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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


Could Your Compressor Be at the Centre of Any Air Suspension Problems?

An air suspension system is highly reliable and is found in the vast majority of heavy-duty vehicles on the road today. Yet, when it starts to fail, it can cause all manner of problems, and the vehicle may quickly become undrivable. If you own or operate a truck like this but are not familiar with how the system works, what tell-tale signs should you be on the lookout for and what component is most at risk?

Why Car Manufacturers Set Aside Money for Customer Retention

These days, there's a tremendous amount of competition in the automotive marketplace, and the leading manufacturers are very keen to retain or improve their market share. So, whenever somebody buys a brand-new vehicle, a certain amount of the cost is dedicated to the marketing budget and that all-important customer retention. Some companies go out of their way to make a customer feel special at every touchpoint, and this can often include a scheduled major service.