Category: Car maintenance

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 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 15, 2019
Do Your Wiper Blades Need Replacing?

As autumn is well underway, we can expect a lot more rain and generally unfavourable weather conditions which can be hazardous when driving. While good visibility is essential all year round, the autumn months are when you may start to notice that the visibility in your car is reducing and that it may be time […]

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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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Oct 05, 2019
How To Make Your Tyres Last Longer

From fuel to insurance, tax to maintenance, owning a car is not cheap. However, there are ways that you can make running a vehicle cheaper. The primary way to do this is through correct maintenance and following top tricks to make components of your vehicle last longer. So, to help you save money with your […]

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Oct 02, 2019
Car Maintenance Tips From The Movies

Many Hollywood blockbusters have featured an event that we never want to happen in our lives. No, not being attacked by a monster (we don’t want this either) or ending up with our love interest and having a happy ever after but having a vehicle breakdown. According to the Highways Agency, there are over 85,000 […]

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Sep 26, 2019
Time-Saving Hacks: How To Demist Your Car Quickly

As the weather grows colder, you may find that you are needing to spend more of your time in the mornings demisting your vehicle. When you’re already late for work or trying to avoid the traffic, you need to begin your journey as quick as possible. So, to help you speed up the routine in […]

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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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