Maintenance Tips

Acton Automotive Maintenance tipsIn years gone by everyone know their cars inside and out but these days its too easy to be too busy and never learn the basics. With a little bit of information you can maintain your vehicle and greatly increase its life while reducing your servicing bills. This blog is all about giving you the maintenance tips you need to keep on top of the little things and stop them turning into big things!

Happy Motoring!

By Chrism • July 17, 2012 • 1:17 pm • Comments Off

Oil Change – Why you should be booking in your next oil change NOW!

Why carry out a regular oil change?

We’ll keep this simple; the oil in your vehicle’s engine serves to lubricate the many moving parts and to dissipate heat. Over time the oil begins to break down and get contaminated, this then increases engine wear and can lead to expensive breakdowns.

We recommend an oil change, including filter every 5000kms.

This also enables us to keep an eye out for any other upcoming problems on your vehicle; preventative maintenance is the best way of ensuring reliability and prolonging the life of your vehicle

By Chrism • June 19, 2012 • 1:01 am • Comments Off

Transmission Flush – Why you should be booking in your next transmission flush NOW!

Just like the engine oil in your vehicle, the transmission fluid in your automatic transmission breaks down and can become contaminated.

Transmission breakdowns can be very expensive but a preventative transmission flush is a fraction of the cost.

We offer a complete Transmission Flush Service using our Wynn’s automatic flush machine which replaces all the fluid in your transmission and gives long term protection and reliability.

We recommend a Transmission Flush be carried out every 30,000kms.

After a transmission flush, you  should notice a difference in smoother shifting, improved performance, reduced component failure, and increased vehicle longevity.

By Chrism • • 12:53 am • Comments Off

Brake maintenance – Why you should be booking in your next brake maintenance NOW!

It’s stating the obvious I know, but brake maintenance is extremely important.

It’s vital that you bring your vehicle in at the first sign of trouble.

If you hear any noises or feel any kind of shuddering or pulsation coming from your brakes please bring it in to the workshop straight away, don’t wait for it to get worse as this can be both dangerous and expensive.

By Chrism • • 12:12 am • Comments Off

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  • Battery & Alternator Diagnostics
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