What Things Should I Look Out For On My Car

Just a few simple daily & weekly observations can potentially save you, your family or a co-worker major vehicle repairs, It could also save a friendship!

No one like cleaning oil stains from their driveway especially when it’s a visitor!

  • Visual – If you tend to park your vehicle in the same place most days, look on the ground occasionally when you move the car. If there are oil marks or patches of green or red fluid, it’s time to check the oil and water. This is critical. Modern vehicles can be quite unforgiving and a small water leak, left unchecked, can lead to the need for major repairs. Remember it is not usual for any vehicle to use water/coolant, unless its windscreen washer water/fluid.
  • Tyres – Take an occasional walk around your vehicle to ensure the tyres are correctly inflated and in good condition with no wear on the shoulders. Tyre pressures should be checked at least every six months. Correct pressure will vary from one vehicle to the next – give us a call if you need to know the correct pressure for your car tyres.
  • Take precautions – If you have our details in your glovebox or on a KAAR key-ring, then you are part of our KAAR-munity. That means, wherever you are, if you need mechanical help, we will find a way to assist you.
Kelvin Armstrong Auto Repairs

Kelvin Armstrong Auto Repairs (KAAR) is recognised as the most competent, capable, and reliable automotive repairer west of the Auckland City isthmus.

With fully equipped, state of art facilities in both Avondale and Henderson, KAAR gives a choice of two handy locations for full automotive, mechanical, electrical repairs and servicing for all vehicles, including European makes and models like Audi, VW and BMW.

We cater for all makes and models of cars, vans, 4x4s and light trucks. We service petrol, diesel and hybrid motors.

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