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 last week I will talk about sublet repairs, disputes and your options, record keeping and Safety certificate disputes. 1. Sublet repairs. A sublet repair is when something is sent to another…

REPAIR ISSUES ~ PART 2

On follow up from last week repair issues, we covered finding a repairer you feel comfortable, getting a quote and describing your issue. You can find that blog post by click here.  This week I will talk about authorizing repairs, detailed invoice, warranties and 2nd hand parts. 1. Authorising repairs. Not many repairers will carry out…

Tuesday Tips – Wheel Balancing

Tuesday Tips – Wheel Balancing and why it is so important.   Having balanced wheels can save you money by extending the life of your tyres. We recommend you have your tyre balances checked every 10-15,000klms to make sure you are optimising the life of your tyres!   Check out this video to explain further or…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.17

2016.16   **TUESDAY TIPS**   Changing your engine oil regularly is an important part and yet the least costly part of your vehicles maintenance.  To make it as effective as possible and prevent future expensive repairs, we use and recommend the Wynn’s Engine Oil Flush Additive on all services.   Now I know most people…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.16

  2016.16   **TUESDAY TIPS**   Why you should look after your vehicle so it looks after you!  And this doesn’t mean just washing it once in awhile either.  It’s an unfortunate thing that some people are more interested in keeping their vehicle looking immaculate rather than making sure their vehicle keeps running the way…

Tuesday Tips – 2016.15

2016.15 **Tuesday Tips**   Wheel Balance If your wheels are not balanced it can cause the steering wheel to shudder and even as far as a vibration through the vehicle from the wheels being unbalanced.  A wheel balance will be done when new tyres are fitted to your wheels, but these weights can fall off over…

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…