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What is an alternator and how does it work?

June 21, 2021
Did you know that it is not the battery that primarily keeps a car running? Instead, the alternator is one of the most critical components in keeping your car on the road! What is an alternator? An alternator generates electric power in a vehicle; it's basically a tiny generator. Among other things, it charges a car's battery and provides additional power for all the electronics. How does a...

3 Tips for Finding a Good Mechanic in Sydney

November 7, 2019
Finding a good mechanic in Sydney is difficult! Between dirty workshops, questionable pricing, and poor communication, it’s hard to be sure if they really have your best interests at heart. So, here are just a few things you can do to make sure that when you invest in a relationship with an automotive repair shop is Sydney, it’s the right one. Scheduling  One of the most important signs o...

What to Do if Your Car Breaks Down in Sydney

November 7, 2019
It’s always pretty annoying when your car breaks down in Sydney.  Sure, there are plenty of public transportation options available while your vehicle is in the shop for repairs, but the moments between the initial break down and mechanic consultation can be frustrating.  Here are just a few things to keep in mind to make the process just a little bit easier: The Givens If Your Car Breaks D...

What Happens if You Put Petrol in a Diesel?

October 13, 2019
Putting petrol in a diesel car can have serious consequences, often causing damage that isn’t covered by your warranty.  Typically, car owners know what to put into their cars, however, sometimes when traveling or borrowing a car, things can get mixed up.  Here’s what to do if that happens to you:  What Happens if You Put Petrol in a Diesel Tank? If you are still at the pump:  Do...