Home » Archive

Articles in the Car Maintenance Category

advertisements

Car Maintenance, MINI, Mini Cooper »

Replacing Rear Shock Absorber Bushes on a Mini Cooper R50

Worn rear shock absorber bushes is a very common problem on a Mini Cooper R50, Mini Convertible R52, Mini Cooper S R53 (2004 – 2006), and MINI Cooper R56 (2006 – 2013). The car sent to our workshop is having some irritating sound from the rear wheel. Our mechanic jack the car up and find out both the rear shock absorber bushes has worn out seriously. As you can see from the image here, there is almost nothing left!

To remove the rear shock absorber on a Mini Cooper, you will …

BMW, Car Maintenance, MINI »

Mini Cooper Maintenance Cost at 100,000km (62,000miles)

At 104,224 km (64,761 miles), a Mini Cooper R50 was sent to our workshop for some basic repairs. The lady owner complains about loud sound coming from the front wheel and “kok kok” sound coming from the “rear”. She doesn’t know about car at all so our mechanic brought the car out for a test drive. After a test drive, we realize one side of the front wheel bearing has worn out. The sound from the rear wheel is because of worn shock absorber bushings. It sounds like a serious …

Car Maintenance, Car Problems, Honda »

Honda Civic Air Conditioning Problems, Symptoms and Solutions

I am writing this article to share the experience I had with my 2006 Honda Civic air conditioning problems. I sorted the root problem based on every symptoms the car gives and hunt for the best solutions. Honda Civic owners who face different kind of air conditioning problems should go through this article. I strongly believe that this article could save you hundreds of unwanted repair cost from untruthful dealers or mechanic.
Last week, I was driving my Honda Civic from Northern Thailand to Southern Thailand, out of sudden, the car …

Car Maintenance, Muscle Cars »

Best Muscle Car Tires

Own a ‘60s or ‘70s muscle car and wondering what are the best muscle car tires? Try the top 10 best muscle car tires list here. The tires in the list here are voted by muscle car and hot rod owners from around the world. Whether you are looking for the best performance tire or hot rod tires, this top 10 list will definitely guide you to find the best muscle car tires that suit your needs.
Popular Car Tire Sizes for Muscle Car
Since the first muscle car built, 15 inches …

Car Maintenance, Honda »

Honda Accord Maintenance Schedule

The Honda Accord Maintenance Schedule tells every Accord owner when they should send their car to Honda Service Center and what are the parts need to be replaced. The Maintenance Schedule is part of the Honda Accord Owners Manual. In fact, it is very important in order for every Honda Accord owner to keep the car performs at its best. Just in case you have lost your Honda Accord Maintenance Schedule or Owners Manual, you can download it here for free. The Maintenance Schedule available here is suitable for 2015 …

Car Maintenance, MINI »

MINI Car Maintenance: Ten things you need to know

Owning a MINI Cooper is definitely an enjoyment as long as you follow the basic car maintenance schedule. Otherwise, something may go wrong and the cost to repair a MINI could be sky high. Many MINI owners’ pocket often get burned especially those did not follow the correct car maintenance and car care. Let’s see ten things you need to know about MINI car maintenance and car care. Drive better and drive longer!