Category Archives: Car Maintenance

Fuel Efficiency & Spark Plugs

A good spark plug can not only save you an arm and leg in fuel consumption, it also ensures the emissions from your car are kept at a minimum. Air, Fuel and Spark Plug An internal combustion engine requires three … Continue reading

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Is My Power Steering OK?

Most common power steering systems use an engine driven hydraulic pump with a hydraulic assisted power steering rack or box. More recent advances include remote electric pressure pumps and four wheel hydraulic steering systems. How do I know if something … Continue reading

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How to test your tyres for leaks

Hey all! Following on our posts about saving your tyres and taking good care of your car, we thought we would write up a post regarding tyre leaks to further ensure peak performance of your cars. It definitely is the … Continue reading

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Saving your Tyres!

We’re talking tyres today! We are going to go through how you can be safe and save money with the correct maintenance, care and replacement of your tyres. On another note, we are glad to see that you are all … Continue reading

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8 Holiday Motoring Essentials!

Holiday Motoring As the semester breaks are on the way for many students and families plan for holidays, we thought it’d be great to share some essentials before you head out. 1.       TOWING When towing, don’t attach the rope to any … Continue reading

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7 Essential Tips for Car Care

CAR CARE  1.       REMOVING TAR FROM PAINTWORK Try margarine over the tar marks, leave for a couple of hours, then wipe off with a damp cloth. Repeat, if necessary.  2.       BUSHFIRE To remove mix equal parts of fresh calcium and fuller’s earth … Continue reading

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What is EFI and how does it help my car?

EFI stands for ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION The Electronic Fuel Injection system fitted to most modern vehicles combines sophisticated computer controls with a high pressure fuel delivery system to provide optimum power and fuel efficiency. The system is controlled by an … Continue reading

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Repco Auto Facts – Shock Absorbers

Your steering, stability, handling, ride comfort and brakes all rely on your shock absorbers to function at optimum levels. Shocks and struts are key components of the suspension system. Replacing worn or inadequate shocks and struts and thoroughly inspecting the … Continue reading

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