For many drivers, car garage jargon can be quite confusing if they’re not acquainted with the latest acronyms and technical language regarding their car. Many drivers will also be afraid to ask “what does that mean?”, meaning they won’t understand what they’re being told and sometimes leads to them losing trust in their mechanic. In this brief article, we’ll attempt to educate you on the most common jargon surrounding car repairs.
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Determining engine fault codes can be daunting at first but in this article we attempt to explain a little more about the OBD system (on-board diagnostic system) and DTC codes (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) and what they could potentially mean.
During the Coronavirus outbreak and lockdown in the UK, we’ve been known to use our cars less as we stay at home more often. However, it’s important during this time to keep maintaining your vehicle so it’s ready when need to use it. Despite our cars nowadays being so technologically advanced, you may think it’s odd that the battery on your car could cause issues. Almost a third of breakdowns on the road are due to flat batteries or battery related complications. Therefore it’s sensible to keep checking and maintaining your car battery. In this article we address how to prevent a flat car battery when our cars are sat for longer periods on our driveways without use.
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