Car Servicing

Servicing Car Air Conditioning 0

In this day and age, most cars coming off the production lines have air conditioning built in as standard. Not many people realise that air conditioning systems within cars should be serviced regularly. Its efficiency and quality can be compromised otherwise. What exactly does the air conditioning in your car consist of?  The main parts(…)

Good 4 Tyres 0

Every motorist’s tyres need inspecting fairly regularly. Tyres will of course wear down naturally with time and certain driving habits, such as aggressive driving and harsh braking. Checking tyres for wear and tear is essential for drivers and passenger’s safety and it is also against the law not to comply with the specified tread depths.(…)

Do we really need an MOT every year? 0

It has very recently been announced that the government is pondering whether to extend the validity of the compulsory MOT Test. Under the new proposals the MOT Test would be done every two years rather than yearly, making the UK closer to the EU in regards to vehicle testing. This will certainly come as good(…)

The hidden cost of missing a service 1

In today’s uncertain economic climate everyone is looking for ways to save money. Motoring can be a particularly expensive necessity, and record prices at the pumps are fuelling a trend towards skimping on car servicing. A survey carried out on 2,000 people by Kwik-Fit suggests that 2.5 million less car services were performed by UK(…)

Why regular services are vital for your safety 2

Car servicing is not only important for keeping your vehicle in good condition. It is also essential for ensuring a safe drive. An inadequately maintained and inspected car can prove dangerous, and significantly increase your chances of being involved in an accident. Most people are aware that car servicing entails an oil and filter change,(…)

DIY servicing – why it could cost you more than you think 0

One of the main aims of performing regular car servicing is to save money in the long term. When done properly this is possible, giving you improved fuel efficiency and an extended lifetime for all essential parts. But in trying to save money, some people go one step further and attempt to perform the car(…)

Full service history – a major selling point for used cars 0

When you’ve spent a significant amount of money on a car, you want to know that you’ll be able to sell it for a good price years down the line if you decide to trade it in for a new model. Unfortunately in the used car trade there are no such guarantees, and depreciation in(…)