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Checking and Adjusting Your Vehicle’s Tire Pressure

A frequent question we get from our customers here at Car Parts Nigeria is, "What can I do to maintain my own car, to avoid paying someone else, and to extend the life of my vehicle?" It's a great question, and our staff is always encouraging owners to learn more about their rides to do just that.

Possibly the simplest, most cost-effective, yet valuable maintenance task that any owner can perform is checking and setting the tire pressures on their car or truck. There are a few reasons why this is not done as often as it should: modern wheels and tires are better at holding air; drivers don't own a tire pressure gauge; and if a t... Read more

Posted on June 2020,03   // Author: Admin  

Symptoms of a Worn Wheel Hub Bearing

Signs of a worn wheel hub bearing vary in severity. Some may be difficult to detect, leading to damage before corrective action can be taken. The time frame in which damage occurs is linked to driving conditions and/or the mechanical practices that were followed at installation. Noise is a classic sign of a bad wheel bearing or wheel hub bearing. Here are some indicators of a worn wheel hub bearing or other wheel-end damage:

Snapping, clicking, or popping.

This can indicate a worn or damaged outer CV-joint. However, ... Read more

Posted on May 2020,23   // Author: Admin  

How to Buy Auto Parts Online

Buying auto parts online can be extremely hit and miss. There are so many uncertain variables if you do not know exactly what you need. Choosing the right auto parts online store can be the difference between getting the right part at the right price or finding yourself chasing the proverbial rabbit down the hole. The tips and tricks presented here will help you have a pleasurable shopping experience online.

You Do Not Have to Be an Expert<... Read more

Posted on May 2020,21   // Author: Admin  

How to clean your car to reduce the risk of contacting coronavirus

Some surfaces in your car’s interior can be damaged by certain cleaners—here are some tips



It is impossible to turn on the television, radio, see a newspaper or talk with a neighbor without hearing about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). What is it and can it make your vehicle sick?

We at Car Parts Nigeria want to help you make informed decisions on what the best practices are to keep your vehicle as clean as possible while reducing the spread of the virus.

What is the coronavirus?

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Posted on April 2020,17   // Author: Admin  

Combating Coronavirus and Other Bugs – Keeping Your Car Clean, Odourless & Disinfected

New car technology can prevent diseases from spreading in cars and other vehicles. The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in China has created a new focus on ways automakers can stop the spread of diseases.

Auto Futures examines the new technologies to see if they can be effective in preventing the spread of pathogens, odours and illnesses.

 

How Does UV-C Light Up Germ Elimination?

The surfaces in cars can be contaminated with germs, bacteria and pathogens. grēnlite™ UV Angel technology from GHSP is a patented system of integrated smart sensors that treats the inter... Read more

Posted on March 2020,13   // Author: Admin  

SILICONE GREASE AND IT USES

Silicone grease is useful for lubricating and preserving rubber parts, such as O-rings.

 

Additionally, silicone grease does not swell or soften the rubber, which can be a problem with hydrocarbon-based greases. It functions well as a corrosion inhibitor and lubricant for purposes that require a thicker lubricant.

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Posted on March 2020,04   // Author: Admin  

Tips to drive safe for older drivers.

Driver well being requires more than understanding street signs and transit regulations. As you get older, you'll likely notice physical changes that can make certain activities —for example, turning your head to search for approaching traffic or braking securely — all the more testing. In any case, more established drivers can stay safe out and about. Think about seven hints for more seasoned drivers. 

  1. Remain physically active

Remaining physically active improves your quality and adaptability. Thus, physical action ca... Read more

Posted on January 2020,09   // Author: Admin  

Symptoms of Slipping Transmission and Rough Gear Change.

Modern vehicles are unquestionably more entangled than we regularly give them acknowledgment for being. Indeed, even the old Model T was a genuinely confused bit of mechanical designing. Furthermore, presently with practically every vehicle having on board PCs, autos are more mind boggling than any other time in recent time. We likewise will in general underestimate our vehicles; we frequently don't consider them until something turns out badly.

When something turns out badly, on the grounds that vehicles are currently so perplexing, and in light of the fact that the greater part of us are not mechanics, it very well may be extr... Read more

Posted on December 2019,17   // Author: Admin  

Top Reasons Why Car Shakes When AC Is On

Car shaking, while AC is on, is one such dilemma that can happen anywhere and anytime. Therefore, it’s preferable to know the cause of this problem. After all, no one wants to deal with a much bigger issue, which can be fixed as soon as it has happened.

So, let’s delve deeper into the causes of why the car vibrates when the AC is on below:

1. AC Compressor
AC compressor is a smaller engine in itself and puts a lot of stress on car’s engine. When you turn on the vehicle AC, engine triggers some elements, like air control motor or idle speed, so that idle compressor can be increased by compensating w... Read more

Posted on December 2019,13   // Author: Admin  

Step by step instructions to Prepare for Holiday Travel

When you've decided the greatest day to set out on your Christmas occasion get-away, ensure that your vehicle is prepared to make the adventure. The accompanying tips will guarantee you don't go anyplace while enroute your voyage;

Ensure your vehicle is in legitimate working request by getting an oil change and having the battery, liquid levels, lights, windshield wipers, brakes, tires, belts and hoses all looked at altogether by a guaranteed technician.

Burden up the vehicle the prior night you leave for your Christmas relax and try to pack a lot of tidbits and beverages for the excursion (remember to pack an extra cell... Read more

Posted on December 2019,12   // Author: Admin