Articles about Car Maintenance

All you need to know about this model, plus how to keep it running strong
All you need to know about this model, plus how to keep it running strong
The Honda Civic is an interesting study in model evolution. From its student-car beginnings, it slowly shed its street-racer roots and morphed into a plush sedan for the general populace. The 9th generation of the Civic, the car that gave
This is kind of important
Grab a pen and open a notebook, because this is kind of important.If you own a car, you know its tires are a pretty big deal. It's what's keeping you and your ride firmly planted on the asphalt, whether
A good question given our tropical climate
Here we are in the midst of the summer heat! In the middle of traffic, what a godsend air-conditioning is, isn't it? But as comfortable as it is, it doesn't stay that way indefinitely and there's nothing more
Something to keep in mind during summer
Summer is upon us, which means it's a great time to hit the road and head to the beach for some sun, surf, and sand. But hold that thought. Before you park your car by the shore, there's something you
Does your car have any of these?
Yes, it's hot in the summer, but there are many ways to deal with the scorching-hot conditions during road-trip season. And sometimes, the solution to summer's headache-inducing temperatures is an affordable off-the-shelf car product or
Wait, what?
Summer's coming up and soon temperatures are going to soar. Out on the road, some engines are going to need more help than others in the area of cooling. This is especially true for aging engines, as well as engines custom-
It’s almost summer
The sun is beginning to shine a little brighter, and the sweat's beginning to pour a little faster-yep, it's almost summer. And, of course, with soaring temperatures come a number of hazards that could potentially ruin your car.But
Does your ride need the Marie Kondo treatment?
Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo wasn't what I was expecting.Prior to the Clean Queen's streaming debut, I had absolutely no idea who she was or why she was famous. As such, I pressed play assuming that Tidying
Relate?
Falling in love with a car can sometimes be as tricky as falling in love with a person-it can be both painful and exciting. There will be highs, there will be lows, and minor quirks and hiccups become magnified as you
No need to leave your garage
Tired of waking up early on a Saturday morning to have your car serviced? And are you also sick of your casa's complimentary coffee and waiting area? If so, a new online service is aiming to make car maintenance more convenient.
Tired of trips to the service center?
Balancing car ownership with work and family life isn't always a walk in the park, and a ride on the fritz is a problem that many adults don't have the time-or patience-to deal with. Imagine having to juggle
Don't try this without a mask
You know that habit of yours where you just keep putting off a long-overdue car wash? Yeah, you might want to fix that habit. If you need a little motivation, just watch this video.Note: If you're not a fan
Don't take these for granted
When it comes to driving, coming to a stop is just as important-if not more so-than getting up to speed. It doesn't matter how fast your ride can go if you're going to end up splattered
For when you're ready to give up on your old ride
This arrived in our inbox recently. Do you share the same problem?Hi Top Gear Philippines, Meron po kaming Toyota Corolla 1994 GLi na hindi na umaandar. Marami na din pong hindi gumagana na parts like busina, radio, aircon, signal lights, at
Is this an issue?
So, what's the image above you ask? Well, it's the spare tire compartment of a Honda Brio Amaze, and it was sent in by a concerned reader asking if the sealant/epoxy all over is something he should
Can you guess the rest of the top 10?
For the second year in a row, Honda is the country's leading manufacturer when it comes to after-sales customer satisfaction. This is according to the results of J.D. Power's 2018 Customer Service Index released earlier today.Honda led
Should you worry?
One of our readers, Marc M., sent in this question about a losing a remote/transponder key:"What do I do if my key is stolen (transponder/wireless key) and I'm away from civilization?"Marc, I sure hope this is a
Good move!
The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has taken another step toward modernization with the signing of Department Order 2018-19.What is it? The order authorizes the establishment of private motor vehicle testing centers across the country. The document was signed earlier
The volume always needs to be 'just right'
Every motorist has routines or presets they would prefer to follow to the dot. Sometimes, they're biggies like being religious when it comes to their car's preventive maintenance schedule. In other instances they're negligible, like that
Don't overlook these vital parts
A wheel bearing is a vital component of every car. It's a good thing you will know right away when it needs to be replaced. The sound sound alone will be enough to make you worry. A bearing failure can lead
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