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Anti-Lock Brake System

Video credit: Amarok South Africa Youtube Channel Over the years, the braking system on some vehicles has become more complicated and improved drastically to ensure better safety for both the driver and passenger. Modern braking systems also reduce the risk of car accidents. The Anti-Locking Brake system, or better known as ABS, was invented to […]

Common Reasons for Oil Consumption on your Vehicle

We all know that engine oil is the most important lubricant in your vehicle. Engine oil is used to lubricate internal engine parts which are in constant friction. With time, engine oil is being consumed by some parts and it gets very dirty. It is then very important to have regular services done and to […]

Oil in the Airfilter?

The air filter on most modern combustion engines is located inside the air intake housing, which is installed on the top of the engine. It is attached to the fuel injection system (or a turbocharger) and designed to efficiently transport air into the fuel system to be mixed before it enters the combustion chamber. The […]

Your Vehicle’s Battery System

Battery test

As the engine provides only mechanical energy, it does not generate electricity. So, we need a power source which produces electricity to power all the electrical accessories in your car.  Your vehicle’s battery and electrical system might be one of the most complicated systems in your vehicle. Its main purpose is to provide an electric […]

The importance of regular vehicle service & repair

There are so many reasons why people neglect or postpone their car service but often the reasons are money and time. We might have time but no finances available. Here are some reasons why it is important to service your vehicle when necessary. Accidents cost money When it comes to safety you simply can’t put […]

Replace Parts In Pairs: Why is it recommended?

Over the years we have had numerous instances where we advised customers to replace certain parts in pairs. More often than not we get asked why we need to replace something if only one side is worn or even broken. In this short article we will explain why it is so important to replace critical […]

Transmission or Gearbox. Same thing really.

The transmission is probably one of the most complicated components in your vehicle. Your vehicle’s transmission is probably one of its most complicated components. Its nickname, the “gearbox”, comes from its metal case which houses a series of gears. To power your vehicle, the transmission transfers power from the engine to the wheels. It is responsible […]

Leading Causes of Turbo Failure

Adding a turbo to a vehicle’s engine is a highly effective way of massively increasing its power. A turbocharger increases the amount of air allowed into the engine’s cylinders, and when combined with extra fuel, means that more power can be generated. The turbocharger is a component comprising a turbine and an air compressor that […]

Scheduled Maintenance = Fuel Economy

As the effects of the rising fuel price are being felt daily, it’s important to understand why scheduled maintenance is more important than ever. Services carried out with quality parts can pull on the pocket strings, especially if the service needed is more expensive than you originally anticipated but rest assured there is good reason […]

Car Maintenance: Tips Maximize The Life And Performance Of Your Vehicle

Car Maintenance Tips Maximize The Life And Performance Of Your Vehicle Caring for your car and keeping it in proper running order takes a little bit of effort, but you don’t have to be a mechanical whiz to keep your vehicle running well. The biggest hurdle is being aware of what needs to be done—and […]