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Reminder that if your car has a warning light on dash at time of MOT it will Fail Test!

Reminder that if your car has a warning light on dash at time of MOT it will Fail Test! This is just a quick reminder to those of you who are not aware. If your car is displaying a warning light on the dashboard at the time of your MOT test it will Fail its MOT Test! Don’t leave it until your MOT is due! Warning lights show on your cars dashboard for exactly that reason. They are a warning that there is something wrong with your vehicle and its needs attention from a qualified mechanic. All too frequently we have cars that fail their MOT, due to having a warning light on their dash, the MOT requirements changed back in May 2018! Please don’t continue driving your vehicle until the time of your MOT Test if it has a … Continue reading

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Vehicle Steering & Suspension

Vehicle Steering & Suspension: What is Steering & Suspension?  The Steering & Suspension are key safety related systems that affects the way your car rides and handles.  You should have these sysetms checked regularly, at least once a year. What does the Steering & Suspension do?  The suspension maintains the relationship between the wheels and the frame of the car.  The suspension system interacts with the steering system to provide vehicle control.  When the system is working correctly, the suspension system helps absorb the irregularities in the road, such as potholes, rough terrain etc, but absorbing these irregularities it helps maintain vehicle stability.  The steering system transmits you input from the steering wheel to the steering gear and other steering components that control the cars direction, so if you move the wheel fiercely the car will steer in that direction … Continue reading

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