Maintenance

Everything You Want to Know About Car Covers

Car covers

Your car might be one of your more expensive possessions. Even if you purchased it used, it’s still something that you work hard to protect. Without a garage to shield your car from the elements and theft, you leave your vehicle out in the open to receive damage. That’s why …

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Everything You Want to Know about Tires

car tires

Your tires serve as the only contact between your vehicle and the road. That’s why it’s essential that you care for them properly and replace them when needed. We’ve got you covered with a comprehensive guide to your car and truck tires. Function of the Tires Your tires feature many …

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Everything You Want to Know about Car Air Filters

dual air filters

Your car’s air filter needs to operate correctly or your car won’t perform in the way the automaker intended. That’s why you must replace your car air filter occasionally and prolong the life of your vehicle. What’s the Purpose of the Car’s Air Filters? Your engine air filter prevents harmful …

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Transmissions and How They Work

manual gearshift

Many people only think about their car’s transmission when there’s a problem, but proper maintenance and care is essential if you want your vehicle to have a long life. Let’s take a closer look at the transmission and how it works. From there, we’ll be able to determine the best …

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How to detail your car, the proper way

So you’ve read how to wash your car the proper way, here’s how you detail your car…the proper way. But first, lets see what ‘detailing’ actually means. Wikipedia has it down as this: Auto detailing is the performance of thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of an automobile, both inside and …

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How To Wash Your Car. The Proper Way…

Everyone thinks they know how to wash a car. It’s easy, right? Bucket, sponge, job done. Wrong. If you want to maintain that ‘new car’, glossy shine or have been using one bucket all along…you need to read on. Equipment Firstly you need to get the right gear, a little …

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Is Your Car Battery Knackered?

By Henry Leung One of the stupidest things I have ever done (and I have done many stupid things) is shock myself with a car battery. I was a teenager, and I had to change the battery in my car. The clamps were on really tight, so I thought it …

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Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know About Your Transmission Fluid

What if I told you that your transmission has fluid?! Oh… you already knew that? Well, do you know that flushing your transmission fluid can increase fuel economy, transmission longevity, reduce slippage and make shifting all around easier? Yeah, now you’re interested. Here’s everything you need to know about your …

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Beginner’s Guide To Engine Maintenance

So far here at Car Fix Tips, we’ve usually taken specific topics or questions submitted by you and gone in depth with them by providing as clear of an explanation we can give. By doing so we hope to provide you with the best possible chance of making the best …

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Beginner’s Guide To Tyre Maintenance

If you’ve been a loyal reader or have read some of our other articles here at Car Fix Tips, you’d know that we’re in the midst of covering a new series of posts all centralized reound the topic of ‘Beginner’s Guides’. We’ve already covered what every DIY car enthusiast, new car …

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