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5 reasons why your car air conditioning smells

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Why does my car air conditioning smell? Does your air conditioning smell musty? Or perhaps it’s blowing out an unpleasant smell when you turn it on? As well as being inconvenient and leading you to feel uncomfortable, smelly car AC systems can sometimes indicate a more serious problem. Below, we h... Read More

Signs of a dead car battery

Monday 9th November 2020

Experiencing a flat car battery can be frustrating – especially as you’re likely to figure this out as you’re attempting to reverse off the drive. Never ideal timing! Flat batteries can occur due to a number of reasons, such as a drop in temperature, or because your car has been sitting on the drive... 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

Should over 60s have to retake their driving test?

Monday 19th October 2020

Currently, UK law says that when a driver reaches the age of 70, they must renew their license if they wish to continue driving. Drivers must then renew their license every three years from this point. This is in place to protect drivers, pedestrians and cyclists from avoidable incidents as eyesight... Read More

Winter car safety checklist

Friday 16th October 2020

How to prepare a car for winter With the nights drawing in, the temperature plummeting and the leaves falling from the trees, winter is certainly on it’s way. But how can you ensure your vehicle is prepared for the colder season? From winter driving advice to winter car safety tips, our guide has y... Read More

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