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Pros and cons of a used car warranty
Why a used car warranty can be a tremendous investment but is not the solution to every problem.
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Summer car maintenance tips
Your car always requires care and maintenance throughout the year to remain in pristine condition. However, it requires special care during...
What Causes Your Tyres to Be Illegal? The complete guide to be road-legal
Owning a car comes with its challenges, and one that often catches drivers off guard is the issue of illegal tyres.
How do I know if my car has been recalled?
A car recall happens when a manufacturer identifies a safety defect in a specific vehicle or group of vehicles. This defect could pose a...
How do I know if my car is taxed? Here's everything you need to know
How do you know when to pay your car tax and if it's done successfully? Let's find out.
Spare Wheels: A vanishing feature in the modern automotive industry
Just 3% of newly sold cars come equipped with a spare wheel
Is it worth getting winter tyres in the UK?
During winter, drivers must take necessary precautions for safe travel in challenging conditions.
Tips for getting your car autumn ready
As summer bids farewell and autumn approaches, it's time to shift gears and prepare for changing weather.
Tyre Safety Month: Keeping your tyres safe
This October provides an ideal opportunity to give your tyres the attention they deserve as Tyre Safety Month kicks off.
The most common reason for failing an MOT test
Figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Authority (DVSA) which oversees the MOT tests and maintains standards, show that around 29 per...
10 ways to make your car last longer
Simple steps you can take to increase your vehicle's longevity
Top 5 most common car problems and how to fix them yourself
DIY Fixes for Common Car Problems: Take Charge of Your Vehicle's Maintenance
Which brand gives you the longest warranty?
Warranties cover mechanical mishaps that aren't your fault and mean hefty bills won’t come your way should something go wrong.
Car safety checks for home: fast, simple, essential
Make sure your car is ready for anything via simple, quick, intuitive safety checks you can do at home.
What should I do if I’ve put the wrong fuel in my car?
Whether it’s down to a recent change in vehicle, or lapse in concentration, misfueling happens. Filling up with the wrong fuel is an easy...
Halfords speaks out about proposed MOT delay – but what do you think?
Halfords says 225,000 potentially dangerous vehicles would be on the road
How often should a car be serviced – and why?
How to find a car’s recommended service intervals. Plus, why servicing is an investment in your car’s future not a cost. Benefits of...
Reasons why you should service your car
Service your car to minimise wear and tear, maximise its resale value, and ensure the warranty remains valid.
Tips to de-ice car windows quickly: save time and hassle
Tips to de-ice car windows. De-ice and demist your car windows quickly, easily, and with minimal fuss thanks to our simple tips. Tips to...
Top 5 breakdown causes
As we head into winter, don’t fall foul of one of the top five breakdown causes that British motorists are guilty of.
How to save money running a car: 10 tips for drivers
Top 10 tips: how to save money running a car. The simple steps that save you money on fuel, road tax, car insurance, repairs and...
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