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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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New car nightmare

“Ignorance is bliss”, is a statement I have heard many times in this industry and another is “a little bit of knowledge is dangerous”. This story involves both these statements and is quite sad. The customer had purchased...

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The right tool for the job

This is another example of Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic having the correct tool for the task in hand. Without this tool, this simple brake disc replacement job on an old but very nice Daimler, would have been a nightmare to complete. The...

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Hitting the floor

A Ford Ranger was presented for its annual MoT inspection and failed as the brake pedal sank. If you held your foot on the pedal it actually hit the floor of the vehicle! The customer was quite indignant and stated: “This is normal for this type...

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Good advice prompts price drop

We have recently had a couple of Fiat 500 cars with front suspension problems through the doors at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic. Considering these cars were not really old and we also knew they had not been driven hard, we were concerned enough to...

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Diff-icult to diagnose

An irritating noise at the rear of the vehicle can sometimes be DIFF-icult to diagnose but in this instance, it was pretty straightforward. There was no play in the wheel bearings but when examining the prop-shaft we found there was a lot of...

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Amazed at our gearbox solution

How people can drive their vehicles to the brink of destruction is beyond my comprehension! This vehicle, a Fiat, came in to our workshop with a noise when engaging gear and a lack of power. Basically, the engine revs increased but the car did...

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