The Anatomy of Healthy Cars: A Service and Repair Blog

  • Common Types Of Windshield Repairs

    23 October 2020

    The windshield is one of the most important parts of a car because it helps the driver make decisions regarding their movements. When the windshield is damaged, it may affect the driver's line of vision depending on the location of the damage. Some windshield damages can be repaired while others may require you to replace the windshield. Here are some of the common windshield repairs. Chips One of the most common windshield repair problems is a chip.

  • Telltale Signs That Your Car Battery Is Nearly Dying

    27 August 2020

    Car batteries are literally the lifeblood of any vehicle. Other than helping you start the engine every time you want to drive the car, it also acts as a source of power for all the electrical components, including the air conditioning, radio, and lighting system. As such, you cannot afford to have a battery that isn't fully functional. How can you know that your car battery is about to die so you can avoid being frustrated because the car won't start?

  • Understanding When To Replace Your Car's Brake Pads And Discs

    19 March 2020

    Ensuring your brakes are in good working order is essential for your safety and the safety of others on the road. However, a lot of drivers aren't clear on how their car's brakes work or how to tell if they are worn. Here's an overview of your car's braking system and some warning signs indicating they need replaced: Braking System Explained Your car's braking system is primarily made up of calipers, pads and discs.

  • Is It Definitely Time For A Car Radiator Repair?

    22 October 2019

    Your vehicle's radiator has the primary function of keeping your engine safe from damage due to the high degrees of heat produced when you are driving. As the engine utilises coolant to stay cool, the radiator kicks in to eliminate the heat that has been absorbed by said coolant. Once this is done, the cooled fluid is then redirected back to the engine and this the process repeats itself as long as the engine needs cooling.

  • Could Brake and Clutch Issues Be Linked?

    29 August 2019

    When it comes to automotive repairs, things may not always be as they seem. After all, it can sometimes be quite easy to diagnose a problem and come up with a solution, but at other times what appears to be obvious may be rather the opposite. If you've been dealing with clutch or brake problems, for example, you may need to look under the dashboard. Clutch Issues? You may be in this situation if you have been noticing a problem while changing gears.

  • New to Australia? What You Need to Know about Vehicle Eligibility

    17 May 2019

    Australia is one of the top destinations in the world for migrants, and each year, thousands of fresh-faced individuals arrive on these shores looking for a new way of life. Certainly, the Australian way may be quite predictable and recognisable, especially if people come from a similar Western-style country, but they will still have to get used to certain idiosyncrasies, such as differences in transportation. If you're in this situation, you need to learn about these new rules and regulations, especially when it comes to the legality of vehicles on the road.

  • 4 Signs You Need to Have Your Turbocharger Repaired or Replaced

    15 January 2019

    Turbochargers are often found in luxury or performance-focused vehicles. They essentially work by adding more air to your engine during operation to deliver greater performance, and they tend to last for a very long time without showing signs of wear — you'll usually need to replace your vehicle before you need to replace or repair the turbocharger. That said, no part of your car is infallible. Even the turbocharger can suffer some kind of damage or fault, and you'll need to take your vehicle in to be serviced when that happens.