5 Transmission Problems That Need Repair

The main purpose of the transmission in an automobile is to transfer power generated by an engine to the wheels to drive the vehicle forward. It also performs the useful job of regulating engine speed, which prevents the car from spinning out of control. These five transmission problems all require timely attention from a professional mechanic to keep your vehicle handling safely. 1. Grinding Noises A grinding noise coming from your transmission is a common early sign of a mechanical failure affecting this part of your vehicle. Read More 

Understanding Blue Slip Inspections for Car Owners

If you have recently purchased an unregistered vehicle, one of the first things you will find out is that you need a blue slip inspection. These inspections are done on vehicles that are not currently registered and may have some functionality issues. If you have never had this type of inspection done on a vehicle, there are several key points you need to know. Here are a few of the main points regarding this type of inspection and what you need to know about each one. Read More 

5 Signs that Your Car Engine Needs to Be Checked

As the mileage of your car continues to run, the more probable your car will develop some engine trouble. A perfect roaring engine gives chills to many, but a clunking engine struggling to stay on will give any car owner chills and reasons to worry.  A car engine that is about to fail or has issues will always give warning signs. It's up to you to look out for these signs and take your car to your mechanic immediately. Read More 

How to Understand Your Car’s A/C So You Can Avoid Failure

In the peak of an Australian summer, air conditioning is not an option but a vital consideration. Without car air conditioning, you'll find it difficult to survive the commute home at the end of the day. This is every reason for you to keep an eye on its efficiency to spot any early warning signs of trouble. To be ready for every eventuality, it helps to understand how the system works in the average vehicle. Read More 

Maintenance Insights for a Power Steering Belt

Although car affordability in Australia has improved over the years, the cost of living has continued to go up. For this reason, the average family works extra hard to afford fuel for one car, let alone two. Therefore, it is essential for new car owners to accord their vehicles the best possible maintenance for durability. For example, it is critical to service the power steering belt (serpentine belt) regularly since the ease of controlling a car hugely depends on the working condition of the belt. Read More