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Peverell Garage Blog

The Peverell Garage blog is full of how-tos, step-by-steps, hints and tips from our professional mechanics and technicians.

How do I know which type of servicing my car needs?

Keeping your car service history up to date can help maintain the value of your vehicle as well as making sure it is running smoothly and free of faults. But with so many service options to choose from, how do you know which type of service you need? What is a car...

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How to prepare your car for MOT

Almost every vehicle in the UK over three years of age is required by law to have an annual MOT test carried out to ensure it is safe to be driven on the roads. Your MOT test is a comprehensive check of all the key safety features, you can read more about what an MOT...

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How to check the tyres on your car

Your tyres are the only point of contact between your vehicle and the road. Ensuring your tyres are in good condition at all times is key for safe driving as well as reducing your fuel consumption and reducing the risk of breakdowns. In fact, the law in the UK...

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How to get your car ready for winter

The cold weather can cause havoc with your car but, more than a frosted windscreen or a frozen shut door, making sure your car is ready for the winter can be the difference between you making it home for Christmas and being stuck on a motorway hard shoulder waiting...

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How do you know if your air con needs regassing?

Your car's air conditioning system plays an important role in keeping the temperature cool when the weather gets warm but also maintaining the air quality inside your vehicle by filtering out contaminants. However, over time, the refrigerant gas within your car's air...

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How to look after a direct shift gearbox (DSG)

What is a direct shift gearbox? DSG stands for direct shift gearbox, you may also hear it referred to as a DSG automatic gearbox. As you select one gear, the next gear is automatically preselected for you, making for quick and smooth gear changes. The car uses...

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What is ADAS and why do we need it?

Whilst the introduction of three point seatbelts, airbags and shatterproof glass have helped to reduce deaths from road accidents there are still a huge number of accidents on the road each year, many of which are due to human error. The use of technology to help...

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How long do hybrid cars last?

What makes up hybrid car batteries? Hybrid cars combine a 12-volt lead-acid battery and a traction battery (aka high voltage battery) made up of multiple battery cells all working together as well as a petrol-based motor. Hybrids switch between these seamlessly and...

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What is car diagnostics?

A car diagnostic test is a scan of your car's components and systems to check for any issues. It is usually the first step used to identify issues with your car. The onboard computer of modern cars collects lots of data from your journeys and creates reports that can...

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How to service your own car

With the rising cost of living affecting everyone, a car service can seem like an unnecessary extra pay out to make. However, servicing your car can be essential to preventing damage and breakdowns further down the line as well as leaving you to feel confident that...

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