What Is A Cat D Car?

When browsing the used-car classifieds to buy a new car you will frequently come across the term ‘Cat D’ or ‘Category D’, usually accompanied by information saying the car is an ‘insurance write-off’ or ‘accident repaired’. Often, it’s difficult to get past the car sales talk and actually understand what is meant, indeed consumers often … Read more

Car Engine Oil – The Ultimate Guide

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Using the right engine oil and making sure it’s fresh can really make a difference in helping keep your engine running smoothly. Our ultimate guide will break down everything you need to know about engine oil, including how to check and change your engine oil. Which engine oil for my car? The vehicle owner’s manual … Read more

Tyre Tread Depth – A Complete Guide

Tyre tread

Your tyres are what connect you and your car to the road surface. Consequently checking your tyres are in good condition and there is adequate tyre tread is very important to stay safe on the road. Doing a quick visual check periodically is easy to do and could be a life saver. We explain how … Read more

How Much Does It Cost To Refurbish Alloy Wheels

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Alloy wheels that are scuffed, dented or scratched can really spoil the look of any car. Thankfully alloy wheels can be refurbished in different ways, and are an excellent way to spruce up the look of a car. Read our guide to find out the different methods and how much alloy wheel refurbishment costs. How … Read more

Winter Driving – How To Stay Safe

Winter driving is a skill. Wet weather, snow or ice can make your car feel unstable. You may find it tricky to keep your car under control. But fortunately, winter driving is a skill that can be easily learned. What it’s all about is car control and a smooth driving style. That way you can … Read more

How To Prepare Your Car For Winter Weather

Preparing your car for winter will help make sure it takes you safely through the winter months. It’s important to get things sorted before the first freeze kicks in. If we look at our own data, it’s clear that in winter we get lots more requests for typical winter problems. Heater blower motor replacements and … Read more