About Kurt Schleier

Resident classic car enthusiast and blogger at Clickmechanic.

Should I Replace the Water Pump At The Same Time As The Timing Belt?

Getting a water pump and timing belt replaced can be a daunting experience, comparing all the different quotes and choosing the right one can be tricky. Often customers come to us asking whether the water pump really needs to be replaced at the same time as the timing belt (also known as the cambelt). What […]

When Do I Need To Replace My Timing Belt?

Lots of car owners come to us asking when their timing belt needs replacing. Replacement intervals will depend on the make and model of car, with some belts lasting up to 100,000 miles. The timing belt, often also called cambelt, is one of the most important components of your engine but also one of the […]

How To Use A Clutch To Prolong Clutch Lifespan

If your car has a manual gearbox, your car will have a clutch. As you might have experienced in the past, a clutch is particularly susceptible to wear. Especially if it is not used properly. If you remember clutches cost usually cost upward of 200 pounds, excluding labour it’s clear it makes sense to reconsider […]

How Do I Know If A Suspension Bush Is Worn?

Suspension bushes are important parts of the suspension. It’s often hard to find out if you need a suspension bush replacement. Wear to the bushes usually takes place slowly, often you only find out that you have worn bushes after an MOT test. Deteriorated bushes are in fact one of the most frequent MOT advisories. […]

Top 8 Car Cultures From Around The World

Since the automobile was invented different car cultures have developed across the globe. As in other subcultures, like punk or otaku, there really are no limits as to what can be done other than the ingenuity of those involved. From extreme camber to massive spoilers and cars so riding so low they could pass for […]

Mechanic Of The Month October: Jaz from Stoke-on-Trent

It was a tough call to choose October’s mechanic of the month. The mechanics on the network have been keen to impress with many achieving a full 5 star review score. The mechanic Jaz from Stoke-on-Trent, however, stood out from the crowd with loads of jobs completed despite only joining ClickMechanic in July. Jaz has […]

🍂 5 Checks To Prepare Your Car For Autumn 🍂

Autumn is here. Dark clouds are starting to tumble across the country, and temperatures are slowly decreasing. Now is the time to get your car ready for the adverse weather conditions coming up, and address the car issues that you’ve been putting off. You wouldn’t want to get stranded in the cold! We’ve made a […]

5 Tips For Your Bank Holiday Drive

Going on a long distance car trip this bank holiday weekend? If you do, then now is the time to get prepared. Staying refreshed and planning for adverse weather conditions will be crucial to stay safe on your journey. Here are our best tips to make your car journey a little safer: 1. Take regular […]

5 Checks To Prepare Your Car For Long Distance Drives

Car maintenance can be an incredibly tedious affair. It takes time, costs money, and can generally seem pretty daunting. Just keep in mind, however, that a little bit of maintenance from time to time can help to keep your car running smoothly for longer, saving you money in the long run. If you’re going on […]

Meet The Team: Vinh

Vinh is one of our longest-serving customer experience associates. Responsible for everything from getting bookings booked in, to increasing customer happiness, it is very likely you will have talked to him at some point. As Vinh consistently beats every target we ought to put him in the spotlight. How are you finding your time at […]