Do You Appreciate the Value of Your Vehicle's Logbook?

Did you know that the logbook linked to your car or truck may be one of the most important pieces of documentation that you own? Actually, it's equally as important whether or not you have a "physical" logbook or whether the important documentation is actually couched in digital form. Why is this, and why should you reacquaint yourself with this particular book if you've been strangers for some time? Retaining Value [Read More]

Three Simple Tips to Avoid Costly Vehicle Repairs

Cars are a great addition to your personal or business life. Prompt car repairs are essential in ensuring that your car performs better, maintains excellent fuel efficiency and does not incur huge sums of money through expensive repairs. This piece discusses several steps that can help you avoid costly car repairs.  Follow the Maintenance Schedule Like most machines, vehicles require routine maintenance. Most automakers provide recommendations for repairs based on the vehicle's mileage. [Read More]

Did You Know that Brake Fluid Can Boil?

If you have even a passing interest in how your car works, you may know that the braking system relies on a special type of fluid. But did you know how much abuse the brake fluid comes under during everyday use and how it needs to deal with extremes of temperature while remaining intact? It pays to understand this so that you can always look after your brake fluid and, crucially, change it as and when needed. [Read More]

Why You Should Never Overlook Your Vehicle's Oil Cooler

Vehicle manufacturers spend a great deal of money and time to try and perfect the lubricant that goes inside each engine. They understand that the motor oil has to do more than simply grease the moving parts, as it has to transport tiny particles through to a filter and deal with high temperatures as well. But what can happen if the temperature inside that cauldron gets too hot, and why should you worry about this if you own a boat or caravan? [Read More]