Tag: vehicle

Dec 04, 2019
Why Won’t Your Car Start When It’s Cold?

Cold and wet weather can affect several different components of your car. If you start to have trouble getting your car going when the temperature drops, then there are a few possible causes. Problem With The Battery This is the most likely culprit on a frosty morning. The cold can cause your battery to lose […]

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Nov 27, 2019
What You Need To Know About Drink Drive Limits

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is still responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries each year. The accident rate is, in fact, still increasing each year. Here’s what you need to know to keep yourself and others safe. What Is The Legal Drink-Driving Limit? It depends where in the UK you are. Scotland […]

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Nov 23, 2019
What Is AThatcham Device And Should My Vehicle Have One?

Thatcham is an independent research centre that looks at vehicle security repair and safety standards. You could almost think of them as ‘Which’ for car alarms. They review alarm and immobilisation devices and then categorise them so that it is easy to know what standard of device you have fitted on your car. The idea […]

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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 11, 2019
How To Store Your Vehicle Over Winter

No matter the type of car you own, if you are planning on storing it over winter now that the driving season is over, then there are a few things to keep in mind. Many owners of classic and luxury cars opt for hibernating their vehicles for the winter, but any vehicle that isn’t going […]

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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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Sep 30, 2019
Are Winter Tyres Necessary In The UK?

While we have been enjoying the final days of summer, it is time to turn our attention to the colder, darker months ahead and the weather conditions to match. While across Europe, motorists will be switching to winter tyres, in the UK, most drivers don’t bother. But, do winter tyres make sense in the UK […]

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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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