car maintenance basics
01 Jul 2019

Auto DIY death toll reaches 120 people since 2000

Around 120 Australians have died working on their own vehicles since 2000, with many hundreds more hospitalised, according to the ACCC.

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10 Jul 2018

Upgrading your 4×4 for driving in the dark

Driving in the dark can fraught with danger but it’s sometime unavoidable. If your vehicle is equipped with the right gear you’ll be able to make it safely through the night.

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The battery in your car can and will go flat and as Murphy’s Law dictates, when it’s most inconvenient for you. Here's how to change a car battery.
14 May 2018

How to maintain your car battery

We bust a few myths about how to maintain your car battery and tell you one of the key DIY fails when it comes to replacing your car battery.

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ban diesel cars from Paris
02 May 2018

Smoke Signals. What does the smoke from my car exhaust mean?

Have you ever started your car and seen a big puff of smoke plume out from behind it? Here’s how to tell what the smoke from your car’s exhaust pipe means.

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How many times have you been told, or read it on the internet that you should change your oil either every 5000km or after the first 5000km of travel.
05 Feb 2018

Myth-Busting: Should you change your oil every 5000km?

How many times have you been told, or read it on the internet that you should change your oil either every 5000km or after the first 5000km of travel.

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car maintenance basics
16 Dec 2017

Car maintenance basics explained… School Holiday Tips

With the school holidays here, don’t just rely on your car’s scheduled services to keep it running. Follow our car maintenance advice.

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how to replace a car air filter
18 Jul 2017

How to replace your car’s air filter

An easy DIY is replacing your car’s air filter. It will save you money and keep your car running efficiently.

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The battery in your car can and will go flat and as Murphy’s Law dictates, when it’s most inconvenient for you. Here's how to change a car battery.
21 Jun 2017

How to change a car battery

The battery in your car can and will go flat and, as Murphy’s Law dictates, when it’s most inconvenient for you. Here’s how to change a car battery.

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10 May 2017

How to clean car headlights

Bright headlights are good for safety and essential for a roadworthy certificate… Here’s how to clean car headlights.

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27 Apr 2017

How to clean wire spoke wheels

The tedious job of cleaning wire spoke wheels is not really that hard, if you follow these simple steps…

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how to clean a windscreen
26 Apr 2017

Reader Advice: How to clean your windscreen

It’s not just the outside of your windscreen that gets grimy… here’s how one reader suggests you should clean the inside of your windscreen.

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How to wash a car
27 Mar 2017

Quick tips to maintain the value of your car

For many of us, our motor vehicle is the second greatest purchase we’ll make in our lives… here’s how to ensure you maintain the value of your car.

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how to keep snakes out of your car
01 Mar 2017

How to keep snakes out of your car

Granted it’s not every day you’ve got to think about whether a snake has crawled into your car, but there are some simple tips for keeping snakes out of your car.

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How to get rid of bad smells in cars
21 Feb 2017

How to get rid of bad smells in cars

Smoking in cars, water leaks onto carpet, carrying fast food, or letting the kids eat and drink in your car can all cause it to stink. Here’s how to get rid of bad smells in cars.

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17 Feb 2017

What’s wrong with my car? Common reasons it won’t start

Turning the key in the ignition and hearing… nothing… is a horrible feeling, but don’t panic. Follow our guide to self-diagnosing what’s wrong with your car.

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