Vehicle Maintenance

Even if your vehicles are regularly serviced, there are a number of things you can do to help maintain them in tip-top condition, and which will ultimately save you money. Here are our top vehicle health tips.

Brake fluid maintenance

Brake Fluid

Brake fluid, also known as hydraulic fluid, is responsible for moving the various components of your vehicle's braking system. The fluid operates under high temperatures and high pressure and, without it, your car or truck would not be able…
Engine-oil

Engine Oil

There are three main types of engine oil: mineral oil, semi-synthetic oil and fully synthetic oil. Mineral oils are made from naturally occurring crude oil which is refined and processed to remove waxes and impurities. Mineral oils tends…
Vehicle tyre pressure

Tyre pressures

Most vehicle owners neglect to regularly check their tyre pressures. It doesn't matter what kind of vehicle you drive or which tyres you have, your vehicles efficiency and safety are directly affected by whether or not your tyres are correctly…
Windscreen cleaning fluid

Windscreen Cleaning

A common question we are asked is: can you use dishwashing detergent in the windscreen wash system of your vehicle? We highly recommend only using a dedicated windscreen cleaner for best visibility and to wash your windscreen regularly. Dishwashing…
Anti-freeze

Anti-freeze explained

Antifreeze is a liquid that is added to the water in an engine's cooling system in order to lower the freezing point. This means that the water will not freeze under normal cold weather conditions. As well as preventing water from freezing…
automatic-transmission-fluid

Automatic Transmission

Automatic transmission fluid lubricates, cools and cleans internal components of the transmission. It maintains the hydraulic pressure necessary for the transmission to function correctly. The additives in the transmission fluid are depleted…