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Angela's Articulate Collection of Car Service Secrets, Tips and Tricks

Hi, my name is Angela, and as the wife of a mechanic, I was constantly tripping over car parts and complaining about the rows of project cars lining our garden. However, after a few years, I quit complaining and actually found joy in the art of auto repair. Inspired by that classic book, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", I decided to start working on cars with my husband. This blog is the culmination of everything I have learned and more. I hope you enjoy reading it and that my tips and ideas guide you toward a healthier car and a happier, safer driving experience.


Angela's Articulate Collection of Car Service Secrets, Tips and Tricks


How to Get to the Bottom of an Engine Performance Issue

How many kilometres have you covered in your trusty automobile without any problem whatsoever? If you're honest, you've probably had a good run and have not had to dip your hand into your pocket to pay for any car repairs. This gives you an indication how reliable the typical vehicle is these days, but it may nevertheless come as a surprise when an issue does manifest. It can be difficult to know what to do in this situation if you're not sure what type of problem you're facing, but you can often find your answer through a process of elimination.

Is Your Caravan Ready for Your Big Adventure Ahead?

It's been a long winter and you and your family may be suffering from an advanced case of cabin fever. However, it's not all bad as even though you've been going about your business as you normally do, you've also been secretly dreaming about your annual caravanning trip together. This is a big adventure that you only do once per year, but it can transform your spirit and rejuvenate your senses.

Did You Overlook These Areas During Your Last Car Service?

You may know how important it is to service your car's engine on a regular basis. You may also understand how much you rely on the braking system and are sure to get this checked out in accordance with manufacturer recommendations, as well. However, while your focus is on the more obvious tasks you may be overlooking some simple, but nevertheless crucial areas that can help to prolong the life expectancy of the car and reduce your overall running costs.

Three Benefits Of Hiring A Mobile Mechanic

When your car suddenly does not want to start or your truck breaks down, you lose a lot of time and energy trying to get a tow. Then the vehicle sits in a mechanic's shop until it has been repaired. Why go to all that trouble when you can just call a mobile mechanic? Here are some of the benefits associated with hiring a mobile mechanic. Hire the Mobile Mechanic on Your Cell Phone