Why does the clutch slip

It seems to you that your vehicle accelerates slower than usual, and overcomes hills with difficulty? Do not rush to look for faults in the ignition or fuel supply: …
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Causes of car vibration

A shaking, vibrating or shimmying car is a real pain in the neck for thousands of car drivers. It is one of the most boresome and common issues one …
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Wheel fasteners: how to install properly

Every car manufacturer always indicates the tightening torque for bolts and nuts in the vehicle operation manual. Ignoring these recommendations is very dangerous: improperly installed fastener can cause a serious road …
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What the start-stop system is for

In a bid to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions to the atmosphere, car manufacturers are constantly offering innovative technologies designed to optimise the operation of the engine and …
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Winter driving tips

A special alertness is required from a driver in a cold season. If you distract from the road just for a few seconds, this may result in a road …
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MultiJet

MultiJet is a term used for the second generation turbocharged diesel engines provided with a common rail direct fuel injection system. The electronic control splitting the entire fuel supply …
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Best summer tyres 2022: how to choose

With the onset of spring, when the average daily air temperature is above zero, experts recommend changing winter tyres to summer tyres. In some countries, car owners are fined …
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Brake pads’ malfunctions: signs and causes

Brake pads are an important element of the car braking system. Their good working order ensures road safety for the vehicle driver, passengers, and other traffic participants. Knowing the main possible …
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Diesel engines: the essentials

A lot of the drivers who have already opted for a diesel-fueled vehicle are well aware of their advantages and peculiarities. However, those who are only starting to deal …
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VW Golf IV: strong points

Volkswagen Golf IV is one of the world’s most popular cars. This generation was launched in 1997. It has four body styles: estate car, convertible, 3- and 5-door hatchbacks. …
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