About: Aaron Hills

Aaron Hills is the man behind Angus Car Service (formerly Angus Mechanical). Aaron started his apprenticeship in Penrith in 1991 and has worked in the local industry for over 17 years through a variety of companies and roles. You can follow him on .

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Aaron’s Career

With Finley starting his apprenticeship with us this year, it’s interesting to note that Aaron’s career started with his apprenticeship in 1991 less than a minute around the corner in Able Street at what was Don Pellatt repairs but is now known as Able Auto Repair/Repco Service Penrith. It was under the watchful eye of Steve Kennett-Tribe, that Aaron was Continue Reading...
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The Truth About New Car Servicing

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have recently provided updated information regarding consumer rights and new car servicing under warranty. There is no requirement under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) for a vehicle to be serviced by an authorised dealer in order for the consumer guarantees to apply. FAQ’s What is a warranty? A warranty is a voluntary promise Continue Reading...
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Holiday Road Trip Checklist

It’s that time of year when lots of Australians are getting ready to head off on holidays, many of us on a road trip. A long trip is a serious test for your car, even a small problem such as a worn windscreen wiper or an out of balance tyre can cause a lot of trouble. Whether you are driving Continue Reading...
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Why Should I Service My Car?

Regular servicing prolongs the life of mechanical components, helps to maintain roadworthiness and contributes to greater reliability, economy and resale value. Without regular servicing you increase the potential of breakdowns and expensive repairs. Refer to your owner’s manual for maintenance information specific to your car. You should service your new car as often as is outlined in your owner’s manual. For older cars, you need to Continue Reading...
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Tyres – What we check for your safety

Well maintained tyres are paramount to your safety and are a legal requirement. Every time your car is serviced we will inspect your tyres including the spare as part of the safety check. The first thing we check is the tread depth, the minimum tread depth in NSW is 1.5mm. A tyre with less than 1.5mm will result in greater Continue Reading...
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