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24×7 Emergency Roadside Assistance for your car!

On January 17, 2014, in Car Insurance, Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, General, by Ved

PROGRAM & MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION INDIA ASSISTANCE is the first international assistance company to establish its operations in India with collaboration from MAPFRE. MAPFRE IS currently assisting millions of car owners in 46 countries. India Assistance is now offering this unique Roadside Assistance program in India through CarZ. 24×7 Assistance is provided Anytime, Anywhere with a […]

Engine flush demystified!

On August 3, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Heard of Engine Flush, Transmission Flush, Engine Oil Additives, Petrol Additive, Diesel Additive? What are they? What do they do to your car? In this multi-part series, we will discuss each of these products. Engine Oil Flushing is a procedure used to effectively clean and remove oxidised particles and fluid contamination left behind from previous […]

Keep yourself safe this rainy season!

On July 8, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, Tyres, by Ved

Monsoon is here. It’s time to be well prepared and exercise a few precautions for yourself, your family and your car. While it is advisable to keep your vehicles prepared well in advance of the onset of monsoon, it is never too late. Bear in mind that driving in wet weather conditions is much different […]

Wheel Balancing & Rotation

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Tyres that are out of balance can cause a vibration that can lead to uncomfortable driving, driver fatigue, premature or uneven tyre wear, and unnecessary wear and tear on your vehicle’s suspension and steering components. A good sign that your wheels may be out of balance is when your steering wheel starts to wobble above […]

Wheel Alignment

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Maintaining your car’s wheel alignment reduces tyre wear, improves fuel economy and handling, and increases driving enjoyment and safety. Normal wear and road conditions can take their toll on your car’s steering and suspension system. Ball joints, tie rods, steering arms, springs, bushings and other suspension parts all wear gradually over time. All of these […]

Tyre Pressure

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Tyres can wear out faster by under-inflation or over-inflation. Some effects of under-inflation: Reduced tread life through increased tread wear on the outside edges (or shoulders) of the tyre. Generation of excessive heat, which reduces tyre durability and can lead to tyre failure. Reduction in fuel economy through increased rolling resistance (soft tyres make your […]

Tyres

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

You can prevent wear problems that shorten tyre life by thousands of kilometers by learning to “read” the early warning signs and taking appropriate corrective action. Some tips: Look for tyres with wear on both edges, in the center, uneven wear, sawtooth edges, damage, flat tyre, damage to the side wall (indentation, bulge, bubble), handling […]

Wipers & Fluids

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Wipers play a major role in safe driving – the chances for accidents increase if you can’t see or be seen. The Wiper system keeps excessive water, snow or dirt from building up on the windshield and removes them to maintain clear visibility through the windshield. Some tips: Wipers are normal wear items that require […]

Suspension & Shock Absorbers

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Proper performance of these systems largely determines your car’s ride and handling. Some tips: Check shock absorbers and struts using one or more of the following techniques: Bounce test: Lean heavily on the fender or place your weight on a bumper. Release it suddenly and watch what happens. If the vehicle rebounds continually, you need […]

Steering

On May 25, 2010, in Car Talk: Maintenance Guide, by Ved

Some tips: Check for pulling to one side during drive. Check for uneven tyre wear. Check for noise and vibration while cornering. Check for loss of control. Frequency of regular maintenance such as chassis lubrication and wheel alignment often help keep the system in good shape.

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