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Drive Belts
Car Maintenance

How Often Should Drive Belts Be Replaced?

How Often Should Drive Belts Be Replaced? The drive belt, also known as the serpentine belt, is one of the most crucial components in your car and most modern cars operate with just one. It’s a long, winding belt that keeps your engine running smoothly and your vehicle simply won’t move without it. How long does a drive belt last?

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Steering Systems
Car Maintenance

What Are The Different Types Of Steering Systems?

What Are The Different Types Of Steering Systems? Driving requires a continuous grip on the steering wheel for an extended period of time. The steering wheel can become slick if your hands get sweaty, which won’t just compromise your comfort on the road but potentially the safety of yourself and others. That’s why it helps if you understand the different

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Wollongong Mechanical Team
Car Maintenance

What Makes A Car Unroadworthy?

What Makes A Car Unroadworthy? When your driving in your car each day, it’s almost certain that you do so under the assumption that your car is fit to be on the road. Of course, this is understandable if there’s nothing visibly wrong with the car, but there are many ways in which a car can be unroadworthy. Read on

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European Cars
European Service and Repairs

Why Are European Cars So Popular In Australia?

Why Are European Cars So Popular In Australia? With a wide selection of European and Australian vehicle brands here in Australia, it’s difficult to narrow down exactly what you want. If you want a car that has excellent styling, reliable standard features and solid engineering, European cars tend to offer it all. We believe that this is the reason why

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Major Car Service
Major Car Service

Is A Major Car Service Necessary?

Is A Major Car Service Necessary? Is your car in need of repairs, and you live in Wollongong area? Does it have several things going wrong it, or that should be fixed, and it’s just not running right. There are factors that contribute to this, such as the age of the car, wear and tear, how you use it, how

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Car Alternator
Alternators

Why Does A Car Alternator Fail?

Why Does A Car Alternator Fail? Are you having problems starting your car or maybe it starts, but only runs for a few minutes? Is it a fault caused by the battery? Well, perhaps; but there could be another reason, such as a defective alternator. To be certain, why not take your car to a mechanic in Wollongong, and have

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Car Cooling System
Car Maintenance

How To Flush Your Car Cooling System?

How To Flush Your Car Cooling System? There are many good reasons for you as a car owner, to bring your car into your local mechanic, so that they can undertake preventive maintenance, scheduled oil changes, major tune ups and inspections and any other mechanical repairs. Even if you think it’s a small problem, don’t ignore it, because usually, that’s

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Car Exhaust
Car Maintenance

Why Is My Car Smoking With Water On The Exhaust Pipe?

Why Is My Car Smoking With Water On The Exhaust Pipe? When you’re driving and notice something is not quite right with how your car performs, specifically with its exhaust system, it might be best to get your car checked out by one of our mechanics Wollongong. 1st Choice Mechanical is only a phone call away, and we can help

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Car Battery
Car Maintenance

Is A Four-Year-Old Car Battery Considered Old?

Is A Four-Year-Old Car Battery Considered Old? The battery of your car is probably the most crucial element to keep your car running. It not only starts up your engine, but also supplies power to all electrical components of the car. Do you know how your car battery works? Switching on the ignition will trigger a chemical reaction inside the

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Belts
Car Maintenance

How Many Belts Does Your Car Have?

How Many Belts Does Your Car Have? The engine of your car has so many components, many of which you may not be across. One such component are the drive belts. You should be aware of these drive belts, since they may need periodic maintenance. Any problem in these drive belts can cause squeaking noises, poor battery or overheating of

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