If you’ve ever bought or owned a used car, you should be aware of the dangers of rust. Rusty cars may be sold cheap and some people assume that rust is easily fixable. The truth is that rust is a progressive condition, and it only gets worse the longer it goes untreated. If you spot rust on your car, get it fixed right away – no matter what shape the rest of the car is in. In this article we’ll show you how to identify rust on your car and what you can do about it.
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With the recent cold snap of weather it’s likely you’ve experienced ice or even snow present on your vehicle. It’s sensible to avoid driving with ice on your windscreen as safety is paramount when it comes to driving. Poor visibility when driving can be deemed by the Police as Dangerous Driving with fines and possible jail sentences involved. Here are our top tips on how to avoid ice build up and removing it effectively.
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.
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.