So Why Is My Car Battery Dead?
Oct14

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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Selling your car
Oct04

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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Picking the Perfect Wheels!
May26

Picking the Perfect Wheels!

Maybe you are bored with your steel wheels or your existing alloys are looking a little tired. New wheels can make or break a car – but before you choose a style you need to know what will and won’t fit your car. Suzanne Keane guides you through the maze that is the perfect wheels The first step to deciding on your new wheels is to take off one of your existing wheels and look at the back of it to see if anything is stamped on it. You...

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Boiling Point – Why is your Car Overheating?
Apr24

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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Beach Days
Apr22

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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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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