Tag: maintenancetip

Feb 11, 2018
A Beginner’s Guide To Automatic Cars.

An automatic car can be much easier to drive. However, when you transfer from a manual to an automatic, it can be confusing. If you are considering making the chance to an automatic vehicle, then follow these handy tips so that you are prepared and can enjoy the benefits of an automatic transmission. Five top […]

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Feb 01, 2018
What Is Included In An Automatic Transmission Service?

With automatic transmissions being an expensive aspect of a vehicle, car owners will want to ensure it stays healthy and functioning for as long as possible. One of the most important ways to extend the life of a transmission, and to avoid eye-watering expensive transmission replacements, is by servicing the automatic transmission regularly. When should […]

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Jan 22, 2018
How To Improve The Reliability Of Your Car

With a car being an investment, as well as a substantial expense, you want to make sure that you make the most of it and the miles for your money. Reliability is paramount, the last thing you need is for your car to break down or to find a mechanical issue that will be expensive […]

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Jan 14, 2018
The Best Ways To Look After Your Automatic Transmission

When buying a car, you want to do your best to keep the value of the vehicle and to keep it as healthy as possible. By taking care of your vehicle, you can reduce the risk of costly repairs and replacements. Focussing on avoiding bad habits, you can help to take away the stress and […]

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Jan 10, 2018
Bad Habits That Destroy Your Automatic Transmission

Sometimes, driving habits can become so ingrained, that they are difficult to break. However, bad driving habits cannot only be unsafe they can also significantly damage your vehicle which could lead to expensive repairs and replacements. These bad habits can ruin your automatic transmission which can devalue your car. As well as this, there is […]

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Jan 01, 2018
Does Your Automatic Transmission Need Replacing?

When considering purchasing an automatic vehicle, many people think about the transmission. An automatic transmission is a complex system, and if it goes wrong, it can lead to an expensive repair or replacement. So often, misdiagnosis leads to costly replacements that are either unnecessary or a cheaper repair may have been a viable option. At […]

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Dec 17, 2017
Why You Should Check Your Transmission Fluid?

Your car’s automatic transmission is a critical part of the vehicle. It has to work hard and is subject to intense heat and friction. If your transmission becomes damaged, then it may be irreparable, leading to a costly replacement. Fortunately, if you check regularly you may be able to save your transmission and a team […]

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Dec 07, 2017
What Does A Burning Smell Mean In An Automatic Car?

If you notice a burning smell coming from your car, then your car is telling you that it needs urgent attention. In an automatic vehicle, a burning smell of transmission fluid suggests there is a problem that is causing your transmission fluid to overheat. What is an overheated transmission? A transmission has many moving parts. […]

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Dec 04, 2017
The Problem of Automatic Transmission Slipping

What is a slipping transmission? This is when your automatic car fails to engage in a gear change when you put it into drive. Sometimes it will slip or flare while upshifting. If this is happening, then your car is not working as it should, and the answer to the problem probably lies in the […]

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Nov 19, 2017
Preparing for the MOT – checklist.

Since we already mentioned what the most common reasons why people fail at their car’s MOT test are, here’s a quick checklist for everyone to avoid the most common problems during the test: – Lights – Check if all your bulbs are correctly positioned and secure, are not obscured or damaged and have the correct […]

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