Articles about Car Maintenance

Are you willing to spend the extra penny for added safety?
Of all the modern tech that carmakers equip their products with these days, there's one that's proven to be quite useful: tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). While it's not necessarily the make-or-break feature for car buyers, it'
Things are a little different these days
It isn't just actual driving and how we get around that's drastically different these days-how we go about maintaining our vehicles has changed, too.Gone are the days when one could just drop by any reputable car repair service
Available for all Mazdas purchased brand-new from April 2020 onwards
For several years now, Mazda Philippines has been offering free three-year periodic maintenance service (PMS) packages for every purchase of a brand-new vehicle. The carmaker estimates that about 27,000 customers have enjoyed the 3-Year Free Service Plan since
It provides 150% more filtration and 170% better oil flow than standard filters
We haven't been doing much driving lately, but we're sure a lot of you out there have been tinkering with your toys a lot more than usual. And outside of those DIY projects that have kept your hands full (and
Until July 31
If you've been holding off on going all-out and splurging on a brand-new Ford Ranger Raptor out of fear of maintenance costs, now might finally be the time to pull the trigger.For the month of July, Ford Philippines
Were you able to stretch your ride’s legs the past few weeks?
A vehicle left stagnant for a long while is like a patient waking up from a coma-you can't expect it to just get up and running just like you left it inside your garage overnight.Leaving your car idle for
Sometimes, gearheads need to go shopping, too
If we had the chance to turn back the clock for a simple last-minute trip to the hardware store just right before this enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) started, we'd take it. In fact, we would savor every sweet minute as
Is UV the way to go moving forward?
When it's all said and done, COVID-19 isn't just going to change the way people travel-this pandemic is going to alter how cars are designed, built, and, yes, even how owners maintain and take care of them.In
The industry median is considerably lower
Are you good with cars? A natural grease monkey, perhaps? If your answer to either of these questions is yes, the Philippine Army is giving you a chance to serve the country and get paid relatively well doing it.In a Facebook
There’s a first time for everything
I wake up around 10am-just in time for my first-ever teleconference. It's about a week into the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine, meaning no driving out, no public transportation, and no commutes to the office.Thankfully, I have the
Because times like these force us to keep our cars locked up in the garage
Have you been driving your car enough lately? Chances are, the answer is no. With the ongoing global pandemic that is COVID-19, you're also probably stuck at home like most of us.That means if you have a daily driver
We wonder if this will work on a regular car
Tired of wiping down your car's interior out of fear the COVID-19 virus might be laying in wait for you to come into contact with it? Don't worry, you're not alone. But there has to be a more
Time to tidy up
From the top of your head, name all the parts of your car your hands come into contact with every time you drive out.You probably have a few in mind already: the steering wheel, A/C controls, and door handles. "A
All Bimmers bought brand-new in 2019 (plus some from 2018) are also covered
Part of what makes or breaks a deal when potential car buyers go out shopping is the maintenance-even if said buyer is browsing through the catalog of more luxurious brands like BMW.If you're currently on the lookout for a
In case your car needs servicing
A few days ago, Toyota Motor Philippines extended assistance to car owners affected by Taal Volcano's ashfall by offering a parts and labor cost discount. Now, Ford Philippines has followed suit.The American car manufacturer has just announced that it will
Good to know
Here's some good news for Toyota owners: If your ride was affected by last week's Taal Volcano ashfall, the Japanese car manufacturer is offering a 20% discount on select parts and labor cost.Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announced its 'special
The online secondhand-vehicle scene can be tricky to navigate
It has been many years since I last bought a brand-new vehicle. Ever since discovering the wonders of secondhand vehicle shopping (both cars and bikes) and the joys of depreciation (as in you let someone else bear the brunt of it),
Don’t underestimate the effects of highly abrasive volcanic dust and particles
I'm sure many of us have already cleaned off the thick layer of volcanic ash that has settled on our cars following the recent eruption of the Taal Volcano. You probably already know, however, that simply cleaning the vehicle's exterior
Is your car still covered in ash?
Did you wake up this morning to find your beloved ride covered in volcanic ash? Don't worry, you're not alone.The ashfall from yesterday afternoon's Taal Volcano phreatic eruption made its way to areas well outside the crater's
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