Exhaust

Exhaust Systems

The Exhaust System The Exhaust And Its Components Explained In this article, we at Steves Auto Clinic, leader in the field of vehicle repairs, maintenance and servicing, will enlighten you about the exhaust system. You may (or may not) think that the exhaust is simply a piece of piping, but we can assure you, it…
Auto Diagnostics

Vehicle Diagnostics

What is Vehicle Diagnostics? Tools and procedures during a Vehicle Diagnostic The word ‘diagnostic’ originates from a Greek word that refers to the capacity or art of distinguishing. In the common sense of understanding, it refers to identifying the nature or cause of something, usually an illness, disorder, or problem. When we talk about vehicle…
Dash Warning Lights

Warning Lights

Dashboard Warning Lights What does the lights on the dashboard mean? There is an English idiom saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. This idiom is very relevant here when we are about to discuss dashboard warning lights. The rhetorical question we should ask is how many vehicle owners fully understand the meanings of…
Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption Techniques How to improve your fuel consumtion If you own a vehicle, and it is not an electric vehicle, then fuel and fuel price hikes are an integral part of your existence and your budget. Many people do their best to stretch their budget each month, yet they forget that there are ways…
Body

Auto Body Care

Vehicle Body Care How to care for your vehicle’s body Whenever the average human being feels unwell, the normal course of action is to take medication and/or visit a reputable medical practitioner. With your vehicle it is supposed to be precisely the same, you should care about your vehicle in the same manner that you…
Batteries

Vehicle Battery

Your Vehicle’s Battery Car battery need to know guide and troubleshooting The last thing you need is to be stuck with a vehicle that will not start because of a dead battery. The electrical energy, stored in the battery, is what helps the vehicle to start and continue running. This is something we take for…
Wheel Bearing

Wheel Bearings

The Wheel Bearing What wheel bearings are, what cause damages and the signs of damage The wheel bearing may be one of the most overlooked yet highly critical parts of the drive-axle and steering assembly. The wheel bearings are essential in the operation of your vehicle; they allow friction-reduced movement and rotation of the hub…
Timing Belt

The Cambelt & Timing Chain

Cambelts and Timing Chains What is Timing Belts and Chains, how do they work and Troubleshooting In this informative article, we will look at yet another essential vehicle component that may bring about costly damages if taken for granted. Yes, we talk about the cambelt, also referred to as the timing belt. This belt is…
Shock Absorber

Shock Absorbers

Shock Absorbers and Struts The function, types and troubleshooting of Shock Absorbers Dampers, or better known as shock absorbers and struts, are vehicle components that many vehicle owners under valuate. The only way to realize the full value of shock absorbers and struts is when they start to malfunction. In this article, we will take…
Suspension

The Suspension System

Suspension System Suspension Components, Types and Issues The suspension of your vehicle is another system of the vehicle that vehicle owners easily take for granted, maybe because it is mainly out of sight and out of mind. It is easy to underestimate the importance of this system and we hope to rectify this. Harris (2017)…