Learning to Love Cars

Heavy Haulage and Towing: Common Questions and Their Answers

Heavy haulage refers to the commercial or business activity of moving heavy and abnormal loads from one place to another. Most of the loads falling in this category cannot fit in ordinary vehicles and mini-trucks. They are either too heavy or too large such that special considerations must be given to the vehicle used when ferrying them. In fact, some hauling some of the abnormal loads will require adjusting the suspension on your truck together with its trailer. Read More 

3 cheap repairs your mechanic can do that can save you big bucks

While many of us worry about the costs associated with a trip to the mechanics, the truth is they can help to save you big bucks. Here are some cheap repairs that a mechanic can do, that can lead to big savings for a car owner. Replacing a badly fitting or missing fuel cap Replacing a poorly sealing or missing fuel cap can help to make sure that you are not losing fuel through evaporation. Read More 

When Your Car Is Overheating, but It’s Not the Radiator

When your car is overheating, a busted radiator is a very common culprit, but it's not the only part under the hood that may need some attention. In some cases, the car's radiator can actually be in good repair, but other parts of the vehicle's cooling system may have failed and need replacing. Note a few of those parts here so you know where to begin looking when your car is overheating but you know the radiator is functioning properly. Read More 

How to Tell Your Brake Rotors Need to Be Checked

One of the most crucial systems in your car is the braking system. This is why maintaining the brakes of your car is something you need to give top priority. Unfortunately for some car owners, they have no idea how to do this. This is bad for the performance of your car and even for your own safety and that of other road users. Brakes are made up of different parts and brake pads and the brake motors are some of the most common components. Read More 

Why Your Tyres May Wear Out Sooner Rather Than Later

While most tyre brands are meant to last for several years before they need replacing, there are many things that can make your car's tyres wear out much sooner than you expect, including your own driving habits! This is true even if you invest in a durable, commercial-grade brand of tyre. Note a few of those factors here so you can be sure you protect your tyres as much as possible or will know to check them for early wear and tear. Read More