Everyone knows that a car’s suspension has something called a damper. In our latest five-minute explainer we explain what a damper is and how it works.
Plenty of us let our fur babies travel in our vehicles and even if you use a seat protector or have a mat in the boot (station wagon) nothing sticks to carpet like pet hair. Here’s how to clean pet hair out of your car.
Most mechanics advertise log book services that won’t affect your new car warranty… we dive into the age-old dealer vs non-dealer car servicing debate.
Cars require servicing mostly because consumable components wear out, are used up or otherwise degrade over time. There’s two ways that happens; use and age.
Hands up if you were taught to give way to your left on a roundabout, or if you were told to give way to your right. Now, put them up if you were told to indicate when leaving a roundabout, even if you’re travelling straight through. And finally, and just to really confuse matters, who was told you definitely don’t need to indicate unless you’re turning left or right?
Child-seat laws seem like one of those inarguable givens, like regulations forbidding you to murder your mother-in-law or to keep a killer whale as a pet (they like mother-in-law for breakfast).
Almost everyone who has children will tell you that they are irresistibly driven by a deep-seated and primeval fear to do everything possible to protect their unique and wonderful offspring, so they’re happy to go by the book when it comes to child seats in cars.
Taking good care of your vehicle’s air conditioning unit means more than simply turning it on when you get hot. That may indeed cool you off, but that doesn’t mean that it is going to do much to keep it running right and being reliable. There are some things you have to do to the…
Brakes are the single most important safety feature of your car. Although we all know this, sometimes we can let things slip. To help protect the safety of you and your loved ones, follow this Seven Point Brake Checklist. If you notice any or all of them, it is time to get your brakes professionally…
CREP has published new ratings for 12 child car seats. The ratings include one convertible child car seat with three separate modes that can be used for newborns right through to children aged up to 8 years. CREP is a partnership between Transport for NSW, The National Roads & Motorists’ Association, Royal Automobile Club of…