What To Expect With Silicone Radiator Hoses

OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) radiator hoses are usually made of rubber while aftermarket hoses are often made of silicone. Unlike many other vehicle components, aftermarket hoses are often considered superior to those manufactured by the vehicle manufacturer. On this premise, many vehicle owners often choose silicone radiator hoses over those made of rubber when the time comes for hose replacement. This article discusses three things you should expect if you choose to go the silicone way.

Your Car's Noises Can Tell You the Servicing It Needs

When your car needs servicing, often it will present a number of signs and symptoms of the damage that has been done or the maintenance it requires. Certain noises you hear are often part of those warning signs; if you notice any grinding, ticking, or other unusual noises, this can give you a clue as to the work your car needs. Note a few noises that are telling you that your car needs servicing and what those noises may indicate as to maintenance it requires.

How to Sleep Soundly in a Caravan

When you travel by caravan, you have the option of sleeping in what feels more like a real bed, as opposed to the uncomfortable ground in a tent or a sleeping bag. However, it can still be difficult adjusting to this type of sleeping arrangement. Here are some tips for sleeping better in your caravan. Stick to Your Normal Sleeping Schedule This may be a tricky one, but it is important if you want to get good sleep while traveling in a caravan.

Tips on how to do your own minor smash repairs

Car accidents are, unfortunately, quite common, and most people have been in at least a minor car crash since they started driving. Minor car crashes can be when your car gets hit while it's being parked, or if someone bumps into you while driving so that a bulge is created on your car body. Repairing your car after a minor accident is usually not a very complicated procedure, as the injury isn't very extensive.

Signs That You Require a Transmission Flush

One of the important aspects of transmission services is a transmission flush. This is where the auto mechanic will remove all the oil from your vehicle's transmission. They will then proceed to pass a cleaning solution through the transmission using specialised equipment. This works toward eliminating sludge and grime that has developed over time. Once the transmission has been thoroughly flushed, the auto mechanic replaces fresh fluid into the transmission. So how do you know if your car requires a transmission flush?