What You Need to Know about Ceramic Brake Systems

If you've recently visited your mechanic or brake services department, you may have seen options for ceramic brake systems. In most cases you may not think about the type of brake pads you are getting or you may simply trust your mechanic enough to choose the brakes that are best for your vehicle or that you have used in the past. Before you overlook the ceramic option, consider the following things you should know about them and how they may benefit your vehicle and driving style. [Read More]

Ways That Coolant Helps Keep Your Car Healthy

The coolant performs several functions as it travels throughout the cooling system in your car. It contains additives that help to prevent the engine from both overheating and from freezing in cold temperatures. It also contains anti-corrosive elements that inhibit the formation of rust. Over time, with constant exposure to heat, the condition of the coolant deteriorates so that it does not protect the engine as well, so it is important to change it regularly. [Read More]

Car Maintenance Tips

Automobiles are tricky piece of machinery. While the vast majority of problems with your car's electrical system may warrant a visit to the local mechanic, there are some less serious issues that you could fix yourself. Here are four of the most common maintenance procedures that you can perform in order to extend the life of your car and lessen the chance of expensive car repairs. The Engine Coolant One of the most dangerous problems that you could be faced with is an overheating engine. [Read More]

Two Driving Habits That Stress Your Manual Transmission

It's not always easy to change habits, whether they are good or bad. Some driving habits, however, cause unnecessary wear and tear on your car, so it is well worth the effort to attempt to correct them. Driving a manual transmission is a science, and it is easy to fall into bad habits without even realising it.  Following are a couple of tips on what not to do when driving so you can best look after your car. [Read More]