The Anatomy of Healthy Cars: A Service and Repair Blog

  • 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.

  • Warning Signs That Your Car's Air Conditioning Needs Recharging

    15 October 2018

    Why does it always seem as if a car's air conditioner breaks down on the hottest day of the year? It might be because the system may have been giving you warning signs of needed repairs before it actually gave out completely, but you overlooked or ignored those signs. To ensure that your car's air conditioner is always working as it should, note a few signs that it needs some attention before it breaks altogether.

  • Driving habits that lead to costly repair bills

    28 August 2018

    People acquire different driving habits the more they drive. Unfortunately, not all of these habits are good. Some of them can affect the well being of your car, while others will make it more likely for your vehicle to require costly maintenance. The following are driving habits you should avoid to help save money and maintain your car. Resting Your Hand on the Gearbox Resting your hand on the gearstick is a driving habit to avoid.

  • 6 Signs Your Car Needs a New Clutch

    3 July 2018

    There is no clear rule that defines when you should replace your clutch. Unlike tires or oil, it is difficult to put a mileage limit on the lifespan of a clutch. Therefore, it is important to know how to spot the signs of a clutch that is starting to fail. Look out for these symptoms of a failing clutch as you drive. 1. Slipping Clutch When you attempt to accelerate on a steep hill, you might notice a worn out clutch starting to slip.