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COMMON REASONS FOR CAR BREAKDOWNS IN ELLEN GROVE AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM

May 17, 2019

We rely on our cars almost every day. It plays an important role for our daily transportation. But you may come across a time when your car won't start, even after many frustrating tries of turning your key. Or worse, it suddenly stops when you're driving along a busy thoroughfare. However, car breakdowns are preventable should you take some simple and easy preventative maintenance steps. Here are three of the most common reasons for car breakdowns we've seen in Ellen Grove and here's how to prevent them.

Low battery
A low battery is one of the most common causes of a car start failures. When your car's battery is out of power, it will certainly give you grief as you prepare to turn the ignition. Your battery's life could also be shortened if you live in an extremely hot or cold place. These temperatures can cause stress to batteries and their components When it reaches three years, have it checked by your nearest mobile mechanic in the Southside area. The signs of a faulty battery include dimming headlights and dim cabin lights.

Brake trouble
The moment you feel your cars brakes are compromise, contact your nearest mobile mechanic immediately. Damaged brake pads are disasters waiting to happen and can contribute towards fatal errors when you're on the road. We suggest having your brake pads meticulously checked by a mobile mechanic at least twice a year for signs of irregular wearing and tearing.

Deflated tyres
Another common reason for a car breakdown is caused by deflated tyres. Before driving to school or work, make sure your tyres are getting the right amount of pressure. If your car carries a heavy load, adjust the tyre pressure to suit. Advisable inflation ratings differ from tyre to tyre so it's important you check the tread wall of your tyre for specific guidance here. We also advise you check your tyres' tread depth regularly to avoid slippage.

If you're stuck or experiencing any of these signs of breakdowns in Ellen Grove - look no further than Stouch Auto and Mechanical. As Brisbane's leading mobile mechanic, we're experts in fleet maintenance, windscreen replacement, car electrics and virtually any other type of car servicing maintenance in Brisbane's Southside. We are dedicated to making your car function at it's best. For a mobile mechanic in Ellen Grove, call Stouch Auto and Mechanical now at 1300 568 603.

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