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Find answers to your automotive questions in Medowie

Not all of us are motoring enthusiasts nor have the time or expenses to regularly service our car. At Adam's Auto Fix, we do our best to help advise our customers how to easily check their vehicle in between services and what to look out for.You'll find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions below to help you maintain the condition of your vehicle. If you notice a problem, book a service today and our mechanics in Medowie will get it sorted.

Q. How do I do a basic safety check on my vehicle?
A. In only a few minutes, you can maintain your vehicle in between services with a basic safety check. This will help reduce the risk of a breakdown and keep you safe on the road. We recommend performing the following checks to keep your vehicle in optimal condition:

  1. Look for oil or coolant spots on the garage floor
  2. Check the pressure, condition, tread and wear of tyres
  3. Check that all exterior lights work
  4. Check for chips, cracks and scratches on glass surfaces
  5. Test the handbrake on steep hills to ensure it holds the car
  6. Check that the windscreen wipers and washers work
  7. Test the horn to make sure it works
  8. Check the condition and fastening mechanism of the seatbelts
  9. Check fluid levels in the engine, automatic transmission, radiator, power steering, brake and clutch, windscreen washer and battery
Q. What should I look for when checking my tyres?
Q. Will my car warranty be void if I don't get a service at the dealership?
Q. What are the signs that my brakes need servicing?
Q. Why is it important to have your engine regularly serviced?