Awesome auto service stories

Awesome auto service stories

  • Could Your Trailer Pass a Roadworthiness Check?

    As you may know, if you own and run a vehicle in any Australian state or territory then you need to make sure that it is safe and suitable for its purposes. In most cases, you will need to get a roadworthy certificate from a government-appointed inspector and will need to ensure that your vehicle complies before taking it in for this test. However, are you also aware that you may need a roadworthy certificate for your trailer, especially if it is on the larger or heavier side?

  • How to Get a Pre-Purchase Car Inspection Done

    Are you looking to purchase a used car? One of the most important things to do after finding the car you like is perform a pre-purchase inspection. This type of inspection is meant to reveal any hidden problems that you need to know about in order to make an informed and confident car purchase decision. After all, it is the safety and performance of a car that matters the most—not its appearance.

  • How to Use a Dyno to See What's Wrong with Your Diesel

    Is your diesel-powered vehicle causing you some strange issues, leading to engine or transmission problems that you're not able to put your finger on? Are you spending a lot more at the pump and notice that it is particularly difficult to overtake any slower vehicle? If you have been scratching your head for some time and don't know where to turn, perhaps you should take the vehicle in for a diesel auto diagnostics test, as this can often provide some revelation.

  • How to Replace the Power Steering Pump on Your Car

    Are you the type of person who likes to know how everything works? You may even have bought a selection of tools, a trolley jack and have cleared some space in your garage. When something goes wrong with your car, you intend to fix this yourself, especially if you have a little bit of time at the weekend. Nevertheless, when that fateful day rolls around you may be filled with some trepidation as you attempt to find the underlying cause of a growing problem.

  • Do You Know How Your Car's Braking System Really Works?

    Have you ever thought about how your car's braking system works? After all, you apply a small amount of pressure to the pedal beneath your feet and it miraculously brings a vehicle weighing more than a tonne to a steady halt. What kind of magic is going on here? Essentially, two different pieces of "magic" come into play to ensure that your car's braking system is efficient.  Special Fluid and Pistons

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Awesome auto service stories

I've been running an auto service shop for the past 30 years. The trends in cars have changed a lot over that time, and cars are becoming a lot more complicated and automated. People can't fix many items on their own cars any more as you need a computer to diagnose most issues. People use their cars a lot more these days as we live further away from workplaces and schools so it's important for me to be able to get cars back quickly. I have had to keep learning about how the new cars run and I keep a lot of hints on this site so you can all learn the things you can do to make your cars run better.