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Mercedes C Class Cars Recalled 

5 October 2018

The Model is being recalled as a result of the rear bonding strips left and right may have not been performed correctly during manufacture of the car.

The hazard could be that these strips could come off while the car is being driven and cause am accident.

Ownwes will be advised by mail or concreently contact your nearest Mercedes dealer for examination and rectification.

When buying a Used Car

10 September 2018

You know when you buy a used car that may be 1 year old or even 10 nad may have log books its is always an idea to let the car company know that you now have the car and you are the owner. there is a simple reason for tis  sometimes these cars have may have a recall on them outstanding and because the car company has lost the known owners due to the car being sold they cannot get in touch with you.

Always remember to let the car ccompany know. You can do this by filling out the change of ownership in the log books. Believe me it will help keep your car safe and mechanically sound.

The funny thing it happened to me the other day when I bought a used car and had to get something simple done via a dealership workshop and guess what it showed that there was a recall for it outstanding. I encourage everyone to do this simple thing becuase it could be a life saver.

New Laws for Passing Emergency Vehicles

4 September 2018

A new law came into effect on 1 September 2018 that says you must slow down to 40 KMH when passing an emergency or police vehicle on the side of the road at all times whether or not you are on a multi lane highway or a normal suburban street.

You may not know about it, I certainly did not until it was announced on saturday 1 September this year. A little late don't you think. Here is the rub if you don't slow down then you are caught the the fine is wait for it $445.00 plus 2 demerit points on your licence.

This is for NSW I don't know if this law applies to other states yet. I can see why and it is for safety reasons and I applaud the NSW government for this. Please slaow down where you see emergency vehicles or even cars that are broken down where help is being given like NRMA etc.

2018 Jeep Cherokee Recall

21 August 2018

A fault in the half shaft assembly casing a loss of power or abiliity to park thevehicle.the vehicle can crash without warning and may cause injury to occupants or bystanders. A broken half shaft bearing assembly may result in loss of power and may result in an accident or cuase hazard on a busy road.

Jeep australia is notifying owners of the the recall or owners can contact their local jeep dealers for checking and rectification.

FCA Australia Fiat 500X Recall 2015 -2018

20 August 2018

If the vehicle has a faulty rear seat latch and the rear seat belts are fastened then occupants could be injured in an accident. Baby seats fastened by the isofix anchrs and not the seat belt then the rea seats could unlatch and fold in an accident.

Again Fiat will notify known owners of these vehicles.

Mercedes C and E Class Cars Recall

19 August 2018

The left cutout for the exhaust system is missing in some incorrectly installed panelling. The incorectly installed panelling could come into contact with the exhaust system if the car is under heavy load and the panelling could catch fire.

Owners ae advised to cntact their nearest dealers for an inspection and repairs as necessary.

Audi A4,A5, A5 Cabriolet& Q5 Recall

Audi A5 cabriolet.jpg19 August 2018

Audi is recalling the above models for a defect in the auxillary heating element of the air-conditioning system where it could overheat and cause smoke damage or even  a fire.

All known owners of the above model cars will be contacted by Audi Australia for a time where owners can have this issue rectified.

Audi Q5 Recall 2018MY

8 August 2018

There has been a recall for the MY 2018 Q5 Audi with a problem to the rear brake pistons. During the manufacturing process the brake pistons may have been incorrectly coated which may cause the brake pedal to travel further therefore not slowing vehicle down quickly enough.

This is a safety issue and this is why the recall has been enacted.Need more information go to www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/audi-australia-pty-ltd-my-18-q5-fy. Copy this to your browser address bar and it will take you there.

Announcing a New Product

6 August 2018

Today we have available to sell to you the product the professionals use when washing cars. It is from the Autoglym range of car cleaning products.It is called Polar Blast. The product is used for when you either spray the soapy water surfactant over the car as a pre wash or just wash your car.

I sell it cheaper than you can find on Ebay even. I trst this product as I do all autoglym products as they are among the best products for car care in Australia.

Just go to our shopping page and order yours now. You might be surprised how good theses products really are.

Sergio Machionne Dies.

5 August 2018

Hard to beleive that this man has died at such a young age. Apparently he had complications after surgery he was under going at the time. He was only 66 when he passed away. He was the face of Fiat Chrysler for over 10 years as he rescued a company that was terminally ill itself after the Global financial  chrises.

He will leave a legacy that was unmatched in the auto industry and be said somewhat a visionary for what he achieved in his short life. 

Ford Kuga Recall

3/8/2018

Ford is recalling Certain Ford Kuga SUV models due to a problem or concern that the engine could overheat and cause the engine  oil to be depleted .

The concern is that if that happens that the oil dropped by the car onto the road surface would leave behind an oil slick and may cuase an accident to other road users.

The year range is 2013 and 2104 year model of this vehilce. Owners should take their car to the nearest authorised ford dealer for a checkup.

Using a mobile Phone in Car to Cost?

Using a mobile phone in New South Wales is about to get even more expensive. With now 5 demerit point and a $550,00 fine it getting steeper as many people still insist to use a mobile phone in their hands while driving.

P Plater's cannot use a mobile phone under any circumstances and if found out or caaught they will automatically lose their licence. For Normal drivers imagine for one moment when on long weekends and public holidays when you get double demeit points. You could lose your licence straight away.

you are not allowed by law to have phone in your hand unless passing to a passenger or even have a mobile phone sitting in your lap even when driving. Also there is the high tech camera going to be mounted at points on certain roads where it will catch you using a mobile phone.

So it is  time to stop using mobile phones when driving.

Porsche Panemara 971 Recall

28 July 2018

The prosche Panemara is being recalled for a very signifigant safety issue.The connecting links to the rear anti roll bar may come loose and become detached and cause damage to surrounding suspension parts.

It may cause anaccident with control of the car becoming limited in an emergency situation. This recall has been advised via The Australian Competition Consumer  Commission and Porsche Cars Australia.

Owners are advised to take their cars to their neaest Porsche dealer.

Point to Point Speed Cameras Important?

10 April 2018

This again is about the road toll here in Australia and it is getting worse not better. Up until this month 107 people have died on NSW roads and that is higher than the same time last year which stood at 87. There are point tp point cameras in NSW in which the government has installed for the monitering of trucks not cars.

This is 107 people too many in my opinion. They are someone son,daughter,husband,wife,father or mother brother or sister. So why have we not turned on these very good safety deterrent. I hear you say another revenue raiser. THAts Bullshit.

It prevents people who speed and it catches the people who are too darned impatient to slow down and stick to the speed limits. Speed Kills and it does.Studies have shown use of point to point cameras work and they save lives because evryone has to slow down and behave for once.

I say turn them on.

Asset Finance Available

1 April 2018

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Instead of paying out of existing funds why not use funds from a finance source where we can help get that viatal peice of equipment for your business that could make a big differerence for your business.

I can come to you or meet you in your office or home to just make it easier for you and your business.Please get in touch with us.

Deaths on Australian Roads begin to Worry Government Officials?

21 March 2018

Australian officials are beginning to worry why the death toll on Australian roads are beginning to climb after so many years of gradual decline. It is certainly a worrying trend after 2017 saw an increase in the number of people killed on Australian roads increase after nearly 30+ years of declining fatalaties through car accidents.

Originally when epople could drink and drive inAustralia the death toll was horrendous and was continuing to grow. Along with this we also had many injured as a result  of car accidents through drink driving and failry unsafe cars at that time.

Governments in Australia decided enough was enough and bought in driver alchohol testing with another weapon and that was speed cameras. Governments also decided to start making cars more safer with legislation far cars to have safety features such as ABS brakes and air bags.

Over the years we saw the toll decline remarkably and so did the injuries in car accidents.However the new disease seems to be people driving cars under the influence of drugs in one form or another. 

Australian Government Considers Making Car Emissions Tougher

12 July 2017

In an article that appears in The Sydney Morning Herald it says a carbon tax on new cars would put up the cost of a new car by $5,000.00 and that is a load of RUBBISH.

1/ Wake up to your self  the reporter who reported this garbage. This report that the productivity commission has put out has been around for 18 months.

2/ Get the facts straight as well. It is an idea that new cars meet new emissions standard that many countries have instigated in improving air quality as well as reducing greenhouse gases.

3/ The cost is not as dramatic as you have people believe becuse many car companied are producing cars that have stronger emissions control than Austrlia already has.

4/ Many emissions coming from cars in Australia are not even world standard and that also goes to the quality of the fuel that runs them.

5 We are up to some 5 years behind the rest of the world when it comes to car emissions. So get the facts straight.

6/ The Australian Government have canned that overnight so again misinformed and again you wonder why people are leaving this once great paper in droves you idiots.

Image result for audi a7 2017 Audi A4, A4 Avant, A4 Allroad, A6, A7, A8 (MY17)

10 March 2017

This is an interesting recall that has been issued and pertians to airbags and safety issues with the seat belt pretensioners.

On affected vehicles, there are irregularities in the mix ratio of the igniting agent in some airbag units or belt tensioners which could lead to the airbags/belt tensioners not triggering in the event of an accident.
Airbag units and seat belt tensioners not working as expected may lead to increased injuries to the vehicle occupants during an accident.
This is what shuld be done the problem here of course is that it does not give you confidence in Audi products and guess what the ACCC is taking court action against Audi for misleading information about their cars.

Nissan Has Been Successfully Prosecuted for Diesel Emissions Scandal?

10 February 2017

Image result for nissan qashqaiIn South Korea Nissan motor company has been prosecuted for the same thing VW has been prosecuted for emissions tampering on the scale of VW has in many countries. A court has found that the Quashqui  diesel model tricked emissions tests similar to VW's emissions scandal.

So you would have to ask how many more manufacturers have engaged in this pracice and at the moment it seems that everyone is not immune from this practice and is quite fraudualent to do so.

The question is do all diesel vehicles need to be tested and make sure they conform to the latest emissions rating set by various governments around the world so confidence can be restored in these manufacturers.

Ford Mustang only Gets Safety Rating of 2 In ANCAP Rating?

ford mustang.jpg8th February 2017

Waiting for this car to buy? Have you put a deposit on it and if you have you may really need to think twice befor you buy this car and prt with your hard earned dollars.

The rating is based on the European standard of the crash test that are done on cars being offered for sale as we as a country also follow because it has the highest standards of testing new cars in the world.

This finding is not satisfactory due to the low safety crash test as it indicates this car is a death trap let alone high risk of major injury to head and body if you survived a crash.

It was found that air bag deployment was not sufficient enough and that the occupant head hit the dash and the driver would hit the steering wheel .

Yet Ford spin says that this car is one of the safest cars that they built to date well I am sorry it has not and the information that keeps coming out has been basically dismissed by Ford motor company..

Many of the media have given this car neither the thumbs up or any glowing endorsement of a car that if you want something different buy it.DON'T buy it because it is a death trap even a chinese car would have more safety than this rather expensive toy.

Cars Sold Here Does it Matter Where They Are Built?

12 September 2016

So is it important where your car is built these days.In most cases it really does not matter as many manufacturers have production plants around the world and you may be surpised whre certain models are built these days.

Many manufatcturers have cars built to specifications and qulity which would be th same if they were built in the home country of the manufacturer.Surprisingly many c

Japanese car makers have their cars built in Thailand and not just in Japan.An example is the Toyota Kleuger is built in the United States.and others in plants around the world.

To most we really don't care where cars are built for the Australian market as long as the cars represent quality,reliability and parts are readily available.However as Chinese manufacturers quickly take advantage of learning about quality may be many of our cars may be sourced from there .Time will only tell.

Mazda Rotary Making a Comeback

26 August 2016

There has been confirmation in Japan that the laconic Mazda sports car the RX is set for a comeback and that it has been further developed with the sky active  technology allowing for a 1.6 litre  295 kilowatts of power.

This means that it would have twin rotors in the engine. Most if not all manufacturers have gone the traditional way of petrol piston engines and the reason for that is that the rotary engine technology has been a revolution however has proved not to be as fuel efficient or reliable.

The car more or less will be called the RX9 and with that it would not be hard to go past as mazda trademarked the RX name badge.

 

New Product

5 July 2016

We are selling an insurance type product that will help save you from disaster and it will be something we may not think about. It is for when you may fill up your fuel tank in your car with the wrong fuel. 

Say you were filling up your car when you realised that it was diesel you were putting into your car and not petrol.Oh oh!!!. you break down and your car has stopped and unfortunately you are in for a lot of money for repairs. For as little as $75.00 per year you will have piece of mind. For more information please see our contact page and get in touch or request more information.

Yes City to Surf

17th June 2016


Thats right just like the headline says I am walking or maybe jogging in the Sydney City to Surf this year and in aid of charity. I would like tothink those of you who would be able to take part and those who are unable to take part could donate to my charity that I am walking for and that is Mary Mckillop Foundation.

This foundation helps underpriveleged children with education.I find that education is important and something we or some may take for granted. Please help me to help others. There is a donation link and if you feel you would like to donate and help me reach the target just clink the link.

Link: https://city2surf2016.everydayhero.com/au/roderick  

Nominated for Local Business Award.

12 May 2016

Today it is announced that Quality Auto Search has been nominated for the local business awards for the St George region of Sydney Australia.

This is a prestigious award and this business has been nominated some 2 yars in a row for the award in the category of Automotive Services. This category is a very competitive one where many businesses are nominated but do not make the finals..

I am pleased to be nominated let alone be a finalist and thank those who have been kind to nominate my business.

Car Buying Why are You Going Through This?

31 March 2016

Car buying should be fun right? It is not and a lot of people like you are not being given the right information about cars and being treated like some herd of cattle or sheep.

It happens all the time and you are not alone and the car dealers say that people buying cars with hold information that can help them determine best how to help their customers. Saying that though what happens is that the dealers are playing the customer game as well.

So why go through this? Is it the fun of the chase or is it the deal you think you might get.Sorry it wont happen and you may come away from the car buying experience a little shaken up by the experience.

You don't have to any more Just buy the car through my business and all you have to do is drive the car that you want to buy.

Contact Us go on you know you want to and save all that hassel.

Why Do You Need to Wash Your Car?

12 February 2016

Good question. The reason is very simple on the outside when washing your car you are removing the build up of pollutants on the paintwork as well as the dirt that is on the car from normal driving around in the city to and from work.

Yes many of don't seem to have the time however when you do clean the outside it makes a difference keeping the paint work free from pollutants as over time will wear down the clear laquer that covers the paint and the car becomes looking flat and dirty.

Also by cleaning it you would probably give the car a waxing which also adds a protective layer of the cars paint and it is recomended that it done at least once every 6 to 12 months.

What about the interior and yes this should be done at the same time and reason for this is simple. by cleaning the interior of the car the dust and debris builds up which in turns gets into the filters of the cars air conditioning and can become a place where  bacteria can live and make you very sick. By keeping the inside of the car clean you wont have the smell build of food dirty seats etc.

So have a look at your car and keep it clean if you do and when it comes time to sell your car it will fetch a better price at sale or trade in. Always remember a well looked after car will always give you a much higher price when selling.

Australian Government Announcement Hits Car Industry like a Bombshell ?

11 February 2016