Category Archives: Technical Fixes

We have recently witnessed a repetitive issue with Hyundai iLoad and H-1 Diesel vans, often resulting in a blown turbo and heavy smoke emission. We uncovered the chain of events starts with the injector sealing copper washers leaking, the image … Continue reading

Category: Blog, News, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

Save $$$$.$$, Contact your dealer, get a quote, then consider contacting us for a likely cost effective solution if you reside around Sydney’s northern beaches. Filled the car with the incorrect fuel? Don’t worry, its a common mistake, either diesel … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

If  your check engine light (CEL) is illuminated and error codes P0016, P0017, P0018 or P0019 recorded, typically similar to ‘Crankshaft Position Camshaft Position Correlation Bank 2 Sensor 1′, it is highly likely the centre timing chain has stretched allowing both … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

If your Toyota Hilux or Prado Turbo Diesel 2005 on emits large amounts of grey or white smoke on start up, there is a likely chance one or more of the injector sealing o rings have split. On occasions this problem … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

The Subaru Outback has a design problem every repairer and owner should be aware of. Should both brake light globes fail, you will experience an unmistakable lack of power or engine lights illuminate on the dashboard. As a workshop proprietor, … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

For anyone owning a lovely comfy Peugeot 407 and feels there experience is being spoilt by a constant squeak and creek in the front of the car, something like a trapped budgerigar chirping away? Well at Marks Auto Care we may have found the … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

Smart car handbrakes have a common problem where the ratchet mechanism wears on the inside of the sealed mechanism. Unfortunately has to be replaced as a whole unit, so remove drivers seat and seat belt, be careful to detach S.R.S … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark

If you own a Smart Car and have experienced water in the footwell following extended air conditioning use on a warm day, the likely cause will be a blocked drain tube under vehicle. Once the car is hoisted, the front … Continue reading

Category: Blog, Technical Fixes By Author: mark
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