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Does your car need a service?Whats hidden under your bonnet? A lot of people would be horrified to know whats hidden under their bonnet, if your car has had a service recently you can breath a sigh of relief as your car will be a lot healthier than some we have seen recently. We often hear people say “I don’t know why my car has suddenly gone wrong and needs repairing”. When asked when they last serviced their car they say “oh, I can’t remember it was quite a while ago”. Cars a similar to people they need clean air to breathe or they struggle running properly. By not servicing a car, the oil becomes polluted and collects carbon deposits which eventually stick on parts within the engine and cause premature failure, oil leaks or general running problems. These are … Continue reading
Vehicle Tax Changes: Are you considering buying a new car? If so these new vehicle tax changes may affect you, as vehicles registered from 1st April 2017 will have their tax calculated on their carbon dioxide emissions. We have attached a guide below for you to read about what the changes are and how they may affect you. Click here to find out more about Tax Changes
Everything you need to know about DPFs We have regularly posted information about DPF, we have covered various issues from Cleaning, Carbon Build up, right up to the legal side of DPF’s and the new MOT procedures that are to be implemented very soon! We came accross this article in a publication recently its talks about the Technical side of DPFs, how DPFs become blocked, Regeneration and Damage to DPFs. We felt it would be a good item to share with our viewers as it reiterates the issues we have previously talked about and explains how Carbon is an issue. Click here to read the article As a business who offer a Specialist Cleaning service which uses the leading cleaning products sold in the USA, we understand the problems that people regularly face through poor maintance or premature wear to … Continue reading
Latest News on MOT changes being introduced May 2017 for DPF’s – If you own a car with a DPF you really should read this!
DPF included in MOT from May 2017. How will MOT Changes relating to DPF affect you? We have been warning our customers that changes were imminent regarding DPF and MOT Tests. It’s just been announced as part of the Roadworthiness Directive, from May 2017 all vehicles with a DPF fitted will have these inspected at MOT. This will be tested by advanced technology, that can detect the Removal of the DPF along with Emissions testing. This means that those of you who have Removed your DPF, this will result in a failure at MOT. Your vehicle will be found to be non compliant, which is an offense under the Road Vehicles Regulation and could result in Penalties of £1000 for a car and £2500 for a van. Please click here to read the full article about MOT changes for vehicles … Continue reading
Faulty EGR – Teeth striped This week we had a Audi A4 with warning lights on, upon further investigation we traced the fault to carbon build up that caused the flap to seize. We decided to strip the motor to investigate further and discovered the plastic teeth were stripped due to seized flap from carbon. The vehicle also had a blocked DPF due to the ongoing EGR fault. As a result of the Carbon build our customer ended up with quite an expensive bill as the EGR is an expensive component to replace on many vehicle. These types of repairs can be minimised by carrying out annual serving with addition of BG Products. So our recommendation would be to treat your car early and prevent high cost component replacement. Please click here to view our findings on video
Carbon: Carbon is one of your cars biggest enemies, it damages the internal components within your car silently. Quite often our customers don’t contact us regarding carbon problems until its too late and parts are beyond help and have to be replaced. Many people don’t realise that they can easily help prevent this damage before it gets to this stage, if they use our special treatments, chemically engineered in the US. They can reduce the Carbon that has already built up and protect their car against further build up also. This week we have seen 3 cars that all had Internal Components damaged prematurely by Carbon. Watch this Video to see how we can help reduce the Carbon in your car today, your be amazed by the results! You can reduce your repair bills and save money by getting more … Continue reading