Mechanic servicing underneath of a car

Why should you service your car?

Driving a car is one of the most expensive things that you can do, but the reality is that for work or for getting around most of us need a car to actually get that done. Therefore, if you do...

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Getting a vehicle ready for its MOT

If your car or van is due to have an MOT within the next few weeks, it is well worth your while getting it ready for the test. In the UK, one in five cars fails the MOT first time...

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Mr Clutch mechanic replacing car brake

Signs your brakes need to be checked

Brakes are not the most glamorous part of your car, but keeping them well-maintained is integral to the safe driving and operation of your vehicle. If you need to stop suddenly while going 60 miles an hour, you will need...

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Car tax stickers

Changes to the Car Tax system

Since 1921 car tax discs have been issued to UK drivers in the millions. We have displayed the small round paper disc in our windscreen’s to show we’ve paid our car tax as requested to do so by law. However,...

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Woman scraping ice off car with a brush

Looking after your car in the winter

One of the most annoying things about living in the United Kingdom, whether it’s Glasgow or Kent, is that the vast majority of the country seems to grind to a halt in the face of even the smallest amounts of...

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Vintage car out in winter

Considerations when storing your Classic Car for the winter

Getting your car ready for winter is important to maintain its pristine condition and preventing any problems come springtime. There are several parts of a classic vehicle that need to be given more consideration than your average modern car when...

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Rusting cambelt

Cambelt maintenance

Cambelt failures are commonly the cause of the most expensive repair work that goes through any garage. There is no logical reason for this but they are often overlooked when carrying out annual services or vehicle maintenance. Being aware and...

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Top tips for looking after your car in summer

Proper maintenance of your car is essential all year round, and people will often talk about the importance of looking after your car during winter. Sometimes people tend to forget however, that the summer months can put just as much,...

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Aircon

Don’t get caught out with faulty air-con this summer

When it was first introduced, having air conditioning in your car was seen to be a luxury option, only available to those paying a premium price tag. Times have changed though, and today air conditioning is seen as a standard...

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