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Your car’s belts and hoses are important to your vehicle. The belts transmit power from the engine to other accessories like the air conditioner, fans, and charging systems. They also allow your engine to run smoothly, allowing power to be dispersed well throughout your vehicle. Hoses, on the other hand, …

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Handicap parking spaces are designed to provide the disabled with the utmost convenience. They’re made to be wide so that disabled folks–especially those on wheelchairs and other mobility aids–can alight and board from their cars with ease. They’re also strategically placed near mall entrances, so you can imagine the temptation …

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They say we need at least seven glasses of water each day, but leaving your water bottle inside the car can do more than quench your thirst–it can also start a fire. While this could prove handy when you need to survive in the wilderness, leaving your water bottle can …

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Car tints are cool. But don’t take our word for it–just ask millions of satisfied car owners who took that “leap.” Adding window tints offer great benefits, like a cooler interior temperature, classier appearance, glare (and light) reduction, and sun protection. What’s more, they make your car safer during an …

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When it comes to car-buying negotiations, the car salesperson has you at a disadvantage. Day in and day out, these people deal with customers just like you. Meanwhile, you only ever talk to them on the rare occasion that you decide to buy a car. This can be a major …

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ac air conditioner

It’s easy for air-conditioning problems to catch you by surprise. Sometimes, you’ll notice wet spots on your floor mats and wonder where it’s coming from. Unless you have spill-prone passengers, the culprit may already be your car air-conditioner. Whether or not you should be worried depends on the amount and …

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If you’ve ever seen the phrase ‘lane departure warning,’ ‘lane keep assist,’ or ‘lane centering assist’ in your car shopping efforts, you probably asked yourself what it actually does. Wonder no more, because CARMUDI is here to enlighten you on this nifty safety technology. Learn more about it below. What …

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We often see them in car brochures: chrome mags, alloy wheels, or steel rims. Yes, they’re all metals, and they look quite the same when viewed from afar. However, look closer, and you’ll see that the chrome’s shinier, the alloy ones are lighter, and steel wheels are heavier.  And it …

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Think your keyless fobs are secure? No they’re not. Actually, it only takes ten seconds to steal a keyless car using simple, everyday gadgets that can be bought for less than PHP1,000. What thieves do is use a signal amplifier to clone your key fob’s radio signals, and send it to a …

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Toyota Supra

So you finally bought that dream audio system you’ve been saving for months now. And while it’s great to have nice sounds to accompany you while driving, the experience wouldn’t really be worth it if they’re drowned out by noises outside your vehicle. Fortunately, a good way to eliminate much …

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The convenience that motorcycles provide is negated by the fact that they are more prone to accidents. From January to August 2018, the National Capital Region saw 14,707 motorcycle accidents, with 124 resulting in deaths. That’s almost five times more than bicycle fatalities in a given year. Unarguably, it is …

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MOMO Tires

Heat causes a lot of problems in your car. You may already know the common parts that can suffer extreme heat in your vehicle, such as your radiator, cylinder head, pistons, and exhaust inlets and outlets. But did you know that overheating can happen to your brakes as well? Your …

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Yes, car stickers–they’re a nasty bunch. Not only do they stick out like ugly patches on your car’s glass windows, but not all of them are easy to get rid of. The good news is there are easy ways to remove them without sacrificing your fingers (or hands). Here are …

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Does your vehicle have halogen headlights? And do you usually drive at night? If you need excellent visibility without blinding motorists on the road, then perhaps you might want to “retrofit” your lights with HID. HID, or High Intensity Discharge retrofits allow you to install “or retrofit” HID projectors inside …

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Grab Driver

Depending on who you ask, being a ridesharing driver is a lucrative business. You’ve probably heard some drivers say they earn upwards of PHP10,000 a week. I’ve actually encountered one who said he can pocket PHP60,000 per week cleanly. Although the claim sounds dubious, there’s no denying that driving for …

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