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13
Jun

Log Book Servicing

When you purchase a new car log book servicing will be a requirement. The log book contains all the service requirements particular to your vehicle.  With all the specifications set down by the vehicle manufacturer. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in order for a car’s warranty to remain intact, motor vehicle dealers are allowed to insist that

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3
Aug

Logbook Servicing Gold Coast

Logbook Servicing Gold Coast Certified Automotive are qualified in all aspects of Logbook Servicing. Transcription: Hi there, I’m Jame from Certified Automotive Mobile Mechanics. We’re based in the Gold Coast and we have fully equipped vans, mobile work shops that come to you to service your car at your work, your home, or at your location.

3
Aug

Repairs and Diagnostics Gold Coast

We do Repairs and Diagnostics Gold Coast Certified Automotive can come to your home or workplace and carry out repairs on your car. Our tradesmen are highly experienced, licensed and insured. We have a fully equipped mobile workshop that we bring to you. Transcription: Hi, I’m Jamie from Certified Automotive Mobile Mechanics. We’re based in the Gold Coast and we

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3
Aug

Pre-Purchase Inspections Gold Coast

We do Pre-Purchase Inspections Gold Coast Buying a car can be a wonderful experience or it can be a nightmare. Get complete ‘Peace Of Mind’ and take the worry out of finding those hidden defects when you book a Pre-Purchase Inspection with Certified Automotive. Transcription:  Hi there, I’m Jamie from Certified Automotive Mobile Mechanics. We’re based in the Gold Coast

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3
Aug

Emergency Breakdowns Gold Coast

Emergency Breakdowns Gold Coast Certified Automotive understand that nothing throws out your plans like an unexpected Emergency Breakdown. The fully qualified Mobile Mechanics at Certified Automotive can get you back on the road quickly. Transcription: Hi. Does your car have a noise, an issue or concern? I’m Jamie from Certified Automotive Mobile Mechanics. We’re based in the Gold Coast, and we

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12
Mar

Holden Cruze window regulator

The Holden Cruze is a popular car that we see a lot of. We have seen serval lately with a failed window regulator. The complaint being “My window won’t go up”. Not a unique fault, as with all things that move they eventually wear out. These window regulators can fail several different ways – cables breaking, pulleys failing, gears jamming, motors failing

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14
Jan

Flywheel Machining

Flywheel machining /grinding is a important step in the process of replacing a worn clutch. Today we had a Holden Barina in Mudgeeraba with a slipping clutch. To replace the clutch, the gearbox is removed. This can be a easy job on some vehicles while on others can be a time consuming and expensive job. With the gearbox removed and

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6
Sep

Dodge Journey engine mount

Today in Benowa I had Dodge Journey with the 2.7 V6 engine to repair. Our client’s complaint was a “Clunk noise when accelerating”. I carried out a though inspection of the vehicle and traced the noise to a failed rear engine mount. The Dodge Journey has a east west mounted V6 engine. At the lower rear of the engine sits

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5
Sep

Diesel fuel filter

The diesel fuel filter is a very important part of the fuel system. This is even more true with the advances in diesel fuel system technology. With todays modern diesels with common rail, high pressure fuel pumps, fine tolerance injectors the fuel filters role becomes even more critical. The main pic is of a Toyota Hiace D4D engines fuel filter.

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4
Sep

Cracked injector line

Today in Palm Beach we had a diesel fuel leak from a Nissan Patrol 3L engine. The leak was quickly diagnosed as a cracked fuel injector line. This is not a common fault with this engine. More so, a common fault with any diesel engine that has been previously worked on. These diesel fuel injector lines are made from steel

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23
Jul

Leaking radiator

Today I had leaking radiator in a Nissan Dualis to repair in Broadbeach. We attend many breakdowns and radiators are a common cause. We often see at around 10 years of age or 200 000kms radiators fail. Radiators in nearly all production cars now days have plastic tanks. This is the weak point that fails. The plastic gets brittle with

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