Tuesday Tips -2015.14

2016.14 **TUESDAY TIPS** This week I want to talk to you about Brake fluid and why you should make sure that it is checked regularly.   What is Brake Fluid? Brake fluid is known to auto technicians and mechanics as hydraulic fluid. Brake fluid powers the components in your vehicle’s braking system, and does so under…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.13

2016.13 **TUESDAY TIPS** Let’s talk about Power Steering fluid and why it is so important!   What is Power Steering Fluid? Power steering fluid is critical to any vehicle with power steering. The fluid is pressurized and then transmits power in the steering system, allowing you to easily steer your vehicle and turn the wheels…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.12 Part 3

2016.12 Part 3   **TUESDAY TIPS**   Repair issues – Part 3….   On follow up from last week repair issues, I covered authorizing repairs, making sure you have the correct documentation/invoice, warranties and 2nd hand parts.  This week I will talk about sublet repairs, disputes and your options, record keeping and Safety certificate disputes.…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.10

2016.10 Part 1 **TUESDAY TIPS** Repair issues…. We have all experienced this at some point, whether it be a refrigerator, washing machine or your vehicle.  And often due to the costly nature of these repairs, disputes can arise.  RACQ said “In our experience many disputes are due to simple misunderstandings or poor communication on the…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.9

2016.9 **TUESDAY TIPS** Last week I blogged about why you should service your vehicle and what might happen if you don’t – refer to post here. This week I want to divulge a little into your new car warranty and regular maintenance services. Firstly, non-dealers (like Ipswich City Mechanical) can only do servicing; we cannot…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.8

2016.8   **TUESDAY TIPS**   Why should I service my vehicle?   In a very simple explanation, a regularly serviced vehicle will have a longer and more economical life than one that is run into the ground with minimal or inappropriate attention.   It worries me that according to RACQ figures only 52% of Queenslanders…