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Hi-Tech Repairs: Auto Servicing From The Frontlines

This is Joe and I am so excited that I have landed an auto mechanic apprenticeship. I've never wanted to do anything else. I grew up watching dad tinkering with his car on weekends and the desire to be around grease and oil has been in my veins ever since. Even though I've only been training for a year, I've learnt that car servicing and repairs are different from when I used to watch my dad. These days it is very hi-tech and involves researching online manuals when a less common car comes in. It has really made me aware that mechanics need to be well-qualified and dedicated to their job as carelessness can put you in serious danger. I want everyone to understand the complexities of auto servicing these days and this journal is the result. I wish the very best for you and your car. Take care.

Vehicle Acquisition Tips: Which Transmission System?

In the modern setting, vehicles have become more of a need than a luxury. With newer models of more affordable vehicles being produced every day, more and more people are driving their way out of vehicle dealerships. A large number of recent-model vehicles feature automatic transmission systems. However, the option of manual transmission is also available with many automobile models. Below is a comparison of the two types of automobile transmission systems for those intent on making a first-time investment in an automobile. Read More 

Advice to keep in mind when purchasing car parts online

In today's world, people are buying more and more items online than ever before. There are not many items which you cannot buy over the internet and certain markets such as the auto parts industry is exploding in terms of online sales. When buying online, you need to consider many of the same factors you would if you were purchasing peugeot parts in a physical store. These common factors include choosing a reputable supplier, comparing prices and knowing all of the related expenses. Read More 

Vehicle Odours Warning You of Impending Car Repairs

Most drivers enjoy the fresh "car smell" that vehicles have when they are brand new. However, this is bound to fade away over time through regular use of your vehicle and introducing new odours to it. However, there are an array of foul smells that you should never ignore when they begin emanating from your vehicle. A common mistake people make is assuming that the foul odours will either go away on their own or that a thorough car wash will eliminate them. Read More 

The Physics Behind Hydraulic Braking

In a sentence, hydraulic braking is a system by which an input force, exerted by the driver upon the brakes, is multiplied in overall force whilst retaining overall pressure. Although this prospect may sound somewhat complicated, it is actually quite a simple sequence of events which "exploit the laws of physics" so to speak, in order to allow human exerted forces to engage a brake system.  The first step in this process is composed of the driver pressing down on the brake pedal. Read More 

What Really Goes into a Brake Service

Most people know about the brake discs, as that's the most wearable part that needs replacing, but most aren't aware of the massive job those discs do, or the fact that they're the first part in a larger brake system. To understand what goes into a brake service, you need to understand the brake system first What really goes on when you push the brake pedal Disc brakes, callipers and rotors Most people are aware of their brake discs (pads) working to bring the vehicle to a stop. Read More