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.
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!
We all hate it when our car breaks down but knowing the most common symptoms should help you prevent a future break down. So here’s our top 5 reasons for car break down.
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.
Life keeps us very busy these days and finding time to look after your car can be difficult enough, hence why many people decide to get their car serviced at their local garage. For those that try to attempt this themselves it can be fairly simple to carry out. However for the less knowledgeable or impatient car owners, these tasks can do more damage than harm. Therefore, this article demonstrates the top 5 car maintenance mistakes that you should avoid. Read more!
Driving on UK roads can be precarious at times, especially during difficult weather conditions not forgetting having to watch out for careless drivers. To add to that, the deterioration of road surfaces during the winter where water freezes, expands and opens up cracks in the tarmac, can be a real problem causing you to swerve or if you’re unlucky hit the potholes and damage your vehicle. In this article we’ll go through the process of avoiding and claiming for pothole damage to your car.
With the New Year approaching, it’s sensible to give your car some TLC whilst you’ve got the time before you return to work. Here are our top tips to maintain and keep your car running in the New Year!
It may not be as cold as we’re used to in the UK this Christmas but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for all possibilities so that we’re not caught out this Christmas. Here are our top 5 tips to keep you safe and warm this Christmas when you’re on the road.
Despite the unusually warm weather for Halloween this year, it’s a good time to get your car ready for the winter now before it gets too cold. With Christmas coming up and the busy rush on the roads getting to see relatives at Christmas time, you’ll want your car to be well prepared for slippery icy roads, heavy rain and snowfall. This brief article will help you check your car’s vital signs for Winter in an update to our original article last year.
Having a slow puncture on your car can be a real pain and some people put up with simply inflating the tyre every week to save money. However, you run the risk of the tyre wearing more than normal if it deflates quicker than other tyres, plus it could increase your stopping distance and the potential of an accident! Without getting it checked you could also find yourself paying for a new tyre sooner than you need to. This article provides some of the causes of slow punctures to help you diagnose the issue. Read more!