Fixing a Chip in your Windscreen

A chip in your windscreen might not seem like a big deal, but if you leave it, then it can become one. Chips can appear in the glass of your windscreen at any time, usually when you have driven over a rough patch of road and the car has been jolted around. A small chip will appear in the glass, often looking like a bubble. You should get any kind of chip fixed as quickly as possible. This is because it will become much bigger and eventually, your windscreen can crack and shatter, which is very dangerous if you are driving when it happens. Take your car to the nearest garage to have the repair made and if possible, make sure you drive on smooth, flat roads. You may be...

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What to do if Your Car Fails its MOT

Cars over three years of age in the UK will all need to pass an MOT in order to be considered roadworthy. This can become very expensive for car owners if the car does not pass the MOT and has some kind of serious problem with it. If you find yourself in the situation where your car hasn’t passed its MOT, here is what you can do: Ask the garage where you had the MOT carried out for a repair work quotation. They will already know what needs doing, so you won’t need any diagnostic work carrying out. Get a quotation from another garage to compare. It may be significantly cheaper to go elsewhere. It’s always worth finding out what you would pay somewhere else, even if it is just...

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Dealing With an Uncomfortable Suspension

If your car seats have them, adjust the lumbar support to give your back a natural curve instead of the rolled forward position many of us assume. If your car doesn’t have that option we recommend you invest in a small pillow that you place behind your back. This will a big difference, especially on longer commutes. Putting a car-approved seat cushion on the bottom can make your ride more comfortable also. Make sure it is approved for car use, or it could cause you to slide off your seat in an accident. You can also get a heated cushion if you look carefully! If the strap of the belt is constantly digging into your neck no matter where you move it to, get a small cushion designed for it....

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Exhausting Exhaust Advice!

Weird Smells The first and one of the most dangerous, problems with an exhaust system is a bad smell. When working, your muffler will funnel exhaust fumes outside and away from the vehicle. If there is a leak or other problem, those fumes could be stuck inside your car. This is the most dangerous problem because exhaust fumes can be fatal over time. If you smell anything out of place, make sure you bring it in to a mechanic as soon as possible. MPG issue A well-tuned exhaust system has a number of benefits, with one being better fuel economy. So, pay attention to how often you head over to the pump. More trips than usual could mean your vehicle has a problem. Another helpful way to tell is if...

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Maintaining Older Vehicles

If you have an older than usual vehicle and wondering how to maintain it, then there’s no need of performing any technical activities as you think. The car maintenance comprises of procedures that guarantee monitoring, cleanliness, or mechanical performance and servicing of the parts to make sure the optimum performance. A car appears as a liability due to the initial investment it wants. It can be converted into an asset, while becoming useful for a long time. If you are buying a car for the first time, then it is likely that you are unknown to the car maintenance, including what are the essentials, how to maintain and much more. To meet your needs, you can talk to sales representative to give you several useful suggestions about the maintenance cycle...

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