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Engine oil performs many functions. It stops all the metal surfaces in the engine from grinding together and tearing themselves apart from friction, and it transfers heat away from the combustion cycle. Engine oil also holds in suspension all the nasty by-products of combustion like silica (silicon oxide) and acids. Finally, engine oil minimises the […]

Engines generally overheat for some reasons: (1) Restricted water flow such as a stuck closed thermostat, clogged radiator, broken water pump & belt or defective fan. (2) Low coolant level caused by a leaky radiator, leaky hose or hose clamp, gasket leak; defective radiator, defective coolant reservoir & cap; or improper coolant level in the […]

What is a wheel alignment? Wheel alignment is the science of precisely measuring and positioning the wheels on your car to ensure the least amount of wear to your tyres. This will significantly extend the life of your tyres. Correct wheel alignment will also improve handling, ensure driving safety, and allow your vehicle to enjoy […]