Car Advice and Tips

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  • Let a mobile mechanic service your car, saving you the hassle of taking time off work, organising a lift to & from a workshop, or waiting around while your car...

  • One technique used to reduce fuel consumption & pollution is called exhaust gas recirculation or EGR. Some exhaust gas is passed back into the intake manifold of an engine. Sometimes...

  • How do you seperate the scams from the ones that actually work? Fuel saving devices, gadgets, & products have been around for years & seem to generate extra publicity when...

  • Give yourself an edge when selling your car in a huge market. I’ve already blogged on how to buy a used car so I thought it might be a good...

  • Follow these tips to help a injured animal on the road. Turn on your hazard lights & be aware for your own safety. Approach the animal cautiously & calmly, don’t...

  • De-carbonising your engine during car servicing helps restore lost power, improve fuel economy, & reduces pollution. Automotive All-Stars de-carbonise your engine with every major service. We are the only mobile...

  • Allowing your front passenger to put thier feet up on the dash can cause serious injury. Although it might be comfortable or your girlfriend has hot legs don’t let your...

  • Had a few enquiries lately from people wondering if their clutch is still ok. Follow these steps to give a quick yet accurate assessment as to whether it should be...

  • If you’re experiencing any of the following it would be a reasonable assumption that you should have your brakes checked by a qualified mechanic.Burning smell when you stop the carSquealing...

  • As the weather is now starting to warm up it’s now a good time to consider getting your cooling system checked before summer really hits us. I’m already starting to...

  • Most of us are aware of the fact that ethanol based fuel pollutes the environment less than the same amount of hydrocarbon based fuel but are we being told the...

  • Has your car air-conditioner been cleaned… ever? Moisture forms on the evaporator which allows mould to grow and lets germs flourish. It’s not good for you or your families health...

  • Buying a used car? Does the odometer reading correspond to the service history? Have the services been done on time? How long has the seller owned the car & why...

  • Ever wondered what products are being used in your vehicle? Or asked “did I really need that for my car”? Read about the benefits of some of the leading car care products we...

  • Buying tyres? How do you know that they’re new & haven’t been sitting on a shelf for two years? Look for this stamp melted into the tyre. In this example...

  • Over time the engine oil in your car gradually gets consumed. Studies show that one in four cars on Australian roads is low on oil, at risk of severe damage....

  • Replacing your car battery? Follow these step by step instructions. Make sure you have the radio code if required. Undo the negative terminal first, then the positive terminal. When fitting...

  • Spending a $180 on a proper & thorough pre-purchase inspection today will save you thousands tomorrow, every single time. Today a new customer took advantage of my pre-purchase inspection. It...

  • Automotive All-Stars mobile mechanics recommend the use of genuine quality oil filters when performing a car service, logbook service, or minor service. Ensure the filter has a anti-drain back valve....