by Chiara Zito | Feb 26, 2016 | Servicing & Maintenance
Driving off-road and having the right vehicle to head bush requires skill and preparation
To make the most of visiting Australia’stop 4WD destinations, you will need a four-wheel drive that’s set up for bush travel and the ability and confidence to drive it in tough off-road situations.
If you’re new to bush travel in a 4WD, then the first thing to do is get a four-wheel dread more...
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Jan 6, 2017 | Servicing & Maintenance
Where do you stand with contaminated fuel? Where and why does it happen?
Are insurance companies accountable, the service station or the motorist?
When it comes to contaminated fuel, unfortunately many service stations and insurance companies can avoid admitting to the problem.
The majority of service stations can evade liability if the customer hasn’t kept a receipt, and even then, holdinread more...
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Jan 23, 2018 | Servicing & Maintenance
As vehicle manufacturers look to decrease harmful emissions, new products such as AdBlue are having a positive impact, but they are not without problems. An increasing number of vehicles are making their way into workshops around the world, with expensive repair bills from AdBlue not being used in the correct manner.
What is AdBlue?
AdBlue is a colourless solution of deionized water (67.5%) and hread more...
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Jan 23, 2017 | Servicing & Maintenance
For transport and haulage companies, diesel fuel can be up to 40 percent of total costs associated with running the business.
While the majority of employers would like to think their employees have the right attitude, some will still say they don’t care about driving to save fuel, as the company is paying.
And between fuel conscious drivers and those who aren’t, the difference in furead more...
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Feb 10, 2017 | Servicing & Maintenance
While there’s an arsenal of tools which can be carried to help out in any roadside emergency or breakdown, depending on your level of expertise, we recommend the following items as a bare minimum to assist with the most common of vehicle problems on the road.
Handyman’s roadside repair kit:
- screwdrivers and spanners
- jumper leads
- blanket and towel/rags
- 2L water
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Feb 27, 2017 | Servicing & Maintenance
Glow plugs are wearing parts and need to be checked regularly, normally around every 80,000 – 100,000 km to ensure they function perfectly. Experience has shown that glow plugs usually reach their wear limit in quick succession. For the customer, replacing the complete set costs less than repeatedly replacing individual defective glow plugs. This is because connection lines aread more...
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Apr 11, 2017 | Servicing & Maintenance
Whether you’re out on the open road, heading off on an outback adventure or making a short trip down the coast, the Easter break is certainly a peak period on our roads.
Long drives can cause undue stress on your vehicle, so before hitting the road, take the time to follow these tips so you can enjoy kicking back and enjoying a well-deserved ice cold bevvie when you arrive (safely!) at yourread more...
by Hi Tech Diesel Injection | Jun 19, 2017 | Servicing & Maintenance
RAA members save 10% on their Hi-Tech services in a new proposal from the roadside assistance organisation.
The RAA has rolled out a new addition to their More for Members program.
Members will receive 10% off every visit to any RAA approved repairer, such as Hi-Tech, who opt-in to the scheme.
The 10% discount will be capped at $30 per visit and will exclude battery and tyre sales.
For reguread more...