Beware the Hazards Lurking in Your Car
Mar08

Beware the Hazards Lurking in Your Car

In the event of an accident flying objects can really hurt you. Suzanne Keane shares some tips on how to stay safe You may not be able to control what goes on outside of your car but you should always ensure your safety when inside a car! The wrong seating position, flying objects and even your pet can become a hazard if the worst was to happen…. 1. Seatbelts There is absolutely no excuse for not wearing a seat belt. It’s also...

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Time to Clean the Interior of Your Car
Mar04

Time to Clean the Interior of Your Car

Cleaning your car interior like a professional is easier than you think. Suzanne Keane shares her top tips for cleaning the interior If you consider how much time you spend in your car vs. time spent in your living room you would understand why it’s so important to keep it looking/smelling good! Not only is clean interior better for your mood, it’s also healthier! No-one wants to be breathing in dust and bits of dirt! A well-kept...

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New Car Collection Checklist
Feb08

New Car Collection Checklist

Before you drive your new car off the forecourt is it is important to check that everything is in order writes Suzanne Keane Our list of ten things you need to check before you drive away your brand new car Collect the car in daylight hours to ensure that no damage has occurred on route to the dealership. Make sure the registration plates match. Ensure any options you specified have been included. Check that the fuel tank is full. If...

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So Why Is My Car Battery Dead?
Oct08

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
Aug12

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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Boiling Point – Why is your Car Overheating?
Jun30

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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