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7th Jul

Whats the Difference Between a Mobile Mechanic and a Garage Mechanic?

Mobile mechanics are increasing in number in the UK and more drivers are using them to perform repairs and replacements on their cars. As both mobile mechanics and garages can carry out much the same work on cars, what are the essential differences between a mobile mechanic and a garage mechanic? A mobile mechanic A […]

Whats the Difference Between a Mobile Mechanic and a Garage Mechanic?

Mobile mechanics are increasing in number in the UK and more drivers are using them to perform repairs and replacements on their cars. As both mobile mechanics and garages can carry out much the same work on cars, what are the essential differences between a mobile mechanic and a garage mechanic? A mobile mechanic A […]

Reduce Speed Sign

How To Guides
28th May

Car Safety Tips Every Driver Should Know

While we at AutoAdvisor know that you’re a great, safe and considerate driver, you might be among the UK motorists who need a bit of extra help and advice to keep their car in good condition so it’s safe to drive. You might not have been driving much over the last year due to the […]

Car Safety Tips Every Driver Should Know

While we at AutoAdvisor know that you’re a great, safe and considerate driver, you might be among the UK motorists who need a bit of extra help and advice to keep their car in good condition so it’s safe to drive. You might not have been driving much over the last year due to the […]

Coronavirus Vaccine

Car Maintenance
25th May

Tips for Getting Your Car Repaired During the Covid 19 Pandemic

Although the NHS vaccination programme is working its way through the UK’s population and the country should be out of lockdown towards the end of June, we all still need to be careful so that we help the UK defeat the virus. You can get your car repaired during the pandemic Garages in the UK […]

Tips for Getting Your Car Repaired During the Covid 19 Pandemic

Although the NHS vaccination programme is working its way through the UK’s population and the country should be out of lockdown towards the end of June, we all still need to be careful so that we help the UK defeat the virus. You can get your car repaired during the pandemic Garages in the UK […]

Ring RPPL700

Car Reviews
21st May

Ring RPPL700 Lithium Professional Jump Starter Test & Review

Ring RPPL700 Lithium Professional Jump Starter Price: £249.95 Inc VAT Where to buy: https://www.expresscarparts.co.uk/product/ring-rppl700/ Overall Opinion: Highly Rated, Basic functions mean anyone can work out how to operate the unit and a major plus side is that you don’t have to charge it very often. Overview of the Lithium Professional Jump Starter The Ring RPPL700 […]

Ring RPPL700 Lithium Professional Jump Starter Test & Review

Ring RPPL700 Lithium Professional Jump Starter Price: £249.95 Inc VAT Where to buy: https://www.expresscarparts.co.uk/product/ring-rppl700/ Overall Opinion: Highly Rated, Basic functions mean anyone can work out how to operate the unit and a major plus side is that you don’t have to charge it very often. Overview of the Lithium Professional Jump Starter The Ring RPPL700 […]

Pollen Filter

Car Maintenance
21st May

When and How Often Should You Change Your Pollen Filter?

You might think that as soon as you shut all the doors of your car, clunk your seatbelt and spark up the ignition that you’re in a hermetically-sealed transport box (ahem). While it’s true that you’re protected from the sun, wind and rain while you’re driving, the air around your vehicle still has to get […]

When and How Often Should You Change Your Pollen Filter?

You might think that as soon as you shut all the doors of your car, clunk your seatbelt and spark up the ignition that you’re in a hermetically-sealed transport box (ahem). While it’s true that you’re protected from the sun, wind and rain while you’re driving, the air around your vehicle still has to get […]

Wheel Bearing

How To Guides
18th May

How Much Does it Cost for a Wheel Bearing Replacement in the UK?

Your wheel bearings are an essential component of your car and so if they’re starting to fail, you’ll need to head to a local garage as soon as possible. You might be worried about how much a wheel bearing replacement costs for UK drivers, but you’ll probably find it’s between £180 and £220, which isn’t […]

How Much Does it Cost for a Wheel Bearing Replacement in the UK?

Your wheel bearings are an essential component of your car and so if they’re starting to fail, you’ll need to head to a local garage as soon as possible. You might be worried about how much a wheel bearing replacement costs for UK drivers, but you’ll probably find it’s between £180 and £220, which isn’t […]

Banner Batteries AGM Range

How To Guides
13th May

Understanding Your Battery and What’s Best for Your Car

Your car battery has a lifespan of between three and five years. If yours fails earlier than expected, it may be covered by a guarantee or warranty, so whenever you buy a new battery, make sure you keep the receipt as you might not have to pay for the replacement. Which battery do I need […]

Understanding Your Battery and What’s Best for Your Car

Your car battery has a lifespan of between three and five years. If yours fails earlier than expected, it may be covered by a guarantee or warranty, so whenever you buy a new battery, make sure you keep the receipt as you might not have to pay for the replacement. Which battery do I need […]

Exposed Car Clutch

How To Guides
11th May

How to Determine a Clutch Problem or Issue

At some point in your driving career, you’re going to have to deal with a bad clutch. Your clutch issue may be caused by lots of sudden acceleration and braking, driving up and down a lot of hills or driving in a city, which means lots of stops and starts. It may also just be […]

How to Determine a Clutch Problem or Issue

At some point in your driving career, you’re going to have to deal with a bad clutch. Your clutch issue may be caused by lots of sudden acceleration and braking, driving up and down a lot of hills or driving in a city, which means lots of stops and starts. It may also just be […]

AutoAdvisor engine repair near me

How To Guides
8th May

The Difference Between a Cambelt, a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain

Your cambelt is an essential component of your vehicle’s engine and it’s important to understand what it is and what it does within your car, as well as what to do when it starts to fail or breaks. What exactly is your cambelt? A cambelt is, as you might imagine, a strip (or belt) that’s […]

The Difference Between a Cambelt, a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain

Your cambelt is an essential component of your vehicle’s engine and it’s important to understand what it is and what it does within your car, as well as what to do when it starts to fail or breaks. What exactly is your cambelt? A cambelt is, as you might imagine, a strip (or belt) that’s […]

E10 Petrol Pump

How To Guides
5th May

What is E10 Petrol Fuel All About?

From September 2021, the UK’s standard, or Premium, petrol grade will change to E10. What is E10 petrol? E10 is a shorthand for 10% ethanol, as it’s a petrol mix that contains up to 10% renewable ethanol by volume. This bioethanol is being added to some petrol in the UK to help to reduce carbon […]

What is E10 Petrol Fuel All About?

From September 2021, the UK’s standard, or Premium, petrol grade will change to E10. What is E10 petrol? E10 is a shorthand for 10% ethanol, as it’s a petrol mix that contains up to 10% renewable ethanol by volume. This bioethanol is being added to some petrol in the UK to help to reduce carbon […]

Car with flat tyre

Car Maintenance
20th Apr

Mobile Tyre Fitting – the Complete Guide

As a responsible UK motorist, you already take great care of your tyres, but sometimes, life can throw curveball at you and you could get a puncture, a blowout or other damage while you’re on the road. One option for solving the problem is to replace the blown tyre with your spare and drive (slowly) […]

Mobile Tyre Fitting – the Complete Guide

As a responsible UK motorist, you already take great care of your tyres, but sometimes, life can throw curveball at you and you could get a puncture, a blowout or other damage while you’re on the road. One option for solving the problem is to replace the blown tyre with your spare and drive (slowly) […]

Exposed Car Clutch

Car Maintenance
15th Apr

Clutch Replacement Costs in the UK

Your clutch assembly is one of your car’s most important components and you certainly don’t want to go anywhere without it. Despite this, or perhaps because of its vital importance, getting your clutch replaced is anything but cheap.  On average in the UK, a new clutch kit will cost you £325, but that’s not the […]

Clutch Replacement Costs in the UK

Your clutch assembly is one of your car’s most important components and you certainly don’t want to go anywhere without it. Despite this, or perhaps because of its vital importance, getting your clutch replaced is anything but cheap.  On average in the UK, a new clutch kit will cost you £325, but that’s not the […]

Bugatti Wheel and Brakes

Car Maintenance
13th Apr

Alloy Wheel Refurbishment – How Much Does it Cost?

If your car has a set of good-quality alloy wheels, your car can really stand out from the crowd. As long, that is, as the alloys are in great condition. If they look like they’ve seen better days, then their tattiness will make your car stand out from the crowd for all the wrong reasons. […]

Alloy Wheel Refurbishment – How Much Does it Cost?

If your car has a set of good-quality alloy wheels, your car can really stand out from the crowd. As long, that is, as the alloys are in great condition. If they look like they’ve seen better days, then their tattiness will make your car stand out from the crowd for all the wrong reasons. […]

AutoAdvisor brake repair

Car Maintenance
8th Apr

When Should I replace My Brake Discs and Pads and How Much Will it Cost?

Let’s cut straight to the chase, as we know you’re a UK driver who likes to save money while staying safe. On average, you can expect to pay £225 to replace your front brake discs and brake pads, with prices ranging from £140 to £400. Your back discs and pads cost an average of £249, […]

When Should I replace My Brake Discs and Pads and How Much Will it Cost?

Let’s cut straight to the chase, as we know you’re a UK driver who likes to save money while staying safe. On average, you can expect to pay £225 to replace your front brake discs and brake pads, with prices ranging from £140 to £400. Your back discs and pads cost an average of £249, […]

Car Tyre Installation

Car Maintenance
6th Apr

The Best and Most Popular Car Tyre Brands in the UK

If it’s time for your wheels to get a new set of, well, wheels, then it’s helpful to know which brands are the best and most popular in the UK. There are so many factors to consider, from your driving style, the roads you use, the climate and your car itself. So, when you come to […]

The Best and Most Popular Car Tyre Brands in the UK

If it’s time for your wheels to get a new set of, well, wheels, then it’s helpful to know which brands are the best and most popular in the UK. There are so many factors to consider, from your driving style, the roads you use, the climate and your car itself. So, when you come to […]

Car Oil Change service

Car Maintenance
25th Mar

How Much Does it Cost for a Filter and Oil Change?

UK drivers can expect to pay anything between £75 and £160 for an oil and oil filter change, with an average price of just over £100. You might think that it’s not worth spending this money on an annual basis as your car is running just fine, but there may be damage being done, silently […]

How Much Does it Cost for a Filter and Oil Change?

UK drivers can expect to pay anything between £75 and £160 for an oil and oil filter change, with an average price of just over £100. You might think that it’s not worth spending this money on an annual basis as your car is running just fine, but there may be damage being done, silently […]

Car Parts

Motoring Stories
23rd Mar

This month, Mike shares a story about the perils of parts…

Rural bus routes, nice little corner shop post offices with a bell above the door and public phone boxes – what do they all share in common? Well, you can perfectly place them all in ring file titled use them or loose them. To digress for a moment, I actually needed to use a public phone a […]

This month, Mike shares a story about the perils of parts…

Rural bus routes, nice little corner shop post offices with a bell above the door and public phone boxes – what do they all share in common? Well, you can perfectly place them all in ring file titled use them or loose them. To digress for a moment, I actually needed to use a public phone a […]

maintain momentum

Car Maintenance
18th Mar

Preparing Your Car for Life After Lockdown

There will be life after lockdown. The vaccine is being rolled out and as long as we all continue to follow the rules, we should be feeling somewhat freer by the autumn.  If your car has spent most of 2020 and part of 2021 on your drive or in your garage as you work from […]

Preparing Your Car for Life After Lockdown

There will be life after lockdown. The vaccine is being rolled out and as long as we all continue to follow the rules, we should be feeling somewhat freer by the autumn.  If your car has spent most of 2020 and part of 2021 on your drive or in your garage as you work from […]

Electric Vehicle on Charge

How To Guides
16th Mar

How to Find Electric Car Chargers in the UK, Including Superchargers

Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are becoming an ever-more familiar sight on our roads and the charging stations to power them are also growing in number. If you’re considering an EV, then your foremost question is probably “How do I keep my battery charged and where do I go?” How do you charge your electric […]

How to Find Electric Car Chargers in the UK, Including Superchargers

Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are becoming an ever-more familiar sight on our roads and the charging stations to power them are also growing in number. If you’re considering an EV, then your foremost question is probably “How do I keep my battery charged and where do I go?” How do you charge your electric […]

Banner batteries wall Plaque

Banner Batteries
15th Mar

Banner Steps Back In Time

Banner has entered 2021 in vintage mode having unveiled what is quite simply a ‘blast from the past’. In true retro style, the leading European manufacturer of batteries and battery accessories has produced a limited edition number of promotional plaques that depict the artwork and creativity from a bygone era.  As eye catching as it would have been in the 1950s, Banner […]

Banner Steps Back In Time

Banner has entered 2021 in vintage mode having unveiled what is quite simply a ‘blast from the past’. In true retro style, the leading European manufacturer of batteries and battery accessories has produced a limited edition number of promotional plaques that depict the artwork and creativity from a bygone era.  As eye catching as it would have been in the 1950s, Banner […]

Car with flat tyre

How To Guides
11th Mar

Are Tyre Punctures Covered by Insurance in the UK?

In a word, no. Tyre punctures aren’t covered by your average vehicle insurance policy in the UK. If you have breakdown cover as well as your legally-required vehicle insurance then it may consider a puncture to be a breakdown. However, this means that it’ll send a tow-truck to transport you to a garage where you’ll […]

Are Tyre Punctures Covered by Insurance in the UK?

In a word, no. Tyre punctures aren’t covered by your average vehicle insurance policy in the UK. If you have breakdown cover as well as your legally-required vehicle insurance then it may consider a puncture to be a breakdown. However, this means that it’ll send a tow-truck to transport you to a garage where you’ll […]

tyre treads

How To Guides
9th Mar

How Much Do You Know About the UK Law and Your Tyres?

You know just how important your tyres are, as they’re the only part of your vehicle that’s in contact with the road surface. These components deserve special attention and even legal protection as a result of their unique role, so you need to know all about the UK’s laws around vehicle tyres. It’s not just […]

How Much Do You Know About the UK Law and Your Tyres?

You know just how important your tyres are, as they’re the only part of your vehicle that’s in contact with the road surface. These components deserve special attention and even legal protection as a result of their unique role, so you need to know all about the UK’s laws around vehicle tyres. It’s not just […]

Car with flat tyre

How To Guides
3rd Mar

How to Tell if Your Tyres Need Repairing or Replacing

If you have a problem with one of your tyres then it must be examined to see if it needs to be repaired or replaced. An external examination will usually give a good indication. If your tread depth is shallower than 1.6mm then the tyre is both illegal and unsafe to drive with so it’ll […]

How to Tell if Your Tyres Need Repairing or Replacing

If you have a problem with one of your tyres then it must be examined to see if it needs to be repaired or replaced. An external examination will usually give a good indication. If your tread depth is shallower than 1.6mm then the tyre is both illegal and unsafe to drive with so it’ll […]

Car insurance icon

How To Guides
25th Feb

Typical UK Insurance Rates by Age and Gender

If you own and drive a car, you know that you must have insurance – it’s a legal requirement. However, the cost of an annual insurance policy can vary widely depending on the age and gender of the driver. The average cost of a year’s insurance in 2020 was £460, although there’s a huge range […]

Typical UK Insurance Rates by Age and Gender

If you own and drive a car, you know that you must have insurance – it’s a legal requirement. However, the cost of an annual insurance policy can vary widely depending on the age and gender of the driver. The average cost of a year’s insurance in 2020 was £460, although there’s a huge range […]

MOT

How To Guides
23rd Feb

What’s the Difference Between an MOT and a Service?

You may be surprised to find out that lots of UK drivers don’t know the difference between an MOT and a service! The two are linked, as many motorists have a service at the same time as an MOT, but they are two different procedures. What is a service? A service will involve checking over […]

What’s the Difference Between an MOT and a Service?

You may be surprised to find out that lots of UK drivers don’t know the difference between an MOT and a service! The two are linked, as many motorists have a service at the same time as an MOT, but they are two different procedures. What is a service? A service will involve checking over […]

Tyres

How To Guides
18th Feb

Tips for Helping Your Tyres to Last Longer

Tyres don’t last forever, but they’re possibly the most essential component of your car besides the engine as they’re the only part that’s in contact with the road! If you don’t look after your tyres properly, you don’t only shorten their lifespan, but you could be compromising your safety as well. How long do tyres […]

Tips for Helping Your Tyres to Last Longer

Tyres don’t last forever, but they’re possibly the most essential component of your car besides the engine as they’re the only part that’s in contact with the road! If you don’t look after your tyres properly, you don’t only shorten their lifespan, but you could be compromising your safety as well. How long do tyres […]

How To Guides
16th Feb

Tips for Eco-friendly Driving in the UK

The more fuel you use per mile, the more money you’re burning (literally) during each journey. If money’s no object to you, then you should at least think about the environment before you go gas-guzzling. Driving in an environmentally-conscious way doesn’t mean going back to a horse and cart, although it may involve walking a […]

Tips for Eco-friendly Driving in the UK

The more fuel you use per mile, the more money you’re burning (literally) during each journey. If money’s no object to you, then you should at least think about the environment before you go gas-guzzling. Driving in an environmentally-conscious way doesn’t mean going back to a horse and cart, although it may involve walking a […]

Top Ten Cover Image

How To Guides
11th Feb

Ten Things That Your Car Should Always Have

Just like the Boy Scouts always insisted, you should always Be Prepared and this preparation doesn’t stop at tying knots and starting fires with two sticks. You should always be ready for anything to happen while you’re driving your car.  If you know that you’re set for most eventualities, you’ll feel that little bit more secure every […]

Ten Things That Your Car Should Always Have

Just like the Boy Scouts always insisted, you should always Be Prepared and this preparation doesn’t stop at tying knots and starting fires with two sticks. You should always be ready for anything to happen while you’re driving your car.  If you know that you’re set for most eventualities, you’ll feel that little bit more secure every […]

Car with flat tyre

How To Guides
9th Feb

What are SSR or Self Supporting Runflat Tyres?

You may have heard of runflat tyres and you may also be wondering what they are and whether your car is fitted with them or not. On the other hand, you might know something about runflat tyres, in which case you should still read on just in case you learn something new. What are runflat […]

What are SSR or Self Supporting Runflat Tyres?

You may have heard of runflat tyres and you may also be wondering what they are and whether your car is fitted with them or not. On the other hand, you might know something about runflat tyres, in which case you should still read on just in case you learn something new. What are runflat […]

Car Broken Down

Car Maintenance
4th Feb

The Top Ten Maintenance Mistakes that UK Drivers Make

We all want to save money when it comes to running and maintaining our vehicles, so it’s tempting to put off maintenance tasks or ignore small problems in the hope that they’ll miraculously just go away. This can be a short-sighted strategy because most problems don’t just resolve themselves and, if not dealt with in […]

The Top Ten Maintenance Mistakes that UK Drivers Make

We all want to save money when it comes to running and maintaining our vehicles, so it’s tempting to put off maintenance tasks or ignore small problems in the hope that they’ll miraculously just go away. This can be a short-sighted strategy because most problems don’t just resolve themselves and, if not dealt with in […]

How To Guides
2nd Feb

Tips on How to Save Fuel for Your Vehicle

As a UK motorist, you’ll know only too well how much the price of petrol and diesel can fluctuate. These changes can occur week by week or even by postcode and while there’s not much you can do about them, you can adapt your driving habits to improve your mileage-per-gallon so you’re conserving fuel. Go […]

Tips on How to Save Fuel for Your Vehicle

As a UK motorist, you’ll know only too well how much the price of petrol and diesel can fluctuate. These changes can occur week by week or even by postcode and while there’s not much you can do about them, you can adapt your driving habits to improve your mileage-per-gallon so you’re conserving fuel. Go […]

tyre treads

How To Guides
22nd Jan

All About Your Tyre Treads

Your tyres are the only components of your car that make contact with the road, so you should always be aware of them and their condition. If you severely neglect your tyres you could face fines of up to £2,500. You could also be putting yourself and your passengers in danger. Your tyres’ tread depths […]

All About Your Tyre Treads

Your tyres are the only components of your car that make contact with the road, so you should always be aware of them and their condition. If you severely neglect your tyres you could face fines of up to £2,500. You could also be putting yourself and your passengers in danger. Your tyres’ tread depths […]

Electric Vehicle

How To Guides
19th Jan

Pros & Cons Of Electric Vehicles: What Are The Benefits Of Getting An EV

Have you got your sights set on a family hybrid — or maybe your company cars need an update? Electric cars are more widely used than ever before, but are they as revolutionary as the Tesla’s of this world make them sound? EVs come in a variety of forms from full electric to plug-in hybrids, […]

Pros & Cons Of Electric Vehicles: What Are The Benefits Of Getting An EV

Have you got your sights set on a family hybrid — or maybe your company cars need an update? Electric cars are more widely used than ever before, but are they as revolutionary as the Tesla’s of this world make them sound? EVs come in a variety of forms from full electric to plug-in hybrids, […]

Windscreen Zones

How To Guides
15th Jan

What’s the Average Cost of Fixing a Windscreen Chip in UK Garages?

You can expect to pay between £200 and £250 (plus VAT) for a replacement windscreen in the UK. Repairing chips and small cracks usually costs around £50, plus VAT. Your windscreen isn’t just a simple piece of glass anymore; nowadays, these vital components of your car have heating elements and various sensors, so replacing them […]

What’s the Average Cost of Fixing a Windscreen Chip in UK Garages?

You can expect to pay between £200 and £250 (plus VAT) for a replacement windscreen in the UK. Repairing chips and small cracks usually costs around £50, plus VAT. Your windscreen isn’t just a simple piece of glass anymore; nowadays, these vital components of your car have heating elements and various sensors, so replacing them […]

Lada Riva

Motoring Stories
11th Jan

Riva Fever

Those in the trade often say that nobody makes a terribly bad car anymore. If you ponder long enough and think hard, you’ll realise that’s true. For some are better than others but when I say truly bad, I am of course thinking back to the days when all sorts of crud were exported to […]

Riva Fever

Those in the trade often say that nobody makes a terribly bad car anymore. If you ponder long enough and think hard, you’ll realise that’s true. For some are better than others but when I say truly bad, I am of course thinking back to the days when all sorts of crud were exported to […]

new car tyres

How To Guides
6th Jan

Your Guide to Buying Tyres in the UK

Your tyres aren’t just the rubbery black coverings for your wheels, you know… While they may end up as a comfortable swing or even as a dustbath for your chickens, when they’re part of your car, they’re incredibly important for a number of reasons. Your tyres are the only thing between your wheelrims and the […]

Your Guide to Buying Tyres in the UK

Your tyres aren’t just the rubbery black coverings for your wheels, you know… While they may end up as a comfortable swing or even as a dustbath for your chickens, when they’re part of your car, they’re incredibly important for a number of reasons. Your tyres are the only thing between your wheelrims and the […]

Car driving in winter

How To Guides
17th Dec

How to Prepare Your Car for the Winter

Winter could be the ideal time for an interim service Now you’ve seen that first frost of the winter on your windscreen, it could well be time to book your car in for a service. Head to AutoAdvisor to find a competitively-priced local provider who will give your vehicle a once-over and advise you on […]

How to Prepare Your Car for the Winter

Winter could be the ideal time for an interim service Now you’ve seen that first frost of the winter on your windscreen, it could well be time to book your car in for a service. Head to AutoAdvisor to find a competitively-priced local provider who will give your vehicle a once-over and advise you on […]

rubber stamps blog cover

Motoring Stories
15th Dec

Rubber Stamps & Rubber Bullets

When there is nothing on the telly, I love nothing more than to trawl through the on-line car adverts with a big mug of hot sweet tea. My other half call this my internet porn, and for me anyway, my favourite part of the adverts is the long and never exhausting abbreviations. ABS, EBD, ESC, B&Q, […]

Rubber Stamps & Rubber Bullets

When there is nothing on the telly, I love nothing more than to trawl through the on-line car adverts with a big mug of hot sweet tea. My other half call this my internet porn, and for me anyway, my favourite part of the adverts is the long and never exhausting abbreviations. ABS, EBD, ESC, B&Q, […]

car auction

How To Guides
7th Dec

Your Guide to Buying a Car from a UK Auction

An estimated 12,000 vehicles a week are sold at motor auctions up and down the UK and around 10% of these purchases are made by private buyers looking for a bargain. If you’re thinking of going to a car auction, then this is your handy primer to make sure that you don’t go in blind. […]

Your Guide to Buying a Car from a UK Auction

An estimated 12,000 vehicles a week are sold at motor auctions up and down the UK and around 10% of these purchases are made by private buyers looking for a bargain. If you’re thinking of going to a car auction, then this is your handy primer to make sure that you don’t go in blind. […]

RPPL400 Cover

Car Maintenance
16th Nov

Ring – High Power Jump-starter & Power-bank RPPL400 review

Today I am unboxing and reviewing the Ring – high power jump starter and power bank, this particular one is the RPPL400 model. let’s unbox it and see what we have inside! As we open the box, the first thing we get is the user manual, which as we all know is full of information […]

Ring – High Power Jump-starter & Power-bank RPPL400 review

Today I am unboxing and reviewing the Ring – high power jump starter and power bank, this particular one is the RPPL400 model. let’s unbox it and see what we have inside! As we open the box, the first thing we get is the user manual, which as we all know is full of information […]

Banner Logo

Banner Batteries
13th Nov

Banner Battery BBT HD1+ Battery Tester “Giveaway”

Sponsored by Banner we are giving away a brand-new Banner Batteries BBT HD1 Battery Tester which has only just been released. To be in with a chance of winning this prize which is worth £350, all you have to do is sign up your garage to AutoAdvisor’s “Free subscription”. Its as easy as that Why […]

Banner Battery BBT HD1+ Battery Tester “Giveaway”

Sponsored by Banner we are giving away a brand-new Banner Batteries BBT HD1 Battery Tester which has only just been released. To be in with a chance of winning this prize which is worth £350, all you have to do is sign up your garage to AutoAdvisor’s “Free subscription”. Its as easy as that Why […]

Car Repairs & Servicing

Car Maintenance
1st Oct

Guide to Car Servicing
Guide to Car Servicing
MOT Logo

Car Maintenance
2nd Sep

What Are The TOP 10 MOT Failures 2020?

With the MOT exemption coming to an end, the demand for MOT’s is set to soar over the next few months and drivers will be asking the question: What can fail an MOT? It’s therefore important that the appropriate repair and maintenance is carried out before booking to avoid common MOT failures.  Below, we’ve listed […]

What Are The TOP 10 MOT Failures 2020?

With the MOT exemption coming to an end, the demand for MOT’s is set to soar over the next few months and drivers will be asking the question: What can fail an MOT? It’s therefore important that the appropriate repair and maintenance is carried out before booking to avoid common MOT failures.  Below, we’ve listed […]

Meyle Video Intro

Car Reviews
28th Aug

Meyle HD Steering & Suspension Component Review

Aftermarket products celebrated in OE comparison review! The quality and reliability of aftermarket products have been celebrated in a review featuring steering and suspension products from the MEYLE-HD range.  Carried out by AutoAdvisor.co.uk founder, Alex Taylor, the review highlighted key differences and improvements made by aftermarket specialist, MEYLE, to reinforce and optimise the design of […]

Meyle HD Steering & Suspension Component Review

Aftermarket products celebrated in OE comparison review! The quality and reliability of aftermarket products have been celebrated in a review featuring steering and suspension products from the MEYLE-HD range.  Carried out by AutoAdvisor.co.uk founder, Alex Taylor, the review highlighted key differences and improvements made by aftermarket specialist, MEYLE, to reinforce and optimise the design of […]

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Car Maintenance
31st Jul

Top Tips For Buying A Used Car

We’ve seen a lot of changes over the past few months, and one that stands out is the increase in motorists opting to buy a used car rather than fork out on an expensive newer model. With the Government continuing to discourage commuters to use public transport as a result of the Coronavirus, car repair […]

Top Tips For Buying A Used Car

We’ve seen a lot of changes over the past few months, and one that stands out is the increase in motorists opting to buy a used car rather than fork out on an expensive newer model. With the Government continuing to discourage commuters to use public transport as a result of the Coronavirus, car repair […]

Summer Driving Camper Van

Car Maintenance
15th Jul

Keep Cool With These Top Summer Driving Tips

Although your travel plans may have changed slightly in 2020, now is as good a time as any to ensure your vehicle is in good condition over the summer months – especially if you’re relying on your car to get you to your destination rather than a plane this year. So view our Summer Driving […]

Keep Cool With These Top Summer Driving Tips

Although your travel plans may have changed slightly in 2020, now is as good a time as any to ensure your vehicle is in good condition over the summer months – especially if you’re relying on your car to get you to your destination rather than a plane this year. So view our Summer Driving […]

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AutoAdvisor PR
9th Jul

AutoAdvisor Founder Features On “Monday’s With Mark Podcast”

Alex Taylor, AutoAdvisor Founder, recently spoke on the podcast, “Monday’s with Mark”, discussing how AutoAdvisor.co.uk has experienced an 88% increase in website traffic as driving habits change, as well as exploring why AutoAdvisor is the perfect bolt-on for any independent garage. You can listen in here or on all major podcast channels, Apple Podcast, Spotify, […]

AutoAdvisor Founder Features On “Monday’s With Mark Podcast”

Alex Taylor, AutoAdvisor Founder, recently spoke on the podcast, “Monday’s with Mark”, discussing how AutoAdvisor.co.uk has experienced an 88% increase in website traffic as driving habits change, as well as exploring why AutoAdvisor is the perfect bolt-on for any independent garage. You can listen in here or on all major podcast channels, Apple Podcast, Spotify, […]

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Car Maintenance
10th Jun

Charging The Car Battery – Here’s How To Do It!

CHARGING THE CAR BATTERY – HERE’S HOW TO DO IT! Frequent short trips, stop-and-start traffic, below zero temperatures and additional electrical loads have reduced the starting power of your battery. To avoid a battery failure, you should charge the battery in the spring and autumn at least. It is best to always combine external charging with […]

Charging The Car Battery – Here’s How To Do It!

CHARGING THE CAR BATTERY – HERE’S HOW TO DO IT! Frequent short trips, stop-and-start traffic, below zero temperatures and additional electrical loads have reduced the starting power of your battery. To avoid a battery failure, you should charge the battery in the spring and autumn at least. It is best to always combine external charging with […]

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Car Maintenance
1st Jun

Basic Car Maintenance: How to change a wheel

In this video guide, i’m going to guide you through, how to change a wheel on your car, for when the inevitable happens and your stuck road side, not knowing how to change your wheel It’s always a trouble when you break down roadside and if you do, the most important thing you need to […]

Basic Car Maintenance: How to change a wheel

In this video guide, i’m going to guide you through, how to change a wheel on your car, for when the inevitable happens and your stuck road side, not knowing how to change your wheel It’s always a trouble when you break down roadside and if you do, the most important thing you need to […]

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Banner Batteries
22nd May

A Heart With A Difference

Today’s Automotive Batteries Are A Heart With A Difference Whilst some people look after their hearts better than others, everyone knows the benefits of doing so. And given that the battery is the heart of the car, the same rules apply. A bit of care and attention can pay dividends in ensuring that it increases […]

A Heart With A Difference

Today’s Automotive Batteries Are A Heart With A Difference Whilst some people look after their hearts better than others, everyone knows the benefits of doing so. And given that the battery is the heart of the car, the same rules apply. A bit of care and attention can pay dividends in ensuring that it increases […]

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AutoAdvisor PR
21st May

Free Covid 19 Download Posters and Garage Guidance advice document.

As Garages gradually head back to work and customers get back into to their vehicles after lock down, they are of course finding they need repairs or are having to address the repairs they had put off. As lock down phases move forward, it looks like this could be a busy time for garages. It […]

Free Covid 19 Download Posters and Garage Guidance advice document.

As Garages gradually head back to work and customers get back into to their vehicles after lock down, they are of course finding they need repairs or are having to address the repairs they had put off. As lock down phases move forward, it looks like this could be a busy time for garages. It […]

Tyre Tread Depths

Car Maintenance
20th May

Basic Car Maintenance: How to measure tyre tread depths

Why is it important to have good amounts of tread on your tyres? Tread plays a massive roll in dispersing water while driving in the rain, as the groves in the tyre direct and channel the water away from the tyre, to give a good contact patch on the road surface, so you car can […]

Basic Car Maintenance: How to measure tyre tread depths

Why is it important to have good amounts of tread on your tyres? Tread plays a massive roll in dispersing water while driving in the rain, as the groves in the tyre direct and channel the water away from the tyre, to give a good contact patch on the road surface, so you car can […]

AutoAdvisor technical data

AutoAdvisor PR
15th May

Tech4Techs – Automotive Technical Data

“You can now get your Technical Data Subscription with Tech4Techs through AutoAdvisor” Prices starting from only £39.99 per month! With modern vehicles becoming more and more complex. It is more important than ever to have comprehensive automotive technical data in your workshop. Without the correct up-to-date automotive technical data information, not even a straightforward service […]

Tech4Techs – Automotive Technical Data

“You can now get your Technical Data Subscription with Tech4Techs through AutoAdvisor” Prices starting from only £39.99 per month! With modern vehicles becoming more and more complex. It is more important than ever to have comprehensive automotive technical data in your workshop. Without the correct up-to-date automotive technical data information, not even a straightforward service […]

Checking Tyre Pressures

Car Maintenance
11th May

Basic Car Maintenance: How to check your tyre pressures

Why should you regularly check your tyre pressures? Your tyres are an important factor in your stopping and turning capabilities, so its important to keep on top of your tyre pressures! And I’m going to show you how to check and adjust your cars tyre pressures! Before checking your tyre pressure, you need to make […]

Basic Car Maintenance: How to check your tyre pressures

Why should you regularly check your tyre pressures? Your tyres are an important factor in your stopping and turning capabilities, so its important to keep on top of your tyre pressures! And I’m going to show you how to check and adjust your cars tyre pressures! Before checking your tyre pressure, you need to make […]

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Motoring Stories
7th May

The Maestro that wasn’t music to his ears!

I’ve never really been a gambling man. The odd flutter on the National and a few bob in the odd fruit machine seems to be about my personal limit these days. Being well and truly on wrong side of forty, pretty much everything I do or undertake these days is risk assessed – a cautious […]

The Maestro that wasn’t music to his ears!

I’ve never really been a gambling man. The odd flutter on the National and a few bob in the odd fruit machine seems to be about my personal limit these days. Being well and truly on wrong side of forty, pretty much everything I do or undertake these days is risk assessed – a cautious […]

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AutoAdvisor PR
1st May

AutoAdvisor.co.uk teams up with Tech4Techs

“Technical support now available to garages via secure portal“ New car repair comparison site www.AutoAdvisor.co.uk has partnered with technical data provider site Tech4Techs to provide garages with discounted technical data support. Technical information is now available via Tech4Techs in the AutoAdvisior.co.uk Garage Portal. Every AutoAdvisor garage receives an initial 14-day free trial but also receives a £20 discount off their […]

AutoAdvisor.co.uk teams up with Tech4Techs

“Technical support now available to garages via secure portal“ New car repair comparison site www.AutoAdvisor.co.uk has partnered with technical data provider site Tech4Techs to provide garages with discounted technical data support. Technical information is now available via Tech4Techs in the AutoAdvisior.co.uk Garage Portal. Every AutoAdvisor garage receives an initial 14-day free trial but also receives a £20 discount off their […]

Rover 600 Series

Motoring Stories
28th Apr

Motoring Stories: In A Claas Of My Own

“The car and its driver ran, lived and worked on a farm, it looked like it was doing every task you would expect a Defender to do“ I’ve never really been a gambling man. The odd flutter on the National and a few bob in the odd fruit machine seems to be about my personal […]

Motoring Stories: In A Claas Of My Own

“The car and its driver ran, lived and worked on a farm, it looked like it was doing every task you would expect a Defender to do“ I’ve never really been a gambling man. The odd flutter on the National and a few bob in the odd fruit machine seems to be about my personal […]

How to Check your oil

Car Maintenance
27th Apr

Basic Car Maintenance: How to check your oil in 6 easy steps!

Watch this short video on how to check and top up your engine oil if required Although we recommend via https://www.autoadvisor.co.uk to find a garage or mobile mechanic near you, to carry out all your servicing, car repairs and maintenance requirements, we thought that we would put together a few videos covering some of the […]

Basic Car Maintenance: How to check your oil in 6 easy steps!

Watch this short video on how to check and top up your engine oil if required Although we recommend via https://www.autoadvisor.co.uk to find a garage or mobile mechanic near you, to carry out all your servicing, car repairs and maintenance requirements, we thought that we would put together a few videos covering some of the […]

AutoAdvisor PR
24th Apr

AutoAdvisor aims to become UK’s fastest growing garage network

New car repair comparison website launched! A new online service by AutoAdvisor has been launched, designed to help drive business to garages by matching them with motorists who need to get their car fixed, in a hassle-free and cost-effective way. Founded by a group of individuals within the automotive industry who between them, have more […]

AutoAdvisor aims to become UK’s fastest growing garage network

New car repair comparison website launched! A new online service by AutoAdvisor has been launched, designed to help drive business to garages by matching them with motorists who need to get their car fixed, in a hassle-free and cost-effective way. Founded by a group of individuals within the automotive industry who between them, have more […]

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AutoAdvisor PR
21st Apr

AutoAdvisor Continues to offer free subscriptions
AutoAdvisor Continues to offer free subscriptions