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What does a comprehensive vehicle inspection include?

The inspection will include everything the manufacturer specifies and is required for the logbook service. Everything below, and much much more!

  • 1. Test drive

    The engine, drivetrain, brakes and suspension in your vehicle will be tested to ensure that they are up to standard.

  • 2. Operational check

    The standard components of your vehicle such as seat belts, lights, wipers including washers and arm mechanism, horn will be inspected. The air/cabin filters and housing will also be checked.

  • 3. Digital battery check

    Your battery will be tested and printed results will be provided.

  • 4. Vehicle digital diagnostic scan

    A complete electronic diagnostic scan, with forefront equipment.

  • 5. Inspection of underbody

    A visual inspection will be conducted for leaks from your engine, exhaust system, fuel line and gearbox.

  • 6. Tyre pressure and tread wear check

    The condition, pressure and tread wear of your tyres (including the spare) will be inspected to ensure that it is up to the legal standard.

  • 7. Brake wear recommendation

    A precise measurement can be provided to you. This will also include a fluid condition check.

  • 8. Suspension system check

    Joints and bearings in your vehicle will be checked for any leaks.

  • 9. Final assessment of vehicle

    The wheels are cross checked and a final road test is performed to ensure quality of the service and operations performed.

How to Maintain your Car Brakes

Last updated 29/04/2020

Obviously, having brakes that function properly is something that every driver considers a priority. Here’s some information on how your brakes should be safely manufactured, fitted and serviced


Performance standards

There are several aspects to ensuring brake safety, including:

  • Brake performance on dry, smooth, level road surfaces
  • Brake performance in difficult weather conditions
  • Required stopping distances and times depending on the mass (in tonnes) of the vehicle
  • Ability to hold the vehicle stationary on gradients

Keeping your brakes safe

mycar has experienced technicians who can conduct a comprehensive inspection of your car’s braking system components and advise you on all necessary repairs and service items. We use only the most trusted brands, and all our work is backed by our industry-leading, Australia-wide guarantee.


Is your car due for a check-up?

If your car is due for a service, or you’d like to ensure your vehicle is safe, then call us on 13 13 28 to book a service, or find your nearest store

Please note: Requirements vary, depending on the car make and model, and the state or territory in which you drive, so it's important to check with your local motor authority if you have any questions.


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Need your Car Brakes need checking or repairing?

If your car brakes needs checking or replacing, call us on 13 13 28 or find your nearest store.

How do I find a car brakes shop near me?

If your car brakes needs checking or repairing, you’re sure to find a mycar store near you with over 260 convenient locations around Australia.

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