Monthly Archives: July 2017

Battery breakdown bother

We recently had a call from a regular customer whose car battery had gone flat during a weekend away.   A breakdown company had attended, “tested” the battery and tried to persuade her to have a new battery fitted.   She declined...

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Buy cheap, buy twice

Motorists will always shop around for a better price but it’s always worth bearing in mind one of my favourite sayings – buy cheap buy twice.   In January this year we quoted to fit an LPG system to this vehicle, which was £220 more...

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Filter fault resolved

Some of our customers are very observant when it comes to their vehicles.   This customer bought theirs in as the engine was “ticking” from the top end. On inspection, it was discovered that sometime in the past it had been neglected and the...

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Keeping it real

I have always believed in looking on the bright side but I’m afraid some motorists really do believe their vehicles will run and run.   This picture is of a 2001 Peugeot 205 Gti’s cam-belt. The car came in as the steering had gone tight and...

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Wheel stud woe

For some unknown reason, Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic has been experiencing wheel stud problems more often than I thought we should be.   Over the last year we have had three incidents of wheel stud/thread issues and the customers all had...

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