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 is only experienced when the vehicle is left on an incline, thus indicating the front injector…
Another Hyundai iLoad Diesel Intercooler failure, that’s 2 this week! Don’t pay $1200.00, contact us for a full aluminum upgraded replacement, and beware, the intercooler may not be the only problem.
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 in a petrol powered vehicle or vice versa which can be even worse, especially in later…
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 sets of camshafts to move to a point outside their programmed parameters. This we believe…
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, I was a little frustrated to say the least, as our newly purchased and just…
Diesel car
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 answer for you, the top front suspension shock absorber or strut, mounts just need a…
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 wiring under seat, and pull back carpet, pull away wiring from its secure holders to…
Car on hoist
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 plastic under body cover can be removed and a long screwdriver or similar can be…

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