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Autoclinic with The Mechanic

When the rings fail you!

Sounds cliché when people say, “you need to be familiar with the components of your vehicle”. I must say nothing prepares you for a failed piston ring.A few years ago, a gentleman drove to the workshop in a Toyota Sienna with a 1MZ…

New year resolutions?

Hurray, we made into the new year. It is no mean feat to have crossed into a new year. Many fell in the last year. We are quite privileged to be a part of this new year.As we step into the new year 2020, it is worthy of note that…

Spark plugs

As the year comes to an end, there will be increase in vehicular activities on our roads, sometimes culminating in traffic jams. The true test of any vehicle is in its ability to withstand such stress and remain optimal in performance.…

The headrest

Headrests which are also called head restraints are one of the safety features in the automotive industry. They are attached or integrated into the top of each seat to limit the backward movement of the adult occupant’s head when there is a…

The ignition coil

The Ignition coil, popularly referred to as  “coil”, is the heart of the ignition system. Its job is to transform the battery voltage (12V) into the thousands of volts necessary to initiate the ignition on the spark plug.In other words,…

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