So Why Is My Car Battery Dead?
Oct18

So Why Is My Car Battery Dead?

Battery failure is one of the most likely causes of breakdown and despite what people may think they don’t actually last forever. Suzanne Keane explains some of the most common reasons for battery failure     One of the most common reasons for a car not starting is the battery. Your battery not only kick starts the engine but also keeps all electrical items running while you’re driving. The engine in turn recharges your...

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Flood Damage
Sep20

Flood Damage

With heavy rain a constant feature at this time of the year Suzanne Keane explains how to check your car for flood damage It’s never advisable to drive through floods but what do you do if your parked car is submerged in flood water? Once the water subsides more than likely you won’t be able to just jump in and drive it away! Firstly it’s important to figure out how deeply the car was submerged – you can usually see where the...

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Overloading your Car
Jun05

Overloading your Car

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start loading up the back seat once the boot is full but make sure you can still see out all the windows clearly and that nothing can fly forward...

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Beach Days
May20

Beach Days

Sun shining, tunes blaring and a trip to the beach… all great fun until your car gets stuck in the sand! Follow our tips below to reduce your chances of needing a tow to safety! 1. If there’s a car park – use it! Especially if your car is 2 wheel drive… Eliminate the risk of getting stuck in sand by not driving on it! 2. If you do decide to drive onto the beach keep on the wet compacted sand. The soft fluffy sand may look nicer but...

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Getting Ready For Your MOT
May03

Getting Ready For Your MOT

With more than a million cars failing their MOT every year it makes sense to give your car the best chance of passing and to make the whole experience as stress free as possible! Suzanne Keane has some tips  The top reasons for vehicles failing include damaged tyres, exhaust problems, worn-out windscreen wipers, defective headlights and broken brake lights but with a little preparation you can give your car the best chance of passing....

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Selling your car
Apr18

Selling your car

When selling  your car the first thing you  must decide is where to sell it writes Suzanne Keane You may have decided it’s time for a change of wheels or even planned the back-packing trip of a lifetime – but how exactly can you go about selling your car? The first thing you will need to decide is whether you would prefer convenience or extra cash! 1. Dealership If you’re buying a new or nearly new car this is often the best option –...

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