Audrey's Automotive Blog

Audrey's Automotive Blog

  • 3 Dangers of Driving on a Soft Tyre

    If you notice that the tyres on your car are losing pressure, you should avoid driving your car even a short distance. While all tyres lose pressure very slowly over time and will need to be topped up, frequent pressure loss is a sign that there is something wrong with the tyre. Below are 3 reasons that you should never drive on a soft tyre. You may cause further damage to the tyre

  • Two Ways to Prevent Your Car Battery From Failing Prematurely

    Replacing a car battery can be very expensive. Given this, it's sensible to do what you can to prevent your vehicle's battery from failing prematurely. Here are two ways to do this. Pay attention to your road journeys The length and frequency of your road journeys can affect the condition of your car battery. If for example, you only use your vehicle occasionally, and it is, therefore, left unused for several days (or even weeks) at a time, this can drain the battery and shorten its overall lifespan.

  • Disposing of a Junk Car: 3 Options

    If you have an old car that doesn't really run anymore, you may not know the best way to deal with it. Many people who have junk cars will often abandon them on their driveway. However, there are a number of ways you can safely dispose of a junk car which may also make you a little bit of money. Below is a guide to 3 of your options. Strip the car and sell the reusable parts

  • A Worthy Cause: Choosing A Roadworthy Side Tipper Trailer For Highway And Interstate Transportation

    Side tipper trailers may be a relatively new addition to the field of bulk transportation equipment, but their popularity makes the advantages of owning one or more of these unique trailers pretty self-evident. One of their key advantages over other dumper vehicles is their versatility -- they can be used reliably on a work site when towed by a heavy plant vehicle, before being hitched to a roadworthy tow vehicle for long-distance transportation along state roads.

  • Why It May Be Hard to Shift the Transmission Lever from "Park"

    Several factors can cause the transmission lever to be hard when you want to move it from the "park" position. This article discusses some of those factors that you should investigate when you experience this problem as you use your automatic transmission car. Reduction in Transmission Fluid All car fluids have a recommended minimum level. Your transmission lever can be hard to move from "park" if the level of the transmission fluid in your car went below that minimum recommended level.

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Audrey's Automotive Blog

Hello, my name is Audry. I would like to offer you all a very warm welcome to my new automotive blog. When I was growing up in the 1960s, my daddy would always try to stop me playing with my brother's toy cars. Times were different then and people believed that little girls should not be interested in greasy engines. When I grew up, I went to college and got a job working for a large Australian bank. However, I didn't lose my passion for automobiles. I still like to hang out at the local auto repair and sales shop and I have learnt a lot during my time there.

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