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Motoring About – What’s the Diff? [Video]

It’s short for ‘differential’, which has the job of balancing the speed of your car’s drive wheels. When a car is turning a corner the inside wheels have slightly less distance to travel than the outside wheels. The ‘differential’ as … Continue reading

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Motoring About – Get Your Bearings Right [Video]

Did you get up this morning and wonder if your wheel bearings were functioning correctly? No, you aren’t alone there! So, what are wheel bearings and why are they important? View our latest AutoFact video below, it will help you … Continue reading

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Motoring About. New Car Warranty Servicing … Your Car Your Choice. [VIDEO]

New Car Warranty Servicing … Your Car Your Choice. New car manufacturers cannot make a condition of the statutory warranty that you must have your car serviced by a franchise dealer. Motoring About looks at your rights to choose who … Continue reading

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Timing Belt Replacement: 8 Signs it’s Time

Because of the costly nature of timing belt replacement many car owners can be reluctant to get it replaced at the appropriate time. A recent study found that one out of five vehicles needs a new belt, which is crazy … Continue reading

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Dangers Your Car Faces with the Wrong Plug

Save your engine with the right plug NGK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of spark plugs advises that choosing the wrong plug for your car can result in “poor ignitability”.  This can result in: –       An incomplete combustion cycle … Continue reading

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Storing Your Car Safely over the Holidays

Many of us may be heading away from home over the holiday season, which leaves our poor car at home along with our pets. Today’s post will look at steps to help us store our car safely to maintain its … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Summer – Cooling System Hoses

As summer rolls in, it’s probably a great time to ensure our cooling system hoses are in good shape! We hope this post informs you of: – Making sure your engine doesn’t overheat due to hoses – Testing the radiator … Continue reading

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Keeping Healthy Car Air Conditioning

As summer is approaching we should consider our car’s air conditioner. It is so important that it is in good condition for the heat of an Aussie summer, not only for your comfort but also for your health. Today we’re … Continue reading

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