Your car’s shock absorbers do more than contribute to a smooth ride. In fact, their primary purpose is to help you maintain control of your vehicle. Since worn or bad shocks can turn any ride into an uncomfortable, even unsafe nightmare, learn how to determine if your shocks are in need of some help. Remember […]

The benefits of Wheel Alignment in Takapuna is simply no match for the time and the money it will cost you to get it your alignment regularly checked. Ensuring that your wheels are aligned will save you money in many ways. If your wheels are well aligned then you will be sure to save your […]

We all know that tyres are important. Your car would be nothing without them, but for some reason, so many people decide, or not, to neglect them. If you are looking for tyres in Takapuna or are just looking to get them checked come see the team at Auto Super Shoppe Takapuna. Do you actually […]

You may fancy yourself as a bit of a mechanic, and know your way around an engine but there are some jobs you should leave to the professionals. Any big engine jobs Your engine is the heart of your car, and you won’t see your GP if you needed a heart transplant! If your engine […]

If you’re looking for a WoF in Takapuna, then Michies Automotive are the guys to call! From the start of last year, the New Zealand government made it compulsory for every car on the roads to have a full Warrant of Fitness. This must be reissued every 12 months, or in the case of older […]

If you’re searching for good quality performance tyres in Takapuna then Michies can help! If you need advice about tyres then give us a call. There are a few things you need to think about before buying performance tyres. First of all, do you really need them? It may seem like a silly question, but you should look at your tyres […]

If your vehicle is over five years old and seems to be running hotter than usual this may indicate damage to your radiator that requires repair or replacement. Bring your car in for the team at Michies Automotive to check out, diagnose and advice on the best course of action to take. The most common […]

A radiator in your house is designed to keep a room warm, so many people might think it does the same thing in a car. In fact, it does the opposite; it actually cools the engine down. How a radiator works Engines create a LOT of heat. The internal temperature of your car’s combustion engine […]

If you’re looking for tyres in Takapuna, then we can help. As part of the Auto Super Shoppe Group, you know you’re getting the very best when it comes to staff, equipment and expertise. Take a look at the best type of tyres to get if you’re doing a lot of highway driving this winter. […]

If you’re looking for a Warrant of Fitness in Takapuna, then Michies Automotive are the guys to call! From the start of last year, the New Zealand government made it compulsory for every car on the roads to have a full Warrant of Fitness. This must be reissued every 12 months, or in the case of […]

There are a few things that are best when left to experts and automotive repairs are one of them. Working with cars that run on the best technologies is not an ideal DIY job. It takes specialised skills and training like those held by the team at Michies Automotive to understand these cars. However, there […]

If you’re looking for tyres in Takapuna, then bring your car in for some of the very best Tyre brands on New Zealand roads today. Whether you need New Car Tyres, a Puncture Repair or a Wheel Balance let the team at Michies Automotive look after you. Looking after your car tyres is critical to safety […]

A non-functional cambelt timing belt can make a sizeable dent in your pocket as its repair or replacement is an expensive affair. Here is when to tighten your resolve when it comes to cambelt issues and get the team at Michies Automotive involved. Signs that you need a new cambelt timing belt a. Abnormally excessive […]

Your vehicle’s tyres are probably the most important safety feature of your car. Why? Because they are the only point of contact with the road. It does not matter if you have brand new brakes; if they are bald, under or over inflated or you have a puncture, then your new brakes will not count […]

There are a few things that are best when left to experts and automotive repairs are one of them. Working with cars that run on the best technologies is not an ideal DIY job. It takes specialised skills and training like those held by the team at Michies Automotive to understand these cars. However, there […]

Your vehicle’s tyres are probably the most important safety feature of your car. Why? Because they are the only point of contact with the road. It doesn’t matter if you have brand new brakes; if they are bald, under or over inflated or you have a puncture, then your new brakes won’t count for squat. […]

Every time a car vehicle has to be serviced, the customer comes with a list of questions. Here are some of the most common questions that are asked about a full vehicle service by customers at the Michies Automotive workshop. How often should the car be serviced? The car needs a full automotive service once […]

Warrant of Fitness (WoF) – this is a periodic and compulsory safety assessment for light vehicles, like 4WD vehicles, cars and vans. It also covers motorcycles, moped and trikes. For your vehicle to be legally authorised the be driven on public roads, it must undergo Warrant of Fitness inspection. Every 6 months – for vehicles […]

Many drivers don’t think much about the batteries in their car until they start facing problems. When car batteries wear out, your car is unlikely to start and the truth is that they are very low-maintenance but this does not mean that they do not require maintenance as the other parts of your car do. […]

When you’re in need of car servicing the team at Michies Automotive offer the best place to have your car serviced. With no job too big, or too small you’ll love the expert, professional and friendly service they offer for engine management, diagnostics, repairs, car servicing, exhaust and mufflers, brakes, WoF, and more! All vehicles […]

As a vehicle owner you are responsible for your vehicle so before you use it on the road you need to ensure that it is in perfect, safe running condition and that all of the components are working well. One of the most crucial systems that you have to check frequently is the braking system. […]

You may wonder – when your vehicle’s tyres are constantly rotating while you drive, why do reliable and trustworthy automotive workshops always talk about tyre rotation. There is a reason why tyre rotation is done as a part of scheduled vehicle maintenance. Wearing of Tyres No matter how well you drive, your vehicle’s tyres will […]

Brake repair is a key component of vehicle repair and servicing, but is often overlooked in regular, day-to-day maintenance. Because your brakes will wear down really slowly over time. Because this wearing down happens gradually, it’s difficult to notice just how bad your brakes have become until it’s too late. Brake repair is something you […]

Every time a car vehicle has to be serviced, the customer comes with a list of questions. Here are some of the most common questions that are asked about vehicle service by customers at the Michies Automotive workshop. How often should the car be serviced? The car needs to be serviced once every 3 months […]

When it comes to car repair, most people are concerned about the costs. It is very difficult to say how much it would cost for repairing your car. Sometimes the prices of certain services are not listed on the servicing center’s website. Also, it is only possible to get an exact quote after a thorough […]

An oil change is an essential when it comes to vehicle maintenance. If you want to help keep your car running smoothly, then it needs to be brought in for servicing on a regular basis. An oil change should be part of that service. So what happens if you don’t take your car in for […]

You might be one of those people who likes to make sure everything is in perfect working order before you do anything with it. Your automotive vehicle should be no exception to this. But do you know what should be checked on a daily basis before you take your car out on the road? The […]