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It’s mid-Winter and with the shortest day of the year coming up on Sunday, the 21 June 2020, give your car TLC with some Winter Maintenance. Radiator Coolant / Anti-Freeze Have your radiator’s Anti-Freeze level […]
What are Glow Plugs? A Glow Plug is a heating device that starts a diesel engine. A petrol engine requires a spark to start and a diesel engine relies on pressure to compress the air […]
On the 27 April 2020, at 23:59, we go from Level 4 Lockdown to Level 3 and you may all be wondering how it will affect you and your vehicle repairs or services and what […]
This announcement is made under advisement and will change as and when we are updated. Due to the Nationwide Covid-19 Lockdown from Wednesday night, we will only be doing essential services repairs and breakdowns. For […]
An Alternator generates electricity in a vehicle. Without a device to generate electricity, the electrical demands in a vehicle could drain a fully charged battery in a matter of hours. It takes a lot of […]
Did you know that more than 60% of car breakdowns are related to the Car Battery, Starter or Alternator? Battery Definition Assembly of two or more cells for storing electricity. Necessary for starting a car […]
Why The Engine Needs Oil The oil in an engine does more than just cut down friction and wear by lubricating the pistons, bearings and other moving parts. It also helps to seal hot high-pressure […]
It’s Waitangi Day weekend this coming weekend and you don’t want a car breakdown to ruin your Waitangi Day celebrations and festivities. While it is impossible to foresee every type of breakdown, following these tips […]
Lambda Sensors detect and measure the presence of oxygen in exhaust gases. It then compares this information with the air sample found inside the sensor. This information is relayed to the fuel injection control unit […]
Brake Discs What causes a shudder or vibration when braking: Brake vibration is where a shaking motion occurs when the brakes in a vehicle are deployed. This can vary from a slight shaking to a […]