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Trustworthy Auto Repair Services in Sydney

Enhance your vehicle’s reliability and keep it running properly on the road with our comprehensive auto repair services in Sydney and surrounding areas. You can depend on us for quality auto work performed by our certified auto repair and service technicians, having years of experience in everything from a basic oil change to all of your automotive needs.

Our high-tech diagnostic equipment can quickly and accurately identify the problem, enabling us to service and repair your vehicle the first time around. Any necessary replacements are only performed using top-quality replacement parts, oils, filters, and components. Give us a call to ask questions or to request an appointment with our auto mechanics.

Battery Installation, Recycling and Testing

Your automotive battery requires replacement every few years. When the time comes around, our team can help you identify the new battery requirement and perform the installation, especially if the battery is dead and can't be recharged. We also help our customers with battery recycling services and save the environment from pollution due to the unethical disposal of dead batteries containing a number of toxic chemicals and heavy metals. If you need your battery examined to determine its health, we can perform the test and help you understand the results.

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Brakes

Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel provides a complete range of services related to your car’s braking system. We install anti-lock braking systems (ABS) to prevent the car from skidding and ensure greater control. Our routine brake fluid flushes help you ensure the effectiveness of the car’s brake system at all times. Also, trust us to perform the replacement of brake hoses, brake pads and shoes, and callipers if you experience issues when applying brakes. If there are signs like squealing brakes, lagged or slow brakes, uneven braking, or metal grinding noise, visit us before the entire brake system fails. We also perform resurfacing of rotors to bring the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling.

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Complete Car and Truck Care

Choose Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel for 30/60/90K mileage maintenance service that helps preserve the vehicle’s operational condition, optimizes its performance and increases its resale value. We offer the following services:

 

  • Fluid replacements

  • Oil and filter changes

  • Tire rotation, spin balance, and pressure adjustments

  • Inspection of auto parts and systems, including tires, brake pads, gears, belts, and hoses

  • With higher mileage: spark plugs, belts, timing belts when applicable

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Your vehicle's fan belts and hoses will eventually dry out and crack. Trust our mechanics to thoroughly inspect your car's belts and hoses and replace them, if required. Need help keeping up with your vehicle’s factory-recommended service/maintenance schedule? We offer comprehensive knowledge, experience and the latest diagnostic equipment to perform all required jobs. You can also stop at our auto shop for a quick oil, lube, or filter change.

Domestic Cars/Trucks and Import/Foreign Car Service

We perform scheduled services for domestic vehicles. Our team offers quality diagnostic and repair services for tires, alignments, brakes, front ends, rear ends, engine and transmissions. We have factory-level diagnostic equipment and trained technicians. The domestic vehicles we service at Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel include:

  • Buick

  • Cadillac

  • Chevrolet

  • Chrysler

  • Dodge

  • Ford

  • GMC

  • Hummer

  • Lincoln

  • Mercury

  • Oldsmobile

  • Pontiac

  • Saturn

  • Tesla

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Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel has the skill to service and repair the most challenging import and foreign vehicles. We perform scheduled services and provide complete repair services for the following:

  • Acura

  • Audi

  • BMW

  • Fiat

  • Honda

  • Hyundai

  • Infiniti

  • Isuzu

  • Jaguar

  • Kia

  • Land Rover

  • Lexus

  • Mazda

  • Mercedes-Benz

  • Mini

  • Mitsubishi

  • Nissan

  • Peugeot

  • Porsche

  • Saab

  • Scion

  • Subaru

  • Suzuki

  • Toyota

  • Volkswagen

  • Volvo

 

Auto Electrical Repair and Maintenance

Alternators and starters are vital parts of your car’s engine, and their failure can result in complete operational failure of your car. Our mechanics can help resolve all problems related to your car’s alternators and starters. If you often need to jump-start your batteries, it’s a sign of battery deterioration. For car battery problems, we can determine the severity of the damage and suggest battery repair or replacement.

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Auto Electronics Repair

We offer a wide range of electronic services for your vehicle, such as:
 

  • Check engine light - The check engine light glowing is a signal of a costly auto problem impending, like a bad catalytic converter. Alternatively, minor issues such as a loose gas cap can turn on your check engine light. We can diagnose and resolve the problem for you.

  • Computer repair/replacement - The computer's primary function is to monitor and adjust engine and transmission operations. We can evaluate your system for updates and proper operation. The team repairs or replaces your vehicle’s computer in the event of failure.

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  • Diagnostics - We can diagnose all the electronic parts in your car. For expert diagnostics services on your car's electronic devices, visit us.

  • Drivability - We diagnose drivability issues and restore the smoothness and steadiness of your car's acceleration. Visit us if you see a warning message on your car's dashboard.

  • Engine controls - Automotive engine control systems are responsible for regulating exhaust emissions and providing increased fuel economy. Visit us to have your car's engine controls checked for optimal functioning.

Engine Overhaul and Replacement

Trust the auto experts from Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel to help your diesel engine last a long time.

 

  • Diesel - Although diesel engines don't require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. This includes changing the engine oil, oil and air filters, bleeding the fuel system, draining the water separators, and refilling the urea injection system.

  • Engine maintenance - Regular preventive maintenance can help increase the engine's lifespan and maintain peak performance and fuel economy.

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  • Timing belt - A timing belt is a part of your car's internal combustion engine. Although different manufacturers have recommended the mileage, you can rely on us for regular timing belt checks.

  • Transmission maintenance - The easiest way to maintain peak performance and fuel economy is to get regular transmission maintenance done by our mechanics.

  • Transmission replacement - You can have your car's transmission (or the gearbox) replaced with a new, rebuilt, remanufactured, repaired or used transmission.

General Auto Repair Services

We are the preferred company in Sydney for all types of general auto repairs, including:

 

  • Domestic general repair - We perform advanced engine diagnostics and undertake repairs. This includes brakes, alignments, front end, rear end and air filters as well as electronics service and repair.

  • Fleet maintenance and repair - We can manage your fleet repairs and maintenance while ensuring that servicing is on time and up to standards. Trust us to keep your fleet on the road.

  • Import general repair - Maintenance and repair of import vehicles require specialized knowledge and tools. Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel is your go-to auto shop for professional repairs of foreign vehicles.

  • Off-road vehicle repairs - When an off-road vehicle develops problems, it should be serviced by a shop like Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel that has experience in off-road repair services.

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Auto AC and Heating Services

Regular maintenance will keep the AC system in your car operating at peak performance. We perform comprehensive evaluations of auto heating and AC systems and can also help get your car ready for both the winter and summer seasons. Our repair and maintenance services include:

 

  • Belts and hoses - If your vehicle's fan belts and hoses dry out or crack. Trust us for prompt replacements.

  • Coolant system flush - Your car's coolant becomes old and dirty over time. Our auto experts routinely provide a flush service for an effectively working coolant system.

  • Radiator flush - Sludge, rust and other solid deposits build up inside your car's radiator. Radiator flush, when done regularly, will be enough to keep the system in top condition and support the vehicle's optimum performance.

  • Radiators - When the radiator fails, the excess heat produced by the engine could damage the engine components. To avoid this, have your radiator serviced regularly.

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Inspections and Emissions

Keep up with your vehicle’s routine inspection and emission repair needs. Some of the many inspection services we provide are:

 

Province-certified emissions repair facility - To cut down on the levels of car emissions released in the environment, provisional authorities require all emission-related faults to be repaired. Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel is a province-certified repair facility that can help you with all your emissions repair needs.

 

Province-certified emissions test facility - Provisional authorities mandate all vehicles to get tested to cut down the emissions released by automobiles. Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel is one of the province's handpicked and certified emissions test facilities. Our qualified and experienced technicians have access to the required testing equipment and are ready to help you.

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Miscellaneous Auto Services

Our spectrum of auto solutions also include convenient drop-offs for car servicing, local pickup and delivery. Check out our miscellaneous auto services:
 

  • After-hours drop-off - We value your convenience, so we offer after-hours drop-off services. A completed drop-off form will help our mechanic diagnose any problems with your vehicle. Even if we have closed our shop for the day, you can just drop-off your vehicle at our Sydney location. The mechanics will perform necessary services and notify you for pick-up when your vehicle ready.

  • Free local pickup and delivery with repairs upon prior appointment - We offer free local pickup and quick delivery services. We will pick up your vehicle for routine services from your home or office and drop it off at your specified location. This service is subject to appointment.

  • Fuel efficiency - At Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel, our vehicle inspection services help optimize your car’s peak performance and boost fuel efficiency, thereby improving overall fuel economy. The services offered are:

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  • Change engine oil, using motor oil of the recommended grade

  • Inspect and change air filter

  • Inspect fuel filter and replace if clogged

  • Adjust tire pressure as per the specifications of the manufacturer

  • Inspect and clean the intake system

  • Inspect and replace emissions-related components and a broken oxygen sensor

  • Examine brakes to ensure proper adjustment

  • Inspect the vehicle’s power steering system and, if necessary, do a steering alignment

  • Align the front suspension

  • Clean or replace malfunctioning or dirty fuel injectors

  • Examine spark plugs and spark plug wires and replace if necessary

  • Inspect the exhaust for clogged catalytic converter

  • Check the exhaust gas recirculation system

  • Pre-purchase inspections - Planning to purchase a used vehicle? Trust our pre-purchase inspection experts to help you make an informed choice. Our mechanics can scrutinize vehicles of all makes and models and empower you with the knowledge about the used car you wish to purchase.

  • Pre-trip inspection - Rely on our pre-trip inspection professionals to conduct end-to-end safety inspections on vehicles of every make and model. Our inspection will give you the peace of mind that your vehicle is in top condition to offer a safe drive for the length of your trip.

  • RV repair - Have issues with your recreational vehicle? Count on our professional mechanics that have a good amount of experience dealing with recreational vehicles.

  • Trailer hitches, wiring and tires - A trailer doesn’t have an engine of its own. The wires in trailers transport the current needed to the brake lights and lights at the back. Trust us to handle your trailer maintenance needs.

 

Tire Services

Let our experts help you prolong the working lifespan of tires through a wide range of services:

 

  • Alignments - Wheel alignment (also called only alignment) comes within the scope of standard car maintenance. The service requires adjusting the wheels’ angles to set them as per the manufacturer's specifications. Correct alignment is necessary to have your vehicle’s suspension and steering systems working at the desired angles. As a result, tire wear and tear are reduced considerably.

  • Balancing - If you feel excessive vibration in the car or wobbling of the steering wheel, your tires may be unbalanced. Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel has the professional equipment and technicians to measure the balance of your vehicle's tires and make necessary corrections. 

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  • Repairs - An incorrectly repaired tire could pose a safety hazard to you and your passengers. We check your tires to determine whether they can be repaired or have to be replaced. If they are repairable, our certified technicians provide quality repair services and get you back on the road.

 

The tires’ quality and the materials used highly influence your vehicle's performance on the road. For this reason, we only work with brand-name tires. If you are a commercial entity, you can benefit from our fleet tire management services that help you get the best value, fuel economy, performance, and life from your tires. Trust the tire experts at Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel to help you choose the right tires for your vehicle.

Transmission Repair Services

Our host of competitively-priced transmission services include:

 

  • Automatic transmission - Automatic transmission repair is complicated based on all the components that make it up. We recommend properly assessing automatic transmission issues with the help of our certified auto mechanics at Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel. 

  • Clutches - The clutch in your car receives a lot of wear over time and will eventually need servicing. If the clutch is slipping unevenly or creating suspicious noises, reach out to us.

  • Four-wheel drive transmission - Four-wheeled vehicles need routine maintenance on the transfer case, transmission fluids, front differentials, and rear differentials. Visit us to get your four-wheel drive transmission serviced.

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  • Front-wheel drive transmission - If your vehicle has front-wheel drive, the engine drives the front wheels only. If needed, Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel in Sydney, Nova Scotia, will professionally repair front-wheel drive transmission vehicles.

  • Manual transmission - Typically, manual transmissions require less maintenance than automatic transmissions. Our auto mechanics perform a proper diagnosis of your vehicle’s transmission problem and then recommend the service required to restore safety and prolong the life of your vehicle.

  • Replacement - You can have your car's transmission replaced with new, rebuilt, remanufactured, repaired, or used transmissions. Let our experienced service technicians help you make the appropriate decision for your vehicle and wallet.

  • Service, diagnose, and repair - We provide transmission services such as replacing filters and drawing out fluids to avert transmission damage. However, certain transmission issues might warrant repair. These include shifting troubles, slipping, fluid leaking, stalling, and the turning on of the service light.

  • Transfer cases - Transfer cases are connected through drive shafts to the transmission as well as front and rear axles. If you experience any issues, count on our automotive experts at Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel to perform all transmission repairs.

Undercar Services: Maintenance and Repair

Our assortment of undercar services can keep your vehicle and its components working at peak performance. Our undercar services include:

 

  • Wheel alignment - We can correct wheel alignment to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles, reducing tire wear. 

  • Anti-lock brakes - Anti-lock brakes prevent wheel lock-up during rapid deceleration by automatically modulating the brake pressure during an emergency stop. Trust our experts to inspect and repair your anti-lock brake system to ensure your complete safety on the road.

  • Brake system flush - A brake system flush drains the used and contaminated fluid and replaces it with fresh fluid. Our fast lube services follow this. Get a complete brake system flush done by our experts.

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  • Brakes - If your vehicle's brakes have issues, consider working on them. The trained staff at Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel can work on your car's brakes to ensure you have a safe drive.

  • Chassis - To have a strong and properly working vehicle, check your car's chassis for defects. At Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel, there are experienced undercar service providers who can work on your vehicle’s chassis.

  • Custom exhaust - Let our auto professionals customize a stainless steel exhaust to work for your vehicle. Our specialization lies in custom performance exhaust systems, mufflers, stainless steel mufflers, racing mufflers, exhaust kits, and exhaust accessories. These are customized for a diverse range of vehicles of all sizes. From customized cars and standard road cars to classic cars, kit cars, 4x4s, imports, and race cars, we can customize exhausts for all vehicles.

  • Differential flush - Changing the oil on the differential is as important as changing the car's engine oil. This saves the differential from failure. For differential flush services, visit Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel in Sydney.

  • Differentials - Regular inspection of your vehicle's differentials is important to ensure optimal working. Contact us at Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel for differential examination and servicing.

  • Driveline - Driveline failure cuts energy transmission from the engine to the vehicle’s wheel axis, causing your car not to move. Have your car's driveline regularly checked and serviced to avoid this unexpected failure.

  • Exhaust - A properly functioning exhaust system not only sounds better, but it is also better - for you, your car, and the environment. Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel has expert technicians to service your car's exhaust system.

  • Shocks - When shocks develop problems, driving on poorly levelled roads becomes uncomfortable, and your car is likely to sway while turning. If you have similar troubles, visit our mechanics for a detailed diagnosis and repair of your vehicle's shocks.

  • Struts - Struts are required to support your car's suspension structurally. Hence, they work a bit differently than shocks. Struts are responsible for supporting the car's weight, while shocks only regulate the speed at which the transferring of weight happens. Let our expert technicians diagnose any problems and help you with repairs.

  • Tires - To have a better performing vehicle, its tires have to be in good condition. For end-to-end tire needs, contact Merit Muffler Brake & Wheel today.

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