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Mechanical failures cause 10-15% of all car accidents in the US. Here we explore the Top 6 Mechanical Failures.\nRead More:

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1 tires

Tires can get overheated, under or over inflated which can result in massive accidents. Another thing to take note in the wearing of tires which will result in loss of friction and a danger especially if roads are wet and slippery.

After you repair a puncture if the mechanic fails to tighten the lug nuts properly, it might be a potential risk once the tire is loose.

2 brakes

If your brake is making any squeaking or weird sounds every time to stop, get it checked immediately. Brake linings start wearing with use so replace it at regular intervals depending on usage.

The metal used in brakes have limited service life so get it serviced regularly. If your vehicle is pulling to one side when you brake it is probably due to faulty brakes.

3 suspension

Suspension is the sink between the tires and the road. The suspension has to be stable for a proper functioning of the vehicle. The steering and suspension are inter-related, so it is important to keep in in-sink.

Steering keeps you safe and helps you avoid any obstacles on the road. Make sure you get your suspension checked at regular intervals by auto repair shop near you.

4 windshield wipers
4. Windshield wipers

If your vision is not clear you are bound to a victim of dangerous accidents. If by chance you have damaged or broken your Windshield wipers you will be exposed to snow and rain so make sure you fix it immediately.

It is one of the most important things in your vehicle and as you cannot predict the weather do not risk your life by not fixing the windshield wipers in a timely manner.

5 securing cargo
5. Securing Cargo

You might have luggage and other equipment on the roof of your vehicle which needs to be placed and kept properly if needed tie it up so that it does not fly out. It might harm any pedestrian, other vehicle or come on your bonnet creating a massive distraction and eventually accidents.

So make sure cargo is always secured fastened to avoid disastrous situations.

6 improper headlights
6. Improper headlights

Your vision has to be clear at all times while driving and to ensure that lighting plays an important role. Especially when you are driving on rugged roads post evening make sure your headlights are proper.

On a bi-weekly basis check both your headlights and tail lights ensuring maximum visibility.

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Presentation Reference:

A&G Customs Blog - 6 On-road Mechanical Failures Causing Accidents