Tips and Advice

At Kmart Tyre & Auto Service, we are the experts in all things car care, and pride ourselves on expert service and passion. That’s why our team has put together our best tips and advice to help you with car maintenance, road safety, problem solving, and tyres. We’ve designed this resource centre to be your support in times when you can’t visit our knowledgeable team in person or you just want to get a better understanding about how your car works, how to take care of it or how to solve minor problems yourself.

Whether you need assistance with a roadside dilemma, or simply seek all the information you need before making a decision on your car’s oil, tyres, headlights, or other parts, we’ve got a whole suite of knowledge waiting here for you. Check out our full tips and advice library below.

Windscreen wipers

General maintenance

Our general maintenance tips and advice section covers everything from brakes, exhausts, and number plates, to windscreens, lights, and keeping your car cool. Learn the difference between types of petrol, as well as the many types of oil on offer. You’ll be an expert in no time!

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Jump start

Problem solving

Our problem solving resources are designed to get you out of trouble if you’re experiencing a spot of bad luck on the road. If you need to know how to change a flat tyre or how to jumpstart a car, you’ve come to the right place.

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There’s nothing more important than you and your family’s safety when you hit the road. Here you can read up on our safety tips and advice, including our top ten road trip safety tips, child safety, and choosing the best and safest headlights for your car.

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Wheels and tyres

Tyres and wheels

Tyres and wheels are one of our top specialties! Here you’ll find everything you need to know about choosing the right tyres, tyre tread and condition, types of tyres, wheel alignment and balance, tyre pressure, and more.

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