Key Factors That Affect The Life Expectancy of Your Car Battery

Car batteries play an essential role in the general performance of your car by supplying sufficient electrical energy. A vehicle's air-conditioning system, lighting and other accessories that require electricity rely on the effectiveness of the battery. As such, it is important to make sure that your car battery is in good condition. Usually, car batteries last for several years, but certain factors affect their longevity. These cause the battery to fail sooner, forcing you to buy another one. [Read More]

Could your car benefit from improving your tyres?

When you first buy your car, every part of it should be in full working order, but does that mean that you can't improve on it? If you want to be able to enjoy your driving and make the most of your car, then one improvement that you could consider is fitting high-performance tyres to your car.   What are high-performance tyres? While ordinary car tyres are entirely fine for driving to and from work, you can gain improved performance from your car by changing the tyres. [Read More]

What You Should Know About Your Vehicle's Wheels

Without wheels, your vehicle cannot move from one point to another. You, therefore, have to ensure that the wheels remain in great working condition to not only help your vehicle move but to do so safely and without difficulty or causing an accident. To ensure this happens, you need to know several things: Manufacturer Recommended Tyre/Wheel Size Each vehicle make and model has a particular tyre size that fits it perfectly, such that the vehicle is well raised and you don't encounter problems when turning (such problems can lead to an accident). [Read More]

What You Should Do When Your Torque Converter Stops Working

The torque converter fitted in between your car's engine and its transmission is a masterpiece of innovation. It's fair to say that it revolutionised the driving experience when it was first introduced, and made it possible to drive a vehicle with little mechanical empathy. Yet this particular component is vulnerable to wear and tear as well, especially if the driver does not present the vehicle for regular service. What are the signs of looming trouble? [Read More]