Clutch Slipping? Here’s What To Do

Clutch pedal

In this article you’ll find information about symptoms of a slipping clutch, what to do if you experience a slipping clutch and if it can be fixed. What does a clutch actually do? The clutch is a device that allows the transmission to disengage from the engine, allowing the car to change gears. Basically, there … Read more

Why Does My Car Smell Of Burning Rubber?

Tyre burning rubber

A burning rubber smell coming from the vehicle can be particularly concerning especially when you do not know the source of it. Besides the obvious burning smell of rubber tyres, there are a lot of other components in a vehicle such as leaking oil or coolant, electrical shorts, etc that can result in a burning … Read more

What To Do If You Have A Slow Puncture

Mechanic fixing a slow puncture tyre

Slow punctures are common but understandably more challenging to detect compared to a sudden puncture. In this article, we cover how to identify if you have a slow puncture, what causes it and how to repair a slow puncture. What is a slow puncture? Slow punctures are tiny, almost undetectable holes in a vehicle’s tyre … Read more

What To Do When Your Car Overheats

Car engine

When your car engine overheats, it can cause damage to the engine and potentially lead to a breakdown. In this article, we cover what can cause an engine to overheat and what to do next.  What causes the car engine to overheat? There are many potential causes for a car engine to overheat. One possibility … Read more

Why Does My Car Smell Like Rotten Eggs

Rotten egg smell in car

Just like we show ‘signs’ of sickness and ill health, a vehicle also shows signs and symptoms that there may be something wrong or out of the ordinary that needs attention. One peculiar but common sign of this is the smell of rotten eggs. The smell of “rotten eggs” is actually the odour of a sulphurous … Read more

Why Is My Engine Smoking?

Smoke coming from hood of car

A car can smoke for a number of reasons including a leaking oil pan gasket, bad PCV valve, or a clogged air filter. If there is smoke coming from a car, it is likely that there is a problem with the engine. The smoke could be caused by a number of things, such as an … Read more

How To Change A Faulty Alternator


When it comes to supplying power to a car’s music system, headlights, and other electronics, one might assume it is just the battery that’s important. In reality, it’s the alternator that helps keep things running! In this article, you will find basic steps on how to change a faulty alternator. What does an alternator do? … Read more

Why Is My Car Misfiring – What To Do

What is an engine misfire? In an engine with ignition initiated via spark plugs, the mixture of fuel and air inside each cylinder is ignited by a spark from the spark plug. The resulting explosion drives the piston downward, turning the crankshaft and ultimately powering the vehicle’s wheels. A car misfire is when the engine … Read more