5 Common Car Breakdown Problems in Hot Weather & How To Avoid Them

What does hot weather do to your car? Summers are great times for families as they tend to spend more time together since kids are on holiday and parents try to find time to spend with their kids while on holiday. Since this is the case, we tend to visit the beaches frequently with some … Read more

5 Top Tips to Help Improve Your Fuel Economy

5 tips for increasing gas mileage

After you purchase your vehicle, it is up to you to maintain it in a manner that allows it to achieve the highest possible fuel economy. At first brush, it may sound like an easy thing to do, but it is a bit more complicated. Luckily, there are a number of simple things you can do that can decrease your fuel consumption exponentially. Since every owner wants to get the most out of their vehicle over its lifetime, here are 5 tips that can help improve the fuel economy of your vehicle.

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How to Properly Maintain Your Truck or Bus

by Mutimba Musonda in Zambia

Major construction sites and corporations around the globe rely on their vehicles to get the job done. However, with every use of these machines comes the task of maintaining them in order for them to function at their normal levels. Trucks and buses move on an almost daily basis with wear and tear being applied to them frequently, and they need to be serviced regularly to avoid accelerated levels of breakdown. Here, we take a look at some basic tips on what to check and keep an eye on when using your truck or bus to help keep it in top shape.

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What Should You Do After Buying a Used Car?

Buying a vehicle is an exciting experience, but have you stopped to think what to do after buying a used car? There are certain basics that one ought to know when it comes to maintaining your car and keeping it in a good condition. A vehicle is a machine that needs constant maintenance in order to prolong its life span and really see your money’s worth. Below, we look at 3 of the most important parts of car to check that are not only what you should do when you buy a used car, but what you should do regularly to keep in in top shape.

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Synthetic Oil vs. Conventional Oil: Which is Better for Your Car?

Get the Most Out of Your Motor Oil - BE FORWARD

When it comes to car maintenance, perhaps the most frequent thing we need to do is wash the car and change motor oil. Of course, less often, we also need to change the engine air filter, engine coolant, transmission fluid, brake pads, brake fluid, and tires, to name a few. Most older vehicles, as the age-old rule-of-thumb suggests, had their oil change every 3,000 miles or three months, whichever came first. Modern vehicles may stipulate, depending on usage, up to 10,000 miles between oil changes, thanks to modern engine manufacturing processes, as well as modern lubricant technology. The question is, is your motor oil doing all it should, or all it could? Are you ready for a different kind of oil change?

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Summer Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Ride in Top Shape

Depending on where you live in the world, seasonal changes throughout the years can range from mild to wild. In the Northern Hemisphere, temperatures can range as low as -20 °F (-29 °C), in the winter, to as high as 100 °F (38 °C), in the summer, in the same region! North American Vermont is said to have two seasons, mud and snow, thanks to copious amounts of precipitation and heavy forest cover. On the other hand, Kenya, like most African countries, essentially has only two seasons, dry and wet.

No matter what season, however, each presents special challenges for driver and vehicle, alike. Different seasons can tax your engine, electrical system, tires, brakes, and driver, not to mention paint and glass, in different ways. Here are some tips to prepare your vehicle for whatever conditions you may face, no matter what season.

Seasonal Car Care Tips

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