Looking after your vehicle not only makes economical sense, it also directly affects the safety of you, your passengers and the general public. Please take a look at these useful articles that will help you to maintain your car.
Don't ignore that unfamiliar dashboard warning light. Use our guide to identify it, then get any faults fixed as soon as possible.
Is your car juddering? There are many possible causes, including faults with spark plugs, oxygen sensors, the CV axle and ignition coils. Read our guide…
Your car's engine management light may come on for a number of reasons. If it has come on/remains on due to a glitch, you can reset it in the following ways.
Does your car judder when you apply the brakes? Here are some of the most common causes - and what your garage can do to remedy them...
Suffering a flat tyre usually means a call to your car breakdown service is needed. But with a run-flat tyre, you may be able to continue driving for a limited distance.
Wondering which size engine to choose for your next car? It all depends on what you plan to do with it...
How to work out if you have a radiator leak, how to locate the crack and how to fix it, using sealant, epoxy - or your local garage.
Have you noticed the smell of petrol while driving? Here we look at three of the most common causes...
MOT tests are mandatory so you need to know the rules, fees and what to do if you are dissatisfied with the result.
Your wheels are set on three main angles: camber, toe and caster. When these angles are misaligned, your car's steering and performance may be impacted.
Find out how to tell if your turbocharger is faulty; the causes; and how to solve any problem - with our useful guide.
You can make your car run for many miles more if you follow a few simple vehicle maintenance steps.
Here is how to achieve a professional standard when cleaning your car this spring.
Potholes damage thousands of cars every year, here's how to avoid yours becoming one of them.
Make sure you know the ins and outs of choosing the right oil before you buy some new.
Here are some reasons why it is worth paying to have your car serviced.
Here are a number of things to look out for that may suggest you are dealing with a faulty exhaust.
What you need to know about which antifreeze to use and how it works.
There are several signs worth looking out for that may suggest you need to change your car battery.
What should you do if your car keeps stalling? The answer will depend on whether you have a manual or an automatic - and many other possible factors. Read our handy guide...
What should you do if you spot fluid pooling under your car? It’s usually nothing to worry about - unless it’s engine coolant or large volumes of vapour are coming from the exhaust.
Are your headlights yellowed and dull looking? Try these methods to get them back to their factory-new, sparkly best.
Learn how to find out when your timing belt needs to be replaced, and why it might be sensible to replace certain other components at the same time. Read our useful guide.
Want to fit a tow bar to your car by yourself? Read our guide and decide if you want to take the DIY route - or ask a garage to do the job for you…
Find out why brake fluid is important, how brake fluid works, and how you can change it yourself - with our handy guide.
Antifreeze helps prevents your engine coolant from freezing - and in high temperatures, from boiling. Find out where to put it…
Find out why your wheel bearings are so important; how they work; and how to work out whether yours need to be replaced - with our useful blog...
Don't forget about your battery and take the appropriate steps to look after it.
Your suspension is important for keeping you safe on the road, so you need to know the signs that it could be going wrong.
Having a toolbox in your car is ideal if you're keen to maintain your motor yourself or if you're about to embark on a long journey.
There are a few reasons why batteries are more likely to fail during the colder months.
Found a scratch on your car's bodywork? Here we look at a process for improving the look of - or eliminating - a scratch.
The current maximum fee for a UK Class 4 MOT test (up to eight passengers) is £54.85. Class 7 vehicle MOT tests (for larger vehicles) cost the same.
It is important to choose the right engine oil for your vehicle. Read our quick guide. A number of online resources exist to make this process quick and easy.
How do you know your fuel filter needs to be replaced? How long should your filter last? Where is it located? Find out in our latest blog.
Cigarette smoke is one of the toughest odours to remove from a car’s interior. Here are some of the most common ways people tackle the problem.
Wondering what specification of oil your car needs? Find out why adding the right oil is important, and how to check which oil you need…
Since 2018 most cars, vans and motorbikes aged 40 years or more are MOT-exempt, unless they have had significant modifications in the last 30 years.
Giving one’s car a spring clean can seem like a real chore, but here are a number of useful hacks to get your vehicle looking spick and span in no time.
A well-maintained windscreen keeps you safe from the elements, helps you see the road ahead, and is a legal requirement. Read our guide.