A problem with your car can often be more apparent when you push the engine a bit while accelerating. Under acceleration, vehicle components are often put under extreme stress, and this is when older or worn out parts can show their age or even fail. A car will usually shake under acceleration if there is a … Read more What Causes A Car To Shake When Accelerating?
When it’s time for me to change the brake pads on one of my cars, I always spend way too much time looking at all of the available options. Do I go with original factory spec? Or do I upgrade to a better performance pad? The options are endless. The most obvious option is whether to choose … Read more Ceramic Vs Semi-metallic Brake Pads (What’s the difference?)
The TPMS is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System. In the past, you’d only find a TPMS on premium car brands like BMW or Mercedes, but these days you’ll find it fitted as standard on most vehicles. The main reason for this is safety. An under-inflated tire will compromise handling and stability, and can over heat causing it … Read more What is TPMS? (And Could It Save Your Life?)
If the brake booster on your car is faulty then the brake pedal will be harder to push down on. The brakes won’t work as well as they should and it will take longer to stop. If you suspect there is something wrong with the brake booster on your car, it’s obviously very important to get … Read more Symptoms of A Bad Brake Booster
Best Shock Absorbers – The Top 7 Shock absorbers are a key component of the suspension system. Using the best shock absorbers is crucial to prevent wear on your tires, break suspension components but most importantly, a good quality shock absorber can save you from a car accident. Bad, defective or inappropriate shock absorbers have a negative … Read more Best Shock Absorbers (With Buying Guide and Tips For 2020)
No matter how careful you are while driving, at some point you are going to get a puncture. In many cases this will be caused by something as simple as a nail in one of your tires.What To Do If You have A Nail in your tire?First and foremost, take a deep breath. You may be … Read more Can You Drive With A Nail in Your Tire?(And How To Fix It)
Wheel balancing and wheel alignment are two very important wheel related procedures that are often confused with one another. Wheel balancing involves the addition of small weights to the wheel to ‘balance’ out any small imperfections in the wheel shape. Wheel alignment is the adjustment of specific suspension parts that align the wheel to the vehicle … Read more Wheel Balancing vs Wheel Alignment (What’s the difference?)
Why Does My Steering Wheel Shake While Driving?A steering wheel that shakes while driving is usually a symptom of something wrong with your car’s front wheels, tires, suspension or bakes. It’s important to figure out what’s causing the steering wheel shake, as the problem is likely to get worse over time and will adversely affect the handling … Read more What Causes A Steering Wheel To Shake?
One of the best ways to quickly give your car that ‘professional detailed’ look, is to clean the wheels and coat the tires with a good quality tire shine. The best tire shine products will protect your tires from the elements, and some can offer protection for a few weeks. Most can also be used on … Read more Best Tire Shine (The Top 5 With New Reviews For 2020)
There’s nothing like a set of gleaming chrome wheels on a car to set a car enthusiasts’ pulse racing. I love to clean chrome wheels because it’s easy to get a great finish. It’s also important because chrome wheels can degrade quickly and permanently lose their shine, without proper care and regular attention. Cleaning wheels can be … Read more How to Clean Chrome Wheels (and Wax them too!)