Don’t Risk a Flat Tyre in Winter!

Written by tony, January 22, 2019

Flat tyres are the second most common breakdown in the UK, after battery problems. The reason for this is down to the cold winter weather.  It’s the air inside your tires that supports them and when the temperature drops, so too does your PSI.  This isn’t to say that your tires are leaking! Did you know? […]

How Winter Affects Your Cars Paintwork

Written by tony, December 7, 2018

During the winter months, when it’s cold, wet and icy we often hide inside in the warm and dry.  Your car doesn’t have that luxury. The exterior of your car is exposed to a lot in the winter months: Icy rain, sleet, snow, mud, slush and grime.  While it’s not winter precisely that negatively impacts […]

How to Avoid a Winter Breakdown

Written by tony, November 23, 2018

A breakdown at any time of year is not a great experience, but winter is probably the worst time, especially in the pre-Christmas rush, getting to shops, visiting family etc..  Getting stuck in the cold weather is not something anyone wants, and since a breakdown could happen anywhere, there’s no knowing how long you may […]

Car Batteries – Common Cause of Breakdowns

Written by tony, May 18, 2018

Most people’s understanding of a car battery is that it somewhat takes care of itself; as long as the car is running, the battery is generating power.  This is partly true however it doesn’t stop the 500,000 plus battery related breakdowns the RAC alone attends every year. So what’s going on? Batteries are among the […]

Common Summer Breakdowns & Staying Safe

Written by tony, April 20, 2018

It looks like summer has come early as much of the country enjoys glorious sunshine and 20c temperatures this week.  As more of us are expected to hit the roads, more breakdowns are likely.  But does the warmer weather really affect your vehicle?  And what checks should you be making before heading off on a […]