Harsh Realities and Little Known Facts About Auto Services
If your car is making certain noises or emitting certain odours, there may be something wrong with it. Hi! My name is Emmeline, and I love working with cars. I grew up in the outback, and my papa had me by his side while he was fixing cars and agriculture equipment from the time I was very little. The process still fascinates me. I decided to create a blog devoted to auto service, and in this space, I plan to post a bit of everything, ranging from little known facts to harsh realities about cars. I hope that you like these posts and that they help you learn more about auto service.
As you may know, an internal combustion engine har …
When you think about regular auto servicing, you t …
Your vehicle comprises a wide assortment of compon …
If you are heading out on a summer road trip, you …
It is not uncommon to find that most motorists wil …
As you may know, an internal combustion engine harnesses the power of an explosion when electricity, fuel and air come together in a small chamber. This forces a piston downward to turn a shaft, which ultimately transmits power to the road wheels. While this is where all the energy is generated, nothing would happen without a carefully orchestrated sequence of events that are timed to the split-second and controlled by one crucial component — the timing belt.
When you think about regular auto servicing, you tend to think about brakes, oil change, transmission and engine updates, but you may be missing a significant piece of the puzzle. While all of the aforementioned areas need regular attention if you are to maintain your car, you should also consider servicing your wheels and tyres. Why is this just as important?
A Complex Balance
As the four wheels fitted to your car endure a lot of wear and tear, it's crucial that they are properly set up, mated with the tyres correctly and frequently rechecked.
Your vehicle comprises a wide assortment of components that need to functions in tandem for the efficiency of your vehicle. One of the components that would affect the performance of your vehicle if it is malfunctioning is the fuel pressure regulator. As the name suggests, this component functions to ensure your vehicle is receiving fuel at an adequate pressure, redirecting the excessive fuel back into the fuel tank. Below are some of the signs that you should be wary of that would show your fuel pressure regulator requires mechanical attention.
If you are heading out on a summer road trip, you should be prepared for the possibility that your car engine will overheat. Below is a guide detailing what you need to do if your engine overheats.
Pull over to the side of the road
If you notice the temperature gauge on your dashboard hitting the red or notice steam rising from beneath the bonnet of your car, you should stop at the first safe spot.
It is not uncommon to find that most motorists will not be aware of how their vehicle's differential functions. This is because the differential rarely is problematic, which makes it easy to overlook. So what does the differential do? When you drive your car, its wheels will rotate at varying speeds. This difference in speed is what enables you to navigate bends with ease. To allow the car's wheels to spin independently, they will need a differential.