Expert tips to keep your hydraulic equipment running during winter.

Posted on: 30 August 2016

It is no secret that there is a heavy reliance on hydraulic equipment when the snow starts to fall. Automobiles such as bulldozers are often called upon to clear accumulated snow from the road in order to make them passable. This is made possible by hydraulic equipment that is part and parcel of the snow-clearing machines. However, winter can pose a number of challenges when dealing with hydraulic tools or their attachments. [Read More]

What Those Mechanical Problems Might Mean When You're on the Road

Posted on: 30 August 2016

No car owner should ever overlook mechanical problems they're having when driving; although, many car owners do just that simply because they don't want to face another repair bill. A good way around this is to educate yourself about what certain mechanical problems might mean when it comes to your car; you might find out that some problems are even much more minor than you assumed.  Shaking steering wheel If the car's steering wheel shakes, try to note if you feel more vibration coming from one corner of the car. [Read More]

Vehicle care 101 | Differential repair and maintenance

Posted on: 30 August 2016

The differential is a very handy mechanical device in any vehicle. It allows the drive wheels to rotate at different speeds when taking a corner, since the outer wheels have a slightly greater distance to cover than the inner wheels. The differential thus ensures the outer wheel moves faster for better corners. Its absence means that dangerous turns run the risk of the wheels binding or hopping. Despite this, the differential is often ignored when it comes to regular vehicle maintenance and is noticed only when a problem occurs. [Read More]

Common Signs of Car Exhaust Problems, and the Repairs You May Need

Posted on: 29 August 2016

Never overlook problems you might be having with your car's exhaust system, as this part of your car may be more important than you realise. The exhaust system helps to deposit fumes and emissions away from the cab of the car, so leaks in this system can mean you're breathing in toxins every time you drive. The exhaust also helps the engine keep a good mix of fuel and oxygen so it runs smoothly. [Read More]