Gear Shift: Garages With Collection & Delivery Now Joining ClickMechanic

Since ClickMechanic launched in 2012 our goal has been very clear: We want to make the auto repair industry more transparent and trusted and less of a hassle for car owners. In order to do this we’ve created a state of the art pricing engine to give you up front quotes, we’ve made online bookings […]

DIY: How to change your car’s engine air filter

Your car’s engine air filter is a crucial defence against harmful junk that would otherwise enter your vehicle’s engine. This relatively inexpensive part protects the more valuable parts of your engine from bugs, debris and other nasties. Your engine also needs air in order to operate properly, and if you don’t replace your air filter […]

DIY: How to check your Engine Oil Level

Did you know that most experts reckon you should check your engine oil at least once per month, when was the last time you checked yours? Engine oil is super important as it acts as a lubricant which prevents the different parts of the car damaging each other as they move around the engine. How […]

Car Care Tips From The Experts

Want to keep your car in the best possible shape? Well who better to ask than a mechanic? We’ve called up some of the mechanics on our network to find tricks that they use to keep their own vehicles in the best condition possible. “Check your tyre tread depth regularly” – Matthew from Epsom with […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Car Looking Cleaner For Longer

We all intend to keep our cars looking their best, but maintaining a shiny motor is hard work! With winter round the corner this task is going to get even more difficult with rain and snow doing their best to make our vehicles looking less scrubbed and more snubbed. But what if I told you […]

A Mini Guide To Buying Your First Car

Whether you begin taking driving lessons at 17 or you get behind the wheel later in life, passing your driving test is a learner driver’s greatest achievement. After hours spent trying to master the art of manoeuvres, it’s time to say goodbye to the L plates and start searching for your very own set of […]

8 Cars Which Have Had Enough

Cars have had enough of everything. Especially us. 1. This car that doesn’t feel like going for a tow “Nah, let’s go this way” 2. And this one which doesn’t really fancy going to work   3. And this one which isn’t going to let James May keep her down   4. Actually maybe it’s […]

7 Cars Having A Worse Monday Than You

Because watching motoring fails will help you beat the Monday blues 1. This safety car that had one job 2. This car who isn’t very good at making friends 3. This car who missed the lesson on drifting, but learnt a hard one about gravity 4. The family vehicle which isn’t getting clean any time […]

The Female Premium: Women Charged Up To 30% More For Car Repair Than Men

In a shocking new study we found that women are being charged up to a third more than their male counterparts for car repair. ClickMechanic tested independent car garages around the country and found that, on average, women are quoted £45 more than men despite requesting identical jobs on identical cars. The investigation took place […]

6 Problems Facing Driverless Cars

A staple of science fiction, autonomous cars are often the most visible technology of imagined futures. But unlike lightsabers and teleportation, the autonomous vehicles is close to becoming a reality. With tech giants Google already having made great strides in developing prototype cars – which are currently being tested on roads across the USA – […]