14 August 2020
The radiator is a vital component of a car's cooling system. It stores the coolant when the vehicle is idle. Once you ignite the engine, the radiator becomes a heat exchanger. It transfers heat from the coolant to the atmosphere, thereby reducing the coolant temperatures. Below are some common radiator problems and their repairs. Radiator Leaks Leaks occur when the radiator gets punctured. For example, when your radiator gets hit by hard objects such as rocks.
20 May 2020
The spark plugs in your car create the electrical charge required to ignite the combustion engine and provide the power required to keep your car moving. Just like many components in your car, the spark plugs wear out over time and need to be replaced to prevent you from ending up being stranded somewhere. There are usually some signs that the spark plugs are wearing out, and knowing what these warning signs are can allow you to get the spark plugs replaced before they die completely and your engine won't start.
26 December 2019
Many towns and cities across Australia can be defined as sprawling. Planners may have had the luxury of space when designing each neighbourhood and this means that it is very difficult to travel around without the use of a car. For some people, this can represent a significant issue, especially if they don't have the means to buy a vehicle outright or if they have a particularly poor credit rating. They may find themselves in a quandary as they have to get to work even though it's a long way away from where they live.
30 September 2019
Mobile mechanics have become essential service providers to most car owners today. They come to your rescue whenever you face car problems, and if the issue isn't complex, you might need not hire a tow truck to take your vehicle to a repair shop. Hiring a reputable and experienced mobile mechanic to service or repair your car is a cost-efficient option, regardless of its model or make. The following tips will help you get the best service when you hire a mobile mechanic.
13 June 2019
According to statistics, about 1,100 people die on Australian roads annually, and brake failures cause a significant portion of these deaths. Imagine cruising the highway, and as you approach a turn, you hit the brakes, but nothing happens. Unfortunately, such incidences are frequent, and fatalities are almost inevitable. Therefore, it is critical to pay close attention to the health of your vehicle's brakes. It will help you to identify potential brake problems in time, thus protecting you from brake failures.
25 March 2019
Despite how crucial your vehicle is for your day-to-day life, a majority of motorists tend to underrate the importance of their vehicle. Considering that you drive your car on almost a daily basis, from work commutes to attending events, you should pay close attention to the state of the components that your vehicle comprises. If any of these auto parts is to malfunction, your entire day can go awry since you will not have the convenience of getting to wherever you want to with your vehicle.
13 December 2018
Your vehicle's radiator has the sole function of ensuring that excess heat that is generated by the engine is appropriately dissipated to prevent overheating. Thus, the radiator is one of the critical components that make up your car's entire cooling system. When your radiator breaks down, it can be quite dramatic, and you will definitely require immediate car servicing. One of the first symptoms of a radiator in decline is steam hissing out of your bonnet.
10 October 2018
Nothing screams vehicle repair more than a continually blinking check engine light. And while the first time the check engine light comes on may cause panic in newbie motorists, individuals who have been driving for a long time may assume they still have time before they need to see their mechanic. The reality is that an assortment of reasons could trigger your check engine light. If you do not get to the root of the problem, you could be in for some severe vehicle repairs.
13 August 2018
Cars will break down when you least expect them to. Moreover, car repairs are sometimes expensive, but you have to get them done since you need your car to go about your daily movements. The best way to avoid costly repairs is ensuring car service is done in a timely manner. Change your oil when it is due. Likewise, your brake pads, oil filter, tyres and fuel filter should not go unchanged beyond the recommended mileage.
7 June 2018
Light trucks may be smaller and less powerful than their fully sized brethren, but they still have large engines that create an enormous amount of power, and with this power comes a considerable amount of heat. Excessive heat buildup in your light truck's engine can cause a wide variety of problems, from diminished fuel economy to catastrophic mechanical failure, and it's naturally something every light truck driver wants to avoid.