Hi-Tech Repairs: Auto Servicing From The FrontlinesHi-Tech Repairs: Auto Servicing From The Frontlines

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Hi-Tech Repairs: Auto Servicing From The Frontlines

This is Joe and I am so excited that I have landed an auto mechanic apprenticeship. I've never wanted to do anything else. I grew up watching dad tinkering with his car on weekends and the desire to be around grease and oil has been in my veins ever since. Even though I've only been training for a year, I've learnt that car servicing and repairs are different from when I used to watch my dad. These days it is very hi-tech and involves researching online manuals when a less common car comes in. It has really made me aware that mechanics need to be well-qualified and dedicated to their job as carelessness can put you in serious danger. I want everyone to understand the complexities of auto servicing these days and this journal is the result. I wish the very best for you and your car. Take care.

4 Warning Signs Your Car Needs Urgent Brake Repair

Routine service and maintenance are critical for your car's safety, performance and efficiency. Putting off vital auto services like oil changes and brake servicing might seem tempting. However, your vehicle's brakes are essential in guaranteeing the safety of occupants and other road users. You don't want to skip brake repair and maintenance, whichever the cost. Therefore, take your car to a reputable auto repair shop immediately after you notice these four brake repair warning signs. Read More 

5 Reasons To Arrange Car Servicing After A Cold Winter

If you're in a part of the country that regularly experiences cold winters, you'll already appreciate how nice it is when the temperatures finally begin to rise. As nice as that is for you, it's just as much of a relief for your vehicle since those colder temperatures can place many parts under additional stress. As such, it's always a good idea to arrange servicing for your vehicle after a particularly cold winter, even if it seems fine. Read More 

Are You Sure That Your Car Tyres Are Still in Great Condition?

When was the last time that you had a good look at the tyres fitted to your vehicle? Certainly, you may give them a cursory glance as you walk around the vehicle each day, but do you take the time to look at the other side of each tyre or the part that is hidden from everyday view? Why should you pay more attention to this task or, if need be, take the vehicle in for an inspection? Read More 

Why It’s Just as Important to Service a Suspension System

To avoid the risk of breakdown and to maintain value in your automobile, you need to schedule service visits as and when recommended. Yet, while some may focus on engine, transmission and brakes, did you know that you should also service your suspension system as well? What should you be looking at to ensure that your suspension can carry your vehicle safely at all times? Critical Components A well-tuned suspension system can not only help give you a smoother ride when you encounter bumps or potholes, but it also has a major say in how efficiently your vehicle can turn a corner. Read More 

If You’re New to Boating, What Do You Need to Know about Trailer Brakes?

If you intend to tow a heavy boat on a trailer, that trailer must be equipped with a fully capable and competent braking system. Several different setup types are used, and you will need to be familiar with what you're dealing with. You'll also want to pay close attention to maintenance, which is especially important given the nature of what you are towing. So, what do you need to be aware of going forward? Read More