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Some New Year’s Resolutions for your Car

  • 30 December, 2019 01PM

A great new year’s resolution is to resolve to take better care of your cars this year. You might think that we’re suggesting that just because we’re car mechanics and car servicing is our bread and butter. That would be more than just a little bit cynical. Cars that are properly serviced and maintained are […]

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Know These Common Brake Warning Signs and Here’s What to do

  • 30 November, 2019 02AM

If you’ve ever set out to purchase a car for superficial reasons then you’re not alone. You might have been attracted to a slick look in a European make and model because you think it will suit your image or status. Maybe you liked the idea of size and power because you thought it would […]

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What is that fluid leaking from my car?

  • 30 October, 2019 05AM

Leaks from your engine are difficult to spot because it’s often not until you have an empty car space that you manage to see them. Not only that, it’s a challenge to know exactly where the leak came from. Water, oil, transmission fluid, coolant, gear and power steering fluids have different colours and smells and […]

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Running in Diesel Engine? Check out These Diesel Car Maintenance Tips

  • 09 September, 2019 06AM

Running in Diesel Engine? Check out These Diesel Car Maintenance Tips There’s not a huge difference between the maintenance on a diesel vehicle and the maintenance on any other type of vehicle. The main difference is the purpose behind a diesel vehicle. Diesels, for cost and efficiency reasons, are often commercial vehicles so failure to […]

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How to Improve Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

  • 31 August, 2019 02AM

Can you improve Fuel Efficiency? The answer is “Yes”; you can improve your car’s fuel efficiency. Changes in your car’s fuel efficiency are not always detectable to the driver or owner of the vehicle, and tips to reduce the use of fuel are not necessarily the information passed down to you when your driving instructor […]

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Tips for Maintaining Your 4WD Vehicle

  • 31 July, 2019 12AM

A 4 wheel drive (4WD) can get you places other vehicles can’t. Even if you don’t want to go off road and climb rocks or drive through creeks, a 4WD gives you the confidence to get that little bit closer to the coast; to take that dirt road that you may otherwise balk at, and […]

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Your Rego Need to Know Guide

  • 30 June, 2019 02AM

What is a BLUE Slip? A Blue Slip is one of the key elements of vehicle registration in NSW. The need for a roadworthy certificate makes up a key element of your annual car rego cost. Completing the registration process can still leave even the most organised commuter, disoriented.  We have put together the why, […]

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Understanding what those noises coming from your car mean?

  • 30 May, 2019 11AM

Hearing a strange noise coming from some part of your car can be disconcerting, especially if you are far from home and it’s late at night. If you’re not a mechanic or a car enthusiast, those strange noises have an ominous resonance that can send you into a state of panic. Worse still, they appear […]

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Tips on Reducing Your Fuel Consumption

  • 25 April, 2019 02AM

Fluctuating fuel prices baffle everybody, even the experts whose job it is to find a correlation between the price of oil at the source and what we end up paying for petrol at the bowser. If you have a car then it is going to be your driving habits that provide good fuel efficiency and […]

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Extend Your Car’s Battery Life

  • 27 March, 2019 02AM

There are few things that are as frustrating as a flat battery. It’s a rite of passage for drivers; at some stage we’ve all experienced it. The really annoying thing about a flat battery, when it occurs, is that there’s no warning signs and to make it worse, it always seems to happen when you’re […]

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