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Southport, Qld, 4215

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Abbotts Auto Care got a mention!!

Abbotts Auto Care has been in the business for over 18 years. We have done everything you can imagine from oil changes, to pistons, to carby's, to all sorts of things to do with cars. We have a very strong reputation in the industry as a very affordable and very knowledgable Service Centre that specialises…
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Cabin Filters – A Toxic Surprise

Your car could be making you sick and may prolong your winter flue  infection The main source of the problem is an old or clogged cabin filter in the air conditioning unit. These cabin filters are designed to stop dust, pollen and other pollutants, from entering and circulating within the interior of the vehicle, but,…
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Purchasing Tyres

Cheap Tyres Can Be Dangerous ! Purchasing new tyres used to be easy, you had a choice, expensive premium top of the range good hard wearing or mid range priced tyres with average wear most of which were made in Australia. Now it is Buyer beware, you get what you pay for. Tyres are now…
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Oil Sludge

The quiet killer of modern vehicle engines! Have you ever wondered why an A-grade mechanic would tell you that your car engine can be likened to the ‘engine’ of the human body? Here’s the connection: as you know, just as you need good blood circulating through your system to remain healthy and perform at your…
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Fuel Saving Tips

Fuel Saving Tips Keep your vehicle regularly serviced and well tuned. Inflate your tyres to the highest manufacturer pressure recommended. Check your wheel alignment & tyre wear. Avoid excessive highway speed. At speeds over 100Km fuel consumption will increase by up to 25%. Idling for long periods wastes fuel. By having the engine switched off…
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Flood Damaged Vehicles

Flood Damaged Vehicles Flood damaged vehicles are now entering the market as private sales, at auctions, or on the internet. It is important that some previous history of the vehicle be established to avoid purchasing a flood affected vehicle. If the price of the car appears low compared to others in the market you should…
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Engine Oil

Engine Oil Several customers have expressed concern about a recent story on Channel 7 “Today Tonight” that suggested many workshops are using recycled engine oil when they service vehicles. We are pleased to say we are NOT one of them. For the past ten years we have used exclusively PENRITE* oils, because of their superior…
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Wipers Washers

Wipers Washers Wiper blades should be changed every six to twelve months for safe driving. Do not use cheap wiper blades! Only use quality window washer fluid in washer fluid container. Other detergents like dish washing liquid will damage pump motors and block washer jets. We can change your Wiper Blades on your next service.…
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Battery Test

Battery Test Winter overnight low temperatures or summer extreme day time heat will cause any weak battery to fail. If you have any doubts about the quality of your battery please call us to arrange a convenient time to test your battery. This can be done while you wait. For Battery Check & Service You…
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Importance of Coolant

Importance of Coolant The main function of coolant is to efficiently and rapidly remove heat from an operating engine, stop corrosion, and keep all hoses and seals durable and pliable during their service life. Growing demands to lift fuel efficiency and lower exhaust emissions have only served to place increased demands on the cooling system.…
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