Oil Changes and Tyre Pressures

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Oil Changes and Tyre Pressures

Howdy folks! My name is Tony and this is my latest blog. For some time, I have been trying to think of what my new blog should be about. It was yesterday when I realised that the topic had been in front of me all along. The biggest thing I have learnt recently is how to service my car. I didn't believe in auto servicing. I thought it was the kind of thing people talked about but never did just so they seemed smart. Well, I didn't feel very smart when I broke down at the side of the road. The mechanic was kind enough to teach me all of the top tricks about how to maintain a car.



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Any motorist out there knows that car repairs can be expensive, especially when they come at unexpected times. It is surprising how many motorists rely on their cars on a daily basis to go to work, school or other important places, and yet they tend to take very little care of their machines. There are several common car repairs that you can be sure will need to be carried out at some time or another. Read More 

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If you own a car for any reasonable length of time, you will get to know its idiosyncrasies quite well. You will be used to all the different noises it makes, the odd strange smell here and there and how it performs generally. More often than not, these odd sensations go away by themselves, but if you've noticed something more persistent coming from the back of the car, you may need to take action. Read More 

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Why You Need to Investigate Any Strange Noises Coming from the Back of Your Car

Vehicle manufacturers have invested a lot of money and effort into making the car that you drive as quiet as possible. To do this, they have paid a lot of attention to aerodynamics and soundproofing, while also fitting exhaust systems that adequately muffle the noise. Therefore, you're able to conduct a normal conversation with your companion when driving down the road, but also become aware of unusual noises rather quickly. If something at the rear of the car has caught your attention, what could this be and why is it important for you to take action now? Read More