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Starter Motors
Starter Motors

What Causes a Starter Motor to Fail?

What Causes a Starter Motor to Fail? If you’re driving in or around Wollongong and you notice strange noises coming from your car and it’s related to the starter motor, then you should immediately have it checked by a reliable and experienced mechanic as soon as you can. The starter motor is a device that rotates (cranks) an internal combustion

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Timing Belt Replace
Car Maintenance

When Do Timing Belts Need to Be Replaced?

When Do Timing Belts Need to Be Replaced? Have you noticed recently that your car is having trouble starting? Maybe it needs a maintenance check, or a part needs to be changed or repaired. If that’s the case, then don’t delay in taking it to a mechanic Wollongong. Even if you are a DIYer, there are certain issues related to

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Clutch Repair
Car Maintenance

Clutch Repairs Near Me

Clutch Repairs Near Me All car components are important for smooth operation of your vehicle, including the clutch. However, how a clutch works actually is not always known to many drivers, so they may find it difficult to tell when it needs repairing or to be replaced, until the car is brought into a mechanic Wollongong for diagnosis. A friction

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Alternators
Alternators

How Often Do Alternators Go Bad?

How Often Do Alternators Go Bad? It is a common misconception among drivers that the car battery is the source of power of all electrical things in your car – windshield wiper, headlights and stereo system. The truth is your car’s electricity supply comes from the alternator. So, if your vehicle’s electrical system is giving you trouble, have a mechanic

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Car-Cooling-Systems-new
Car Maintenance

The Types of Cooling Systems in Cars

The Types of Cooling Systems in Cars Have you experienced getting stranded on the side of the road because of an overheated car engine? It can be frustrating, not to mention the inconvenienence.  This may have been caused by a defective cooling system, which controls the temperature of your car engine. This is one reason why you should always seek

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Car Exhaust
Car Maintenance

What Causes Car Exhaust to Smoke?

What causes Car Exhaust to smoke? You understand certain colors when it comes to driving. Green means “go.” Yellow means “caution.” Red means “stop.” Traffic lights are supposed to change colour, but what does it mean if your car’s exhaust starts swapping shades? It could mean nothing, or it could be a sign that there’s a problem you need to

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Car Battery
Car Maintenance

How Often Do You Need To Replace Your Car Battery?

How Often Do You Need To Replace Your Car Battery? Your car’s battery is one of the most important components of your vehicle. It handles a range of tasks – from starting the engine to supplying energy to the car computer. The condition of your car overall depends on the battery being reliable and in good condition. During a minor

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Car Maintenance

How Vehicle Registration Works?

How Vehicle Registration Works? Do you have travel plans over the coming holidays? There is always great scenery on your travels that you can enjoy, and if your road trip is booked for January, it would be worth making sure that the car has a maintenance check completed beforehand and the car is up to scratch for the long trip.

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Renewals

Customer 1st Choice Mechanical – Rego Renewals Over Christmas

Customer 1st Choice Mechanical – Rego Renewals Over Christmas Australia is home to many beautiful sceneries and locations spread across state by state. Wollongong alone is home to coastal relics, secluded bays, hidden beaches and Elliot Lake, otherwise known as the little lake. While such locations are ideal all year round, the Christmas/summer period is a particularly great time to

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Purple Cow Services

What are Purple Cow Services?

What are Purple Cow Services? Do you feel the need to bring your car to a mechanic Wollongong? Maybe the vehicle is showing signs that something specific needs to be fixed, tuned, or inspected, which maybe outside your regular maintenance schedule. Maybe it needs an oil change service because there’s an excess vehicle exhaust, increased engine noise or a falling

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