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

  • Indications Your Differential Is Acting Up and Needs Repair Service

    17 January 2017

    Most modern vehicles have a differential. A differential is the mechanical component on your vehicle's drivetrain that divides the engine's torque two ways, so that the wheels can turn at different speeds when required. Repairing your differentials immediately you notice that they are experiencing problems will help you retain control of your vehicle when conditions get tough on the road. It will also ensure you avoid the need for early replacements, which cost much more than the repairs.

  • How to Limit the Chances of Damaging Your Truck Once a Tyre Blows Out

    10 November 2016

    Tyre blowouts can cause serious damage to a truck if the driver lacks experience in how to retain control of the loaded truck in those situations. This article discusses some helpful tips that inexperienced truck drivers should implement in order to avoid costly damage to their trucks during a tyre blowout. Avoid Hitting the Brakes Many drivers instinctively hit the brakes once a tyre on their vehicle blows out. Hitting the brakes as soon as a tyre blows out may be risky.

  • Factors that New Car Owners Should Consider in Car Maintenance

    25 August 2016

    Owning a car has become a necessity in today's world due to the convenience it affords users. First-time car owners are very excited about the prospects of owning a personal car, which is understandable. However, quite a number are lost when it comes to car servicing, after all, they are not mechanics. Nonetheless, there are things one should consider when it comes to car maintenance if they want to protect their hard-earned property.

  • When You Need to Replace Your Car Battery

    26 July 2016

    If you wait until your car doesn't start to replace the battery, you might be stranded at the grocery store with a trunk full of food that will spoil or be at a gas station in the middle of nowhere during a road trip. To avoid these types of situations, pay attention to your car so you know when to replace the battery before it dies completely. Here are some common signs that it is time to replace the car battery.

  • Pros and Cons of Using Automotive Hydraulic Equipment

    30 June 2016

    Automotive hydraulic equipment includes machinery that utilises fluid carried between pipes in order to transmit power. It is often used in industrial settings in order to make various types of automotive parts and components. Here are some things to know about hydraulic equipment to decide if this is the right option for you. Pro: Hydraulic Equipment Can Handle Heavier Loads  One of the primary benefits to using equipment with hydraulics is that it can handle a lot bigger and heavier loads than alternative equipment, such as pneumatic equipment.