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How to Prolong Clutch Life – Top Tips to Keeping Your Clutch In Top Notch Condition

How to Prolong Clutch Life – Top Tips to Keeping Your Clutch In Top Notch Condition Driving a manual vehicle means the added responsibility of responsible clutch use; this single component on your car can be easily worn or misused, and can cost thousands of rands to have it repaired or replaced. Why not mitigate […]

Clutch Troubleshooting

Clutch Troubleshooting: All Possible Clutch Faults Explained

Clutch Troubleshooting: All Possible Clutch Faults Explained If you own a vehicle, chances are you have a clutch (unless you’re one of the select few who has opted for an automatic transmission, in which case, move along – you’re all set!) Clutches are notorious w for giving problems, which is why most new and second […]

Brake Drum Bonding And Skimming

Brake Drum Bonding and Skimming: How to Keep Your Brake Drums in Tip Top Condition

Brake Drum Bonding and Skimming: How to Keep Your Brake Drums in Tip Top Condition As a responsible car owner, we should check our drum brakes at least every six months,  10,000 km, or as recommended in the car’s normal service schedule. During your service or check-up, your mechanic will be looking for worn brake […]

What Causes Warped Brake Pads

What Causes Warped Brake Pads – And How To Fix Them

What Causes Warped Brake Pads – And How To Fix Them Have you ever experienced the somewhat frightening experience of applying pressure to your brakes, and having your steering wheel shake violently – or perhaps even cause the car to veer slightly? You may have warped brake discs; there are numerous reasons for the cause […]

Brake Safety Checks

Brake Safety Checks You Should Do Before Your December Holiday

Brake Safety Checks You Should Do Before Your December Holiday The holiday season is sneaking up on us; we’ve begun planning our leave, booking seaside accommodation and saving up for that well-deserved trip to the beach. But have you considered having your vehicle checked up before you leave? Arriving safely at your destination is as […]

Brake Discs Vs Brake Drums

Brake Discs vs Brake Drums: Difference’s, Pro’s and Con’s Explained

Brake Discs vs Brake Drums: Difference’s, Pro’s and Con’s Explained Every modern vehicle is fitted with its own set of brakes, designed to be able to handle the car’s specific needs. “Disc brakes are generally considered to be superior to drum brakes – for several reasons. First, disc brakes do a better job dissipating heat. […]

Low Brake Pedal

Low Brake Pedal – What Causes It and How to Fix It

Low Brake Pedal – What Causes It and How to Fix It Have you found yourself having to push further or harder on your brake pedal than ever before? Does your stopping take longer and your braking seems weaker? Excellent that you’re reading this – you might be able to get this fixed before it […]

Cost Of Clutch Replacement In South Africa

Cost of Clutch Replacements in South Africa

Cost of Clutch Replacements in South Africa New and financed vehicles are usually sold with a “backup plan” – a fail safe if you will – to prevent the driver of a vehicle will be paying it off for at least 5 years from finding themselves in a situation where there’s a latent defect on […]

What Makea A Brake Pedal Hard

What Makes a Brake Pedal “Hard”?

What Makes a Brake Pedal “Hard”? Have you ever driven someone else’s car and applied their brakes for the first time – only to come to an unexpectedly sudden stop because you’re not used to the brake being so hard? That literally all it takes is about a feather’s worth of pressure to come to […]

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How to Clean Contaminated Brake Pads

Contaminated brake pads are never a good sign. You can usually tell that there is something wrong with the brake pads when they grab or pull whilst you are applying pressure to the pedal. This could become dangerous because the more worn out your braking system becomes the tougher it is to stop the car. […]

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Dealing With Gear Issues on an Automatic Car

The most luxurious cars in the world are automatic cars with stunning finishes. Unfortunately, the best cars also gain problems over time and it should be taken seriously. Gear Issues are problems that are associated with the gearbox. Sometimes your car will leak fluid from the transmission. This might be one of the serious problems […]

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What Colour Should Brake Fluid Be?

The whole braking systems works completely on hydraulics. The liquid used within the braking system is a solvent and silicone mixture which makes up one chemical that won’t corrode the linings of the system. The brake fluid is made with these elements because the brakes need to react immediately after applying pressure to the pedal. […]

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Ceramic VS Metallic Brake Pads

Brakes are an important part of your car. They protect you from collisions and allow you to stop the vehicle smoothly. There are two types of brake pads namely Ceramic and Metallic options. Which ones you require will depend on the type of car you have. Metallic Brake – Advantages These brakes can handle higher […]

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