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Are Your Brakes Breaking?

You climb into your car, pull out of your driveway and try to slow down and all of a sudden, your brake pedal is stuck or it’s extremely hard and difficult to push. What do you do now? If you have experienced this you will know how sinking that feeling is. You don’t want to […]

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How Can You Prepare Your Car For a Long Trip?

It’s already difficult and frustrating having car problems on your normal day to day travels but imagine suffering these while taking a long road trip. The trip should be a great time to look forward to and not one that could be filled with potential mishaps along the way. I think one of the more […]

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Penny, Your Check Engine Light is On!

Have you ever seen your dashboard light up with warning symbols like it’s a Christmas tree? Now ask yourself, do you know what all of those warnings mean? If you are like the majority of vehicle owners you don’t know what they mean and how serious they are. In this article we will be going […]

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Not So Good Vibrations

The last thing you ever want to experience as a driver is your vehicles steering while vibrating like it’s a Nokia 3310. This vibration could occur while driving slowly in your suburbs or doing the legal maximum on the open highway. A shaking steering wheel is an early symptom of many common car problems ranging […]

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When to Get Brake Discs Skimmed

Brake disc skimming is a process where they make your disc surface new again. Imagine you leaving work with your car and, suddenly, that heavy rain begins. Then, you need to stop at the intersection. After a couple of seconds you realize that the pedal is chocked! If that happens, be very attentive. This may […]

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What Happens When Your Clutch Fails to Release?

If the average person were to be asked: “What is the most important part of a car?” Their reply, aside from the engine, would either be the battery, the breaks, or transmissions, which are some of the most common car repair issues. One part that is most often overlooked, but is integral would be the […]

Clutch Plates – When Is A Good Time To Have Yours Replaced

Oil On Your Clutch Plate – What Happens When There Is Oil On Your Clutch Plate?

Oil On Your Clutch Plate – What Happens When There Is Oil On Your Clutch Plate? “Oil on your car’s clutch can really ruin your day, especially when you consider that it may cause permanent damage. Unfortunately, oil, coolant or even rainwater can get into your clutch and ruin it beyond a simple drying out […]

Warped Brake Rotors – What Are The Common Symptoms

Warped Brake Rotors – What Are The Common Symptoms Of Warped Brake Rotors?

Warped Brake Rotors – What Are The Common Symptoms Of Warped Brake Rotors? “The naked eye alone is usually not able to tell if a brake rotor is warped or not. There are a multitude of reasons why you may believe your brake rotors are warped. It’s important to narrow down your symptoms so you […]

Braking At Low Speeds – Why Is It Making A Noise

Braking At Low Speeds – Why Are My Brakes Making A Noise?

Braking At Low Speeds – Why Are My Brakes Making A Noise? “There are a few reasons why a car will make noise while braking at low speeds. Maybe obvious but worn brakes will make noise a low speeds. Many vehicles are fitted with brake pad wear indicators that we call “squeaker tabs.” When the […]

Brake Drum Failure – What Is Your Car Telling You

Brake Drum Failure – What Is Your Car Telling You?

Brake Drum Failure – What Is Your Car Telling You? “If your car has drum brakes and you experience an unusual brake pad feel, abnormal noises, or loose parking brake, you may have to replace a drum. Drum brakes are a common type of braking system found on the rear wheels of many vehicles. While […]

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Bad Brakes – Can They Damage Your Car?

Bad Brakes – Can They Damage Your Car? “Changing the way you drive can keep you out of brake shops, saving you money and keeping you safer on the road. Simply slowing down, taking more time to stop, avoiding overloading your car, and taking other steps to change your driving habits can extend the life […]

Essential Brake Checks And Maintenance For Summer – A South African Perspective

Worn Brake Pads & Discs – What Are The Symptoms?

Worn Brake Pads & Discs – What Are The Symptoms? “Brakes are the most important safety feature of your vehicle. They can wear differently depending on vehicle and driving conditions, so it’s important to know the signs of worn-out brakes. There are five major symptoms of worn brake pads & discs — and vehicle owners […]

Dangerous Driving – 5 Safety Tips To Keep You Safe On The Roads

Dangerous Driving – 5 Safety Tips To Keep You Safe On The Roads

Dangerous Driving – 5 Safety Tips To Keep You Safe On The Roads “While most new car advertisements focus on power and acceleration, a crucial part of safe driving is being able to stop in time, every time. Your brakes are essential, yet most of us do not give them a second thought unless they […]

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