Monthly Archives: May 2016

A complex and delicate job

This is another example of work carried out at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic that other garages will not do. There are many problems with this type of vehicle: Have you got the correct insurance? Have you got the correct training? Luckily we...

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Cheap part solves the problem

I always find it amazing what problems will flag up on the diagnostic computer when the actual cause of the fault is a very poorly pipe. The pipe in itself is relatively inexpensive – in fact, the word cheap springs to mind. The car was not...

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Bolt bother resolved

This is not want you want to see when your car is in for a big job and, believe me, at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we don’t like piling on the agony. The head bolts “snapped” when we were removing the cylinder head. This...

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Flywheel fault

We’re always sad to see vehicles which have been driven to destruction. This Ford Focus had been towed in and we quickly established that the gearbox was destroyed. Upon examining other related components, we noticed that the clutch had caused...

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Gearbox gremlins

Sometimes some jobs snowball all on their own and this was one such job. The vehicle, a Ford Focus, came in on the back of a breakdown vehicle as the owner had completely lost drive. Upon checking the vehicle, this was confirmed...

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State-of-the-art wheel alignment

When it comes to wheel alignment, everybody talks about computerised laser tracking and the buzz words now are four wheel camera alignment. These systems are top of the range and computer controlled and garages must also pay a subscription to...

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T junction trouble

Sometimes you know it is just going to be one of those days! The day started promisingly enough – we had a vehicle to drop off at another garage and then had to pick up one of our own. We dropped the Focus off without incident and then headed off...

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