Professional Car Servicing at Affordable Prices on the Gold Coast

A little routine maintenance can go a long way and save a lot of money against expensive repair bills in the long term. Often all that is needed is a few minutes of visual inspection to spot potential problems and nip them in the bud. Modern motor cars are indeed complex machines but there are still plenty of ways that drivers can do their part towards keeping their cars running safely and efficiently. Below is a list of simple checks and maintenance tasks that will help keep your car in tip top condition in between routine servicing intervals. Remember that if you are ever in any doubt about whether your vehicle is safe to drive you should always contact a qualified mechanic for advice. 

Hints & tips for car maintenance

Ask help from the expert team of motor mechanic in Carrara


  • Keep your tyres inflated to the highest pressure recommended by the manufacturer
  • Check your tyre pressures at least every month as all tyres deflate over a period of time
  • Regular wheel alignments and wheel rotations will maximize the life of your tyres
  • Unbalanced wheels will cause vibrations, premature tyre wear and will also accelerate wear of your steering and suspension components
Get your battery checked by the motor mechanic in Nerang


  • Keep your battery top and post clean
  • Check and maintain your battery’s water level
  • Make sure your battery stays fully charged
  • Rub petroleum jelly on the post to minimize corrosion
  • A once-a-month battery check will ensure you get maximum life from your battery
Let the motor mechanic in Carrara keep your car's cooling system in good condition


  • Check your coolant level on a regular basis
  • Remove your radiator pressure cap only when your engine is cold
  • Do not mix different types or brands of coolant
Let the motor mechanic from Nerang help you with your brakes


Have Your Brakes Checked If
  • Your brake fluid level is near the low mark
  • You hear and grinding or excessive squealing noises
  • You have any unusual vibrations
  • Pulling to one side


  • To keep your air condition system running effectively, run it for about 5-10 minutes every week even in winter. This keeps the seals lubricated and helps prevent the air conditioning refrigerant from leaking out.
  • Have your air conditioning system serviced every year to prevent system failure

If you are ever in any doubt don’t hesitate to call us here at 
Surefix Mechanical on  07 5502 0503.

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