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When should I replace the spark plugs on my vehicle?

Luckily, spark plugs don’t wear out very quickly. On older vehicles you should replace the Spark plugs  every 30 000 km. However, this can go up to every 100 000 km for platinum or iridium spark plugs in modern vehicles. In any car care matter, it’s always best to follow the manufacturer recommended service intervals. Review…

When to replace your cam belt or timing chain?

It is important that you always change your cambelt at the recommended interval. Cambelts for most vehicles need to be changed at 90 000 km. For some vehicles this can vary from every 60 000 km to every 180 000 km. Autoworks recommend changing your cambelt at the manufacturer’s recommended guidelines on mileage and age.…

Why you should service your car at least once a year

Why should you service your car at least once a year even if you hardly drove it… Most newer cars, have a in-vehicle maintenance reminder system. This makes mileage-based schedules obsolete. It takes a number of vehicle operating conditions into account and provide an alert on the dash when it is time for an engine…

VW Beetle

VW Beetle cars are still extremely popular, and these vehicles are a common sight on our roads – many in very good condition. While Beetles generally have few bodywork problems; occasional rust and the engine need to be checked regularly to ensure that all parts are in good working order. Older Beetles in particular need…

Opel Corsa

As one of the most popular Opel models, regular Opel service is imperative in order to keep your car in good running order. Generally, your Corsa should have its scheduled service at every 15 000km or twelve months to ensure that all parts are well-maintained and that fluids are checked and replaced if necessary. However…

Nissan Sentra

As any auto repair shop will advise, regular Nissan service schedules are imperative to ensure that your car runs smoothly – regardless of which model you drive.  While this popular compact car is generally considered a reliable vehicle, the Sentra can be prone to fault.  This is what makes regular services so important, as this ensures that…