Anti-Lock Brake System

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Video credit: Amarok South Africa Youtube Channel Over the years, the braking system on some vehicles has become more complicated and improved drastically to ensure better safety for both the driver and passenger. Modern braking systems also reduce the risk of car accidents. The Anti-Locking Brake system, or better known as ABS, was invented to […]

Common Reasons for Oil Consumption on your Vehicle

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We all know that engine oil is the most important lubricant in your vehicle. Engine oil is used to lubricate internal engine parts which are in constant friction. With time, engine oil is being consumed by some parts and it gets very dirty. It is then very important to have regular services done and to […]

WHY IS THERE OIL IN THE AIR FILTER?

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The air filter on most modern combustion engines is located inside the air intake housing, which is installed on the top of the engine. It is attached to the fuel injection system (or a turbocharger) and designed to efficiently transport air into the fuel system to be mixed before it enters the combustion chamber. The […]

Your Vehicle’s Battery System

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As the engine provides only mechanical energy, it does not generate electricity. So, we need a power source which produces electricity to power all the electrical accessories in your car.  Your vehicle’s battery and electrical system might be one of the most complicated systems in your vehicle. Its main purpose is to provide an electric […]

The importance of regular vehicle service & repair

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There are so many reasons why people neglect or postpone their car service but often the reasons are money and time. We might have time but no finances available. Here are some reasons why it is important to service your vehicle when necessary. Accidents cost money When it comes to safety you simply can’t put […]

Replace Parts In Pairs: Why is it recommended?

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Over the years we have had numerous instances where we advised customers to replace certain parts in pairs. More often than not we get asked why we need to replace something if only one side is worn or even broken. In this short article we will explain why it is so important to replace critical […]

Important Fluids in Your Vehicle

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There many important components in your vehicle working under pressure. In order for these parts to work in optimal condition it needs certain fluids. These essential fluids that every car needs: are engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, coolant and power steering fluid. Engine oil The primary roll of the engine is to lubricate the […]

The Purpose Of A Rear Main Seal

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A Rear Main Seal is a circular seal mounted where the crankshaft comes out of the engine. This seal would be mounted behind the flywheel or flex plate and it prevents the oil from leaking from the engine while still allowing the crankshaft to rotate. The rear main seal is between the engine’s crankshaft and […]

Manual transmissions- Will it survive the new EV- world?

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  The transmission is probably one of the most complicated components in your vehicle. The transmission is a metal case that houses a series of gears – which explains its nickname of “gearbox”.   The transmission takes power from the engine and delivers it to the wheels to help power your vehicle. It is responsible […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BRAKE FLUID SERVICE

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Ever received a phone call from your technician, telling you that your vehicle’s brake fluid service is due? Many people tend to ignore this important service and then suffer the consequences. We believe that the braking system is one of the most hard-working systems in a vehicle. Therefor it needs special attention, which include regular […]