Monthly Archives: April 2017

Let there be light

  On some occasions the engine management light will not come on despite the vehicle running badly. This vehicle was hesitant and not as responsive as it used to be. Our diagnostic computer pointed to the lambda/oxygen sensor and at...

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Holding the “tin-worm” back

       It can be very difficult to quote for welding repair work, especially when it is hidden by panels and bumpers. This vehicle failed the MOT test as a small plate was needed so the owner left it in our more than capable hands. We always...

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Spot the difference

         I can never understand why people ignore faults on their vehicles. I suppose I shouldn’t complain – if they acted quickly we would not have so much work! This BMW with air suspension on the rear came in as the suspension was...

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Safety first – no exceptions

  I was at my local bodyshop recently and he had a wheel which according to the customer needed some small repairs. When the bodyshop owner told him the wheel was scrap, the owner said: “Just weld it up!” Quite rightly, the bodyshop owner...

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A ‘tail’ from Africa

                I must admit that sometimes I have some crazy ideas.   On my recent trip to the Gambia, it was decided that we should help someone who helped the Glory Baptist Project paint some schools in 2014.   Ams was now a horse...

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