The final drive is a vital cog in the power transmission system of your car. It is the last set of gears in the front axle of front-wheel-drive vehicles and in the rear axle of rear-wheel-drive vehicles. The proper functioning of the final drive is essential for keeping shafts and gears in position and properly aligned. Like other mechanical components of a vehicle, the final drive can fail. One of the likely causes of final drive failure is bearing failure. [Read More]
The Origins Of Three Typical Bus Repairs That Require Immediate Attending To
If you have newly ventured into the transport industry and have acquired one or more buses, you must have a maintenance schedule. If you don't, you are going to be putting the lives of all your customers at risk. You also risk reducing the return you'll get on your investment since your buses will be out of commission prematurely. Nevertheless, while maintenance does encompass a broad range of services, you should know certain repairs will crop more often than others would. [Read More]
Flooded Vehicle Lesson 101: Immediate Steps to Take
If your vehicle has flooded, you may be looking to get it repaired as soon as possible. High water levels can severely damage your vehicle's electric system and fluids. And if it is left sitting in a pool of water for long periods, mud, debris and salt may cause further mechanical issues. Unfortunately, many motorists don't know what steps to take after their vehicles are affected by flooding. Here's a lesson in vehicle flood management and how you can take immediate steps to save and repair your car in good time. [Read More]
Should You Get Your Automatic Transmission Flushed?
The automatic transmission system fitted to the average car today is a masterpiece of engineering. Indeed, the manufacturer will typically design this component to last a lifetime, and they will build them to withstand high temperatures and a tremendous amount of friction. However, vehicle owners should do their part to help ensure longevity and should get their automatic transmission serviced per recommended instructions. In particular, they may want to consider getting the transmission flushed using some professional tools as well. [Read More]