How to Unravel Your Car’s Electrical Problem When You’re in a Hurry

There's nothing worse than a car that won't start in the morning when you're in a rush to get somewhere. You simply don't have time for this, but rather than losing your temper or wasting additional time, what if you can figure out the problem right now? If this is an electrical issue, it could be down to one of three different components. Where should you start, as you try to unravel the issue? Read More 

Why Is My Truck Pumping Out Black Smoke, And How Can It Be Prevented?

The diesel engines of modern trucks and heavy goods vehicles are far more efficient and environmentally friendly than those of years gone by, but these modern engines will still create puffs of black, sooty smoke from time to time. Most of the time, this is nothing to worry about—however, sudden increases in the amount of black smoke your truck produces are a much greater cause for concern. Excessive amounts of black smoke coming from your truck's exhaust can be one of the first and most obvious signs of serious malfunctions and mechanical breakdowns, and even if your truck still seems to run smoothly while producing this smoke, the increased pollution created can lead to your truck rapidly falling foul of strict local emission laws. Read More 

Quick Caravan Troubleshooting Tips

A high-quality caravan may last for many years before it needs repairs of any sort, but once your caravan needs some fixes, you don't want to put off having this work done. If left unchecked, minor repairs can soon lead to major problems and can also mean putting your safety at risk when towing the caravan behind your car. Note a few quick caravan troubleshooting tips so you know what to expect by way of repairs, and know why it's good to have them addressed as quickly as possible. Read More 

3 Ways To Tell That Your Car’s Power Steering Pump Is Failing

One of the top advantages of owning a car that uses a power steering system is that it's much easier to control it when driving. In fact, at higher speeds, the amount of play in your steering wheel will be greatly reduced. Power steering systems are made up of various components and the pump is one of them. The power steering pump is responsible for providing the hydraulic pressure that your power steering system requires to function. Read More 

Troubleshooting Some Common Problems You Might Have With Your Truck

Your truck may go several years before it needs any repairs or maintenance, but once it begins to act up, you want to address those needed fixes as soon as possible. Putting off that work can mean more expensive fixes down the road, and the risk of your truck shutting down, even while driving. Note a few common problems you might have with your truck so you know what part might need replacing and what you may be facing by way of repair bills. Read More