Why Wheel Bearings Have Such an Important Role to Play
3 June 2022
On a typical vehicle, some parts may be considered to be more important than others. However, few have the level of importance associated with a wheel bearing as this diminutive part supports the vehicle's entire weight. It is also a component that allows your car or truck to take corners at speed. Why do you need to pay a lot of attention to this part, and how do you know something is going wrong?
Will Brake Modifications Require an Extended REGO Inspection?
14 March 2022
Vehicle owners across Australia have a certain amount of leeway when it comes to modifying their cars or trucks. Nevertheless, these vehicles must always comply with basic regulations and, in some circumstances, must pass a separate inspection to ensure that they are safe and eligible to be driven on the public road. So if you have carried out some modifications to your car's braking system and are about to present the vehicle for a REGO inspection, what types of tests will the inspector conduct?
Using a Car Service Courtesy Car: Your Questions Answered
4 January 2022
If you have been provided with a courtesy car while your vehicle is in the auto shop, you may have some questions. This article answers some common questions you may have about using a car service courtesy car. Read on to discover more!
1. What are you allowed to do with the car?
A usual courtesy car agreement (or 'Customer Vehicle Agreement') will cover the essentials of what you are and aren't allowed to do when using your rental vehicle.
Truck Suspension — How Closer Inspection May Prevent Bigger Problems
29 October 2021
To maintain full productivity, a truck fleet owner must keep up with maintenance. While this statement may seem obvious, it's surprising how some operators ignore smaller, tell-tale signs that will eventually lead to a larger failure. When it comes to truck suspension, everything is connected, and an issue in one place will undoubtedly cause stress in another. Therefore, what are some of the key areas to think about if you want to avoid those more hefty repair bills and, crucially, the dreaded roadside breakdown?