Why does my Car Squeak at Low Speeds?

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Ever wondered why your trusty car transforms into a squeaky orchestra when you’re cruising or driving at lower speeds? As annoying as the sound is, this could be an early sign of something wrong with one of the car parts. For reference, “squeaking” may sound like in the video below. In this article, we dive … Read more

What Causes Aquaplaning and How to Avoid it

Driving in adverse weather conditions can be challenging and risky no matter if you’re a new driver or an experienced one. One weather-related road hazard that every driver should be aware of is aquaplaning. In the UK, in 2021 alone there were 148.7 days in which 1 mm or more of rain fell which means … Read more

Why is my Car Making a Clicking Noise?

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An unusual sound coming from a car can be worrying for any car owner. One of the most frustrating noises that car owners encounter is the distinctive “clicking” sound. The upside to this is that it could be a potential indicator of an underlying issue that can be addressed quickly – before it turns into … Read more

Why is my Car Making a Rattling Noise?

Experiencing any unusual sounds or noises while driving can be worrying. Rattling noises can sometimes be a sign of a serious fault in the engine that could need urgent attention or a simple issue with a quick fix – either way, it’s recommended never to ignore these signs. This article will take you through a … Read more

Why is my Car Juddering?

Have you ever been cruising down the road, only to feel your car suddenly start to shake and vibrate? This is commonly called car juddering and can turn a pleasant drive into a worrisome experience for a motorist. In this article, we will look at some of the common culprits behind why your car might … Read more

Road Markings: What Do They Mean?

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Have you ever found yourself seeing road markings and felt slightly unsure as to what they actually mean? Whether you’re a new or seasoned driver, it’s important to be aware of road markings as they help the smooth flow of traffic and prevent accidents. This comprehensive guide will help you understand what the different road … Read more

Has My Car’s Handbrake Cable Snapped?

Has My Car's Handbrake Cable Snapped?

A snapped handbrake cable is one of the most common faults on older cars. Unlike most newer cars, which have an electronic parking brake, older cars have a handbrake cable. The handbrake cable runs from the handbrake lever to the back wheels of the car, and is prone to failure. Traditional handbrake cables are usually … Read more