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Regular service saves money

Regular service saves money

Regular service helps prevent impending vehicle breakdowns and costly repairs. Warning Signals With so many distractions in today’s fast paced life it’s easy to miss instrument panel warning lights telling of impending problems. Music, satellite navigation, children and traffic conditions all compete for our attention ……. and the dashboard warning light fades into obscurity. That…

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Flat Battery – Sluggish Starting?

Flat Battery – Sluggish Starting?

Hopefully not today, but at some point in time your car battery will fail and you could be in need of a jump start or new battery. Car batteries can fail for a number of reasons; old age, lack of maintenance, electrical system issues, alternator failure, run flat due to boot lights and such not…

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The 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar

The 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar

For all you Supercar enthusiasts here is the calendar for 2018 THE 2018 SUPERCARS CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR ROUND 1 Adelaide 500, Adelaide, SA – March 1-4 ROUND 2 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park, VIC – March 22-25 ROUND 3 Tasmania SuperSprint, Symmons Plains, TAS – April 6-8 ROUND 4 Phillip Island 500, Phillip Island,…

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Air Bag Recall

Air Bag Recall

Takata airbag recalls list Follow this link to view the updated list As reported throughout the media your car air bags may need replacing as some manufactured by Takata are faulty and could cause serious harm if deployed. Holden has confirmed it will recall approximately 330,000 vehicles in Australia. Toyota has published a ‘check my…

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Cut Fuel Costs

Cut Fuel Costs

How to Save on Fuel Costs       Most of us cash in the discount fuel dockets from the supermarkets. So how would you like to add another few dollars to your pocket? It may be easier than you think and you don’t have to purchase groceries. Tyre Talk! Its all to do with…

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Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Like it or not the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is almost upon us. For some it’s an exciting time but for business owners and their clients  it is causing concern as traffic gridlock is an increasing problem for Gold Coast/Brisbane commuters. Hopefully it will be business as usual with minimal delays. The Queensland Government and…

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Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings from Southport Car Service The management and staff wish you a safe and happy festive season and thank you for your continuing business. Stay safe these holidays Summer holidays are an exciting time of year to relax, unwind and spend time with family and friends. Please take care on the road and be…

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Which Oil to Use

Which Oil to Use

Oil Viscosity – Which oil to choose? When you need to top up your engine oil are you confused as to what oil to buy? Visit any service station, automotive spares shop, even supermarkets and you are faced with dozens of brands and varieties to choose from – 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30, 10W-30 and more plus…

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Get Ready for Summer

Get Ready for Summer

The summer months are almost here and hot weather demands a cool head, especially while driving so don’t get overheated, turn on your air conditioner, listen to your favourite music or radio station and enjoy the drive. To make sure your car air conditioning is cool and efficient have it checked out and serviced before…

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Tyre Safety

Tyre Safety

Every day we unlock the car, start the engine and zoom away without giving another thought to the thin rubber tread that separates us from the bitumen. It’s a fact of our busy lives that we take our cars for granted that is until they break down or we get a flat tyre or worse…

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