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February 2016

  1. What are the most popular alternator failures?

    What are the most popular alternator failures?
    Alternator failures are predictably never caught in time, keeping on top of your vehicle maintenance can save you hundreds of pounds and the need to replace your alternator through neglect. Below are the latest technical statistics labelling the most popular alternator failures. 68% of all alternator failures are due to a faulty or weak battery. 15% of all alternator failures are due to poor electrical connections, fuseable links...
  2. Check if your Toyota has been recalled

    Check if your Toyota has been recalled
    There are several ways to check whether your specific vehicle is subject to any current safety recalls, we have put together the best two means of checking your Toyota is subject to a vehicle safety recall. Go to Toyota’s very own online Recall Checker and enter your vehicles registration or chassis number, they will be able to confirm straight away...
  3. Tips for servicing & maintaining your Toyota 4x4

    Tips for servicing & maintaining your Toyota 4x4
    When you purchase a vehicle you are taking on the responsibility of servicing and maintaining that vehicle, it is important to ensure your vehicle is safe to be used on-road and off-road to avoid being involved in an accident. In between services you should be checking your vehicle for anything out of the ordinary and take action upon your findings...
  4. Handy Tools & Equipment Suggestions

    Handy Tools & Equipment Suggestions
    If you are due a service and maybe thinking of tackling the job yourself, we have put together some handy tools & equipment suggestions that will make your life much easier when carrying out essential maintenance & servicing on your 4x4 at home. Minor damage and small problems are often easier to fix than you think, and having the right...
  5. Troubleshooting Different Bearing Noises

    Troubleshooting Different Bearing Noises
    When RoughTrax carried out mechanical repairs we were often brought trucks with various droaning, humming or rumbling drivetrain bearing type noises. The initial task was to determine where the noise is coming from. Here we explain how to differentiate different bearing noises and what to look out for; Wheel bearing noises A wheel bearing noise more often than not has a constant...
  6. How to be safe off-road - Top 10 Tips

    How to be safe off-road - Top 10 Tips
    Off-roading is one of the more exciting hobbies you can experience. Going off road opens your eyes to places you would not otherwise see. It also challenges you, as the terrain is far different from what you are accustomed to driving on road. Follow these very important simple rules for a safer and more enjoyable experience. Let someone know where...
  7. How often should you change your engine coolant?

    How often should you change your engine coolant?
    Antifreeze or otherwise known as coolant, is the coloured fluid (usually red, sometimes green) found in your radiator & cooling system. You should be changing your antifreeze at least every two years, it is just as important as engine oil. Antifreeze costs very little but a new engine costs considerably more; preventing freezing will reduce the possibility of a cracked radiator...

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