Category: Avoiding Troubles

Nov 19, 2019
Is Your Car Ready For Winter?

It is never a great experience when your car breaks down. But, in the dead of winter, it is even worse. As the weather gets cold, you should stay aware of warning signs that your car might be headed for a problem. Here are the top things to look out for, so that you don’t […]

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Nov 06, 2019
Why Does My Car Smell Like Burning?

When you own an automatic car, you need to ensure the automatic transmission system is given the proper care and attention to keep it running well. People often assume automatic vehicles run into fewer issues than their manual counterparts and are also cheaper to fix. The fact is that an automatic transmission could be more […]

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Oct 29, 2019
Top Tips To Reduce Your Vehicle Emissions

With a significant focus on the environment lately, more and more people are wondering how they can adopt greener, more environmentally friendly lives. However, you don’t have to give up your vehicle completely to lower your carbon footprint. There are ways you can reduce your car’s emissions for a cleaner, more economical and more environmentally […]

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Oct 23, 2019
Why Is My Vehicle Leaking Transmission Fluid?

If you spot a red or brown fluid leaking from your vehicle and dripping onto the road, garage or driveway, then this is not a sign you should ignore. It is likely that this red fluid is automatic transmission fluid, and if it is leaking or dripping onto the ground, then there could be a […]

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Oct 19, 2019
Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

Beyond getting you from A to B, your car is an intelligent piece of machinery. With sensors all over the vehicle, it can warn you about impending and current problems. So if your check engine light is on, your vehicle is sending you a warning that all is not well. However, it may take further […]

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Oct 09, 2019
What To Do If Gears Slip In Your Automatic Gearbox

Automatic vehicles are known for their reliability and longevity. However, there are still some common issues that you may uncover during the lifespan of your car. One of these problems is when the transmission slips or won’t stay in the right gear for any length of time. If your transmission slips, then it is not […]

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Sep 05, 2019
Your Car Suspension: How Does It Work?

Your car’s suspension has several different vital roles in keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Because of its many functions, the state of your suspension is important and can affect the safety of your car. Given how important it is, it’s a good idea to have some idea of how it works, so you can understand […]

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Aug 29, 2019
Is It Time For A New Exhaust?

The exhaust system on a car is made up of several components. Included in these is the catalytic converter. The catalytic converter is responsible for ‘cleaning’ the exhaust fumes from the car. If there is a problem with your catalytic converter then your car is unlikely to pass its MOT, it will also be contributing […]

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Aug 24, 2019
A Quick Guide to Suspension Problems

As any driver knows, British roads aren’t the smoothest. Which is why a car’s suspension system is so important. It makes sure a vehicle absorbs the bumps of the road and ensures it can accelerate, corner and brake safely. As with all car parts, suspension systems wear out over time, something which has a significant […]

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Aug 16, 2019
Understanding Dashboard Light Colours

No driver wants to see a dreaded warning light pop up on the dashboard and understanding exactly what your vehicle is trying to tell you with these lights can be complicated. As well as there being various lights for different issues, these lights are also colour coded depending on the severity and type of warning. […]

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