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Can you drive with a slow puncture?

Friday 13th October 2023

What is a slow puncture?  A slow puncture is a tiny hole in a vehicle’s tyre, causing air to escape gradually over an extended period of time. Unlike sudden punctures, which make themselves known almost immediately, a slow puncture will cause a steady loss of air pressure – regardless of whether th... Read More

How do I check my MOT history?

Thursday 12th October 2023

Looking to find out how to check a vehicle's MOT history? Take a look at our guide to find out how and learn more about what’s included.  Why check the MOT history?  Checking the MOT history of a vehicle is important for all drivers in the UK, particularly when you purchase a new vehicle. The vehi... Read More

Types of refrigerant gas for your vehicle

Tuesday 26th September 2023

What is air con regassing? An air con re-gas is the process of removing old refrigerant gas from your air conditioning system and replacing it with new refrigerant. This helps to ensure your air con remains running cold and is the first thing you should look at if your air conditioning system doesn... Read More

EV and Hybrid Vehicle Glossary

Tuesday 26th September 2023

With EV vehicles becoming more popular, and the deadline for the ban of new petrol and diesel cars in 2023, if you’re considering making the switch from petrol or diesel to electric, the amount of jargon around the subject can be off-putting. In this guide, we’ll provide definitions for some of the... Read More

What are car roof weight limits?

Tuesday 26th September 2023

If you are looking to go on your next road trip, then you may be wondering if you can use your vehicle’s roof for some extra storage. The answer is yes. Roof racks are designed to hold various items that can be secured to the beams across the top of your vehicle. But, how much weight can your car ro... Read More

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  • The new manager is very friendly and welcoming , technician who did the mot was very friendly and helpful in explaining the advisories , will be requesting a quote for the advisory work soon.

    - Salisbury - Jan 13, 2024
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