Servicing Advice

Car dashboard lights meanings

Friday 19th February 2021

Most modern vehicles are fitted with multiple electronics and sensors which monitor how your vehicle is behaving. Spotted a sign on your dashboard and you’re unsure what it means? Our helpful guide to car warning lights has you covered. Car dashboard symbols and their meanings Firstly, it’s import... Read More

Home car maintenance checklist

Monday 14th December 2020

During this unexpected year, it’s likely that your vehicle may not have been performing the same number of miles that it is used to. Whether you’ve been limiting your contact by not using your vehicle as much, or you’re simply looking for a vehicle maintenance checklist you can do at home, our guide... Read More

Why should I book my MOT and service together?

Monday 9th November 2020

MOT and service together Although MOTs are an annual legal requirement, while car services are not, it’s highly recommended to book in your service at the same time. Reasons why people don’t always do this could be due to the cost of having to fork out for both an MOT and service (and any repairs)... Read More

What is a car service?

Friday 9th October 2020

A car service is a health check of your vehicle which involves routine maintenance. This can be everything from inspecting your tyres and brake lights to your engine’s fluid levels. This service is usually undertaken by a mechanic, and, depending on what type of service you choose, this can be eithe... Read More

Where can I service my car?

Thursday 13th August 2020

Where can I get my car serviced? You can have your car serviced at any garage, such as Formula One Autocentres, or any local dealership. You may choose your local dealership if you prefer to have your vehicle serviced by the car’s manufacturer, for example, Renault or Mercedes – however, by servici... Read More

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