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How to Diagnose a Strange Vibration When You Are Changing Direction

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You may have a love-hate relationship with the state of Australian roads because you’re used to experiencing a rough ride as you encounter some of the worst potholes on your daily drive. However, today you’ve noticed some strange vibrations when turning around left-hand bends and don’t think that you can blame this on those long-suffering road engineers. What could this be? Tell-Tale Signs If you ask a mechanic to diagnose this problem without actually looking at your car, they will probably associate it with faulty wheel bearings.…

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How to Prepare the Work Site If You Need to Hire a Crane

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Are you in charge of a public facility, which has a considerable amount of footfall on a daily basis? If so, you may be used to directing any necessary work while taking into account public activity and may be used to the risks associated with your job. Most of the time you can close off any areas when you need to perform some maintenance, and everything takes place at ground level due to the nature of the facility.…

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Two Safety Tips To Keep in Mind When Performing Car Maintenance

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If you often perform maintenance work on your car, here are some tips that should help you to carry out this work in a safe manner. Put on safety gear before handling your car battery Most car batteries contain sulphuric acid, a highly corrosive substance which can cause severe burns if it comes into contact with a person’s skin. When a battery is new and in good condition, this acid is safely stowed away inside the casing.…

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What You Should Know About Purchasing and Using Recycled Auto Parts

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Auto parts recyclers can provide second-hand vehicle parts for repairs. This is a cost-effective, environmentally friendly option. However, there are some things that you should know before purchasing and using recycled auto parts. Purchasing the correct part When purchasing a recycled part, you should have all the important information regarding your vehicle so that you can find the correct part. This includes the make, model, fuel type, gearbox type and part number.…

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Traditional Dent Removal Vs Paintless Dent Repair: Which One Is Better?

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Your car is not immune to dents and dings. And such issues will always call for an auto body repair. However, not all auto body repairs are the same. It’s therefore imperative to understand what will work best for your car and the extent of damages you have. You can choose between the traditional or conventional methods of dent removal and the more modern paintless dent repairs. Each method can work to restore the body of your car back to its original condition.…

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5 Common Signs Your Car's Air Filter Is Clogged

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Your car’s engine needs a healthy flow of air to keep working – without air, it cannot burn fuel. That air comes from outside, so a filter needs to get rid of all the dirt, dust and other debris that might be carried in with it. Unfortunately, the air filter gets clogged up over time. Here are just five signs it’s time to get a car service and replace a clogged air filter.…

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What Is Tire Rotation & Why Is It Important?

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Perhaps you’ve heard of tire rotation from your local mechanic or read the term in your owner’s manual, but you might not know what this car service actually is. Well, tire rotation is necessary because your vehicle’s wheels don’t wear evenly. The engine and transmission – both very heavy parts – are usually mounted at the front of the vehicle. Additionally, most vehicles steer from the front and the front wheels take the brunt of cornering forces.…

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What You Should Know About Roadworthy Inspections

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Roadworthy inspections are a necessary part of being able to drive. If your vehicle passes, you will receive a roadworthy certificate which shows that your vehicle can be safely driven on public roads. A roadworthy inspection should occur before a car is sold or re-registered. It will also be needed to eliminate a defect notice. A roadworthy certificate is required for most vehicles. Excluded vehicles include taxis and those that are primarily used for transporting goods or passengers.…

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How to Make Sure That Your Custom Exhaust Is Truly Complete

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Do you take a great deal of pride in your runaround? If so, you may like to show it off to others at your local car club and may even enter it into competitions to try and win a ‘best of show’ award. You understand that true greatness is not skin-deep, however, and have invested quite a lot to make sure that your car not only looks good but goes well.…

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What Happens If Your Fuel Injectors Aren't Doing Their Job?

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In the quest for efficiency and reliability, engineers have replaced old-fashioned carburettors with sophisticated fuel injection systems in the average automobile. These injectors are designed to “spray” the correct amount of fuel into the combustion chamber at exactly the right moment, to provide the perfect amount of energy to drive the car. In days gone by, the carburettor-fed solution would rely on mechanical settings, and these would need to be corrected at regular intervals by your trusty mechanic.…

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