Buying your first car
Jun22

Buying your first car

What you should think about when buying your first car; Suzanne Keane has some advice If you’ve never driven before choosing your first car can be a nightmare. Of course, it’s important to take driving lessons from a professional but if you want plenty of practice before your test it’s always useful to have your own set of wheels. 1 – Don’t Supersize it Unless you’re planning on travelling long...

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Overloaded – When it comes to your car less is most definitely more
Jun18

Overloaded – When it comes to your car less is most definitely more

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start loading up the back seat once the boot is full but make sure you can still see out all the windows clearly and that...

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Thinking of buying a van?
Jun16

Thinking of buying a van?

    Thinking of buying a Van? Here are some ‘Van Buying Tips’ that you should bear in mind writes Suzanne Keane         Size – Overloading is both dangerous and illegal so work out the size of van you need. A good rule of thumb is to add 15 per cent more than you think you will need. Space – What will you be carrying regularly and what is the biggest load you are likely to need to transport...

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Car dashboard warning lights
Jun12

Car dashboard warning lights

Those pesky little lights that appear on the dashboard….. sometimes with a warning beep…. What exactly do they mean?  Suzanne Keane guides you through the minefield that is a modern vehicle We’ve all seen them, usually just for fuel, water and possibly a service light – But what about if something different appears on your dashboard? Obviously the first thing to do is pull over and check your handbook –...

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Bank Holiday – 5 Minute Maintenance Tips
May28

Bank Holiday – 5 Minute Maintenance Tips

  Bank holidays during a lockdown are a great opportunity to give your car some TLC and you would be amazed by what you can achieve with a spare a few minutes writes Suzanne Keane These maintenance tips won’t take long, but done regularly, they can keep your car happy!   1. Oil Too much oil in your engine can be just as bad a too little! The level on the dipstick should be somewhere in between the 2 marks – as...

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