Using a Car Service Courtesy Car: Your Questions Answered

Posted on: 4 January 2022

If you have been provided with a courtesy car while your vehicle is in the auto shop, you may have some questions. This article answers some common questions you may have about using a car service courtesy car. Read on to discover more! 1. What are you allowed to do with the car? A usual courtesy car agreement (or 'Customer Vehicle Agreement') will cover the essentials of what you are and aren't allowed to do when using your rental vehicle. [Read More]

Truck Suspension — How Closer Inspection May Prevent Bigger Problems

Posted on: 29 October 2021

To maintain full productivity, a truck fleet owner must keep up with maintenance. While this statement may seem obvious, it's surprising how some operators ignore smaller, tell-tale signs that will eventually lead to a larger failure. When it comes to truck suspension, everything is connected, and an issue in one place will undoubtedly cause stress in another. Therefore, what are some of the key areas to think about if you want to avoid those more hefty repair bills and, crucially, the dreaded roadside breakdown? [Read More]

3 Common Culprits Behind Declining Fuel Efficiency

Posted on: 23 September 2021

Is your car consuming more fuel than usual? While declining fuel efficiency may be a product of the miles you've accumulated on your car over time, you can't afford to keep losing money at the pumps because of issues that can be fixed. There are several reasons why you may experience poor gas mileage. Keep reading to learn about a few usual culprits. Overdue engine oil changes Running your car's engine on old, dirty oil is one of the surest ways to hurt the vehicle's gas mileage. [Read More]

DIY Versus Professional Car Repairs

Posted on: 22 July 2021

Most car owners are often in a dilemma of whether to take their vehicles to a mechanic or conduct DIY repairs once their car breaks down. The extract below evaluates the implication of each of these decisions with assertions that car owners should go for professional repairs.  DIY Repairs DIY repairs are ideal for minor repairs such as changing a leaking water hose, replacing the air filter, bleeding the brakes or cleaning the fuel filter. [Read More]