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.
The words ’emergency car repair’ is never something your wallet wants to hear even at the best of times. However there are plans to cover the emergency car repair costs. In this article we’ll go through the options available to limit the impact of these emergency repair costs on your bank balance.
Ever wondered how to jump start a car with leads? Well, we’ll walk you through the process in 10 easy steps if you’re having difficulty getting your car started.
If you’ve bought a new VW in the last few years, you may have been offered several plans to help service and maintain your vehicle. You may be wondering the differences between the plans and whether they are actually good value for money? We’ll look at the terminology and the facts behind the Service Plan vs Maintenance Plan.
It’s hard saying goodbye to your beloved car and even more so when it’s at the end of it’s life. That’s why we’ve put together an article on how to scrap your car and the various options you have available to you.
With this period of cold weather in the South West of England, many of us will be waking to snow on our cars in Bath. If you’re in a rush, or just want to get the snow clearing job done fast, don’t think it’s enough to just simply brush off the snow from your car’s windows. It’s actually advised to remove all of the heavy snow from your car, otherwise you could be fined. Here’s the reasons why…
Having a basic toolkit in the boot of your car is a good habit to keep. You never know when it’s going to come in handy. When it comes to more complex jobs on your car, most of these tools will be too bulky to keep in the car. We thought that we’d put together a list of tools you need for basic car maintenance and give you our top tips on how to purchase them.
Finding dents and scratches on your car is an owners worst nightmare. Most of us have probably witnessed the signs of this damage after leaving our vehicle parked in a shopping centre. Whether you cherish your car or use it simply for convenience, even the smallest of scratches or dents can leave you reeling. We thought we’d write an article on the best options for repairing car dents and scratches. However, remember that if you’re not comfortable with car repairs then a DIY solution may not be suitable for you. Also, if the damage is substantial, then DIY repair may not be possible without extra investment, so you may be better to save time and money by calling a garage repair shop to carry out the work.
Let’s face it cleaning the car is one of the last jobs on our lists when it comes to car maintenance. However, with new technology prevalent in this market sector, we thought we’d give you the low-down on how to choose the best car hoover to make the job quicker and easier. Here’s our top tips for choosing the best car vacuum cleaner.
Have you ever wondered what is included in a car service? Depending on the service history of the car and it’s age, each service can vary in costs and work involved. Here at MCM Garage we thought it was sensible to give you detailed information regarding car servicing routines and what you should expect as a car owner during a service. Read more!