Whenever you purchase a new vehicle, the manufacturer provides you with a warranty that covers the cost of mechanical parts failure. This warranty is voided, however, if you do not have the vehicle periodically serviced by a certified mechanic, who will record and stamp these servicings in your vehicle’s logbook.
Here at S&I Automotive Services we can provide logbook services for:
- Petrol passenger vehicles
- Diesel passenger vehicles
- LPG passenger vehicles
- Electric/Hybrid passenger vehicles
To book your next logbook service with us, get in touch today!
If you’re thinking of selling or otherwise transferring ownership of a vehicle, or if you’re renewing registration on a vehicle more than five years old, you are legally required to make sure the vehicle passes an eSafety Check (formerly a pink slip). The eSafety Check ensures the vehicle can be safely driven on NSW roads, and can only be issued by an Authorised Inspection Station (AIS).
If you’re planning on registering an unregistered vehicle, the NSW government requires that you procure an Authorised Unregistered Vehicle Inspection report (previously a blue slip). This report verifies that the unregistered vehicle is safe and meets design and identity standards.
S&I Automotive Services is an Authorised Inspection Station for both pink and blue slip inspections. If you need either, contact us today!
The brakes are the most important safety system your vehicle has. While other safety features mitigate the severity of an accident, your brakes are purely preventative, and well maintained brakes can be the difference between an accident and an emergency stop.
Due to the stop-start nature of urban driving, your brakes suffer a surprising amount of wear, and we agree with major manufacturers that you should check your brakes at least once a year.
S&I Automotive Services’ skilled mechanics can provide the following brake services:
- Brake component replacement
- Brake component machining
- Brake hose repairs or replacement
- Brake restorations
If you haven’t had your brakes checked in a while, talk to us today!
Steering & Suspension
Defects in the steering and suspension dramatically affect handling and ride comfort, causing play in the steering wheel and body lean around corners. The suspension is also responsible for maximising the grip that your tyres exert on the road, so any flaws will substantially increase your stopping distance.
Here at S&I Automotive Services we can help you with:
- Shock absorbers, springs and struts
- Bushing replacement
- Power steering repairs or replacement
- Lift kits and other 4WD upgrades
If you’re having problems with your steering or suspension, get in touch today!
Driving without air conditioning in the Australian summer can be practically unbearable. Your vehicle’s air conditioning is unique amongst your other systems as it actually degrades more from disuse than from use. The myriad of rubber tubing and seals which comprise a large portion of the AC dry out and crack if not used, allowing the refrigerant gas to leak out and rob your aircon of its cooling power.
S&I Automotive can fully repair your vehicle’s air conditioning, repairing or replacing faulty compressors and condensers, swapping out cracked tubing, and finally de-odourising and re-gassing your AC with refrigerant once we’re sure it’s airtight.
If your air conditioning isn’t keeping you cool, don’t sweat it! Contact us today!
Clutch & Transmission
Responsible for transferring power from the engine to the wheels, the drivetrain is comprised of some of the most complex pieces of machinery in your vehicle. Due to their sophisticated nature, any minor flaws in the machinery can quickly escalate into some of the most costly repairs possible.
If you notice a clicking noise at full turn, have trouble changing gears or hear a grinding noise when you do, or notice a burning smell coming from under the bonnet after a drive, then you may have problems with your vehicle’s drivetrain.
Here at S&I Automotive Services our skilled mechanics can help you with:
- Clutch Repairs
- Automatic and Manual gearbox repairs and servicing
If you’ve noticed any of the warning signs, talk to us today!
Radiators & Cooling Systems
A malfunctioning radiator can cause a multitude of problems, from increased fuel consumption and reduced power if it’s minor, to reduced engine lifespan from damage if it’s major. If it’s bad enough, it will render your vehicle entirely undriveable, with the cost of repairs being comparable to buying a secondhand car.
S&I Automotive Services provides the following radiator services:
- Radiator/heater unit repairs or replacement
- Head gasket replacement
- Coolant flush and leak check
- Thermostat check and replacement
If your vehicle has been running hot, get in touch today!
Diagnostics & Auto Electrical
As vehicles have increased in complexity, more and more systems are being managed by the on-board network of computers. These computers handle everything from playing music and monitoring fuel consumption, to braking and transmission and even pre-emptively putting your vehicle into limp mode if a serious flaw is detected, to prevent any lasting damage.
Here at S&I Automotive Services, our skilled electricians can perform:
- Full diagnostics
- Battery test and replacement
- Alternator and starter motor replacement
- Audio installations
- Lighting upgrades
- Accessory installation
- Solar/battery installation
- Component test and replacement
If your check engine light is staring up at you from the dashboard, contact us today!
Tyres & Wheels
Your tyre’s treads are responsible for creating grip, especially during wet weather, where they act as channels to divert the water away from the surface of the road. Manufacturers design their tyres with built-in redundancies, so that they continue to provide acceptable grip as they wear. If your wheels are misaligned however, they create uneven tyre wear, and the redundancies become useless as the manufacturers can’t design for every conceivable pattern of wear.
S&I Automotive Services can help you with:
- Tyres from major brands for all makes and models of car and 4WD
- Wheel alignments
- Wheel balancing
If your tyres are looking a bit bald, talk to us today!
We offer a wide range of other services here at S&I Automotive Services, including:
- Exhaust repairs and replacement
- Exhaust upgrades and modifications
- General repairs
- Windscreen replacement
If you need a service you haven’t seen listed anywhere, get in touch with us today!