May 24, 2017

Auto repair, car servicing, Cars, Car accessories

Comparing prices for new and used parts

Car parts vary drastically in price from place to place and whether or not you want to buy new or used. Genuine parts are usually a lot more expensive than non-genuine parts but some people say that they are better quality and therefore last longer. If you take your car in to a garage to […]

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Making sure you chose the correct type of tyre

When it comes to choosing tyres for our vehicles, many of us are baffled by the labelling system such as speed ratings and have no idea what quality tyre we need. We often don’t even know the size of the tyre let alone what range we won’t. Most garages will try and upsell you on […]

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Don’t forget to do the paperwork when you sell a car

Selling a car can be a bit of a hassle especially if there is something wrong with it or if it has little or no MOT. It is not fair to trick someone in to buying a car that you know has a fault with it without telling them upfront, but unfortunately many people still […]

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Mileage concerns on second hand cars

When buying a second hand car, there is always an element of risk involved, especially if buying off a private seller or a dealer offering you little warranty. Even main dealers that often put 12 months warranty on second hand cars will not always cover every mechanical failure. There are often a few things to […]

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Checking your wheels on your car

The wheels on your car are obviously a main component of the vehicle and you need to check that they are safe before making any journey. People are often aware to check their tyres to ensure that they are not worn or have a puncture but not many people think to check their wheels. Wheels […]

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Giving a second hand car a once over

Buying a second hand car can be a worrying time especially if you are not going to be receiving a warranty. There is always an element of risk involved when buying a second hand car and many people worry about if it is going to be reliable and mechanically sound. It is easy to check […]

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Hands free driving kits

If you need to be able to use your phone when driving then you need to make sure that you have a hands free driving kit installed. It is against the law to use a phone when driving unless it is used with a hands free driving kit. There is a wide range of hands […]

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Where to buy a new vehicle

If you are in the market for a new vehicle you have an option as to where you buy the vehicle from. You can go to a garage to buy a vehicle, either a main dealer if you are looking for something a little newer or you can go to an independent dealer if you […]

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Water leaks?

If your car has developed a water leak then you may not have to rush out to buy a new radiator just yet. I recently found that every few weeks my car was showing the coolant low warning light and sure enough, when I checked it was quite low. This seemed to get more and […]

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Is your car suffering from suspension issues?

Suspension issues in cars seems to be coming more and more of a problem, especially in older vehicles. I believe this is partly due to the poor maintenance of many of the roads in the UK making it almost impossible to travel a few miles without hitting a pot hole. Suspension problems can be a […]

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