Our client complained his Mitsubishi Triton was lacking power. We inspected the car and found heavy carbon build up in the engines intake system. This is common with turbo diesel engines. The factory fitted ‘EGR’ system which is to provide better economy and for pollution control is mainly to blame. This system recycles exhaust back into the intake. The exhaust
Diff oil is an important service item. This oil has a specified replacement schedule set by the manufacturer. This needs to be adhered to as a minimum standard to ensure premature wear and/or damage does not occur. Your diff oil is checked for quantity and quality during each service. If found that the oil is dirty or containminated draining and
Another item that needs to be inspected on every service is your vehicles engine and gearbox mounts. These are the brackets that hold the engine or gearbox in place. They generally have rubber bushes to absorb and dampener noise and vibration. Some manufactures use hydraulic mounts, but these are a lot less common then rubber. With age these bushes wear out.
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
We had very lucky customer today, with their 2010 triton turbo diesel. Due for a timing belt change right on schedule, but mention a whistling noise and a vibration. Once stripped down the balance shaft timing belt was found completed stripped of teeth! You can see in the pictures the stripped belt up against the new belt. Very lucky it