Monthly Archive:: February 2020

When should a drive belt be replaced in your car?

Your engine has a number of mechanical accessories attached to it, including an alternator, water pump, power steering pump and an air conditioner compressor. A drive belt is the part that drives all these accessories. The belt

10 rules to follow when using vehicle lifts

Following are  recommendation these simple vehicle lift safety precautions to help your shop operate incident-free: Inspect your lift daily and make any repairs with original equipment (OE) parts. Don’t block open or override controls. Never load your

Driving In Freezing Rain

Why Is Freezing Rain So Dangerous? According to the National Weather Service, freezing rain, sleet and other types of icing are dangerous to motorists because they make the roadways slick, which can prevent drivers from remaining in

Drive safely in dense fogs

What Steps Can You Take to Drive Safely in Dense Fog? Dense fog can create dangerous conditions on the road, especially if it’s extremely dense fog or combined with other severe weather conditions. The safest thing to do

What Is The Arrow Symbol On The Fuel Indicator For?

In the simplest words, the arrow symbol on the fuel indicator is to indicate on which side the car’s fuel filler cap is available or is on. Still confused? Let us make it even more brief and

How to React If Your Battery Light is On

The battery light or charging warning light, available on the dashboard of your car, indicates malfunctioning or poor charging of the battery. This light illuminates whenever the charging system does not charge the battery with a voltage above

SUNNY DAY DRIVING TIPS

Spring is here at last! The time to clean snow and salt off of your car has finally ended and you can get down to enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. Driving on a beautiful, sunny day

Is It Safe to Drive With the Glow Plug Light On?

Your diesel vehicle is equipped with glow plugs, and also with a Glow Plug Light that will either come on and stay on, or flash or blink when a fault is detected by the ECU (engine management

What Does the Automatic Transmission/Automatic Gearbox Warning Light Mean?

Modern automatic transmissions are full of sensors so that the computer can easily and accurately monitor things like fluid temperature, fluid level, and the overall pressure inside....

What Does the Steering System Warning Light Mean?

Anyone who’s driven a car with manual steering knows it can be quite a workout. To make driving a little bit easier, auto manufacturers have been using power assisted steering systems for.....

What Does the Washer Fluid Low Warning Light Mean?

Sometimes your windshield wipers alone are not enough to keep the windshield clean. If it’s dry outside, you’ll have a hard time wiping dirt off your windshield without the help of.....

A complete guide to safe driving in the snow

Before driving in the snow Plan your journey Before you set off, plan your journey carefully. Use the RAC Route Planner to get updates on traffic news to help make your journey as smooth as.....

Is It Safe to Drive With the Air Bag Light On?

If your airbag light comes on, it is strongly suggested you do not ignore it. With all the lights on your dash, it can be very tempting to ignore one and think it is no big deal.

Clever Tricks To Solve When The Anti Theft System Car Wont Start

The anti-theft system is designed to protect your car from theft and vandalism. Its mechanism involves an electrical circuit that disconnects in the event of a suspicious activity. It interrupts.....

Reduced Engine Power: What Causes It?

Nowadays, it feels like modern vehicles have become more like driving computers than actual cars or trucks. They’re incredibly technologically advanced, with computers and sensors controlling.....

TPMS LIGHT ON? WHAT IT MEANS & WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

he purpose of the TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) is to alert you when tire pressure is too low and could to create unsafe driving conditions. If the light is illuminated, it means your tires could be