Posted on 25th February 2017 by Tyres Northampton
You should view your approaching MOT as somewhat of an exam; if you don’t prepare, you might fail. But it doesn’t have to be a stressful event. Just a few simple checks could make the difference between an MOT- ready vehicle and a car that’s sure to fail. That’s why we’ve put together this essential MOT checklist, giving you the tools to accurately assess your car’s health before the big day. Exterior Make sure that your tyres are at the correct pressure and that they possess a tread depth of no less than 1.6 mm across 75% of the tyre surface….
Posted on 14th September 2016 by Tyres Northampton
We all have different habits when driving, whether you consider yourself a good or bad driver. However, certain habits that you may have been doing for years may actually be harming your vehicle, and this article is going to look at what they are and why they are harmful to your car. Delaying maintenance Sometimes, taking your car to the garage can be an inconvenience, and it can be very easy to ignore it to do something else. However, delaying or avoiding regular maintenance can be very damaging to your vehicle, as minor issues can go unchecked and develop into…
Posted on 10th August 2014 by Tyres Northampton
When it comes to driving a car, the brakes have to be the most important part as they could save your life. So, you need to make sure they are working well and do not need to be replaced. Here are some things to look out for that could indicate that your brakes are ready for the scrap heap. If you hear a screeching noise when you press down on that brake pedal, then this is a major sign that your brakes need looking at. The screeching noise is an indication that your brake pads have worn down so much…