Posted in Latest Posts on Feb 15, 2021.
We’ve all dealt with a flat tyre. We know that driving on deflated or flat tyres is dangerous. Not only does it put us and other drivers at risk, but it damages the integrity of the tyre itself. But did you know that overinflating your car tyres can be just as dangerous? Here’s how you can find the right tyre pressure for your vehicle and make sure that you’re not putting yourself —or others— in danger!
How do you over inflate your tyres?
Well, sometimes it’s simply a matter of getting distracted whilst you’re inflating your tyres. You put a little too much air into your tyres and now they’r...
Posted in Latest Posts on Jan 13, 2021.
6 Car Myths Busted by a Mechanic in Brisbane
There are loads of car myths that you’ve probably laboured under for far too long. From car care to servicing to warranties and everything in between, the average person holds several beliefs that are not true and may even be harmful! In this article, enjoy professional advice from a trusted mechanic in Brisbane on the car myths that you can discard today.
Without further ado, here are six car myths that you might be believing:
Car Myth #1: Cars Need to Warm Up
So many people believe that their cars need to warm up for a few minutes befor...
Posted in Latest Posts on Dec 14, 2020.
There are many benefits to buying a used car: you can get a decent vehicle for a more affordable price, and unlock the freedom of movement that comes with having your own car. However, there are some disadvantages to buying a used car, like dodgy private sellers and scammers on the internet. To help you avoid disappointment, we’ve put together a list of checks to do before buying a used car.
Buying a Used Car from a Dealership vs Private Seller
There are advantages to both of these options. A dealership will charge a dearer price, granted, but they also offer more protection for you as the b...
Posted on Nov 16, 2020.
The trouble with taking your car to the mechanic is finding one that you feel like you can trust. Unfortunately, there are many mechanics out there who are only interested in a quick buck. Your safety and value for money is not on the top of their list of priorities. The good news is that you can find a vehicle service quote that you can trust in just a couple of steps.
Posted on Oct 15, 2020.
Without a functioning set of brakes on your car, you’re in danger. Your brakes are arguably one of the most important parts of your car when it comes to maintenance and repair. These four signs your brakes need replacing will help you decide whether you need the help of a Mechanic in Brisbane, ASAP.
The biggest giveaway of faulty brakes is a high-pitched noise when braking. Hearing a noise when you brake is a strong indicator that you need your brakes to be inspected. This is because the noise is often the brake rotor contacting a metal plate fixed to the backing plate. T...
Posted on Sep 25, 2020.
Now spring has sprung, it’s a great time to check over your car with a focus on looking at how reduced usage may have affected your car, and the effect of long winter months.
Posted on Aug 24, 2020.
The best way to ensure the smooth running of your car and its longevity is of course to follow your car’s scheduled servicing to retain its manufacturer’s warranty. But what if you miss a service out?
Posted on Jul 14, 2020.
During winter, your car might need some extra maintenance and care to be road ready in cooler conditions. Read some of our winter car care tips from Pearson Automotive, servicing Milton and surrounds.
Posted on Jun 18, 2020.
As we take to the road more now after COVID-19 restrictions, the quiet time may have taken a toll on our car batteries. Here are some battery tips if your car doesn’t start up the first time you try - from Pearson Automotive, Mechanics in Milton also servicing Toowong and surrounding suburbs.
Posted on Jun 10, 2020.
The most significant expense you will incur with your car is the initial purchase price. But take it from a Brisbane mechanic, the annual cost to maintain a car can vary significantly from brand to brand as well as between different models.