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  • SYMPTOMS OF A BAD OR FAILING GAS CAP

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    The gas cap, also known as the fuel filler cap, is a simple but important component that is found on the vast majority of road going cars and trucks. Their purpose is simple; to prevent dirt, debris, and dust from entering the gas tank, as well as providing a reliable seal. The cap also plays an important role in the operation of the vehicle’s evaporative emissions system, which is designed to capture and reuse fuel vapors from the gas tank that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere. Because the cap is frequently removed, every time fuel is added to the vehicle, it can wear out over time and will need to be replaced. Usually a bad or failing gas cap will produce a few symptoms that can alert the driver of a potential issue.

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  • TYRE, TYRE PRESSURE, THE BEST GUIDE TO CHECKING YOUR VEHICLE'S TYRE PRESSURE

    Routine maintenance is important for everything from our bicycles to our cars. But sometimes, we fall short. One of the most neglected routine car maintenance tasks is to check tyre pressures and inflate them as necessary. That’s why newer cars have tyre pressure warning lights, or tyre pressure monitoring systems...
  • DIY: HOW TO CHANGE A FLAT CAR TYRE

    Knowing how to change a tyre is a skill that is necessary skill for all drivers to have . If you rely on a cell phone (google or siri) to save you in a roadside emergency, there’s always that off probability you will forget to charge it, be out of...
  • Coscharis begins Renault cars assembly from October

    French carmaker Renault and Nigerian conglomerate, Coscharis Group, have formed a partnership to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Nigeria beginning from October, the companies said on Thursday. A report by Reuters indicated that the Coscharis Group plant would start assembling Renault Logan and Renault Duster vehicles and would distribute...
  • Symptoms Of A Failing Or Bad Driveshaft

    A driveshaft is a cylindrical shaft that transmits torque from the engine to the wheels. They are most commonly found on rear-wheel drive vehicles and connect the rear of the transmission to the driveshaft. As the output shaft of the transmission rotates it spins the driveshaft, which then turns the differential ring gear to...
  • Michelin and GM unveil airless tires for a puncture-free ride

    Michelin and GM will be testing the Uptis airless tire on a fleet of Chevrolet Bolt electric cars in Michigan later this year(Credit: Michelin) VIEW GALLERY - 6 IMAGES Michelin has teamed with General Motors to target a 2024 production goal for airless tires. The tires, called Uptis, will have several benefits over radial tubeless...
  • How to Extend the Lifespan Of Key Car Parts

    Automobiles are a key part of life to many people in Nigeria, they get us to and from work, school, sports and more. Everyday millions of cars hit the road, and over time their parts can become weak or over used. Therefore, it is important to help preserve our automobiles by helping...
  • HOW TO FIX WINDSHIELD WIPERS

    Are your windshield wiper blades skipping, streaking, splitting or squeaking? If yes, It sounds like it's time to purchase a fresh set so that you and your vehicle will be safe on the road. Ben from popular YouTube channel Gears and Gasoline shows us how to quickly install windshield wiper blades in...
  • How to Change Your Headlight Bulb in less than 5 Minutes

     

    How to change a Car's headlights bulb

    Your car's headlights are one of the most important pieces of safety equipment on the vehicle. If one or both of the bulbs have burned out, you may be fined by the police—or worse, end up in a collision. Fortunately, changing your car's headlight bulbs is a fairly easy task. It's also a lot cheaper than asking a mechanic to do it for you.

    It's a good idea to check your car's headlights once a week or so. And do it in the daylight—you don't want to get caught out at night with a burnt-out bulb. Even in daylight, the check is as easy as turning them on and looking at them. Finding out what type of replacement bulb to use isn't much harder. Check your owner's manual first. If you can't find the information there, you can find it at your local auto-parts store. You'll need to know the year, make, and model of your vehicle. Or just bring in the burnt-out bulb and match it to a new one.

    Note: This tutorial is for lights found in halogen systems, where the bulb is loaded into the back of the lens. If your car has sealed-beam headlights, this won't help (but that job is super easy, too—any good car repair manual for your make and model will tell you how). If your actual headlight glass needs to be replaced along with the bulb, that's an easy fix, too, as is replacing a bad tail light or turn signal.

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  • 10 CAR MAINTENANCE TIPS

     
    Car maintenance is very important and has to be done regularly which
    will help in the car's functionality and longevity. Regular
    performance of these tips on your car will keep you on the go and will
    help to ensure safety. With these tips being followed you are sure of
    saving up lots of money caused by a major breakdown, or a road
    accident.

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