4 Signs And Symptoms Of Bad Wheel Bearings

The first thought drivers have when they hear rattling and other loud noises coming from under the hood of their Mercedes Benz is that there is something wrong with the engine or there must be an exhaust leak. Rarely is it ever thought to be the first indication of faulty wheel bearings. The wheel bearings of a vehicle aren’t seen as the first culprit because they cannot easily be seen if you aren’t a trained mechanic. Why Are Wheel Bearing Important? Despite their invisible-nature wheel bearings play an essential role…

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Your Local Mechanic Is a One Stop Shop For a Better Engine And a Safer Drive In The UK.

Quite a lot can go wrong when you have a car, and even though you may service it fairly regularly, it can still break down. Regular maintenance does help put it off for a while but eventually the miles on the car and its age, will take its toll and you may have to replace some parts. The two most important parts of a car are the engine and the gearbox and without either of them, the car cannot go. One relies on the other and so it must be…

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Is it Time for a Car Servicing?

Sometimes it feels that we spend as much time in our cars as we do in our homes. Think of all the driving we do: commutes to work, trips to see the family, driving the children, shopping, off to the dentist or football match and all the other daily tasks made easy thanks to automobiles. That’s why when you turn the key and nothing happens, or there is a horrible grinding noise from somewhere, your car needs immediate attention. To keep your car running in tip top shape or get…

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Problems with My Brake Pads: Can I Change Them by Myself?

Your brake pads are a crucial component of your vehicle, if they aren’t working correctly, you could put yourself and other passengers in danger. Here are some tips for brake pad maintenance and replacements.    How Do I Check the Brake Pads? You can have a look at your brake pads by locating them at the wheel of your car, if you can’t see them you may have to remove the wheel cap. Once located you should check to see if the pad is at least 3mm thick, if anything less,…

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3 Services That Your Local Mechanic Can Offer You In The UK

We in the United Kingdom are a nation of car lovers and we love to take care of our cars. We do all we can to keep them looking good and we have various shampoos and waxes to do just that. However, we know very little about what goes on under the bonnet and even less about what goes on under the car. Your car might look good, but unless it passes the UK’s rigorous MOT test, then it is not allowed to be on the road and you can’t…

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