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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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  • 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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  • 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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