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
Owning a car is not merely about having a vehicle to take you from one point to another. As a motorist, you are also responsible for ensuring that you are keeping yourself, your passengers and other road users safe each time you are on the road. Thus, on top of ensuring that you drive safely all the time, you should also make sure that your car is in optimum condition. So does this mean that you are free of these responsibilities when you choose to sell your vehicle?
15 July 2021
Automatic transmission is one of the essential components that your vehicle depends on for proper functionality. Therefore, it needs proper care and maintenance to enhance its operation and longevity. Most transmission problems worsen within a short time, affecting other components in the process. Depending on the severity of the issue, your mechanic might have to replace the entire automatic transmission system, which might take more time and resources. Therefore, it is advisable to keep your eyes and ears open when driving to detect any issues requiring immediate professional mechanical services.
17 June 2021
Are you tempted to buy an aftermarket body kit so that you can improve the general look of your car? Many are tempted to do so as, to be honest, it can be difficult to distinguish one car from another in terms of modern design etiquette. What do you need to consider before you spend your hard-earned cash, and, once you have made your purchase, should you attempt to fit the kit yourself?
20 April 2021