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There’s more to Winter driving than the basics.

Winter brings with it a lot of extra challenges for road users, whether it’s snow, ice or low light conditions. Lots of people will be back on the road again now that the Christmas Holidays are over. We’ve broken down…

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Mechanic Mammy

In  the motor trade traditionally a lot of males work as mechanics,however a smaller amount of women  do as well.One Women in the UK has started her own business Louise Baker(thirty five year old).Who launched a mobil service ( there…

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car dpf filter

Will My Car Or Van Pass The NCT If I Get The DPF Removed !

Over in England removing the DPF is now a MOT failure(this was brought in feb 2014).Sooner or later the NCT may well follow suit.Removing the DPF will make the car or van illegal for road use.You may also invalidate your…

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Ford Focus Bonnet Lock not opening?

The ford focus can suffer from the bonnet lock not opening.The bonnet is opened from the out side of the car behind the grill with a key.Theres a plastic star shape shaft that breaks when this happens the lock can…

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Less than 10 important winter checks that you can do.

  One major hazard with winter driving is that the sun sets earlier in the day, which means there’s less daylight, especially on your commute home. As a result, you’ll want to do everything you possibly can to make sure…

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ECU / engine warning light

If your engine warning light is illuminated, often it’ll be accompanied by some unusual symptoms – these could include: a lack of power, as the car has gone into ‘safe’ mode to protect itself; an intermittent stuttering as you press…

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Try this Trick first! before wasting money Changing your ford alternator

Dublin Mechanic Tip for Ford Mondeo Car Repair Here is a tip for Ford Mondeo car repairs by Ronan Kelly Motors – Dublin_Mechanic. If your battery light turns on, you have a  problem. To check Charging Wiring problem. Checking your…

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no smoke additive for car engines

Disaster! My vehicle is smoking like a Cuban Cigar What can I do?

Turning the key in your ignition first thing in the morning and you get this plume of smoke? Or when you drive uphill and look in the rear view mirror, and you see that horrible black smoke It can be a…

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NCT side-slip/ test : Audi TT Worn Rear Axle Bushes.

 Audi TT failed  NCT test. A typical question on Slip test from a forum.  when I got the nct test done on my car it failed on “side-slip/alignment test it was – 20.0m/km on front axle it should be less 14…

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timing belt fitted the wrong way around

Ford Mondeo (Schoolboy Error) Timing Belt Fitted Wrong Way?

This timing belt was fitted backwards. The car is a 2010 ford mondeo 2.0 litre diesel.The arrow on the timing belt should be going clockwise(rotation of engine). You probably could have avoided this particular bit of unpleasantness by only using…

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Mini M1 bonnet up

13 Free Car Tips That will save You money On Your servicing Costs.

Regular preventive maintenance is probably the single biggest thing you can do. As a car owner to keep your motor happy and save money on repairs in the future. However, not everyone agrees on what preventive maintenance is, what you…

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tesla car pxl

Major car maunfacture ready to extend the range of its electric cars

Tesla has dropped hints that it’s ready to extend the range of its electric cars (there was an allusion to a “P100D” hidden in firmware), but it now looks like that long-distance technology is getting closer to fruition. Dutch regulators…

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