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Why are my brakes squeaking?

Friday 22nd May 2020

Car brakes squeaking? When listening out for noises from your brakes, it’s likely that they will never be completely silent – you’ll always hear some level of noise from them. However, there are some noises that you should keep an ear out for – as it could indicate that there are problems with your... Read More

Why does my car battery keep dying when it’s cold?

Wednesday 25th March 2020

We’ve all been there – turning the key in the ignition on a cold morning only to find the car refuses to start and we soon learn the battery is flat. But why do batteries seem to lose charge more in the cold weather? Why is my car battery dying? There can be numerous reasons why your car battery i... Read More

Vehicle recalls

Wednesday 25th March 2020

What happens if my car is recalled? Car recalls are more common than you may realise – around a million vehicles each year are recalled in the UK. Often, when we hear that a vehicle is being recalled because of a safety concern, it can cause alarm. However, this is not always necessarily something... Read More

What is engine coolant/antifreeze?

Tuesday 7th January 2020

Antifreeze, also known as engine coolant, is a vital component of your vehicle during the winter months. But what is antifreeze, and how does it work? During the colder months, your vehicle can be exposed to harsher temperatures, which can create issues for the general running of your vehicle, espe... Read More

What car battery do I need?

Friday 20th December 2019

Battery flat? Or perhaps it’s showing signs it’s faulty? It may be time for a replacement. But how do you know which is the best car battery for your vehicle? From what car batteries actually do to considerations for choosing a battery, learn everything you need to know from our detailed guide. Wha... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • Great service from the guys at Brentwood who are doing a great job during these difficult times.

    - Martin, Brentwood - Apr 29, 2020
  • - Danielle, Portsmouth - May 2, 2020
  • Efficient and friendly service and knowledgeable staff. Will use regularly, as I have done for the past year or so

    - Eccles - May 2, 2020
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