Every component of your car or van has been carefully designed to provide an efficient service in the overall running of the vehicle, from the intricate elements of the engine to the compact nature of the electrics. The exhaust system is no different, playing a key role in the operation of your car. So what … Continue readingPosted in Car Maintenance, Exhausts | Comments Off on Why is the Exhaust System so Important?
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Whatever the make or model, there are a number of common issues that all cars will suffer from time to time. From flat batteries to flat tyres, these faults always crop up at the most inconvenient times. Cars overheating is another problem that some vehicles are susceptible to, and occurs when the engine becomes … Continue readingPosted in Advice, Car Maintenance | Comments Off on Identifying and Dealing with Cars Overheating
With the Christmas period behind us, and the dust settling into the new year, many of us are putting to use the gifts we received over the holidays. Whether that’s eating and drinking any consumables or putting on new socks, it’s always nice to give and receive presents. However, there are always those relatives, … Continue readingPosted in Car Maintenance, Car Servicing, MOT & Servicing | Tagged cars, christmas, xmas | Comments Off on Worst Car-Related Gifts
Despite efforts from the DVLA, many motorists remained unaware of alterations to the vehicle tax system that came into effect this year. As of October 1st, 2014, the organisation got rid of the legal obligation to display the paper tax discs that sit on the windscreens of cars, vans and commercial vehicles up and down … Continue readingPosted in Advice, Car Maintenance | Comments Off on Vehicle Tax 2014 – What’s Changed?
Turning the key in the ignition and hearing that repetitive chugging noise as the engine fails to spring into life is something that most drivers have faced before. It is inconvenient at the best of times, but during the winter, it could prove to be highly dangerous. The vast majority of the time, the fault … Continue readingPosted in Advice, Car Maintenance | Comments Off on Top Tips for Preventing Car Battery Problems in Winter
Vehicle breakdowns can happen at any time, regardless of whether you have a used or new car. Having an emergency roadside assistance service to come to your rescue can provide you and your family with peace of mind. Here are the top 5 causes of vehicle breakdowns and what you can do to avoid them. … Continue readingPosted in Advice, Car Maintenance, Vehicle Breakdown | Comments Off on Vehicle Breakdowns: Top 5 Causes
Having your car fail to start when you’re late for work or breaking down in the middle of nowhere is never fun, and in some cases it could have disastrous consequences. One of the most common causes of these types of issues is a flat battery, and being able to prevent it before it happens … Continue readingPosted in Car Maintenance | Comments Off on Does my Car Battery need Replacing?
With the nights drawing in, the air filling with bonfire smoke and the weather taking a turn for the worse, it’s time once again time to turn your attention to your car, ensuring that it is in a fit and proper condition to deal with the winter. There are a number of different factors to … Continue readingPosted in Advice, Car Maintenance, Car Servicing | Comments Off on Top Car Maintenance Tips this Winter