To Rebuild or Repair: Here’s What to Consider About Your Alternator Issues

You car lights are dimmer than normal, you also notice some sounds that are abnormal, and your battery goes dead unexpectedly. These issues, especially in a short time period, are indicative of a problem with your alternator. When you take the car in, you may be given an option of going through alternator repairs or an alternator rebuild. If you are given that choice, here are a few things to consider: Read More 

Benefits of Buying Car Spare Parts from a Franchise Dealership

Owning a car makes travelling by road less of a hassle. You won't have to leave home early so can catch the bus, or have to book a rental car when you are going for holiday with your family. As a car owner, however, you will not only get to enjoy convenient travel, but also have to meet all expenses that come with keeping the vehicle working properly all the time. Read More 

Reasons to Never Skip Diesel Servicing For Your Vehicle

Having a busy schedule compounded with the rising cost of living and trying to keep your expenditure to a minimum, you may opt to skip a car service once in a while. However, although you may think this is just your dirty secret, you should bear in mind that your logbook does speak volumes about the type of care and maintenance that you give your vehicle. In addition to this, although your mechanic cannot force you to take your vehicle for servicing, you still inadvertently put both yourself and other road users a risk driving around with a car that is not at optimal performance. Read More 

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