Car stationary at a red light behind cars in a raining condition, with a blurry, rainy windscreen

Preparing for Winter: Looking After Your Battery and Tyres

Winter is coming, and while we might be safe from White Walkers and ten years of cold, there are still plenty of dangers on the road. Things like black ice and sluggish batteries fall to the back of our mind...

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Man on his knees with arms raised screaming in frustration while their car has broken-down behind in a snowy condition

Mr Clutch says: “It’s time to prepare your vehicle for winter”

With the autumn equinox behind us, writes Iain Robertson, the time has come to dig out the winter footwear and all-weather jacket but, it is also time to think about your vehicle in readiness for shorter days, longer nights and...

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Mr Clutch mechanic servicing a car tyre on an MOT ramp in a garage

Just a reminder but does your vehicle have a valid MOT certificate?

Coinciding three years later with the three busiest periods for selling new cars in the UK, highlights Iain Robertson, the annual statement of roadworthiness (the MOT) may apply to your vehicle and Mr Clutch Autocentres is here to help with...

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Mechanic holding a spanner whilst checking for Damper leaks and broken Springs on a tyre

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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Mechanic replacing Brake Pads and Brake Discs on a car

Servicing the brakes is the best way to ensure that you stop short of problems

When contemplating Mr Clutch Autocentres and their wide range of motoring services, writes Iain Robertson, while they slot perfectly into the ‘fast-fit’ classification, they might be described more fairly as a ‘motoring safety centre’. Often referred to as ‘the anchors’,...

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Mechanic rolling a single tyre with gloves on in front of a white car, in a garage

Summer tyre change is not change for change’s sake

With summer holidays pending, many of which will place a high reliance on your motor vehicle, writes Iain Robertson, you have a perfect opportunity to take a closer look at its tyres for both wear and possible damage; better to...

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Summer is coming, recharge your air conditioning

Everyone’s gassing about air conditioning in warmer spring weather There was a time, when air conditioning and climate control within a car was considered to be the height of luxury, although Iain Robertson suggests it is more of a lifestyle...

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White car driving down a country road during spring season alongside a field of red flowers, whilst the driver's hand is out of the window holding a straw hat

Spring Clean Car Maintenance

It’s time for your vehicle’s ‘spring clean’;  let Mr Clutch Autocentres help you. The daffodils are in bloom, the days are longer and the weather is improving; all signs that we need to spend some time and effort on our vehicles,...

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MOT season is almost upon us

Ever since Mr Clutch Autocentres started in business forty years ago, the months of March and April have been our busiest for MOTs, writes Iain Robertson, and we want you to take advantage of our blend of cost-effective servicing and...

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Is your vehicle insured? There may be reasons that it is not.

With Car Insurance Day (1st Feb) highlighting the need for appropriate cover on your vehicle, Iain Robertson contemplates some of the helpful ways by which to avoid falling into a trap of not being insured, especially as it might not...

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