This site is prepared as a mini education, without going into technical characteristics or technical names of all mechanisms on the vehicle. We will not burden you with the work processes of all mechanisms on the vehicle. With the help of this site you will be able to identify some of the most basic failures and repairs. on the vehicle.
Recommendation, do not go to various forums if you have a problem with the vehicle, on the forums are mostly people who are informed via the Internet or are told, say. Go to qualified masters in a registered service to have a warranty for the work. on respect for consumers, so that you have someone to turn to after the repair and exercise your rights, consumer rights.
We are constantly in a hurry somewhere, only a little more is always said about refueling the tank. Then a mishap happens, when the vehicle is most needed, the fuel runs out. In addition to the inconvenience of having to remove the vehicle from the road and leaving children in the vehicle until you bring a bucket of gasoline to keep moving, you have done another problem.
Before starting with the vehicle, check the operation of the light signaling as well as the correctness of the headlights. The last thing you need is for the police to stop you because one of the light bulbs has burned out.
Changing engine oil is an important part of basic car care. Check motor oil on the dipstick to know if you need to add oil to your engine.
While under the hood, it is a good idea to check other important lubricants and fluids so that your car can work properly.
When it comes to fluids, it is also important to check and, if necessary, top up the windshield fluid (driver windshield).
The spark plugs need to be replaced between 15,000 and 20,000 kilometers. One of the indicators of spark plug malfunction or wear is difficult ignition, restless or intermittent engine operation.
In the event that the oil lamp on the control panel (instrument panel) illuminates while driving, stop the vehicle immediately in a safe place and switch off the engine, this lamp indicates that there is not enough oil in the engine, a malfunction can cause great damage to the engine.
The V-belt drives the alternator and the water pump. If it is not tightened to a certain extent or is worn - this will affect the drive of the alternator, which will then charge the battery less with electricity. If you drive at night, you may run out of battery power.
The gear set as well as the belt change depending on the vehicle, the replacement period is 90,000 or 120,000 kilometers traveled since the installation of the factory part. Its cracking or slipping usually causes severe mechanical damage to the engine, the so-called engine failure. The toothed belt does not require special maintenance, it is important to check at every service that it is not loose or that it is greasy.