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What Causes Stiff Gear Shift

What Causes Stiff Gear Shift?

What Causes Stiff Gear Shift? Few things can be as frustrating as driving and trying to change gears and finding your gear shift sticky or stiff. Why does this happen? We discuss the causes of stiff gear shift. What Causes Stiff Gear Shift? “The Clutch Systems The clutch system of a vehicle is responsible for […]

Vehicle Maintenance South Africa – 7 Essential Checks

Vehicle Maintenance South Africa – 7 Essential Checks

Vehicle Maintenance South Africa – 7 Essential Checks “For many motorists, filling up with petrol or diesel, and having the fuel attendant check their oil level is as far as they go in terms of regular vehicle maintenance. Do you know how to spot an oil leak? Do you know how to check your oil […]

Steering Rattle When Is It Serious And When Is It Temporary Reasons Why Your Steering Wheel Shakes 1

Steering Rattle: When Is It Serious And When Is It Temporary? Reasons Why Your Steering Wheel Shakes

Steering Rattle: When Is It Serious And When Is It Temporary? Reasons Why Your Steering Wheel Shakes A steering wheel rattle or shake can happen when you brake, when you drive at high speeds or low speeds and stop when you go above a certain speed. This can sometimes be a little scary if you […]

Most Common Clutch Issues LDV Vs SUV Vs HDV

Most Common Clutch Issues – LDV vs SUV vs HDV

Most Common Clutch Issues – LDV vs SUV vs HDV “In a car, you need a clutch because the engine spins all the time, but the car’s wheels do not. In order for­ a car to stop without killing the engine, the wheels need to be disconnected from the engine somehow. The clutch allows us […]

Leaf Spring Shackle What Is A Leaf Spring Shackle

Leaf Spring Shackle – What Is A Leaf Spring Shackle?

Leaf Spring Shackle – What Is A Leaf Spring Shackle? Leaf Springs and Leaf Spring Shackles are some of those vehicle components that don’t come up in everyday conversation like brakes and clutches. Some might say that it is an “old-school” vehicle part, but it still has its place in modern vehicles, albeit not necessarily […]

Brake Fluid – Can I Mix Brake Fluids And Can I Top Up My Brake Fluid

Can I Mix Brake Fluids? Can I Top Up My Brake Fluid?

Can I Mix Brake Fluids? Can I Top Up My Brake Fluid? When it comes to our vehicle maintenance, some of us have a few questions relating to brake fluid. Can I mix different brake fluids? And can I top up my brake fluid? How do you top up your brake fluid? We answer these […]

Ferodo Brake Range – Eco Friction Brake Pads Vs Premier Pads

Ferodo Brake Range – Eco-Friction Brake Pads Vs Premier Pads

Ferodo Brake Range – Eco-Friction Brake Pads Vs Premier Pads Ferodo is a global leader in the world of brakes. They have been in the industry for more than 100 years and are still going strong. Ferodo is one of the most sought-after brake brands in South Africa. They have a wide range of brake […]

Major Car Service Checklist

Major Car Service Checklist

Major Car Service Checklist All vehicles need to be serviced during their lifetime. Your manufacturer manual should indicate when to perform which services. At different stages of your vehicle’s life, it will require some minor, intermediate and major services. We provide you with a checklist of a Major Car Service. Major Car Service Explained “A […]

ATE Brake Range – Disc Brakes Vs Drum Brakes

ATE Brake Range – Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes

ATE Brake Range – Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes ATE is one of the market leaders when it comes to brake components. We discuss some of the different brakes in their range. ATE Disc Brakes Whether it’s a question of performance, particularly easy installation or the best material, ATE has the braking system that’s exactly […]

Clutch Types Normal Clutch Vs Dual Clutch

Clutch Types – Normal Clutch Vs Dual Clutch

Clutch Types – Normal Clutch Vs Dual Clutch Your clutch is one of the most important components of your vehicle’s transmission system. Understanding the difference between a single clutch transmission and a dual clutch transmission can be vital to maintaining your vehicle. Clutch Types – Normal/Single Clutch Transmission Manual Clutch Transmission “This is the simplest […]

Brake Fluid Types The Difference Between Different Brake Fluids Pros And Cons Explained

Brake Fluid Types: The Difference Between Different Brake Fluids, Pros And Cons Explained

Brake Fluid Types: The Difference Between Different Brake Fluids, Pros And Cons Explained Brake Fluid is one of the most important components when it comes to your vehicle’s braking system. A lot of the time, it is also one of the components that we might forget to look at. There are different aspects to consider […]

Why Do Brakes Squeal When There Is Nothing Wrong With Them

Why Do Brakes Squeal When There Is Nothing Wrong With Them?

Why Do Brakes Squeal When There Is Nothing Wrong With Them? You are waiting at a traffic light and hear an oncoming vehicle slam on brakes with a loud squeal or screech. In some instances, it could be your vehicle making that noise when you stop at an intersection, traffic light or stop sign. You […]

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How Often Should You Check Your Brakes And Clutch?

Vehicles have a lot of parts and components on them that are very important and are needed for the vehicle to run safely and efficiently. Brakes are one of the most important components of a vehicle. You have to have brakes to stop when something runs out in front of you, for stop signs and […]

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