What are car diagnostics?  Much like when your GP pokes and prods you with an array of instruments to identify any ailments, when you take your car for a service, your mechanic will use a diagnostic tool to see if there are any recorded problems with your car. Most cars on UK roads today contain…

How often should I service my car? It is recommended that your car receives a full service every 12,000 miles or every 12 months – whichever comes sooner. This is for cars that are both old and new. More general check ups are also available to ensure your vehicle is kept in the best possible…

The most common causes of breakdowns Flat or faulty battery If you’ve got a problem with your battery, there’s a good chance it’ll be down to lots of short journeys or a poor electrical connection. Battery faults are the most common cause of breakdown. When your car is serviced, we will check that connections are…

Why a tyre check is important.. As the only point of contact that stands between us and the ground our tyres perform an array of vital roles each time we take our car out for a spin, from making sure our cars stay on the road to giving us an indication of the overall health…