Teaching my kids abouts cars
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Teaching my kids abouts cars

I think it's really important to know a bit about the internals of a car, so that when you are getting your car serviced you can talk intelligently with the auto technician. As well, there are many easy DIY jobs you can do on your car to save your some money which can make all the difference when you are young and starting out. This site is where I am recording everything I am teaching my kids about auto servicing, and because I think it will be useful to many other families as well. I hope you find it useful for your family.

Teaching my kids abouts cars

  • 4 Important Reasons you should Opt for a Mobile Mechanic

    26 March 2019

    As a car owner, you should anticipate your car breaking down. Not all problems can be anticipated and repaired beforehand. If you have a spacious and functioning garage, why incur the extra cost of towing your car to the nearest mechanic while the mechanic can come to you? There are plenty of reasons why you may need a mobile mechanic; some are mentioned below. 1. Convenience A mobile mechanic will come to your location if your car ever breaks down.

  • Is Your Diesel Car Active or Passive?

    20 December 2018

    If you've just bought a diesel-engined car, then you may not notice much of a difference as compared to your former, petrol-engined alternative. Certainly, it may "sound" a little different, and you obviously have to put different fuel into the tank, but there are other subtle and not-so-subtle differences to be aware of. In particular, you need to know about a crucial component known as the "diesel particulate filter." What is this, and why should you be aware?

  • Why You Must Be Aware of These Problems When Driving

    22 October 2018

    While you may be somewhat blasé about car repairs in general (even though you shouldn't be), you cannot afford to be lackadaisical when it comes to the brakes. These components are under a great deal of pressure, and while they are engineered well, a failure here could have drastic repercussions for you and your family. Nothing beats a regular visit to your mechanic so they can keep an eye on everything for you, but in the meantime, you should be on the lookout for some tell-tale signs that should prompt you to make an urgent visit.

  • 3 Euro Car Repair Services to Look for Near Your New Home

    1 August 2018

    One of the things you likely did when you purchased your European manufactured car is find a local business that handles euro car repairs. If you have recently moved, you may be looking for a new repair business near your new home. Unfortunately, this may not be easy if you don't know what you are looking for or if you don't have a referral to a suitable repair shop. Here are three main services you should look for if you need a mechanic who is skilled in euro car repairs.

  • Why You Need to Keep an Eye on Your Vehicle's Power Assisted Steering

    5 June 2018

    When it comes to overall safety behind the wheel on busy roads, there are two critical systems on every modern-day car and truck that need your attention. The first is the braking system and the second (which does not receive as much attention as the former) is your power steering. If you're one of those people who hasn't paid much attention to the PAS, how can you get up to speed?