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All the latest news in automotive, buying guides and updates from the Westside Auto team.


‘WA’s worst-kept secret’: Westside Auto Service unveils game-changing Mega Workshop!

Rev up your engines and get ready for a revolutionary automotive experience at Westside Auto Service; an awe-inspiring mega-workshop that's set to redefine the standards of automotive servicing!

How Often Should I Replace Spark Plugs

Spark Plugs: These small yet crucial components play an indispensable role in your vehicle’s performance and efficiency. So buckle up, as we delve into the role of spark plugs, how to identify issues, and share tips on “how often should I replace spark plugs”

What Is Included In A Car Service In Australia

From minor maintenance to major overhauls, staying on top of your car's servicing not only ensures optimal performance and safety but also extends its life. For maximum benefit from this upkeep, it’s important to comprehend “what entails in servicing a car” and what that major service procedure involves.

Checking and Servicing Brake Pads: A Guide

In this guide you will find out all that you need to know about properly checking on and servicing them. It covers from knowing why they are important for avoiding wear-outs up until how their lifespan can be extended with proper maintenance techniques.

Regular Oil Changes: Why There Important For Your Car

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the ins and outs of engine oil, oil change schedules, and the benefits of both DIY and professional oil change services—all while keeping environmental responsibility in mind

Changing a Flat Tyre: A Step-by-Step Guide

In this guide, we'll equip you with the knowledge to confidently and efficiently change a punctured tyre, even when you're far from a service station. Being prepared for such emergencies makes them much easier to handle, ensuring you're never left stranded. Follow our instructions to master this crucial aspect of driving readiness.

How to Safely Modify or Customise Your Car

Would you like to revamp your car and give it the ultimate ride experience? This guide will take you through all the possibilities of customising or upgrading your vehicle so that it can reach peak performance legally.

How To Safely Jumpstart Your Car Battery

Imagine being stranded with a dead car battery, miles away from home, with no idea how to jump start your vehicle. Don’t allow yourself to be caught unprepared. This blog post will provide you with a “step by step guide on safely jumpstarting your car”, as well as tips on maintaining your car battery and troubleshooting common issues.

How to Perform a Car Service History Check

Picture this: you’re about to buy a used car, and everything seems perfect - the price is right, the exterior looks great, and the test drive goes smoothly. But what about the car’s “medical record”, its car service history check? In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the crucial process of checking a car’s service history, helping you understand its past maintenance and repairs, and ultimately make a more informed decision when buying or selling a vehicle.