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05 Apr, 18

Spotting The Signs Of Common Suspension Problems

Common Suspension Issues

Roads nowadays have endless imperfections, so making sure your suspension is in tip-top condition is essential. If your suspension is working well, your journey when driving should be a smooth one, but if you feel every bump in the road, then it’s possible there’s something not quite right.   If any of the following symptoms of a suspension problem seem familiar to you, be sure to acknowledge that something may not be right and get it fixed as soon as…

12 Mar, 18

Bad Driving Habits That May Leave A Dent In Your Wallet

Bad Driving Habits

Bad Driving Habits That Could Be Damaging Your Vehicle Seat adjusted, hands at the 10 and 2 position on the wheel and mirror-signal-maneuver. Sound familiar? Regardless of whether you are an experienced or an inexperienced driver, you may find that the bad driving habits you once promised your instructor you would avoid, seemed to find their way into your routine. As we all know, bad habits are hard to break… but could you be damaging your car with these simple…

23 Dec, 17

Dashboard Warning Lights – What Do They Mean?

Dashboard Warning Lights

Dashboard Warning Light On? Modern cars are packed with sensors, monitoring the behaviour of the vehicle and improving our driving experience. When something goes wrong, a warning light will illuminate on the dashboard, alerting us to the problem. It's important to know what the car dashboard warning lights mean because they can pre-empt a car breakdown, potentially saving you from a lot of inconvenience and expensive repair bills.   Ignoring the warning lights could lead to a full-on failure, causing…

17 Dec, 17

Common Turbocharger Problems

Turbo Rebuilds

Common Faults & Our Services Our experienced team of engineers have been helping vehicle owners from around the world with their turbo problems for many years. Often a turbocharger will give clues that it is failing, it is important to recognise these signs and act fast. Ignoring the signs can result in further damage to the turbocharger and other components, increasing the cost of repairs.   If your turbocharger has failed, we offer turbo repairs for a full range of…

29 Nov, 17

Car Sat Navs: Built-In or Portable?

Sat Nav Repair

From Road Maps to Sat Navs Many years ago, when you were getting ready for a long journey, you would reach for a book called the "A-to-Z" and spend hours going over the maps as you planned your route. Inevitably, you'd get lost along the way and changes in the road over time meant you needed to scrap your existing A-to-Z and buy an updated version.   These days we have Sat Navs (Satellite Navigation), which take away all the…

16 Aug, 17

How To: Change the Brake Pads + Discs On Your Car

Changing Brake Pads and Discs

Changing Your Brake Pads & Discs If when driving along you hear an embarrassingly loud screeching noise when you press the brake pedal or have noticed reduced braking efficiency, it may be time to have your brakes checked and replaced.   All modern vehicles will have "Pads & Discs" as the braking equipment on the front wheels and most modern vehicles will have them on the rear wheels too. Pads & Discs will wear out gradually the more you use…

12 Mar, 17

What Is An ABS Pump + How Does It Work?

Teves MK70 ABS ECU Repairs

The ABS System & How It Works The Anti-Lock Braking System or Anti-Skid Braking System is commonly abbreviated as ABS and is an advanced braking technology installed on motor vehicles to prevent the wheels from locking up (ceasing motion) and skidding uncontrollably. It does so by pulsating the braking force delivered to the wheels similar to threshold braking, which is a technique commonly used in motor racing and the idea is to control the brake pedal pressure and apply maximum braking force…

31 Jan, 17

Mercedes Benz EIS Switch, ESL Unit and Key Faults – Our Popular Solution

Mercedes EIS Problems

The EIS switch module is fitted to most modern Mercedes-Benz vehicles and is the name given to the Mercedes electronic ignition switch. When repairing our first EIS immobiliser key module fault, never did we think this would become such a wide spread problem. We are seeing units sent in from all over the world every single day and the fault is affecting all models fitted with an EZS / EIS switch system. We have found similar faults within the Electronic…

24 Apr, 14

Tesla Model S – Test Drive Review

Tesla Motors is an American company that designs, manufactures and sells electric vehicles. The Model S is the new sedan car which was released to the US market in June 2012 and is expected to be available to the UK market in May 2014. Tesla sold 18,000 units of the Model S to the US market in 2013, ranking Tesla's Model S as the third top-selling electric plug-in car in the US. Tesla are expected to achieve 35,000 global sales…