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 

Why Some Low Hanging Fruit Could Return Your Fleet to Profitability

If you own a commercial distribution company, you may rely on a fleet of trucks to help you perform your duties and are always looking for a competitive edge. While there are many ways to make this type of business successful, you should begin by treating each vehicle as its own profit centre. After all, profitability will ride on vehicle reliability and performance if those all-important budget markers are to be met. Read More 

What You Should Do If Your Car Is Overheating Badly

Do you get the sense that your car is getting a bit hot? You may be driving down the road on a sweltering, summer's day and notice that the temperature gauge is climbing up inexorably. Strangely, you may also notice a sweet smell — something that you've never encountered before — and wonder what that may be. The bad news is that you have a leak from your coolant system and the culprit could be the radiator itself. Read More 

Choosing The Right Car Battery

A car battery is meant to be replaced every few years to maximise the efficiency of a car. However, a large number of car owners only replace their batteries when they stop working. The chances are that the battery's lifespan will end at the least convenient time, prompting you to buy a battery in haste. There are advantages to replacing a battery in advance, like taking your time to choose a battery that serves you best. Read More 

Upgrades That Will Keep Your Manual Transmission Healthier For Longer

Manual transmissions are a dying breed. And this is all the more reason why you need to do everything possible to keep yours on the road. Like all transmissions, whether manual or automatic, wear and neglect can have adverse effects on performance and longevity. This is why it pays to think ahead and put in place measures that will prevent this. One way to do this is to seek upgrades that will boost the durability and wear-resistance of your gearbox. Read More