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.
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.
Life habits have changed pretty rapidly in the UK over the last few weeks due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Essential travel is still possible for key workers and for the general public to carry out essentials such as food shopping. So what happens when you need to get a car service during the Coronavirus lockdown? Read on and we’ll explain what you currently can do at this unprecedented time. Read more!
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.
Find out why your car’s service history is important in this article and discover ways to recover it if you’ve lost your service log book.
Paper, it’s so 1990s. When it comes to cars we’ve got almost every electronic gadget you can think of. Bluetooth, handsfree speakers, integrated sat nav, you name it. However, that little book kept hidden in your glove compartment is a wealth of information on your car’s history and could be they key to extra cash if looked after. Here’s why it’s important to keep it safe and up-to-date. Read more!
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!
Whether you’re a budding mechanic or just wanting to dabble in a little car maintenance at home, it’s important you are keeping safe when fixing your car. To avoid a trip to A&E or an appearance on You’ve Been Framed, we’ve put together some handy car maintenance safety tips for DIY car maintenance.
The UK is set for a wintery blast in the coming days so now is the time to prepare your car for snow, sleet and freezing temperatures. We thought we’d provide some helpful advice for keeping your car protected during this cold winter snap and keep you safe. Here’s our top snow tips for ensuring your car is kept running during these times. Read more!
It’s getting freezing out there now in the UK and there’s no time like the present to consider preparing your car for winter driving. Whether it’s icy roads or snow drifting in, you always need to keep your car maintained for all eventualities, so we’ve put together a selection of our top tips to ensure that your car remains safe and reliable on the road during these winter months. Read more!
As the autumn has now settled in for the UK and the temperatures are getting cooler, it’s a good time to think about those basic car maintenance jobs you’ve been putting off. We’ve put together a list of our top tips for maintaining your car in the autumn and keeping you safe during this changing season.