BJT Automotive News

Friday October 21, 2016

Need a pre-purchase car inspection done in Geelong……?

It can be tricky buying a new car – you think you’ve found the perfect one, it’s the exact make and model you’re after, the colour’s great and there’s not a scratch on it but how do you know if it really is a decent car? That’s where we can help by carrying out a...
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Tuesday September 27, 2016

Dealer Service vs Non-Dealer Car Service in Geelong

A question we are often asked is whether a new car warranty will be void if it is not serviced at a dealership. The answer is no, it’s not. You can have your brand new car serviced in Geelong at BJT Automotive and the manufacturer’s warranty will not be affected. A dealership can not tell you...
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Monday September 26, 2016

Youngest member of the team on the job at BJT Geelong Mechanics

Checking your tyre pressure is so easy a child can do it! Eliza, our youngest member of the team at BJT Automotive, Geelong mechanics, demonstrates just how easy it is to do. We check the tyre pressure of every car we service in our workshop, including the spare tyre, but there are times when you need...
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Sunday July 24, 2016

A Car Service in Geelong Uncovers a Stalactite, or is it a Stalagmite?!

We had a new customer bring their 2008 Toyota Corolla to us for a car service in Geelong and we discovered something quite unusual! Our mechanic found that the coolant had been leaking from the lower radiator hose and had basically formed a stalactite that had become so big it joined on to the gearbox underneath....
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Saturday June 18, 2016

Our Geelong Mechanics Work on a 67 Mustang

Our Geelong mechanics recently had the pleasure of working on a 1967 Mustang. The owner has been a regular client at BJT Automotive since we first opened and it is a privilege to be trusted to work on his pride and joy. The convertible Mustang is a left hand drive. The owner has had the car...
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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Buying a car? Consider a car pre purchase inspection in Geelong

Buying a new car is a big investment and something that you want to get right. If you’re looking at purchasing a used vehicle then it is highly advisable to have a pre purchase inspection done. At BJT Automotive, we carry out used car pre purchase inspections in Geelong. Our mechanics will undertake a thorough inspection of the car and provide you with a...
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Tuesday April 26, 2016

Thorough car servicing in Geelong

When it comes to servicing your car, we don’t just do the basics and bare minimum. We carried out a car service for a Geelong customer and it was during the servicing of their vehicle that we found the tailshaft centre bearing rubber mounting was broken, as shown in the picture. Had this not been found it would...
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Sunday March 20, 2016

Our Geelong mechanic ensures customers breathe easy!

Recently we had a new customer bring their Mazda 6 to us for a service. Our Geelong mechanic checked the condition of the cabin air filter and discovered it had never been changed. This can easily be overlooked as the filter is accessed through the glovebox. As you can see by the photo, this particular filter definitely...
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Thursday March 3, 2016

How long is a Roadworthy Certificate Valid in Geelong?

We are often asked if a Roadworthy Certificate is issued in Geelong, how long it is valid for. Particularly as each state in Australia has different regulations when it comes to roadworthy certificates. When a car has passed the roadworthy inspection, the certificate is valid for 30 days from the date of issue. After this...
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Thursday February 18, 2016

Specialist Car Servicing in Geelong

If you’re looking for specialist car servicing in Geelong, BJT Automotive has worked with many vintage vehicles and other specialist vehicles, keeping them running smooth and safe on the roads. We have the pleasure of servicing and maintaining this particular 1959 Ford Galaxy Ranch Wagon that belongs to Tuckers Funeral Service in Geelong. This is a...
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