Do you check the colour of your vehicle’s oil yourself? Or does your mechanic sometimes show you your dipstick during routine service?
And do you even know what you’re looking at? The colour of the oil tells you a lot about the condition of your engine as well. Here’s what your engine oil colour has to say.
You may have heard the word “synthetic” and think it sounds like something you should avoid. But unlike with certain fabrics and other things, synthetic oil is the way to go when it comes to keeping your vehicle running smoothly. We’ll give you more details and tell you why.
Let’s face it, fuel isn’t cheap! And if you have a long commute or drive a lot, you may find yourself always fueling up more than you’d like — which certainly adds up. We’ve got some tips to help you save on fuel to put a little more of your hard-earned cash back in your pocket!
It is best practice to follow your manufacturer's recommended guidelines for getting oil changes, and we’ve discussed the importance of getting regular oil changes — but we understand life gets in the way. But if you use your vehicle a lot, or it's an older model, you may need to change your oil more frequently than recommended.
You’re likely tempted to skip your next oil change because you feel your vehicle is running fine, you just don’t have the time, or you don’t really drive that much. But if you understand why it’s important, you’ll know why you should think twice about skipping or even delaying your next oil change.
Finding oil on your spark plugs is never a good sign. It may create some major issues with your engine that can affect its performance.
There are a few different reasons why oil may be leaking into your spark plugs, and it’s essential to find out why so your mechanic can get it fixed, as soon as possible.
When you buy a vehicle, you want to keep it running well for as long as possible and protect the resale value when it’s time for you to upgrade. Here are some easy ways you can protect your car’s resale value.
Besides fuelling up, you may not think much about the fluids that go into your vehicle, but without that knowledge, your vehicle could develop serious problems. To keep your vehicle road-ready, we’ve broken down three essential fluids any vehicle needs and how you can go about maintaining them.
Clean air isn't just something humans need — your vehicle needs it, too! It may surprise you, but just like humans, vehicles need clean air to function at its best. Don't know why? We break down why having a clean air filter is vital for your vehicle to keep it running at its best.
More places are now including multi-point vehicle inspections in their service instead of providing it for an additional fee because it’s essential for your vehicle. Yet, some vehicle owners are still turning it down because they claim they don’t have the time, or they’d just “know” if something is wrong with their vehicle.