The best way to keep your new car running like new is to take good care of it and ensure it's always properly maintained right from the moment you drive it off the dealer's lot. The more vigilant you are about taking care of your new car, the longer its overall life and the fewer repair bills you might face down the road. To ensure your new car is always in its best condition and to ensure you always have a safe and comfortable ride, note a few important maintenance tasks you don't want to overlook, beyond just getting the oil changed!
15 January 2018
Going out camping with your very own caravan in tow is a great way to experience the beauty of nature in various holiday parks and camping destinations across Australia. However, it is important for you as a caravan owner to keep in mind that your caravan can break down just like your tow vehicle. Though preventative maintenance won't prevent every problem that may arise out of normal use of your caravan, it is a great way to minimise repair issues.
20 December 2017
When you buy a new car, as well as some used models, you will usually receive a logbook. This book is meant to keep you organized and on track when it comes to regular maintenance of the vehicle. It will include reminders of what needs servicing and when, and then spaces for you to record when the work was done, by whom, and so on. If you've never had a logbook with a vehicle before, note a few questions you might have about logbook servicing.
27 October 2017
It would be difficult to imagine automobile servicing today without the use of hydraulic equipment. These systems have made it easier for vehicles to be raised, moved and adjusted so that proper maintenance can be carried out on them. Hydraulic equipment refers to the range of equipment that is used to maneuver vehicles while they are being serviced. Cylinders, jacks, pumps, power packs and automated vehicle hoists all fall under hydraulic equipment used in vehicle maintenance.
26 September 2017
When you own a high-quality caravan, it should stay in good repair for many years, even if you take it to rustic and rough campgrounds or enjoy using it on a regular basis. However, many caravan owners make some simple mistakes when it comes to the use of their caravan, and these mistakes can cause damage or hasten the need for repairs to the van. Note a few of those mistakes here so you can avoid them yourself, and always keep your caravan in good repair.
11 July 2017
If you're moving from one home to another or need to transport some business equipment, you can typically rent a pickup or cargo truck as easily as you rent a car. However, because rental trucks are often used for heavy-duty hauling and for moving items, and not just for transportation, you want to ensure you know everything involved in their rental. Note a few questions to ask when renting a truck, so you don't overlook anything and are sure to get one that fits your needs.
11 July 2017
The differential is a very important part of your car because roads are not straight. When your car turns a corner, the differential allows the wheel on the outside of the curve to go faster than the one on the inside of the curve without skidding. If it gets faulty, you have no choice but to have it repaired if you want to keep driving your car. Diagnosis Diagnosing what is wrong with your differential is something a mechanic can do; however, if you notice any of the following, there could be a problem with your differential.
16 May 2017
You may have been noticing something rather strange about your car when driving to work over the past few days. You think it's something electrical, but you can't put your finger on it. Now, you're not able to start it at all, which is especially frustrating as you're on your way to an important meeting. What should you look for to try to put your finger on the problem? What Could Be Wrong?
4 May 2017
As every car owner knows, when you need your vehicle repaired or serviced, finding a reliable and qualified mechanic can make all the difference. If you are currently on the lookout for a new auto mechanic, read on. Below is a guide to 3 signs that an auto repair mechanic will offer a reliable and good service. Busy Repair Shop When visiting an auto repair garage for the first time, you should make a note of how busy the place is.
24 February 2017
One of the vital components of your vehicle is the alternator. This is because it is tasked with converting energy from the vehicle's crankshaft into energy that will be used to power the various electrical components in your vehicle. In addition to this, the alternator is also tasked with ensuring your vehicle's battery is able to recharge. When the alternator starts to malfunction, it will result in a domino effect that affects different components of your vehicle and could even lead to your vehicle not working at all.
24 February 2017