What to Do If Your Car Pulls to One Side While Braking

Posted on: 8 May 2018

Nothing can be more disconcerting than a car that does not seem to follow instructions whenever you're trying to bring it to a halt. As you may know, this type of system requires a number of different components to work in harmony, and you put a lot of emphasis on proper performance in order to keep you and your passengers safe. In particular, you may have noticed that the vehicle is pulling to one side sharply when you apply the foot brake and you need to make a big correction to the steering wheel in order to maintain control. [Read More]

What Do You Need to Consider When Upgrading the Suspension on Your Caravan?

Posted on: 20 March 2018

When you buy a caravan to take you and your family on summertime adventures, the standard vehicle will often be perfectly adequate for your needs, "as is." However, sometimes you may find that you need to consider an upgrade, especially if your family size grows and you need to transport more weight or decide that you will be spending a lot more time in off-road environments. In these situations, you may need to consider modifications to the suspension and possibly the brakes. [Read More]

How to Check If Your Car Transmission's Torque Converter Is Failing

Posted on: 29 November 2016

If you suspect that you have a problem with the automatic transmission, it can be difficult to actually pinpoint what's going on. As it has such an important role to play in the operation of this system, the torque converter can often be at the root of the issue. What does this part do and how can you recognise the symptoms? How Does It Work? The torque converter controls how much lubricating fluid is delivered to the automatic transmission system at any one time. [Read More]

Tighten Your Belts: Is Continuously Variable Transmission Right For You?

Posted on: 14 September 2016

The traditional automatic gearbox may be as useful and reliable as it always was, but new technologies are offering customers a range of alternatives to standard automatic transmissions. One of the most popular is continuously variable transmission (CVT), a revolutionary new type of automatic transmission that uses pulleys and belts rather than conventional chains. These pulleys automatically adjust the gear ratio as you raise and lower the revolutions of your engine, providing a technically unlimited amount of gears. [Read More]