The deadline for license and registration of your motor vehicle for the May 16th to June 30th period is now here. Ensure the condition of the following are properly attended to so your vehicle can pass the inspection: lights, wipers, horn, tyres, brakes, window glass and windshields, mirrors. Also, check for fluid leaks. If there…

When you have stopped your vehicle that is equipped with an automatic transmission at a traffic light or in light traffic there is no need to shift the vehicle from ‘D’ (Drive) to ‘N’ (Neutral). Some drivers believe additional stress is placed on the parts within the transmission in the above conditions and can cause…

It is not necessary to depress the button on the hand brake lever when engaging it. The amount wear of that occurs on the handbrake mechanism from doing this is negligible. So go ahead, and feel the hear the ratcheting sound of your handbrake working to keep your vehicle parked safely.

Tyres are designed for more than cushioning the occupants of the vehicle from the bumps on road surfaces. Correct tyre pressure is essential for maintaining vehicular stability, even wear, water displacement, and decrease wear and tear on suspension and steering parts. Take note, improper tyre inflation will increase fuel consumption. If you are unsure of…

The purpose of wheel alignment is the retention of manufacturers’ specifications for the angles of the wheels to maximize tyre life, stability and steering geometry when negotiating turns. …

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