Advantages and Disadvantages Of After Market Parts

Servicing your car and replacing parts for it can be a daunting and expensive task. When buying parts or getting your car serviced at the same place where you bought it or the same company, any parts replaced will most likely be specifically for that car or range of cars. These parts are categorised as from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM.) However, parts directly from the manufacturer can be costly, and after-market parts provide an enticing alternative. Read More 

Understanding the Various Types of Auto Mechanics

Auto mechanics are important in ensuring that our beloved vehicles are in good condition at all times. There are many different issues that can go wrong with a vehicle over its lifespan. Therefore, most mechanics tend to specialize in a particular area of the vehicle's operation. A mechanic may be an engine expert but not very well versed with bodywork issues. Another may be an interior auto design specialist but not have a very good understanding of wheels, tires, or steering problems. Read More 

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Roadside Assistance Company

Many companies offer roadside assistance on a subscription style basis. Basically, you pay a monthly fee, and if you need it, you get a host of services for free. If you don't need anything, you get the peace of mind that you would have help if you need it. However, not all roadside assistance programmes are the same. Before booking a service, you may want to ask a few questions. Read More 

Important Car Servicing and Maintenance Tips

Most vehicle owners know to get the oil of their car or truck changed regularly, but may neglect other routine maintenance and servicing, leading to added wear and tear on the vehicle's parts, and a shorter lifespan for the vehicle overall. Note a few important car servicing and maintenance jobs you'll want to have done even before these parts act up or break down, and check with the vehicle's owner's manual or your mechanic to find out when this work should be done for your vehicle in particular. Read More 

Broken Auto Glass: What to Do if Thieves Have Smashed Your Car Window

If you have been out in your car and you return to discover that someone has smashed a window in order to steal an item from the interior of your vehicle, it can be really upsetting. The shock of finding broken glass may make it difficult to work out what you need to do next. Below is a handy guide which will help you to prepare in case car thieves target you. Read More