About Smash Masters Panel Beaters
Here at Smash Masters Panel Beaters, we have become the largest car smash repair shops in Geelong and Laverton. We have high attention to detail, great customer service and unbeatable quality when repairing all the vehicles that enter our doors to the highest standards. Call 1300 Smash Masters – Your number one Melbourne panel beater for all your smash repairs.
ABOUT CAR SMASH REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE
Not car owners have read their car manual. At Smash Masters Panel Beaters we know it is better to know your car and the best way to do that, is to read your car manual. In the event of a car smash, you may find the repair manual of no use as it doesn’t help you repair your car panels.
Today’s vehicles are equipped with sensors, warning lights and computers that can point out problems quickly. Do not think that these lights will tell you everything that is wrong with your car. Bulbs and sensors fail, and therefore manual checking every so often is always advisable.
You car records need to be kept on hand. It is a good idea to leave these in the glove compartment because you never know when your car has to go to the shop suddenly. The auto mechanic can look at the records. They can help them diagnose the issue a lot quicker.
Check the amperage of a burnt out fuse before changing it. When replacing a fuse, it is essential that you replace it with a fuse of the exact same amperage. If you are not sure how to do this, bring your vehicle to a professional.
You should always look for a warranty when you’re working on a car problem and need a part that costs quite a bit. A mechanic should be asked about if they know whether or not there’s a warranty on any of the parts they’re going to order. Ask about the lentgh of time of the warranty and for a contract in writing to review it.
Never attempt to diagnose complicated car problems on your own. Know that you may not be a total expert! What may seem like a simple problem to fix can be quite complex, especially in newer computerized vehicles. Let a professional diagnose the issue. Give them all the details on what occurred and what you heard, but leave the final diagnosis to them.
Some examples of things you can do on your own is adding windshield wiper fluid or oil to your vehicle. It is a common misnomer that you need a mechanic’s services to attend to these items for you. Figure out what you should be doing at first, but allow yourself to get things done on your own.
Before you settle on a mechanic, inquire about their rates and prices. A lot of places will put rates in the fine print and so you need to read over any paperwork carefully. Also find out how you are to be billed. A lot of places will give you an estimate of how long this will take that they were given by various manufacturers. A lot of repairs that seem to be easy to fix could end up taking a whole day in some cases.
As stated in the opening of this article, learning basic auto repair can have several benefits in the long run. You can be a lot more self-sufficient using this knowledge, and this could help your wallet out too! Utilise the knowledge provided here to help you perform your own car repairs. Call Smash Masters any time on 1300 SMASH MASTERS and we will be able to help you get your smash repairs done.