How to Drive in the Snow

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Navigating snowy conditions while driving on UK roads can be a challenging and potentially hazardous experience, even for the most experienced motorists. As winter begins, the landscapes can quickly transform into treacherous roads, demanding drivers to adapt their skills and techniques. In this article, we cover some tips and tricks to keep in mind when … Read more

How Long Do Wheel Bearings Last?

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Wheel bearings: small yet mighty components hidden within the wheels of your car. These little bearings play a pivotal role in your vehicle’s performance, affecting everything from a smooth drive to safe steering. In this guide, we’ll explore what they are, their critical functions in ensuring a comfortable and safe ride, and how long they … Read more

Why Does my Car Shake When Braking?


Are you experiencing a feeling that when you hit the brakes, your car suddenly starts vibrating? In this article, we’re going to look at different reasons why your car may be shaking when you apply the brakes Why does my car shake when I apply the brakes? Brake discs If you’re on the motorway at … Read more

How To Check And Top Up Windscreen Wash

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Topping up the screen wash fluid or washer fluid is one of the easiest maintenance tasks you can do yourself. However, if you’ve not done it before, it can be a bit confusing with all the different fluid reservoirs you see under the bonnet. To help you locate and fill up your screen wash reservoir, … Read more

How Much Oil Does My Car Need?

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Engine oil is the lifeblood of a vehicle, responsible for ensuring its vital components run efficiently, and without undue wear and tear. The oil acts as a lubricant to ensure the many moving parts of the engine are moving smoothly while also keeping the engine cool. As a car owner, it’s important to stay on … Read more

Why is my Steering Wheel Shaking?

​If you’ve ever experienced the unsettling sensation of your steering wheel shaking while driving, you’re not alone. In this article, we delve into the potential causes of a shaking steering wheel, and how to diagnose and address the problem effectively. Why does my steering wheel shake at high speeds? Unbalanced or out-of-balance tyres are usually … Read more

Why does my Car Squeak at Low Speeds?

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Ever wondered why your trusty car transforms into a squeaky orchestra when you’re cruising or driving at lower speeds? As annoying as the sound is, this could be an early sign of something wrong with one of the car parts. For reference, “squeaking” may sound like in the video below. In this article, we dive … Read more

What Causes Aquaplaning and How to Avoid it

Driving in adverse weather conditions can be challenging and risky no matter if you’re a new driver or an experienced one. One weather-related road hazard that every driver should be aware of is aquaplaning. In the UK, in 2021 alone there were 148.7 days in which 1 mm or more of rain fell which means … Read more

Why is my Car Making a Clicking Noise?

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An unusual sound coming from a car can be worrying for any car owner. One of the most frustrating noises that car owners encounter is the distinctive “clicking” sound. The upside to this is that it could be a potential indicator of an underlying issue that can be addressed quickly – before it turns into … Read more