Category: Car maintenance

Warning Signs that Your Clutch Needs to Be Replaced MILTA Technology
Jul 29, 2021
Warning Signs that Your Clutch Needs to Be Replaced

There’s no two ways about it, your car’s clutch is a critically important component that it cannot do without. A quality clutch that has not been abused by its owner should last for about 60,000 miles before it needs replacing. The very best of them might last as long as 100,000 miles, while the most […]

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How to Recognise That Your Car Has Blown a Fuse MILTA Technology
Jul 05, 2021
How to Recognise That Your Car Has Blown a Fuse

Much like in your home, your car’s electrical systems are protected by a fuse box. Your car typically has at least two fuse boxes. You’ll find the first one under the bonnet on the driver’s side, and a second one underneath the driver’s side dashboard and steering wheel. In each one, you’ll see fuses of […]

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Why the Scratch on the Paintwork Needn’t Be the End of the World MILTA Technology
Jun 30, 2021
Why the Scratch on the Paintwork Needn’t Be the End of the World

When you’ve taken great pains to look after your car and ensure that its paint remains pristine and dazzling, it can feel like a knife to the heart to get any kind of scratch or abrasion on it, regardless of how big or small it is. You might feel like a total failure, like you’re […]

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Everything You Should Know About Your Engine Oil MILTA Technology
Jun 25, 2021
Everything You Should Know About Your Engine Oil

This is a topic that should be better covered in all driving schools worldwide. As a car owner, there are certain things you should familiarize yourself with. Being able to buy the correct engine oil is definitely one of those things. If you haven’t learned this information before, don’t worry, we got you covered. By […]

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Why Is It Better to Trust Your Garage with an Oil Change? MILTA Technology
May 18, 2021
Why Is It Better to Trust Your Garage with an Oil Change?

Changing the oil: it’s a step up from checking your own oil and being able to see when it’s in a good or bad condition, right? Performing an oil change on any car is considered a pretty basic car mechanic procedure. In reality, it is fairly straight-forward compared to many of the other things that […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the MOT Test MILTA Technology
Apr 19, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About the MOT Test

The infamous MOT (Ministry of Transport) test is the annual check-up that all cars of 3 years or older have to go through in the UK to be deemed roadworthy. Without a valid MOT, your car is considered to be unsuitable to be driven on public roads within the UK. So, unless you have a […]

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The Filters in Your Car That Need Regular Replacement MILTA Technology
Mar 27, 2021
The Filters in Your Car That Need Regular Replacement

Did you know it has been estimated that the average car has something like 30,000 parts in all? That’s taking into account every single, nut, bolt and screw, of course, but what it really shows us is that your car is incredibly complex. All of its components have to be functioning properly for it to […]

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Why is it Worth Giving Your Car a Spring Check-up? MILTA Technology
Mar 25, 2021
Why is it Worth Giving Your Car a Spring Check-up?

The throes of winter are finally leaving us and spring is just around the corner. With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out at great speed across the UK, there’s light at the end of the tunnel and everyone is hopeful to have the ability to move freely and resume some semblance of normal life come the […]

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Why Is It a Good Habit to Service Your Car Annually? MILTA Technology
Mar 12, 2021
Why Is It a Good Habit to Service Your Car Annually?

We understand, you don’t look forward to having to take your car into the garage for its annual service. It’s a tedious chore, and can leave you without a car for a day, or longer if there’s something wrong that has to be urgently fixed. Worse still, we are all of us at least a […]

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What Should Your Garage Do After an Automatic Gearbox Replacement? MILTA Technology
Mar 03, 2021
What Should Your Garage Do After an Automatic Gearbox Replacement?

Replacing the car’s transmission is not a task that many of us can take on ourselves. In fact, nearly all professional mechanics recommend that you never attempt it, even if you have some degree of experience and/or confidence to do the job yourself. An automatic gearbox is an extremely complex piece of kit, and it’s […]

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