DID YOU KNOW? Average shows 1 vehicle burned every 2 days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Actually, there is no specific reason why a vehicle can burn whether it is involved in an accident or not but most of the common causes of car fires are identified throughout certain research.
Common causes of car fires and how to prevent it
Cause #1 : Execute the wiring modifications such as the addition of audio systems and so on.
Cause #2 : Battery cables are mounted in reverse between positive and negative.
Cause #3 : Cable assembly on the battery is messy and too tight.
Cause #4 : Connection between one cable to another is loose.
Cause #5 : The braking shift causes overheat.
Cause #6 : Short circuit due to wiring in contact with the body of the vehicle or other
ause #7 : Using batteries that do not follow your vehicle specifications.
Cause #8 : Electrical cable insulation on the fragile vehicle.
- Always check your battery condition.
- If your car is in towing, open the cord on the battery.
- Do not service your car at inefficient mechanic as most burned vehicles are newly serviced vehicles.
- If you smell something burned while driving, do not take it easy, stop your vehicle and check the engine parts.
- Prepare a fire extinguisher in your vehicle.
- Make sure the break pad is always changed to prevent it from being hard and causing overheat.
- Touch the vehicle while filling the oil, the electrostatic charge on the material can be discharged through the metal on the vehicle and avoid sparks that may cause a fire.
Do not let your journey turn into an undesirable tragedy. Protect your family.
Get your own fire extinguisher now! Make sure it is serviced and refilled to ensure it is functioning properly!