What To Do When Your Car Overheats

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When your car engine overheats, it can cause damage to the engine and potentially lead to a breakdown. In this article, we cover what can cause an engine to overheat and what to do next.  What causes the car engine to overheat? There are many potential causes for a car engine to overheat. One possibility … Read more

Why Does My Car Smell Like Rotten Eggs | ClickMechanic

Just like we show ‘signs’ of sickness and ill health, a vehicle also shows signs and symptoms that there may be something wrong or out of the ordinary that needs attention. One peculiar but common sign of this is the smell of rotten eggs. The smell of “rotten eggs” is actually the odour of a sulphurous … Read more

No Claims Bonus – Should You Protect It?

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Insurance companies usually offer customers the chance to protect their no claims discount. Customers who drive without making a claim can build up a discount on their car insurance. This article explains what no claims discount is and if it’s worth it. What is a no claims discount? An add-on to insurance policies, a no … Read more

Why is my engine smoking?

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A car can smoke for a number of reasons including a leaking oil pan gasket, bad PCV valve, or a clogged air filter. If there is smoke coming from a car, it is likely that there is a problem with the engine. The smoke could be caused by a number of things, such as an … Read more

Is an LPG conversion worth doing and what does it mean?

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With the recent conversations around climate preservation and choosing more sustainable, inexpensive fuels, there has been a lot of discussion about alternative fuels for mobility. While EVs and hybrids are gaining popularity in the UK, a less talked about fuel – LPG may be another option to consider. What is LPG fuel? LPG is short … Read more

How To Change A Faulty Alternator

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When it comes to supplying power to a car’s music system, headlights, and other electronics, one might assume it is just the battery that’s important. In reality, it’s the alternator that helps keep things running! In this article, you will find basic steps on how to change a faulty alternator. What does an alternator do? … Read more

Why Is My Car Misfiring – What To Do

What is an engine misfire? In an engine with ignition initiated via spark plugs, the mixture of fuel and air inside each cylinder is ignited by a spark from the spark plug. The resulting explosion drives the piston downward, turning the crankshaft and ultimately powering the vehicle’s wheels. A car misfire is when the engine … Read more

Euro 1 to 6: Where Does Your Car Sit

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With climate change becoming an existential challenge to humanity and being environmentally aware becoming the norm, car emissions and standards are important topics of discussion to help improve the world we live in. Have you ever wondered what the Euro emission standards mean and whether your car meets the latest Euro 6 standards? We put … Read more