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New Look Workshop

Over the 2013 Christmas period we have been lucky enough to have a makeover done to the workshop. Our new look “epoxy resin” flooring makes the workshop look clean, fresh and BRAND NEW! Come on in and check it out for yourself!          

New Equipment !

Christmas came early here at Auto Stop as we now have some NEW and EXCITING equipment! With two 2 post hoists, a 4 post hoist, a wheel balancer, a tyre changer, a workmate press and a wheel alignment machine, we can now service, balance your types and align your steering quickly, efficiently and further improve […]

Christmas And New Years Trading Hours

24/12- open 7:30 to 12:00 25/12- closed Christmas 26/12- closed Boxing Day 27/12- closed 30/12- open normal trading hours 31/12- open normal trading hours 1/14- closed New Years Day 2/14- open normal trading hours

NISSAN YD25DDTi Timing Chain Failures

There is an increasing number of reports of lower timing chain failures in Australian released Nissan YD25DDTi engines. The primary (lower) timing chains and gears are a simplex (single row) design while the secondary (upper) timing chains and gears are a duplex (double row) design. The simplex chains are stretching and ultimately falling, leading to major […]

A Basic Guide To Engine Valve Failure

The valves in your cylinder head are a vital component of your engine and undergo enormous stresses, opening and closing up to 2500 times every minute under normal operating conditions. When one or more of these valves are damaged, the result can be anything from reduced power and poor fuel consumption, to complete engine failure.  […]

Auto Stop Purchase The Coda System!

Auto Stop have purchased another exciting piece of equipment, the Coda System, in order to benefit our valued customers.  The Coda System will provide faster & more accurate diagnostics, in particular, focusing on your car’s C02 emissions & fuel economy allowing our technicians to target ways in which we can improve your vehicle’s efficiency in […]

SAFE-T-STOP Brake & Shock Absorber Testing Now At Auto Stop

In September this year we invested in a new piece of equipment called SAFE-T-STOP.  The SAFE-T-STOP system tests your vehicle’s brakes & shock absorbers and provides you with a comprehensive report identifying any anomilies.  Our new piece of equipment will ensure safety and save you money. This is our ongoing commitment to save you!  How It Saves […]

The Damage That A Lack Of Servicing Can Cause

You may think that having your vehicle regularly serviced is not essential however the following situation that one of our customers found themselves in may cause you to reconsider! The customer came to us earlier in the year wanting a service on his Hyundai Getz – it had done 51,000 kms & its last service […]

Certificate In Modern Vehicle Servicing Completed By The Guys At Auto Stop

Our senior technicians, Brad, Rod and Dan, reiterated their commitment to staying up-to-date with advancements in the automotive industry by successfully completing the Repco Auto-Tech course on ‘Modern Vehicle Servicing’ on 17/5/11. The course has given the guys the underpinning knowledge to carry out servicing and repairs on modern vehicles in a manner that is […]