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What to do when your vehicle overheats

Thursday 9th September 2021

It is no secret that a car's engine is critical to its performance. So, when your dashboard’s warning lights flash up, followed by a flush of steam, it is likely that your otherwise dependable engine cooling system has failed. In layman’s terms, your car has overheated and, unfortunately, you will n... Read More

What causes heavy steering?

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Does your steering wheel feel heavy and hard to turn? Learn why, and how to avoid heavy steering occurring from our dedicated guide. What is heavy steering? Heavy steering happens when the steering wheel of your vehicle feels stiff and difficult to turn – meaning it becomes harder to control your... Read More

How to check the oil level in your car

Monday 14th June 2021

Wondering how to check the oil level of your vehicle? Engine oil is vital for a smooth running of your car engine and vehicle performance – which is why it’s so important that your oil level is checked regularly. Car oil lubricates your engine as well as reducing the friction and heat, which can ca... Read More

How to repair alloy wheels at home

Friday 16th April 2021

Natural wear and tear to your alloy wheels is common – and can be caused by scuffs or light scratches, hitting the kerb, or going over potholes. That’s why it’s helpful to be clued up with some DIY know-how to allow you to repair your alloy wheel damage yourself, rather than having to take your vehi... Read More

How to tell if your car needs an oil change

Friday 16th April 2021

Regular oil change appointments can help to extend the longevity of your vehicle, improve the safety and enhance its overall performance. But, how can you tell if you need an oil change? Our guide highlights the most common signs to watch out for, and how to change car oil. Signs you need an oil ch... Read More

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  • Yes it was a really good experience. The only downside was that there was no seating for me. I had to sit outside on the boundary wall. Waiting for my vehicle. Otherwise it was a pleasant experience.

    - Michael, Bury St Edmunds - Oct 3, 2021
  • Great service!! Staff went over and beyond to sort out the problem with my vehicle.

    - peter, Lichfield - Sep 12, 2021
  • Excellent service, seemed eager to help and everything was just as you would want!

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