The spare tyre is one of the most important things you can have in your car, but many people don't give it very much thought until they get their first flat tyre.
Check out why spare tyres are so important.
There is nothing quite like that feeling when you suddenly notice a scratch on your pride & joy as you hop out of the car in your garage.
It usually only takes a second to do, it can cost a fortune to get out.
Your car’s multimedia unit is expected to do more than just play music; it has to be an all round connectivity hub for your vehicle. Ford SYNC is the latest multimedia system offering connectivity in models of the Ford lineup. Find out how it works.
Your car’s multimedia unit is expected to do more than just play music; it has to be an all round connectivity hub for your vehicle. Toyota Link is the latest multimedia system offering connectivity in models of the Toyota lineup. Find out how it works.
A little bit of white smoke from the exhaust on a cold morning can just be condensation, and is fairly normal. But what’s a normal amount of smoke from your car – and what should you call the tow truck up for?
When selecting tyres, do you generally just go with the best price that the tyre shop can give you? But when you’re shopping for tyres, do you know how to read tyre sizes to find the best tyres for performance or comfort, or for fuel efficiency?
Capped Price Servicing programs are pretty standard nowadays, but when you’re Australia’s biggest selling car brand, it helps to have a program that makes sure that your first years of ownership are trouble free.
Accidentally putting the wrong fuel can mean disaster for your engine and your wallet. If you’ve reached for the wrong pump by mistake, we’ve got a helpful guide on what to do so you don’t end up stranded at the petrol station.
Self-servicing can be a great way to not only save some money, but also to save time. However, if you’re not a mechanic or someone who isn’t experienced working with cars, what usually appears to be a simple job can turn into a very expensive one.
Your brakes are among the most important components in your car, and are instrumental in keeping you safe on the road. Maintaining your brake fluid levels can improve the performance of your brakes and may even help them to last longer.
The make, model and engine size of your car, the conditions you drive in most frequently and the brand of tyres you prefer are all important things to think about before you make your final choice. It is always a good idea to speak to an expert at your local car service centre if you need advice or support, but read on for a few tips to get you started.
Regularly changing your oil and keeping your filters clean helps to ensure your car's engine stays in tip-top shape and can even boost its lifespan. But how often should you change your oil and filters?
You might have heard of the terms wheel balance and rotation before, but when it comes to your vehicle, what do they mean? And how often should you have this process carried out to ensure your car remains in top condition?
If you notice any brake irregularities or issues outside of your regular services, make sure you take your vehicle down to be checked out as quickly as possibly - it could make all the difference in preventing an accident. Here's what to look out for.
Your car's tyres are one of its most important features, as they are the only things standing into the way of your car and the road. Improper care and maintenance can lead to accidents that can be harmful to both your car and its occupants, so it makes sense to look after them as best you can.
If you've recently booked your vehicle in for car servicing in Brisbane but you're unsure what this process actually covers, it's a good idea to get your head around it. When it comes to the frequency of your services, check out your owner's manual for suggested timeframes.
Frequent servicing of your car is recommended for all vehicle owners, but you should also be keeping an eye on your automobile yourself to ensure you don't miss any problems that can crop up between checks.
Each season brings with it a number of different challenges; winter comes with colder weather and wetter roads, while summer blazes through with sizzling temperatures that can often making driving uncomfortable. Prepare yourself for the summer challenges ahead by taking note of these top car protection tips.
Making sure that you have the correct tyre pressure is another essential task you need to take care of, but sometimes we don't always get this right. Having your tyres correctly inflated, can make for safer driving and can also bring economic and longevity benefits too.
Once you've bought your dream car and driven out of the dealer's lot, it's unlikely that maintenance and servicing are going to be the first things on your mind. But there are plenty of easy ways to ensure that your motor stays in tip-top condition for as long as possible.
Overheated engines can be frustrating, expensive and also dangerous, and can affect any Australian driver. For that reason, it's important to understand why this problem can occur, and what you can do to prevent it.
Windscreens are built tough and can stand up to a lot of damage, but that doesn’t mean that they are always immune to the small rocks, pieces of metal and chunks of debris that are found on many Australian roads.
Especially during winter, maintenance of your car battery is very important. There are a number of things you can do to prolong your battery's life, saving you time and money, and most importantly reducing the risk of finding yourself stranded with a flat battery.
Car chargers, portable DVD players, frequent short trips or long periods of non-use are just a few of the ways that can affect your car battery and its health. It definitely isn’t the end of the world for you, especially if you have Roadside Assistance.
Well, your tyres should not only be checked your regular vehicle service, but as they are an extremely important part of your vehicle, they should be checked fortnightly to ensure you maximise their efficiency and longevity. Here are some tips to maintaining your tyres for the best traction and capability.
Buying a flood damaged vehicle could be a financial disaster waiting to happen! We have spoken with our experienced Motorama technicians and valuers to put together a couple of pointers on what to look for to avoid a lemon.
Never had to change a tyre? Lucky you! But the more you drive, the bigger the chance you'll run into a flat one of these days. Your first thought may be to call roadside assistance, but changing a flat is not as complicated as you might think.