, tired and not really thinking, and left the headlights on or didn't completely close...
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  • Lagos just survived the annual “7 Days” rain spell and despite the widespread flooding & damage to property and livelihood for some; we are thankful that there has been no publicised loss of life. It is virtually guaranteed that motorists will encounter high standing water during this season due to the natural topography of the […]

    What to do if you encounter flood water while driving

    Lagos just survived the annual “7 Days” rain spell and despite the widespread flooding & damage to property and livelihood for some; we are thankful that there has been no publicised loss of life. It is virtually guaranteed that motorists will encounter high standing water during this season due to the natural topography of the state. Here’s what to do if you encounter flood waters...
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  • A car immersed in water can cause havoc to the car, especially the engine, electrical system, interior and exterior. If your car has been immersed in water, follow these steps to evaluate and address the damage.  Try not to start the car! You might be tempted to start the car and see if it still […]

    My car is flooded now what?

    A car immersed in water can cause havoc to the car, especially the engine, electrical system, interior and exterior. If your car has been immersed in water, follow these steps to evaluate and address the damage.  Try not to start the car! You might be tempted to start the car and see if it still works, but if there is water in the engine, attempting to start it could damage it beyond...
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  • Back in the day, Nigerians typically were only familiar with the “Queen’s” English; spoken and written. Present day, we have the effects of globalization, migration and the internet to thank for the blurring of the lines in terms of what’s acceptable (and sometimes understandable) English. Here are some of our favourite auto and road related […]

    Car and Road Vocabulary: British and American English

    Back in the day, Nigerians typically were only familiar with the “Queen’s” English; spoken and written. Present day, we have the effects of globalization, migration and the internet to thank for the blurring of the lines in terms of what’s acceptable (and sometimes understandable) English. Here are some of our favourite auto and road related terms in British vs. American English that...
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  • Go through the car’s manual and schedule maintenance accordingly. This helps to avoid problems and ensure you get the full value of the manufacturer’s warranty where available. Check the fluids. Make sure you check the level of your fluids (engine oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid, and brake fluid,) very regularly. Change the oil. This helps […]

    Tips on Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car

    Go through the car’s manual and schedule maintenance accordingly. This helps to avoid problems and ensure you get the full value of the manufacturer’s warranty where available. Check the fluids. Make sure you check the level of your fluids (engine oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid, and brake fluid,) very regularly. Change the oil. This helps to improve your fuel mileage...
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