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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You probably haven't heard of the throttle position sensor, but it's one of the most important parts of your car. When you push down the gas pedal, the throttle position sensor reads how far down it goes and uses that information to control the air/fuel mixture going to your engine. Unfortunately, throttle position sensors can sometimes start to fail, leading to unsafe driving conditions and potentially to further engine damage. Read More 

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If you've got a long road trip ahead of you, you may have been preparing for your adventure by stocking up with water and provisions, making sure that your vehicle has plenty of fuel and checking the tyre pressure carefully. You may be fairly confident in its ability to reach your destination, as, after all, it's not been too long since you last had a full service. However, you should always expect the unexpected and be prepared to take action in the event of a breakdown. Read More 

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If you're a sun lover, you may be happy that winter is coming to an end and those long, steamy days are ahead. As the solstice approaches, you need to be sure that you are ready, especially when it comes to your automobile. Will it be able to cope with those very high temperatures without overheating? If you're not sure, you should take precautions just in case, but where do you begin? Read More 

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Hydraulic hoses and assemblies are critical for the functionality of equipment and vehicles which rely on hydraulic systems for operation. In general, the hoses are designed to allow the conveyance of the fluid and the power required for manipulating different components in hydraulic equipment. If the hose assemblies fail, the functionality of the system will be compromised. Fortunately, you can prevent mishaps by maintaining and protecting the hydraulic hoses. Here are essential upkeep tips to help you keep the assemblies and the hydraulic equipment in good condition. Read More 

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