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Understanding Car Servicing

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What do you understand when someone tells you a car needs servicing? This article aims to help you better understand car servicing: Log Book Servicing If you buy a new car and get a warranty, there is something called logbook servicing that you should not fail to understand or do. The manufacturer of your vehicle make and model usually highlights various service requirements you should have done on your vehicle after a particular period or after the vehicle covers a particular mileage.…

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Auto Issues That Require BMW Servicing Over Attempted DIY Fixes

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Owning a European luxury car comes with prestige and a sense of pride as you enjoy a better driving experience. Nevertheless, just as these cars are expensive to purchase, they are also costly to maintain. Thus, when your BMW develops one problem or another, you could be tempted to either ignore the issue until you have enough funds to seek professional help or choose to repair it the car on your own or eliminate these costs.…

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3 Tips for Identifying the Right Smash Repairer

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Getting a car back to its original form after an accident can be quite tricky. This is especially the case if the accident is severe and the car’s body is smashed. The work that goes into panel beating such a vehicle to its original condition can be time consuming and expensive. It is for this reason that one must take extra care when selecting a smash repairs service provider. Notably, there are a lot of smash repair shops available in Australia to choose from.…

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What to Look for When Comparing Car Service Shops Near You

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There are various car makes and models on the roads and all require different levels of expertise to work on, whether for scheduled maintenance or repair service. With multiple car service centres located near you, finding the right one for you can be tricky.  Without proper due diligence, you may easily end up choosing the wrong service shop for your car maintenance and repair. Consider the following factors when selecting the best car service facility for you.…

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Indicators That It Is Time for a Diesel Service

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While all vehicles tend to have a specific service period that is recommended by the manufacturer, this time allocation is not set in stone. What you should know is that the intervals between servicing vary vastly from one car to the net. Secondly, your particular servicing period can also change depending on how often you drive, the terrain you drive on and so on. However, since some motorists tend to wait until the service period, they end up overlooking critical signs that their diesel car is in dire need of engine care.…

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What Should You Do If Your Engine Cuts Out When You Stop?

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If there is anything that you expect from your everyday runaround, it’s predictability. In other words, you’ll expect it to start on any cold morning, deal with rush-hour traffic as normal and always respond with reliability whenever you’re driving in town. However, something is not quite right today, and your engine is playing up. To be specific, it has decided that it will shut itself off whenever you arrive at a stop sign, prompting you to crank the ignition switch every time so you can get going.…

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"I've Got No Brakes!" What to Do in Such an Emergency

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Are you prepared for whatever life can throw at you? You may pride yourself on your ability to deal with the unexpected, but in truth may not have dealt with a real emergency for quite some time. So, ask yourself what you would do if you were driving along a busy road and suddenly discovered that your car had no brakes. Would you be able to cope? Breathe Deeply For many people, this is the stuff of nightmares as they are used to the car responding to their every command.…

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What Is This Strange Jolting Sensation When You Try to Stop the Car?

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Most people like predictability in their lives so they know what to expect in any given situation. This allows them to cope with everyday pressures and retain a sense of calm in an otherwise stressful world. So, when they encounter something unusual in a typically predictable situation, the alarm bells can start to ring. You may be in that situation today, as you’ve noticed some very strange behaviour from your car.…

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How Truck Drivers Can Increase DPF Regeneration Intervals

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Truck drivers can take several steps to reduce the frequency at which they have to stop and allow their trucks to regenerate the diesel particulate filter (DPF) system once a warning light comes on alerting them to that need. This article discusses some of those helpful measures to ensure your truck remains roadworthy. Reduce Idling Times One way to prolong the interval between regeneration sessions is by keeping truck idling to a minimum.…

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Tips for Caring for your Car's Radiator in Winter

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Winter is due in a few weeks’ time, which offers various challenges to car maintenance efforts. New car owners, at least most of them, do not know how winter affects a car’s radiator; therefore, they ignore some of the essential but critical maintenance procedures. One of the reasons for such negligence is the belief that the temperature outside is already low enough to cool the radiator on a new car. Nothing could be further from the truth because a radiator will struggle to cope with winter conditions no matter how new it is.…

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