Important Shortcuts for Auto Service and Repairs

  • Top Ways You Can Save Money on Having Repairs Done to Your Car

    14 June 2022

    If your car is not running properly due to a mechanical issue, then you might know that you are going to need to hire an automotive technician to perform a repair. What you might not know is how much it's going to cost. You might have heard that vehicle repairs can be expensive, and you might have had to pay out quite a bit of money before to have repairs done.

  • What do You Need to Know about Your 4WD Vehicle's Transfer Case?

    28 March 2022

    A typical mechanically operated car or truck relies on an engine, gearbox and transmission to create and transfer power. While many cars will transfer this power to the road through either the front or rear wheels, some rely on four-wheel drive. In this case, the transmission system is a little more complex than it would be otherwise and needs a special type of component known as a "transfer case." What do you need to know about this equipment, and does it require any ongoing maintenance?

  • Why There Is Much More to a Typical Oil Filter Than Meets the Eye

    28 January 2022

    When you think about the oil filter fitted to your vehicle, you may feel that it is a straightforward device and has just one role to play. Yet you will be surprised to learn that this part is quite technologically advanced and is not simply a device to catch contaminants. What should you know about your oil filter, and why should you make sure it is always in tiptop condition?

  • Steering Wheel Lock Issues? Why It May Be a Faulty Detent

    11 November 2021

    The modern-day vehicle has many safety features, some of which are designed to make it harder for a thief to steal your ride. Yet sometimes, these devices can malfunction and may make it hard for a driver to use the vehicle themselves until everything is put right. So what can happen if you suddenly discover an issue with the steering lock mechanism on your car or truck? Problems With the Detent

  • 2 Reasons Why Your Car's Automatic Transmission Is Failing

    5 October 2021

    If your drive a car with an automatic transmission, you may have noticed some issues whenever it attempts to shift gears to keep up with your speed. The gears may stall or slip while shifting, or you may occasionally hear grinding or whining noises during gear changes. When this happens, you will need to take your car to a professional service to have them diagnose the problem causing the issues. There are a couple of possible reasons why your car's automatic transmission is failing that they may address.

  • Crucial Metrics to Consider When Selecting an Electric Vehicle Battery

    3 August 2021

    In March 2021, Australians purchased 411 electric cars, up from 248 bought in the whole of 2020. While the numbers are still low, it is a clear indication of the country's direction regarding the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). One aspect that makes EVs popular is that the batteries are designed to last for long before replacement. However, mechanical damages can shorten an EV's battery life, warranting premature replacement. This article highlights critical metrics to consider when buying an EV battery.

  • Transmission Repairs: Understanding the Causes of Common Problems

    15 April 2021

    The failure of your auto transmission will mean high repair or replacement costs. This system is designed to convert the raw energy from the engine into usable controlled power for rotating the wheels. The malfunction of this critical element will cause a complete breakdown. However, you should note that transmission problems are not instantaneous in their occurrence. In most cases, the system deteriorates due to internal damage before it fails. You can prevent a breakdown and other complications by conducting repairs when you notice the initial signs of transmission malfunction.