Automotive Maintenance

How To Prepare a Car for Sale

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So you finally decided to let go of your car and put it up for sale. Either you want an upgrade to something newer or get a bigger or more fuel-efficient vehicle.

  • In this article we will review the steps that lead to a sale that`s both quick and successful.

Selling to a dealership will save you some time and effort, but it will also come at a price – it is never going to pay you as much as a private buyer. So naturally you decide to advertise via an online ad or local newspaper. Read this article »

Electric Car Tyres Might Be Electric Car Saviors

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Alternative energy sources should, according to many vocal experts, be one of the main points of concern for the humanity in the 21st century. Some visionaries heard and understood this very well, which is why there is a number of large scale projects in the world today, dedicated to finding the best way to leave behind the ‘dirty energy’. In the car industry, which has long been dominated by oil lobbies, we are finally witnessing the upsurge in interest for electric cars. But, given their obvious shortcomings, can electric cars go full mainstream? Scientists are actively searching for the answer to that and car tyres might just be a part of the solution. Read this article »

How to Find the Best Tyres for Your Car

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To a layman driver, which is the title that can be awarded to pretty much 95% of the drivers, a tyre is a rubber thing that is put on a wheel in order to minimize the impact of the road imperfections. However, although this definition applies to the tires of old, today’s modern tire is anything but simple. As a matter of fact, tires usually consist from 20 to 25 different components – they are as complex as it gets, and this means that in order to choose the right one for your car, you need to pick carefully. Here are a couple of tips which might help you become better informed and make up your mind.
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Ways to Improve Your Gas Mileage

 - by Cobalt900

Gas prices have been steadily going up since the 70’s, and it doesn’t seem like they’re going to be going down anytime soon. Peaking at an average Dollar 26 per liter within the past 3 months going by, it’s not exactly cheap anymore either. The best way to lower that price these days is to save gas with your car. If you have a car from 2003 or newer, your car is already saving money with gas prices because all cars these days are fuel injection. However, there are additional ways to save on gas with the car you currently own no matter the model.

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Effects of a Transmission Fluid Change

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Transmission fluid plays a vital role in a car, where it acts as both a lubricating fluid and a cooling medium. It also helps in transmitting the mechanical power produced into motion. It is important to have this fluid changed regularly, and the specified distance coverage will vary from one vehicle to another. This usually ranges between 30,000 and 60,000 miles.
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Checklist of Auto Check-ups and Repairs after an Accident

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After an accident, however minor, you will need to assess the damages to your car on the spot, and this can be followed by a professional check up at your auto repair shop. Generally, the possible damages will depend on various accident scenarios including: head on, rear end, roll-over and right angle collisions, among others. Here is a list of things to be done after such a collision.
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