Are you wondering “how much is an MOT these days”? We thought we’d give you the low-down on the costs behind getting your vehicle MOT’d in the UK, as well as give some advice on when you should get your MOT and some general facts behind MOTs within this article.
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Sometimes looking after your car isn’t a priority in your life, especially when money is tight. When your ‘service’ light comes on your car, or the garage calls you to tell you it’s time to service your car, should you wait or get the job done sooner rather than later? It’s a tricky choice but we’ll lay down the facts in this article so that you can make your own decision on whether to wait and service your car later.
When was the last time you considered replacing your engine oil? Perhaps you had it done at your last service – well done you. However if you’ve noticed the engine oil inside your engine is getting dirtier (new oil is more transparent than old, darker oil) then it’s likely due a change. Use our guide to diagnose and then choose the right oil so that you can replace or simply top-up a low engine oil reservoir.
Car safety is paramount these days and with every new car model technology is getting more and more sophisticated. When warning lights come onto your dashboard they shouldn’t be ignored and this is also true if the airbag warning light comes on.
Even though you have seatbelts the extra layer of protection inside your car is the airbag and if it’s faulty then if you’re in a serious accident it may not work to save yours and your passenger’s lives, or even worse the airbag could go off without an accident occurring. This article goes to explain the common causes of why the airbag warning light comes on but please remember for your own safety, if it does happen get it checked out as soon as possible.
Now that the sun is shining, there’s more daylight available to make time to carry out those car maintenance tasks you’ve been putting off for most of the year. In this article, we’re looking at maintaining your car leather interior to ensure you don’t get cracks or let the leather go dry, keeping it in tip-top condition.