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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.

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

2021

Car Suspension Trouble Signs You Should Watch Out For

The suspension system on your car helps to ensure a comfortable ride by absorbing shocks from bumps and other uneven surfaces on the road. It also maximises the friction between the tyres and the road surface to ensure good handling of the vehicle. Watching out for early signs of suspension trouble and taking corrective action as quickly as possible is essential for maximising the overall performance and safety of your vehicle.

Why Your Car May Stall While Driving

Avoiding a breakdown is always the goal of every car owner, but problems leading to vehicle stalling can occur at any time, leaving you stranded and in distress. When your car stalls, it means the engine isn't working. There are various reasons your car may stall while driving. Here are some of the common problems that seasoned mechanics usually find when they're repairing stalled cars. A Lack of Fuel Your car's engine runs on fuel.