Category: Servicing

Mechanic replacing damper spring

Go beyond the ‘bounce test’ to check for damper leaks and broken springs

Almost ‘hidden’, unless you read each line of a Mr Clutch Autocentre comprehensive servicing checklist, writes Iain Robertson, it is an unfortunate fact of modern motoring life that dampers and springs wear out and even break without warning. Driving along...

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Winter places our vehicle’s components under intense pressure

Whether it be lighting, the air-conditioning system, or the electrical components, the number of vehicle failures grows out of proportion at this time of the year, highlights Iain Robertson, although Mr Clutch Autocentres has a cost-effective solution. It is that...

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Receptionist handing customer their car keys

How to maintain a car with budget in mind

The car maintenance business has been under fire recently, explains Iain Robertson, which is making car owners reluctant to book in their vehicles even for routine servicing and the reasons lie in excess jargon, poor explanations and unanticipated costs. What...

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