When it comes to trailers, safety should always come first. That’s why maintaining your trailer brakes is of utmost importance. Brake failure can cause serious accidents that can harm not only you but also other drivers on the road. This piece will discuss why brake repairs are so important for trailers. Safety First As mentioned above, safety should always be the top priority. Faulty brakes can lead to serious accidents, and unfortunately, it's not uncommon for accidents to happen because of brake failure.
19 October 2023
Taking care of your car involves understanding how different parts work and knowing when to replace them. One of the most important but often overlooked parts of your vehicle is the differential. This component transfers usable power from the engine to the wheels of your vehicle, allowing for smooth turns and acceleration. However, like any other part of your car, the differential can break down over time. So, what are some common causes of car differential failure, and how can you prevent it?
13 June 2023
A truck's air suspension system can be very reliable and efficient, providing a smooth ride, increased stability, and improved overall performance. However, if something goes wrong with this system, it can cause major headaches for any truck owner. So, what are some of the most common issues that may arise in this area? Leaking Airbags One of the most common issues with an air suspension system is a leak in one or more of the airbags.
10 March 2023
When it's time for a logbook service, and you already have a busy schedule, you may wonder whether you should skip the visit or consider rescheduling later. Many people are in your situation these days as they don't have enough spare capacity, and as the vehicle appears to be working "perfectly fine," it's not a priority. However, if you make a habit of such decisions, you may run into trouble in the future when it's time to look for another vehicle.
22 December 2022
Inside the automatic transmission fitted to your car or truck is a very special component known as a "torque converter." It's a crucial part that helps to convert the power provided by the engine into the appropriate gear according to the driving conditions. While this component is well-engineered and meant to last, it will need a certain amount of service to avoid potential problems. And to carry out this work, you will need special tools to go much further than a traditional oil change.
16 September 2022
When a particular component on your car does not work as expected, you may automatically jump to conclusions and assume the component itself is faulty. Yet other potential culprits could be involved, and you may want to check those before spending your hard-earned cash on a more expensive replacement. Where should you focus your attention instead? Protecting The Circuitry The electrical circuitry fitted to your car is dense but generally broken down into high and low-voltage sections.
13 June 2022
Did you know that 92.5% of Australian households have a car? The rate is high and shows that a vehicle is a necessity in the average Australian's busy life. However, while public means of transportation are affordable, they score poorly in convenience. It is good news for auto repair shops because it means one thing: increased business. The reason is that a motorist's car is only as good as its condition.
4 April 2022
Car batteries have a service period beyond which they can no longer perform optimally. For most brands, the service period falls between 3-5 years. Thus, replacing an aging car battery is advisable, especially when you start noticing performance issues. The reason is that timely replacements can save you the agony that comes with a dead battery. That said, car battery replacement can only be successful if carried out correctly. It means you must avoid certain battery replacements mistakes, as highlighted in this post.
11 February 2022
Whether it is a minor fender bender or a serious accident, panel beaters help restore a car to its pristine condition. Looking for a reputable panel beater is crucial since the quality of work largely depends on their skills. In most cases, a client should ask a panel beater certain questions to establish the expected quality of services. However, a professional panel beater should also ask customers specific questions before commencing repair work.
2 December 2021
The gearbox is one of the most important mechanical components of your truck. Its job is to change the torque output of the engine by increasing or decreasing speed. It also provides a means of reversing the vehicle and keeping it in a permanent position of neutral. Given the important purposes that the gearbox serves, you should investigate any early signs of gearbox trouble so you can take corrective action before gearbox failure occurs.
12 October 2021