Cooling system: why and how to clean

Cooling system: why and how to clean

Many drivers limit the care of the cooling system just periodic topping up antifreeze. If the car is new, then that’s enough, but first few years of service ODS need more care.

That system needs to be cleaned, you can guess the dark color of the liquid. If the antifreeze turned black that means it’s time to do something.

The cleaning procedure ODS under the force of each, it is a little different from the usual coolant change. Continue reading “Cooling system: why and how to clean” »


5 things to do that behind the wheel just as dangerous as riding drunk

5 things to do that behind the wheel just as dangerous as riding drunk

If you belong to that percentage of Ukrainians who believe that driving in an alcohol intoxication is the only thing that can lead to fatal traffic accident, then you should check if you aren’t doing something else no less dangerous time to drive. Experts have counted 5 of these unsafe actions which we can perform without thinking about the consequences, but perhaps even more. Continue reading “5 things to do that behind the wheel just as dangerous as riding drunk” »


Engine oil: avoid the counterfeits and buy the original

Engine oil: avoid the counterfeits and buy the original

The motor vehicle is not for nothing compared to heart. After all, its correct operation depends on the life of the car. The operation of the engine is influenced by many factors. This fuel and regular maintenance, but to an even greater extent – the quality of the oil that poured into the motor during IT and protects engine components from wear. Continue reading “Engine oil: avoid the counterfeits and buy the original” »


8 arguments against the diesel engine

8 arguments against the diesel engine

At first glance, the diesel engine has many advantages. It is eco-friendly, durable and economical, but it also has disadvantages.

  • Diesel versions always more expensive than gasoline. Even b/a diesel will cost more.
  • Limited operating range. By car with a diesel power plant need to shift gears. If a modern petrol engine easily takes 6 000 rpm, for diesel limit of 4 000. To eliminate this defect only by using the automatic transmission. Continue reading “8 arguments against the diesel engine” »

  • Diagnosis of gearbox

    Diagnosis of gearbox

    Easy gear changing is one of the first points of autodiagnosis. Autoblog picked up a few of the most common problems associated with PPC that annoy drivers, and found out the most probable causes of these faults.

    The fault in the CAT is diagnosed is very simple – the violation of the smoothness of gear shifting. But in addition there may be other symptoms indicating that something is wrong. Continue reading “Diagnosis of gearbox” »


    Why should not ignorirovanie collision warning

    Why should not ignorirovanie collision warning

    To date, the collision warning system available in many cars, even relatively cheap, but is it really worth the extra cost? After all, perhaps you will never use.

    A collision warning or avoidance system frontal collision works by using different types of sensors and cameras, including radar and laser. Its main objective is to determine when the vehicle is unacceptably close to ahead going car. Continue reading “Why should not ignorirovanie collision warning” »


    4 reasons because of which you will not pay hull

    4 reasons because of which you will not pay hull

    The refusal to pay the insurance on the hull – the usual case. You can blame unscrupulous insurers, but the drivers themselves are often at fault in such situations. Look at the 5 most common mistakes car owners intending to obtain insurance.

    1. You incorrectly reported the insurance company about the incident

    No matter what your transport, you should inform the insurance company orally and in written form. Continue reading “4 reasons because of which you will not pay hull” »


    When it’s time to change the brake fluid

    When it’s time to change the brake fluid

    Brake fluid performs the function transmit forces from the pedal to the wheel brake cylinders and if it runs out, you risk being left without brakes.

    Most manufacturers recommend changing brake fluid every 2-3 years or every 60 000 km In expensive cars and sports cars replace the need to carry out more often.

    To diagnose brake fluid, especially on their own, the crane difficult. Continue reading “When it’s time to change the brake fluid” »


    The slower you drive the less you pay. How to reduce fuel costs

    The slower you drive the less you pay. How to reduce fuel costs

    The car is not a luxury but a means of transportation? Today with this phrase we can safely argue. Especially looking at the price tags of new cars in showrooms, and the cost of fuel. But this does not mean that on your own comfort need to save and to abandon the usual “four-wheel” friend, transplanting on public transport. Continue reading “The slower you drive the less you pay. How to reduce fuel costs” »