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Maintaining your car

If you're after a guide for some basic maintenance on your car then you're in the right place. You never know, a tip or trick here might save you a bill at the garage!

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Maintaining your car

How to change your windscreen wipers

Windscreen wipers are an essential part of your car (especially during the rainy and snowy months) to keep you driving safely....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
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Maintaining your car

How to check your tyre tread

With the roads getting more and more slippy each day, it's a good idea to check that your tyres are capable of coping with the wintery...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
2 min read
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Maintaining your car

Driving with a cracked windscreen: Rules and risks explained

Cracked windscreens can happen very easily – and if you’re in the car every day, the consequences can be severe!...

CarShop
CarShop
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Maintaining your car

How to prepare your car for an MOT

If your car is over three years old, you need to take it for an official MOT test every year. Driving your car without a valid...

CarShop
CarShop
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Maintaining your car

How to check your engine oil

Engine oil is arguably one of the most important fluids in your car. This is responsible for lubricating all the moving parts in the engine....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
3 min read
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Maintaining your car

Keep your car tip top this winter with CarShop's 5 winter car care tips

With winter fast approaching, you’re going to be relying on your car more than ever....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
4 min read
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Maintaining your car

Types of Services – Which Service does my Car Need?

Having your car serviced regularly ensures that it keeps running smoothly and is kept road legal. If you have any warranty, be it third party or manufacturers, keeping...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read
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Maintaining your car

The 9 bad driving habits every driver should avoid

One of the first things people always say when you pass your test is to avoid picking up too many bad driving habits! But do we...

Sophie Kerrou
Sophie Kerrou
5 min read
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Maintaining your car, Driving tips and features

Save fuel with CarShop's top driving tips

With fuel prices on the rise, we’re constantly having to watch our pennies when we get behind the wheel. So, here are a few top tips...

CarShop
CarShop
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Maintaining your car

Are Car Service Plans Worth It?

Whether you’re buying a new or used car from a reputable dealer, it’s very likely you’ll be offered a maintenance plan, also known as a service plan....

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read