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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

Are part worn tyres safe?

Thursday 10th December 2020

Part worn tyres, or second-hand tyres, are easily available to buy from many garages, dealerships and tyre manufacturers. However, are part worn tyres a safe choice for your vehicle? Our guide dives into the possible dangers part worn tyres can pose, whether part worn tyres are legal and how you sh... Read More

5 reasons why your car won’t start in the cold

Thursday 10th December 2020

December brings with it the chilling temperatures, icier roads to contend with when driving and the need for lots of cans of de-icer! But what happens if your car won’t start during the colder months? Our guide highlights the 5 most common reasons for why your vehicle may not start in the cold, so y... Read More

How to tell the age of a tyre

Friday 13th November 2020

Wondering how you can tell the age of your tyre? And how long tyres last for? Our handy guide has you covered. Tyre age – how old are my tyres? Each tyre is imprinted with a coded date on the sidewall of the tyre, which indicates the tyre manufacturing date. This 4-digit code allows you to underst... Read More

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

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