Boiling Point – Why is your Car Overheating?
Mar01

Boiling Point – Why is your Car Overheating?

Suzanne Keane gives a few reasons why your car may be overheating! 1. Coolant – Check your coolant level! This is designed to cool your engine so if it’s not topped up it won’t be doing its job properly. Be wary of topping up with water as this will dilute the effectiveness of your coolant and may freeze in cold weather. It’s also important to use the correct type of coolant – mixing them can cause...

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Tips to avoid Road Rage
Jan09

Tips to avoid Road Rage

Financial stresses, early commutes and bad road surfaces all add to the congestion and create an atmosphere that could potentially lead to more accidents, we look at ways to avoid road rage writes Geraldine Herbert Driving gets most of us in a tizzy. The endless stopping and starting, the traffic jams and the right-hand-turn-only lane when you’re desperate to go left. The peak hour traffic experience is the stuff of nightmares....

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5 tips For Selling
Jan04

5 tips For Selling

  Selling your car can be a daunting experience but whether you’re selling privately or trading in a few simple steps will help you get the cash you’re looking for and increase your chances of selling quickly!   5 tips for selling your car 1. Car Wash First impressions count so the most important thing you can do to improve the chances of selling your car is to have it spotlessly clean for any viewings – Spend at least 30...

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What you need to know about Residual Value
Dec16

What you need to know about Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a car and one of the most overlooked writes Geraldine Herbert While all cars depreciate, some lose much less value than others and there are factors you need to be aware of that affect resale values. Brand: The brand you buy has a significant impact on the resale value and historically some brands and models simply hold their value better than others. Paint...

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Winter car care tips
Dec05

Winter car care tips

Ensure your car survives the winter with our winter car care tips writes Hannah Gordon I think most of you will join me in dreading winter, the cold mornings and constant eating trying to produce a layer of fat worthy to keep the bitterest arctic winds from reaching my internal organs is really not my idea of fun. But there are a few tips which will help keep you and your car safe if you decide to venture out. 1. Fluid Levels One of...

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What to do if your car has been clamped or towed away
Dec01

What to do if your car has been clamped or towed away

With over 3,500 vehicles clamped each week on average, here is our a guide on what to do if you find your vehicle clamped, or worse, towed away and how to prevent it. According to data acquired by Moneybarn over 3,500 vehicles were clamped each week on average last year So what to do if you find your vehicle clamped, or worse, towed away, and how can you to prevent it from happening? Road ready Motorists are obliged to tax their...

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