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    At the moment we have had funny weather with autumn more mild than normal, but don’t get fooled into thinking winter is going to be mild. Get yourself prepared now for the unexpected. The last thing you want is to be coming home from work and stuck in traffic because the weather has taken a

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    HOT TIP to Stay Cool in Your Car

    A cheap version of car air con – use a cold water spray gun to spray a fine mist of water into the air flow of the cold air blower. When air is passed over cold water it cools, so you get an air conditioning effect. Just a little tip for those who don’t have

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    The Panic Mechanic Word of Safety

    Just a quick blog today. You may have noticed we are all currently going through a typical British Summertime weather system. Baking hot for days followed by rain for days, followed by sun for days, and it goes on. This is the time to be aware of the hidden dangers caused by this dry and

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    Watch Out for Poor M.O.T Mechanics

    Hi everyone, it’s been a while since my last blog and boy, haven’t I got a lot of advice, stories and tips to tell you, just like this one… I was busy servicing a family member’s car last week, (I am sure some of you can sympathise with the family freebies), and the car was

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    How to Know if Your Handbrake Needs Adjustment?

    Let me set the scene…my wife meets up with an old girlfriend at the pub after work. She parks in the carpark directly opposite her friend’s car. The girls have a light beverage, then leave the pub and walk to their cars only to find that my wife’s car has rolled forward and into the

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