When you drive a car fitted with an automatic transmission, you may thank the person who originally invented this device. While this is attributed to several different people depending on your source of information, there's no doubt that this invention revolutionised transport. Yet while such a transmission can be very efficient and reliable, you may also need to give it a helping hand if you are to avoid longer-term problems in the future.
15 November 2022
Manufacturers recommend logbook servicing once you purchase a new vehicle. However, some car owners opt to disregard the conditions of the logbook servicing schedule in favour of unprofessional or DIY car servicing. It is especially so since they presume their vehicles are in excellent condition. Several months down the line, their cars develop chronic issues that cost a fortune to repair. If you have second thoughts about logbook servicing, below are several compelling to follow the schedule.
16 August 2022
If you drive a manually operated vehicle, you know that you need to coordinate your left foot with your gear stick hand in order to ensure smooth operation. So, if you have this down to a fine art, you may wonder why you are now crunching some of those gears or why you may hear some strange noises as the process unfolds. What could be going wrong? Understanding How Things Work
13 July 2022
If you cannot start your car or truck in the morning and the symptoms are similar to a lack of fuel, you may suspect a faulty pump. Yet before you assign blame and think about replacing this component, you may need to take one step back and look at your auto electrics instead. Did you know that there is an additional stage in between your ignition switch and the pump itself?
12 April 2022
If you jump into your car on a typically hot Australian summer afternoon, the last thing that you want is for your AC to blow hot. Yet this is exactly what is going to happen if you encounter a problem with the condenser unit, and you'll want to take action as soon as possible if this ever happens to you. Why is this component so important, why should it fail and what should you do next?
13 January 2022