Midas Service Parts

Amazing articles on all things car service related including: Air, Oil and Fuel Filters, Wiper Blades and tons more.

  • Car maintenance and service checklist

    We have put together a very handy car maintenance and service checklist #MidasServiceParts At Randburg Midas we carry spares and services kits for all makes and models of cars. For more information on our impressive range of car care products and more, please contact us www.midasrandburg.co.za | (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Car maintenance checklist Consult your cars manufacturers’ handbook if you have one as this should provide details on when to service your car. If the manufacturers guide is not available, generally a car should be serviced anywhere between 10 000 – 15 000 km or once a year if under that mileage. Regular home car maintenance should include: Checking oil levels Engine coolant levels Hydraulic brake fluid levels Windscreen washer refilling Tyre pressures and tyre damage such as cuts and bulges. The tyre tread depth should be at least 1.6mm Indicators, brake, rear and head lights Car service checklist In order to service your car, a car service checklist will need to be compiled. Oil Oil filter Oil filter wrench/removal tool Spark plugs Spark plug removal tool Fuel filter Sump plug and wash Socket set or spanner for removing the sump plug for oil drainage Air filter Carbon filter Screwdriver for unscrewing air filter and carbon filter case if applicable. Clips may be the case alternatively Car jack and axle stands Antifreeze Oil catch pan Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn | Pinterest Source: http://www.drivingtesttips.biz/how-to-service-car.html

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  • Car batteries to keep you going

    Don’t get stuck without help, ask our friendly staff at Randburg Midas for car batteries to keep you going #MidasServiceParts The automotive batteries manufactured by First National Battery are the first choice for local original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) Features and benefits Lead/calcium/silver alloys Maintenance free under normal operating conditions Resistance to overcharge Minimal water loss State of the art technology Low self-discharge Low internal resistance Less expensive to operate Higher cold crank rating Suitable for diesel engines Higher energy throughput Higher corrosion resistance Improved safety features For more information on our range of car batteries and more, please contact us www.midasrandburg.co.za | (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn | Pinterest Source: http://www.exide.co.za/products/car-batteries/

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  • Happenings in the motor world

    To be kept updated on all the happenings in the motor world, be sure to follow the leader #FollowUs Keep coming back, as we have new content going up every day. For more information on our impressive range of car care products and more, please contact us www.midasrandburg.co.za | (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn | Pinterest

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  • Changing the Headlights

    Changing the Headlights in an Older Model Vehicle #MidasServiceParts Midas Randburg stocks a wide variety of headlights and globes. First find the part number, which can usually be found as a raised impression on the front of the glass covering the headlamp. If it’s not there, check the service manual, the owner’s manual, or with the auto parts shop to buy the correct headlight. Tools to Change an Older Headlight To change out the whole headlight in an older vehicle: Correct lamp for the vehicle’s make and model. Screwdriver to disconnect the frame holding the lamp in the bracket. Changing the Older Vehicle Headlight Follow these steps to change the headlight bulb on an older vehicle: Remove the screws that connect the headlamp frame to the bracket holding the headlamp. Make certain you turn only the screws that hold the lamp frame, not the adjusting screws. Disconnect the electrical connector in the back of the lamp by pulling the socket away from the headlamp with your hand. Remove the headlight from the bracelet area and discard it. Replace with the new headlight, making sure that it is positioned right side up. Plug the wire socket into the new headlight, which holding the headlight securely. Replace the headlight into the frame. Place the frame onto the headlight bracket. Reattach the screws to hold the frame and bracket in place. Do not adjust the setting screws for the direction the headlight shines. If you suspect that the positioning of your new headlight may have been disturbed while you changed it, have it checked before you drive at night. Otherwise, you are ready to go. For more information on our impressive range of car care products and more, please contact us www.midasrandburg.co.za | (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn | Pinterest Source: http://www.dmv.org/how-to-guides/headlight.php

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  • Most important Maintenance Service Part

    One of the most important maintenance items on your engine is the timing belt or chain, yet it is often neglected #MidasServiceParts If you fail to adhere to the maintenance schedule for these components, it can result in costly repairs to other engine components. Your car’s timing belt or chain should be changed at intervals between 50,000 – 80,000km. Keep in mind the longer you leave it the higher your risk is of failure and additional costly damage to your engine. Think about it, when last did you change your timing belt or chain – You might be shocked! Randburg Midas stocks timing chains and belt kits for all models and makes of cars. For more information please contact us www.midasrandburg.co.za | (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn | Pinterest

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  • Now you see me now you don’t Embarrassing FAIL

    Now you see me now you don’t. We have failed, but this has got to be the most embarrassing and hilarious FAIL #MidasServiceParts Even in professional workshops accidents can happen, but this one is super funny. To avoid an embarrassing moment like this speak to Randburg Midas about your service parts and we will make sure you are on the right track. For more information please contact us www.midasrandburg.co.za | (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn | Pinterest

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