Are You Looking after the Turbo on Your Car?
22 August 2018
An increasing number of cars on the road today are fitted with a turbocharger. At one time this was considered to be a luxury or something that you would only find on a high-performance vehicle, but not any more. A manufacturer will fit this device to provide cost-effective power for a relatively small engine in keeping with industry trends. As these components are so prevalent you should understand how to look after them, as they can make a big difference in terms of performance and reliability.
Home or garage? The car repairs you can do yourself—and the ones you can't
11 June 2018
Running a car can be an expensive business. Aside from taxes and fuel, there are the unpredictable costs of repairing it when something goes wrong. These costs can be lowered by doing basic vehicle repair jobs yourself—but how do you know you're doing something within your capabilities, and when you're just taking your life in your hands?
The easiest repairs are also the most obvious ones. It is easy to replace windscreen wipers when they are leaving marks and streaks (you may not realise how important this is, but wipers that don't work properly can seriously affect visibility).
Could Sensors Be Causing Your Vehicle's Braking Problem?
24 April 2018
If you own a car that was designed and built in the last five years or so, chances are it is equipped with a very sophisticated array of electronic sensors and controls, designed to help you maintain control of the vehicle. In fact, some would argue, the computer is more in control of your car than you are in certain circumstances. Perhaps you may feel that something is amiss with your vehicle's braking system and are not sure what may be going on.
The Benefits of Auto Service Apps for Both Car Owners and Auto Service Providers
12 March 2018
Many Australians love the convenience of travelling by a personal car, but hate the hassle of performing routine maintenance on the vehicle and dealing with problems that may pop up down the road. But they don't have a choice in the matter because all vehicles require regular servicing and prompt repairs when problems arise.
Thankfully, Australian motorists don't have to work on their vehicles themselves, as there are many competent auto mechanics throughout Australia to meet all car maintenance and repair issues.