Seth Duncan

Transmission Problems That Should Have You Seeking Immediate Gearbox Repairs

Considering that there are numerous potential problems that the different systems of your vehicle are at risk of, it is not surprising to find motorists ignoring some issues under the assumption that they could simply be innocuous. But when it comes to transmission systems, is prudent to ensure that any possible problems are addressed post haste, as they could quickly become exacerbated and compromise the performance of your vehicle. Thus, knowing how to spot these potential transmission problems is crucial. Read More 

3 Must-Know Facts about Asbestos before Importing Classic Cars

In Australia, car importers are required to adhere to the government's strict stance on the ban of asbestos-containing products. More specifically, on 20 July 2017, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection issued Notice No. 2017/21 that called for importers to ensure that imported goods have no traces of asbestos. In some vintage cars, you can find asbestos in parts such as brake pads and windscreen sealants. When such cars are shipped to Australia through the ports, they will be subjected to a thorough inspection; where asbestos is found, the importer might incur huge fines. Read More 

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Keep Driving with a Faulty Head Gasket

The head gasket is one of the most vital components in your car. You'll find it between the engine block and cylinder head - it essentially creates a seal between them. Its main job is to keep compressed air and fuel within the cylinder, but it is also responsible for keeping coolant and oil out of the combustion chamber. Unfortunately, gasket heads can start to leak, eventually resulting a blown gasket head. Read More 

3 Defects That Require Battery Replacement

Car batteries usually work reliably for their entire expected service life. However, some batteries may develop defects that may compel you to replace that battery long before the end of its expected life. This article discusses some of those irreparable battery defects. High Self-Discharge Nearly all batteries lose some of their charge even if no load is attached to them. For example, the charge level on your car battery may decrease even if that car doesn't have any accessories turned on. Read More 

3 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Independent Service Centre for Your Car

Overall, franchise dealerships offer better car service than most independent service centres, but car service quotes provided at these dealerships are generally higher than those provided by independent service centres. For this reason, a large number of price-savvy Aussie motorists prefer to have their vehicles serviced by a non-dealer. However, poor customer service at the car service centre is one of the biggest pet peeves for many car owners who opt to go the non-dealer way. Read More