Driving a Continental car like a BMW, Mercedes or Audi is great. Costs of an AGM car battery, however… Not so great. But did you know that modern luxury cars require an AGM car battery and not the regular one? Does it really have to be that way? Well, it turns out, you can get a replacement Varta AGM car battery at a fraction of the price official service centres are selling… …that saves you at least RM600 for that same peace of mind. And here, you will learn what anSEE DETAILS
You get into your car and start it just like any other day, everything seems fine. But there is an unfamiliar icon flashing on the dashboard, then you think to yourself “What sorcery is this?”. It’s just one of the many ways your car is built to communicate with you, in this case it’s a form of a warning light. You might have a wild imagination of what the symbols mean, but who am I to judge? 😛 But here is a list to explain what each of them meansSEE DETAILS
If you know Amaron car batteries, you should check out Amara Raja’s new range of battery, Powerzone Car Battery. PowerZone batteries inherit the credibility, technological superiority and high standards of customer satisfaction owing to its lineage of brand Amaron which is perfect for the Malaysian climate.Now available at CARPUT to offer you even better options of reliable brands of batteries.The new PowerZone batteries offer better performance with higher power output, higher reserve power capacity and higher CCA (Cold Cranking Ampere), thereby, enabling optimum power delivery at low temperatures. The new rangeSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-h...
I founded CARPUT Roadside Assistance after having a horrible experience changing a car battery (by a very reputable roadside assistance company), back when I returned to Malaysia in 2013. I was given empty promises on their arrival and waited for 2.5 hours before a technician arrived. When he finally got my car started up, I was grossly overcharged for a car battery for my mother’s Proton Satria. This was a vast difference from the transparency, customer service and reliability that I have experienced when working abroad. The automotive services sectorSEE DETAILS
The first thing you should know is that a car battery’s lifespan is fixed and there’s nothing you can do to extend it beyond that. But, there are things drivers often do that cause the battery to die early. Learn how to care for your battery and be rewarded with a long battery life.1. Limit short ridesShorts distance trips prevent your car’s battery from a full charge cycle. Over the long run, this will reduce the charge capacity of the battery and its lifespan. Instead, go for a long distanceSEE DETAILS
It is important to understand your car battery at the very least the common warning signs of a dying battery. Just keep your eyes open for these symptoms.1. Can’t remember your last replacement? Car batteries are the unsung heroes of the car. We never remember to check, service or clean them although it works hard starting our engines every morning. Car batteries, like any other car part have a lifespan. A good rule of thumb to determine the lifespan of your car battery is 1.5x to 2x of the manufacturer’s warranty.SEE DETAILS
We all spend our days driving over speed bumps and probably lost count when we get to our destination. Even though they are meant for safety purposes to slow down traffic in selected areas, some can be quite nerve-wracking. Here, we list some of the typical speed bumps you’ll find on Malaysia roads and how each bump ranks in annoyance level.1) The Bumple BeeAnnoyance level: ⊗⊗ Usually found around residential areas and less busy roads. Due to its wide and thick design, driving through it doesn’t cause much discomfort at a slower speedSEE DETAILS
The year-end holiday seasons is probably the period of the year we all look forward to. While you are clearing off your remaining annual leaves, here’s a list to prepare your car for the journey. We have to admit that the biggest concern of any road trip to a destination far from home is a potential car breakdown and that could really ruin the vacation. Like everything else, it’s good to start early. Do these simple checks and reduce your chances of trouble on the road. Here’s to wishing you theSEE DETAILS
The new Perodua Myvi sure looks tempting but believe it or not, some of us will still be visiting the used-car dealer nearby to own a good old second-hand car. Moreover, recent flood incidents on certain parts of Malaysia will affect the industry. It simply means that flood-damaged cars will soon end up in used-car dealerships. Afraid not, this is how to tell if the car you are interested in buying is damaged.1. Is the car from another state?Chances are flood-damaged cars will be transported away from flood zones to areas aren’t affected bySEE DETAILS
A visit to the car workshop can often burn a hole in our pockets. We can at least save some money if we are well-informed about the general pricing of car maintenance. Here’s an infographic to give a rough idea of how much it should cost you to service your car.Share this with your friends if you think they are likely to be the victim of a dishonest workshop!