Car Maintenance

Car Repair & Service (Car Maintenance) Molendinar | Gold Coast

No matter what vehicle you own, every vehicle requires regular maintenance and upkeep to help ensure trouble free motoring. It is recommended that every vehicle is serviced at either 10,000km or 15,000km intervals or alternatively every 6 to 12 months depending on the amount the vehicle is used.

Vehicle Maintenance

Living on the Gold Coast it is very easy to clock up kilometres at a rapid rate and therefore you must ensure your vehicle is kept well maintained and regular servicing and maintenance is carried out. Fleet Tec Automotive is located in the centre of the Gold Coast, at 6/51 Johnston Street, Southport and is also a fully certified service centre for many makes and models. Offering Log Book Servicing and maintenance without affecting your factory warranty and also at an affordable cost.

Every vehicle that is serviced is done so in accordance of the manufacturer’s specifications and service procedures whilst using both genuine and quality aftermarket parts. Majority of logbook servicing can be done within a reasonable time frame to help reduce any inconvenience to the customer and also with a loan car available at request we strive to make your experience with us at Fleet Tec Automotive as enjoyable as possible.

Services our car mechanics can perform as a part of servicing your vehicle at Fleet Tec automotive:

  • Replace engine oil & oil filter
  • Replace brake fluid & power steering fluid
  • Inspect cooling system for conditioning
  • Inspect for water leaks
  • Inspect condition of all drive belts
  • Test battery condition and quality
  • Clean or replace air filter
  • Inspect all fluid levels including Transmission & diffs
  • Rotate tyres if necessary
  • Tyre Pressures
  • Inspect condition of all tyres - Inspect Handbrake operation and adjust
  • Inspect exhaust system for leaks
  • Inspect brakes and test effectiveness
  • Inspect steering and suspension
  • Inspect operation of all lights, windscreen wipers/washers
  • Lubricate door locks, hinges & window slides
  • Issue safety certificates for LPG & Petrol vehicles when required

 

As Part of your Logbook Servicing we also will Inspect all the mechanical aspects of your vehicle, Perform a full suspension check and brake test and inspection notifying you of any components that require attention to ensure your car is in the best possible shape at all times. Also if you have a fleet of vehicles that require servicing, we can implement a specialised service schedule to meet all of your requirements.

As we understand that it is easy to forget that your vehicle is due for a service, We also provide a reminder program where we can either notify you via email, text message or email as to when your next service is due.

General Servicing and Maintenance is an extremely important factor in maintaining your vehicle, and you need to remember, the service intervals set by the manufacturers have been set for a reason. It may be tempting to squeeze a few extra kilometres in between each service, but this could potentially cost you a lot more in the long run.

Some of the issues that can occur due to a lack of maintenance and servicing are:

  • -Engine oil begins to solidify and cause harmful carbon build up inside of the engines oil galleries potentially causing premature engine wear and in some severe cases, total engine failure.
  • -A lot of people will not check the crucial fluids such as engine oil and coolant in between services therefore the potential for leaks to occur and go unnoticed is increased which can easily turn into a rather costly repair.
  • -Suspension over time will wear, if not monitored and maintained can cause the vehicles stability to be affected and make your vehicle unsafe to drive.
  • -Tyres in most instances will wear differently on the front and rear of the vehicle due to different turning angles and driving. Without inspection and proper rotation, your tyres can fail prematurely and you will not get the full life out of you tyres.

All of these issues may seem like small things, but when all combined it can quickly add up into an expensive repair that potentially could have been avoided if the correct service procedures had of been followed. If you have any questions in regards to pricing or the services that we can provide feel free to contact us either via email info@fleettec.com.au or call 07 5531 3882 and speak to one of our friendly staff members.

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