ARTICLES RELATING TO MECHANIC
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5 ways to keep your mechanic from judging you

Changing your oil, keeping your ride clean... Here's how to do your part when it comes to car maintenance.

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Roll with it: Gazans create own limo from five different cars

2017-04-24 08:56

A Gazan firm has found a way to add style to weddings in the Palestinian enclave despite being unable to import a limousine: make one with parts from five cars.

Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts

2017-02-20 10:44

Yet another vehicle recall as been announced, as Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some cars for loose driveshaft bolts.

Car won't start in SA? 5 things you should check

2016-11-18 08:49

Stuck far from home with a car that won’t start? Is your mechanical knowledge lacking? Here are five things you should check to help you resume your road trip.

WATCH: Tow-truck driver takes pricey Nissan GT-R for a spin

2016-10-28 07:36

A tow-truck driver found a Nissan GT-R just too tempting and decided to give it a spin. The driver was unaware that the sports car recorded the entire trip...

Mechanic woes: Car parts switching a reality in SA

2016-10-12 07:00

'There have been instances where workers have stolen or exchanged parts in workshops,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Have you been a victim of car-part switching?

 

Will skipping gears in a manual gearbox mess up your car?

2017-08-22 13:37

'Ultimately, manual transmissions are designed with flexibility in mind. Inherently they allow for choosing any gear at any time, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should.'

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Explained: How a car transmits power to the road

Getting power from your car's engine to the wheels requires an intricate system of shafts with special joints. Here's how it works...

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Right to Repair: Probe into SA car workshop industry

2017-02-13 13:51

The SA Motor Industry Workshop Association welcomes the Competition Commission’s probe into exclusionary conduct in the local car repair industry.

Back in time with Chev, Ranger topples Hilux... 10 top SA motoring stories

2016-11-04 09:02

With another week drawing to a close, we look at the best South African stories that made the headlines this week.

'This is daylight robbery!' readers share their SA mechanic stories

2016-10-19 06:55

Cars catching fire, tyres swapped for older ones... Wheels24 readers share their SA mechanic stories. More than 7000 said they 'do not trust workshops'.

5 questions you should be asking your mechanic

2016-09-15 07:24

Car issues, expensive repairs and ‘those mechanics that ripped me off’ are hot conversation-starters for vehicle. Here are 5 questions you should ask your mechanic.

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