Car Tech

PSA: Check Your Car's Wheel Nuts

Video: When was the last time you checked the wheel nuts on your car? Probably a while, right? Next time you drive, go to the boot and pull out your tyre iron, and take a wander around just to make sure everything’s tight. You don’t want this to happen.

On the road between Parramatta and the Hills District, this ute lost one of its wheels in a freak occurrence apparently six days after the car was last serviced. Whether it’s through fatigue or through negligence from the mechanic that serviced the car, it’s not a good look. But it’s one you can save yourself from with a little bit of preventive maintenance.

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