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.

How Does an Automatic Transmission Function?

Although they are frequently reliable, automatic transmissions need to be serviced regularly to keep them in good working order. Commonly, mechanics will check the level of the transmission fluid that is held in the system to ensure it is always properly lubricated. They will also make sure it does not make any grinding or excessive movements which may indicate that an internal component needs to be repositioned or replaced. That said, how do automatic transmissions work? Read More 

5 Signs That Your Car Needs Immediate Service

The systems inside your car are intricate, unique and require proper maintenance and care to operate at top performance. Electrical and mechanical problems can arise over time and become more obvious the more you drive and the more stress you put on the vehicle without proper service. To avoid complex repairs and the high expenses that come with them, you should attend to any of the problems arising with your car immediately. Read More 

Wheel Alignment: Here’s What You Should Know

Taking your car for servicing regularly saves you not only from unforeseen roadside breakdowns but also from financial turmoil in the long run. Wheel alignment is one of the services that plays an important role in keeping you safe. Wheel alignment is an auto maintenance process involving the adjustment of the tyre angles to make them compatible with your manufacturer's specifications. Signs Your Car Needs Wheel Alignment The primary cause of wheel misalignment is bad roads. Read More 

Performance Tyres: Three Core Tips for Promoting Efficient Operation

If you are interested in racing or general track driving, you might want to consider replacing your stock tyres with performance ones. You should keep in mind that the tyres provide indispensable interface with the road. Therefore, if your vehicle is exceptional but your tyre quality is poor, the operation of your car will be subpar. Bad tyres on a track will limit your vehicle's potential, and you will be at a higher risk of accidents. Read More 

Summer Is Ahead. Is Your Car’s A/C Ready?

As a car owner, you know how important it is to maintain the vehicle on a regular basis if it is to remain efficient, keep going in all conditions and get you from point to point. As part of this annual maintenance, you need to take the vehicle in to a mechanic so that they can change the oil in the engine for enhanced protection. Yet, you may not be aware that you have to perform a similar task when it comes to the vehicle's air conditioning system, as otherwise, it will get gradually less efficient as the months and years go by. Read More