mechanic testing a car battery

Forever! If only. There’s nothing more frustrating than turning the key in the ignition and getting nothing in response – and always when we’re running late. Given our reliance on their good health, it’s reasonable to ask how long car batteries last. Here’s the answer. A new battery can be expected to keep the engine […]

It’s Time to Get Your Shift Together and Stop Riding the Clutch

A clutch is one of those things that we know of and use regularly, but know little about. Life is littered with such devices. I’m writing this blog on a laptop, the inner workings of which leave me befuddled. I simply press a button which…

New Rules Now Allow For Car Routine Servicing and Repairs For Everyone

BM Tech Canterbury & Essendon NOW OPEN You can now drive more than 5kms to have your car repaired at a brand specific specialist. Great News! The Victorian Government has changed the rules so now Routine Car Servicing is permitted…

What Fuel Should I Use In My Car (And What Is E10 Fuel, Anyway?)

Not much escapes the inevitable march of marketing. Supermarket shelves are chock-full of products that can only be differentiated by the eye-catching packaging they come in. Don’t be fooled; everyone is selling the same thing they’ve always…

The Roadworthy Certificate Process Has Changed – What You Need To Know

We won’t quickly shrug off the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even once it finally gets consigned to history, there’ll still be plenty of us hesitating when someone extends a hand in greeting. And sanitiser won’t be missing from many…

Squeezing the last drop: how to get fuel efficient

When it comes to life’s expenses, cars usually feature at the pointy end. To buy one involves parting with a hefty chunk of change, and then there’s the cost of maintenance to go with it. A lot of these expenses we can’t do much about…

Stage 4 Restrictions & Car Servicing

BM Tech Will Remain Open For Essential & Critical Repairs and Breakdowns Only The Victorian Government has made it official that routine car servicing will not be allowed! However, if your car breaks down or develops a safety concern,…