3 Must-Know Facts About Automotive Spark Plugs

Spark plugs, which are located in a vehicle's combustion chamber, are critical components of a car engine. Over time, you need to replace spark plugs because they endure some beating, including electrical degradation, intense pressure, chemical attack from fuel combustion and temperature fluctuations. With the right tools and knowledge of a car engine, changing spark plugs is an easy task. However, it is recommended to let a qualified car mechanic inspect your spark plugs and replace them at the right time. Read More 

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