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What are Automatic Gears?

13 November 2015, 11:00

What are Automatic Gears?

Even though they are a lot rarer in the UK than in other countries, there are still a number of vehicles that use automatic gears rather than the more popular manual version.

However, it is perhaps fair to say that not everybody actually understands what is meant by the term and are just aware that it means you do not have to do the gear changing, but is that all that it means?

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What are The Shock Absorbers?

09 November 2015, 15:38

What are Shock Absorbers?

Shock absorbers are an essential part of the entire suspension system of a vehicle and without them you would have a horrible ride and also encounter a greater number of mechanical issues.

If we break them down to the absolute basic explanation, then they are hydraulic devices that work to both control and alleviate the impact caused by the movement of both the springs and suspension of the vehicle.

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What is a Head Gasket and What Does it Do?

27 July 2015, 14:46
What is a Head Gasket and What Does it Do? Modern vehicles are commonly manufactured with an engine block and a cylinder head bolted on top, which makes a head gasket a critical seal. This important component is situated between the engine block and cylinder head. It is a machined casting for an internal combustion engine, designed with cylindrical bored holes for hosting the pistons. A head gasket performs the task of a seal between the engine block and cylinder head.

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