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  • In every bad situation there usually lies a good one. Nigeria may be expecting thousands of used cars and car parts any moment, and for cheaper, from USA as a result of the flooding in Texas. This is because the government needs to raise between $70 – $100 billion for repairs and restoration of the […]

    THANK HURRICANE HARVEY FOR INCOMING CARS AND AUTO PARTS

    In every bad situation there usually lies a good one. Nigeria may be expecting thousands of used cars and car parts any moment, and for cheaper, from USA as a result of the flooding in Texas. This is because the government needs to raise between $70 - $100 billion for repairs and restoration of the landfall which the flood has caused. Although they have received several donations from celebrities...
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  • Car radiator repairs are one of the more dramatic malfunctions that you may have to deal with as a driver. Because of the nature of the heat and pressure that’s contained within the cooling system, these types of problems are what we associate with the stereotypical cloud of steam coming from under a disabled car’s […]

    The 7 Most Common Car Radiator Repairs

    Car radiator repairs are one of the more dramatic malfunctions that you may have to deal with as a driver. Because of the nature of the heat and pressure that's contained within the cooling system, these types of problems are what we associate with the stereotypical cloud of steam coming from under a disabled car's open hood. The radiator is obviously the most well known part of the cooling...
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  • It’s never too early to learn the ABCs of car care, says the Car Care Council. A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan. B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem. C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards […]

    The ABCs of Car Care for New Drivers

    It’s never too early to learn the ABCs of car care, says the Car Care Council. A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan. B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem. C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down away from home. “Most young people can’t wait to drive,...
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  • It is important to note that routine brake inspections are essential to safe driving and maintaining your vehicle. “When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list, so have your brakes checked by an auto service professional at least once a year,” said Rich White, executive director, Car […]

    Seven Signs Your Brakes Need to be Inspected

    It is important to note that routine brake inspections are essential to safe driving and maintaining your vehicle. “When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list, so have your brakes checked by an auto service professional at least once a year,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Knowing the key warning signs that your brakes may need...
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  • With the hot summer temperatures on the rise, knowing the symptoms of a sick cooling system are critical to your summer driving plans, since cooling system failure is a leading cause of vehicle breakdowns. The most noticeable symptoms are overheating, leaks, a sweet smell of antifreeze and repeatedly needing to add coolant. “Neglecting your cooling […]

    Four Symptoms of a Sick Cooling System

    With the hot summer temperatures on the rise, knowing the symptoms of a sick cooling system are critical to your summer driving plans, since cooling system failure is a leading cause of vehicle breakdowns. The most noticeable symptoms are overheating, leaks, a sweet smell of antifreeze and repeatedly needing to add coolant. “Neglecting your cooling system can result in serious damage and...
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  • While a vehicle’s fuel pump is not a maintenance item, it will likely need to be replaced at some point. Before replacing a defective fuel pump with a new one, the fuel tank should be properly cleaned to clear old debris, dirt and contaminants that have accumulated at the bottom of the tank. Check out […]

    CLEANING YOUR FUEL TANK

    While a vehicle’s fuel pump is not a maintenance item, it will likely need to be replaced at some point. Before replacing a defective fuel pump with a new one, the fuel tank should be properly cleaned to clear old debris, dirt and contaminants that have accumulated at the bottom of the tank. Check out the steps involved in cleaning a fuel tank: Drain fuel tank into a container Clean...
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  • If the heat of sunny season is wearing you down, it is likely taking its toll on your car battery too. Contrary to popular belief, summer highs rather than the cold season lows pose the greater threat to battery life. Sooner or later all batteries have to be replaced. Excessive heat and overcharging are the two main reasons […]

    Feeling the Summer Heat? Your Car Battery is Too

    If the heat of sunny season is wearing you down, it is likely taking its toll on your car battery too. Contrary to popular belief, summer highs rather than the cold season lows pose the greater threat to battery life. Sooner or later all batteries have to be replaced. Excessive heat and overcharging are the two main reasons for shortened battery life. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate,...
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  • The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn out or damaged, all of the safety systems on the vehicle cannot overcome the loss […]

    Basic Tire Maintenance for Every Driver

    The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn out or damaged, all of the safety systems on the vehicle cannot overcome the loss of control that comes with a blow-out or hydroplaning situation. Air pressure...
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  • Here are Top 5 Safety Rules You Must Follow While Driving a Car: 1. Never Drink and Drive This is the golden rule of driving. Never ever drive if you are drunk because alcohol causes a number of impairments that lead to the car accidents. Even at low blood-alcohol levels, intoxication reduces the reaction time, lowers […]

    SAFETY RULES WHILE DRIVING

    Here are Top 5 Safety Rules You Must Follow While Driving a Car: 1. Never Drink and Drive This is the golden rule of driving. Never ever drive if you are drunk because alcohol causes a number of impairments that lead to the car accidents. Even at low blood-alcohol levels, intoxication reduces the reaction time, lowers the guessing power and lowers inhibitions. At higher levels of alcohol,...
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  • As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t SEE or be SEEN. In the night time, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be […]

    Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be Seen

    As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t SEE or be SEEN. In the night time, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be seen by others. From the driver’s seat, you may not notice a light that isn’t working,...
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