Why Won’t My Car Start in the Cold

Car Broken Down in Snow

Getting into your car on a cold dark morning can be challenging not only for the driver but also for the vehicle. It’s very common for car batteries to produce less current at lower temperatures, which makes your starter motor work harder in the morning. The cold weather can also impede the flow of your … Read more

Why is My Car Making a Scraping Noise?

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Squeaking and grinding noises while driving can be startling and confusing, but the cause of this noise is not always a huge threat to the vehicle. In some cases, squeaky noises are due to normal wear and tear on vehicles, while in other cases they may indicate a bigger problem. This article may help with … Read more

Dead Car Battery? Here’s What To Do!

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A dead car battery is a common cause of vehicle breakdowns. Although this happens more often during the colder months, it can happen unexpectedly and can cause disruption and inconvenience when you least expect it. In this article, we will discuss how to identify a flat car battery, the options for reviving or replacing it, … Read more

How Do Speed Guns and Cameras Work?

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You’ve likely talked to someone who received a ticket in the mail for speeding, or indeed got one yourself. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be tricky to understand where and how you ended up with the ticket in the first place. This article will guide you through how speed cameras in the UK work, what the … Read more

The Complete Guide To The Check Engine Light

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There are many reasons the check engine light can come on. It could be something as simple as a loose fuel cap, or it could be a more serious issue with the engine. Nevertheless, it’s important to never ignore it. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the check engine light. A check engine light … Read more

What Should You Do If Your Car Breaks Down?

You’re on the road. You hear a weird noise. Your dashboard lights up and your vehicle isn’t operating as it should. Not sure what to do? We’re here to guide you through the process of what actions to take when your car breaks down.  My car has broken down what do I do? Should your … Read more

Best Fuel Type For Your Car: A Guide

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Fuel is what helps power a car and used to be limited to a type of gasoline or oil. With so many options available to the consumer, how do you know what is the best fuel type for your car? Read on to learn more! With the 2030 ban on the manufacture of new petrol … Read more

VIN Number: What is it and How to Find it

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A VIN number or more accurately simply just “VIN” is a car’s unique identity code much like a serial number on a smartphone. Why is the VIN important and where is it located on a vehicle? This article will explain everything you need to know to know about it.  What is a VIN number? A … Read more

Hard Shoulder – What Is It And How To Use It

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Hard shoulders are a vital part of the motorway system in the UK and are often a topic of confusion and debate among drivers especially since the introduction of smart motorways. In the article, you will find all about the hard shoulder, what it’s for, when and how to use it.  What is the hard … Read more