• How you can look after your Car Battery during the lockdown period

    In times like these when many of us are in quarantine and cities are in lock-down, you would think that our vehicles are naturally not on top of our minds. CTEK a leading global brand in the care and maintenance of vehicle batteries, is however reporting an unprecedented number of enquires from people all over the world, asking for advice on how best to look after their battery when their vehicle is parked up for a long period of time Tony Zeal, Global Training Manager at CTEK said  “We hav

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    COVID-19: Your insurance questions, answered

    As we go into lockdown in the face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat many people are asking what help their insurance provider can give in these incredibly trying times Help from your insurer when it is needed The ABI (Association of British Insurers) is reassuring people that its motor and home insurance members are offering enhanced help and support to all their customers who may be affected by the impact of Coronavirus. The commitments include waiving any requirements to

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    Tips on how to keep your car germ free

    With domestic hygiene high on the agenda right now, it’s important to remember it’s not just your house that needs scrupulous cleaning, as your car is one of the most tactile items you’ll own, with multiple surfaces that need special attention too Although this article has been published by Toyota GB and features Toyota vehicles, the principles of keeping any car germ free are the similar and can be applied across a wide range of vehicles. During an average trip the driver and passenge

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    From 30 March 2020, MOT due dates will be extended by 6 months

    MOTs for cars, vans & motorcycles due from 30 March 2020 From 30 March 2020, MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and light vans will be extended by 6 months. This is being done to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. There’s separate guidance about what to do if your MOT due date is up to and including 29 March 2020. There are different temporary rules for MOT tests for lorries, buses and trailers. What you need to do You do not need to do anything to extend

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    Ford design, build and race a brand new car in just a few months

    Ever wanted to design a racing car? Ford is offering gamers the opportunity to have a hand in creating the ultimate track machine Designed fresh from the ground up, Ford’s first virtual race car not to be based on an existing real‑world model, will see an auto manufacturer and the racing community come together in a completely new way. Among those closely involved in designing the car – codenamed “Team Fordzilla P1” project – will be the captains of Ford’s five Fordzilla esports teams

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    Ford Develops 3D-Printed Locking Wheel Nuts to Thwart Thieves

    As car security systems become increasingly more sophisticated, thieves are targeting car parts instead, including alloy wheels   One method to deter wheel thieves is to use locking nuts, one on each wheel, which require a special adapter, or key, to loosen. But even these are vulnerable, leading Ford engineers to harness 3D printing technology to develop next-generation locking wheel nuts. Voice pattern defines the nut’s shape Together with EOS, a leading supplier for

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  • Focus Mk3 steering wheel controls

    Hi  I'm hoping someone can help. I recently purchased an Android unit which states it supports steering wheel controls. The stereo is this one:- https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333467829604 Do I need to connect key1/key2 wires somewhere or do I need an additional adapter to get this to work?  Cheers

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    Which induction kit Should I get? Fairly budget friendly?

    Hi everyone, I'm new here and I just wanted to ask which induction kit to get to get for my fiesta 1.5tdci st-line? I'm not looking to spend too much, just want a cheap upgrade... Any reccomendations?  Many Thanks! :)

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    Ford Fiesta Mk 6 ABS fault

    Hi guys, I’m a HGV Mechanic so have some knowledge but just struggling with this one and wondering if anyone else has had similar problems. I have a mk 6 fiesta with an ABS fault that’s dragging on. A few months ago at the start we plugged it in showing the right (o/s) rear abs sensor invalid signal, carrying out live data tests which fluctuated a lot (driving and idle) compared to the other sensors. So I ordered a rear Abs sensor (on these they come together n/s & o/s as one for the rears)

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    Front left wheel squeaks when turning anticlockwise

    Hello all, After having just changed my clutch I went for a test drive. I immediately noticed that a horrible squeaking sound could be heard whenever I was in motion. I jacked my car up so I could turn my wheel, and noticed that it makes an awful squeaking sound when turning the wheel anticlockwise (as if the car is moving forwards), and only a minor grinding noise when my wheel is turning clockwise (as if going backwards). However, the front right wheel is completely silent when turning in

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    How do you remove these?

    Hey,   Just wondering how do you remove these from the rear bumper as per the attached photo? It’s the black plastic things on either side       Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro

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    oil change

    looking to do oil change but stuck on what filter to get last time I got one it was wrong one but that was down to euro parts stuck my reg in it came up with that one car is ford focus 1.6 tdci  2008

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