Category: Car maintenance

May 13, 2020
Why Do I Need To Service My Automatic Transmission?

More and more drivers are making the switch to automatic vehicles. The many benefits are difficult to ignore, including easy hill starts, effortless traffic control and minimal maintenance. However, automatic transmissions are not entirely maintenance-free and still need some care and attention. You might have heard that automatic transmissions need servicing just like a manual […]

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May 08, 2020
How To Spring Clean Your Car For 2020

With the weather getting warmer and the sun finally shining, you might be feeling like it is time for a spring clean. Your home isn’t the only area that deserves a freshen up this season, with the cleanliness of many cars being ignored during the colder months. If your car is looking a little grubby […]

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Apr 06, 2020
What’s Wrong With My Air Con?

The air conditioning system in your car is vital for your comfort while out on the road. Whether you commonly take long journeys or are more likely to stick to just short trips, having properly working air con can make a big difference. Helping with everything from staying cool in the summer months to demisting […]

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Mar 30, 2020
What Is A Gearbox Filter Kit?

The transmission fluid in the gearbox of your automatic car is performing two vital functions. It both cleans and cools your gearbox. This allows your gearbox to keep functioning smoothly. The filter stops the large pieces of debris from moving around your transmission. It picks out things like metal shavings and dirt. When it is […]

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Jan 19, 2020
Why Does My Automatic Car Grind Or Shake In Gear?

When your automatic car changes gear it should be almost unnoticeable. This is because there is a lot of complicated machinery and computers controlling everything that your car does to make it a smooth operation. If you start to notice any signs that this is not working correctly, you should get your vehicle looked at […]

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Dec 21, 2019
How to Keep Your Car Safe During the Festive Season

Over Christmas, there are more cars on British roads than any other time of the year. For many, a car is invaluable at this time of year. Which is why it’s important to take care of it and make sure it’s safe to drive over the festive season by checking: Tyres Tyres without correct pressure […]

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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 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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