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Causes of Stuck Car Power Window

Causes of Stuck Car Power Window

The power window jam is sure to make you all irritated. Therefore, Otoklix has summarized how to fix a stuck car power window.

Power window is a feature on the car that serves to raise and lower the windshield with the help of a button. With this feature, you can raise and lower the windshield easily and practically.

However, this one feature can experience problems. One of them is when your car’s power window is jammed.

There are several things that cause the power on the window to suddenly jam. Here’s why your car’s power window is stuck.

Drive Motor Is Worn

Currently the car uses electric power, must use an electric motor as the main driver. Like other electric motors, this electric motor can also be damaged.

Brush or also known as brush motor is a part that is often damaged. The function of the brush is to … Read more

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Features on Rarely Used Cars

Features on Rarely Used Cars

Improving Driver Safety using ADAS – Components and Features

Every manufacturer of a product will definitely try to make the product as perfect as possible so that consumers are interested in buying. For example the best car oil that is equipped with various special formulas to make the engine more durable and comfortable to drive. This also applies to car manufacturers who continue to strive to equip their production cars with various additional features, both to improve driving safety and to cool cars. Unfortunately, some of these features turn out to be useless features because they are not utilized by vehicle owners, including:

1.      Cruise control

This feature will make the driver free from stepping on the gas pedal because after you make the settings, the vehicle will go stably at that speed. This feature is usually used when driving on freeway or toll roads where you can drive in high speed. Unfortunately this cool feature is rarely … Read more

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Auto Repair Basics: How To Hire A Mechanic

Auto Repair Basics: How To Hire A Mechanic

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When most people think of auto repair, they imagine a shady mechanic looking at their vehicles and charging extra for parts and repairs. This is only one of the possible experiences one can have with auto repair. The included advice will show you how to get good auto repair from a mechanic.

Checking and repairing the air conditioning in your car is quite complex

If you need to have it checked or fixed, find a mechanic with an air conditioning certification. The gas used for air conditioning is potentially dangerous and this system is a lot more complex than the other parts in your vehicle.

Pay attention to the gauges and trouble lights on your cars dash. Learn to recognize the warning signs of a car that is overheating, low on oil or not charging the battery. Knowing which of these indicators need immediate attention can prevent damage to your … Read more

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Helpful Tips For Your Car Buying Needs

Helpful Tips For Your Car Buying Needs

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Purchasing a car is an incredibly intimidating affair, especially for the uninformed. If you are struggling with getting the right car, this article can help you to reduce the price. By paying a fair amount, you will feel happier and more relaxed about your purchase. Good luck with your car purchase!

Before going to a dealership, know what kind of vehicle you want.

Research all of you options prior to shopping so you can figure out what works best for your budget and family needs. Also, try to lock in a price range that you are willing to spend.

Speak with your loved ones to see if they’ve heard anything good. Looking back on their experiences, do they feel they did the right thing? Are they regretting their vehicle purchase? Do they know something you do not know about a particular car? If you are considering a vehicle purchase, this … Read more

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When It Comes To Buying A Car, These Tips Are Ideal

When It Comes To Buying A Car, These Tips Are Ideal

There is no denying the fact that purchasing a car can be a nerve-wracking, stress-filled experience. Before you make a decision and spend a great amount of money on a vehicle, it pays to acquire a bit of knowledge on the subject. Keep the tips that follow close at hand, and you will have what it takes to make an optimal decision.

Never, ever skip the test drive when you are car shopping.

You have to get behind the wheel of that car and see how it feels before committing to a buying it. Make sure you try a variety of driving conditions, including surface streets and interstate driving. Do not forget to try pulling it into a parking space in a shopping center.

When buying a used car, a great way to tell if the car has been in an accident is to look into the door frames. Usually … Read more

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Tips To Help You Find The Right Car

Tips To Help You Find The Right Car

You need to buy a car. Do you know how to avoid the mistakes many car buyers make? This article can help you find out some valuable information for anyone who is planning to buy a car.

Check into vehicles online before going to the lot.

You should only visit a dealership after you have made the determination regarding the vehicle you intend to purchase. You should do a little Internet research first to see what brand might work for you, the safety records and other information that a dealer will not discuss.

If a dealer does not want to allow this, look somewhere else.

If you are getting your car from an individual, get a mechanic you know to look at it first. If the owner balks at this, this is cause for real concern. The car you are looking at might need some new parts or might even … Read more

Superb Article About Auto Repair That Will Really Educate You

Superb Article About Auto Repair That Will Really Educate You

Dealing with auto repairs isn’t easy, but it can much easier with the tips and advice you’re about to read. No one wants to find out that their car needs work done. However, it doesn’t have to break your bank or make you want to rip your hair out in the moment.

Make sure you get quality parts to fix your car. You can usually get better prices if you get used parts from a junk yard but there is no way of knowing how long these parts will last. Do not hesitate to spend more on brand new parts that come with a guarantee.

Read your owner’s manual thoroughly if you want to save money on auto repair. In this manual, you can find a lot of tips and tricks that can get your car back into gear and save you a trip to the mechanic. Fixing issues on … Read more

This week in news: January 2-6 2023

This week in news: January 2-6 2023

Happy new year!

We publish a ton of car news stories during the working week (70-odd as a rule), and it can be tough to keep up with everything – which is the rationale behind this weekend list.

In short, here are some key articles from our news desk since Monday of this week summarised, just in case you missed them at the time.


Results are in!

New vehicle sales grew 3.0 per cent in 2022 despite widely publicised supply issues, finishing up at around 1.08 million units for the calendar year.

Annual sales data (VFACTS) shows that 1,081,429 new cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles were delivered in 2022, making it the best result since 2018 when 1,153,111 vehicles were sold.

Industry-wide sales for December 2022 jumped 12.1 per cent, giving the market some momentum heading into the new calendar year.

MORE: Australia’s new car sales results for 2022


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Tesla cuts Model 3 and Model Y prices in Australia

Tesla cuts Model 3 and Model Y prices in Australia

Tesla has cut the pricing of its entire range of electric vehicles by up to $3400.

Pricing for the Model 3 sedan has fallen between $1600 and $3100, depending on the variant, with the range now starting at $63,900 before on-road costs for the RWD and extending to $89,900 before on-roads and Luxury Car Tax for the Performance.

Pricing for the Model Y SUV on the other hand has dropped between $1800 and $3400, depending on the variant, with the range now starting at $68,900 before on-road costs for the RWD and extending to $94,900 before on-roads and LCT for the Performance.

This comes around six months after Tesla last increased the asking pricing of the Model 3 and Model Y.

There are also a number of options that have had their prices slashed, including:

  • Red multi-coat paint: $2400 (-$500)
  • Model 3 19-inch Sport wheels: $1800
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The Best Advice About Repairing Your Car

The Best Advice About Repairing Your Car

You can feel an instant jolt and a loss of power when you’re stripped of your automobile. After all, it’s how you get to work and everywhere else you want to go. What are you going to do? You shouldn’t worry, and instead you should use the following information to help you along the way when making decisions regarding auto repairs.

If you hear a squealing sound when you step on your brakes, it is likely that you need new brake pads or rotors. Do not wait to have a mechanic check your brakes. There will be more damage to pay for and it is also dangerous to drive your car if your brakes are not functioning properly.

Checking and repairing the air conditioning in your car is quite complex. If you need to have it checked or fixed, find a mechanic with an air conditioning certification. The gas used … Read more

BYD reveals luxury electric SUV brand

BYD reveals luxury electric SUV brand

BYD’s promised premium sub-brand has launched its first vehicle, the Yangwang U8, a rugged-looking SUV in the mould of the Land Rover Defender – but with four electric motors.

Reports from the launch in China today show an upright design with a blingy grille, headlights rather like a Nissan Patrol, squared-off wheel arches with sheet metal blistering, aerodynamic flush door handles, and a chunky D-pillar ahead of the tailgate-mounted spare wheel.

But rather than being mechanically like a Defender it’s more akin to the upcoming all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQG, though at a reported 5300mm it’s longer even than a GLS.

The new Yangwang U8 will reportedly use an in-house four-motor EV system, using four (IP68 sealed) electric motors to drive each wheel directly and a central control unit.

Such a system theoretically gives you much quicker and more precise torque allocation, and even the ability to pull off a 360-degree

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