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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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Car Maintenance

How much is A Regular Car Service?

How much is A Regular Car Service? Does your car need regular maintenance work or repairs to be done? Taking it to a local repair mechanic in Wollongong will in the long run save on costs if you carry out regular maintenance. A local service repair shop like 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs will also give you piece of mind that

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Car Maintenance

Why use Caltex Oil for my car?

Why use Caltex Oil for my car? When you next take your car to a motor repair shop for a service, your mechanic Wollongong should check as part of a mandatory inspection, oil levels in the engine. Our friendly mechanics will discuss with you openly what repair work needs to be done, then perform the required work as quickly as

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Car Maintenance

What is a Logbook Service?

What is a Logbook Service? Have you just bought a new car or even a used one that is still within the warranty period? If so, you should be aware that you need to book in for a logbook car service, as specified by the manufacturer. This service may be performed by a local mechanic who is authorized to carry

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Towing

Need Car Towing Wollongong?

Need Car Towing Wollongong? If you’re in NSW, particularly in the area of Wollongong and you get stranded and need towing, so, your car can be towed to the car repair shop, then you want a reliable towing service. When the car arrives at the mechanic, you’ll want an experienced and skilled car mechanic Wollongong to be working on the

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