Car Maintenance

Cars are incredibly complicated and sophisticated. Therefore it’s important to undertake regular service and car maintenance to keep it running properly.

Five car checks you should make this Autumn

As the weather gets colder, there are some essential checks we should all be doing now to make sure our cars are running smoothly and safely through winter (sponsored post)

What makes a car safe? – Part 3

Modern car safety systems are very good, but there are actions you can take to make your car even safer. The Car Expert advises how to stay safe.

Do I have to service my car with the dealer if I have a PCP?

The popularity of PCP car finance has allowed car manufacturers to be sneaky when it comes to forcing you to service your car with their dealer network.

Five common roadside emergencies and how to deal with them

Having a car can be a great thing but it can also come with pitfalls. You need to be prepared for roadside emergencies to happen – anywhere and anytime.

The art of keeping your car cool

It can be difficult to maintain a comfortable temperature in your car during summer. We look at a few suggestions to help you keep your (and your car) cool.

Quick fixes for life’s winter car problems

Whatever the reason for your car having a few issues, there are plenty of quick solutions to those niggling winter car calamities.

Cut costs, not corners, with a regular car service

When it comes to car maintenance schedules, there isn’t a consistent “set in stone” rule for the frequency of a car service (sponsored post)

5 most common faults with cars

There’s nothing worse than waking up in the morning to find that your car has a problem. Even worse is if you get stranded on the side of the road due to a mechanical fault. However, a regular car service carried out by a reputable company should stand you in the best stead going forward (sponsored post)

Nine ways to make your fuel go further

Fed up with how much you spend on fuel? Take a look at these tips which may help make your pit stops to the pump a little less painful.

The pros and cons of owning a classic car

Owning a classic car isn’t for everyone - so how do you know if it’s for you? We take a look at a few of the pros and cons of owning a classic old vehicle, to help you decide if you are ready to take a step into the world of classic car ownership.

The essential pre-MOT checklist

Many car owners fear the annual MOT roadworthiness test. If you are worried that your car might fail, here is a handy checklist provided by Motorparks.co.uk to give you an idea of what to look at before taking your car in to be tested.

Independent vs. franchise dealerships – the pros and cons

Whether your local garage is a small independent, or an official franchise dealership, they both have their pros and cons. Let’s take an objective look at how you can choose the best dealership based on your needs.

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