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What does low oil pressure mean

Friday 26th January 2024

Your dashboard warning lights are a key indicator that there could be something wrong with your car that requires attention. And, your low oil pressure light is no different. In this guide, we’ll explain what you should do when your low oil pressure light comes on and what can cause it.   What caus... Read More

Do electric cars need an MOT

Friday 26th January 2024

Switching to an electric vehicle can feel like you’re driving a completely different beast compared to a traditional petrol or diesel car. So, you might wonder if all the same rules apply to your new car. In this guide, we’ll explain if EVs need an MOT and what’s different for EV motorists. Do elec... Read More

How to stop my car door locks from freezing

Friday 26th January 2024

With the long and cold winter months comes a drop in temperature, snow, frost and ice. Whilst driving in these weather conditions can be difficult, other problems involving your vehicle can come up - such as frozen locks. But why does this happen and how can you stop it? Find out all you need to kn... Read More

What engine oil do I need for my car?

Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Has your engine oil warning light appeared on your dashboard? Or are you looking to give your car a bit of maintenance before a long journey? If you’re unsure what engine oil your car needs, find out all you need to know in our guide. Why is engine oil so important?  Engine oil is crucial when ens... Read More

Signs of a dead car battery

Wednesday 20th December 2023

What causes a dead car battery?  Experiencing a flat car battery can be frustrating. Flat batteries can occur due to a number of reasons, such as a drop in temperature, driving short distances or because your car has been sitting on the drive for too long without being driven. However, it’s importa... Read More

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  • Always friendly & helpful, easy to book, drop off and collect, really good company to deal with

    - Sarah, Polegate - Jan 14, 2024
  • Been coming here for a while now, staff are always friendly and happy to help even if it is the end of the day and last minute before closing. I’ve had a few tyres from here aswell as an MOT and Service now and will go back for sure.

    - kirsty, Bristol (Longwell Green) - Feb 12, 2024
  • Your staff are incredibly helpful and more importantly trustworthy, which is so valuable to know you are nor being ripped off. They care.

    - Chesterfield (Park Road) - Jan 9, 2024
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