FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know much about car repairs. You may not even be sure what questions to ask when it comes time take your vehicle in for a tune-up or some other type of mechanical service. That’s why we’ve put together this FAQ guide to Toowoomba mechanical and vehicle repairs.
In it, we’ll answer some of the most common questions people have about this topic. By the end of this post, you’ll know exactly what to expect from a mechanical service, how to prepare for it, and more. Keep reading for all the details!
What is preventive maintenance?
Preventive maintenance is the best way to avoid an unexpected breakdown. It’s important for cars, trucks and motorcycles because it helps keep them running smoothly so they will last longer than if you didn’t do preventive tasks like oil changes or tire rotations on time as needed.
How can I find out about the maintenance schedule for my vehicle?
You can’t put a price on your car’s health. Make sure it stays in tip top shape with scheduled maintenance from our professional team of experts!
So how do you know when the next schedule will be?
Look no further than your vehicle’s manual. Locate the car service maintenance schedule for a make and model you have interest in. It should be easy enough to find, as they are usually listed there or can easily accessed through Google searches too.
How do I know if my car battery is dying?
If your car battery is dying, it’s important to know the signs. A car battery that’s been properly taken care of can last for up to six years. However, if you don’t take care of your car battery and don’t monitor its health, it could die prematurely.
If you notice any of the following signs, then it’s time to replace:
- Your battery warning light is on
- When you start your car, the engine takes a while to crank
- The battery is leaking, caused by corrosion
- You’ve had the battery for more than 3 years
- The battery case is bloated
Need help assessing the condition of your car battery? Let our expert mechanics check on it.
Is you workshop set up do complete all kinds of Toowoomba mechanical and vehicle repairs?
Yes! Toowoomba Car Doctors offers full mechanical and vehicle repairs and servicing.
Does my warranty hold if I do not stick to the recommended schedule for maintenance activities?
You should always keep a record of your maintenance activities to ensure that you are able claim warranties when needed. The validity on car warranties depends on the type, so refer back and forth between owner’s manual or receipts for confirmation purposes.