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Why Call a Mobile Auto Electrician?

Each day hundreds of Western Australians suffer from an unexpected vehicle breakdown, whether it be while out and about or at home. It makes sense as, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the average age of vehicles registered in Australia has now increased to 10.6 years old [1]. Breakdowns can occur for a number of reasons for example due to flat/faulty batteries, damaged/malfunctioning alternators, fatigued starters, blown electrical fuses, failed spark plugs, fuel issues and a host of other issues. At Chamberlain’s Auto Electrics, we understand just how much of a hassle it can be when you have an issue with your car’s electronics which is keeping you from going from A to B. Then there’s also the

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Tips to Prevent Alternator Problems in Winter

Winter is notoriously taxing for your vehicle’s charging system. Perhaps you’ve noticed the telltale signs of a problem: dimming headlights, a difficult start, or that “click, click, click” with no start at all. Batteries receive the most attention of the charging components, but what about the less talked about parts of the system? What cold weather alternator issues should you be aware of this winter? It takes battery power to start your car, but once you’re moving, the engine drives the alternator via a belt and pulley system. The alternator, in turn, keeps the battery charged by supplying it with regulated current. Alternators are mini generators that produce an alternating current (AC) current that must be converted to direct current

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Corona Virus (COVID-19) Notice

The health and safety of our staff and customers is very important to us. Therefore, Chamberlain Auto Electrics is closely following advice from authorities regarding how we should deal with COVID-19. We request all customers who have come into contact with friends, family or others who have travelled to China, Iran, South Korea or Italy in the last 14 days to not attend Chamberlain Auto Electrics for at least 14 days. If you have travelled internationally in the last 14 days we strongly recommend you monitor your symptoms closely and consider avoiding our staff for at least 14 days. Also in keeping a safe, healthy environment for all our staff and customers we ask you to please reschedule or delay

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Pre-holiday Auto Electrical Checklist

This blog emphasises the importance of getting your car’s electrical system checked before a big trip and why it should only be done by a professional.

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