ENGINE MANAGEMENT

Buy cheap, buy twice

Buy cheap, buy twice

This is a real tale of despair. I had a phone call from a customer who had recently had the head gasket changed by another garage at a cheap rate. She paid the bill, and drove the car away but at every T junction the engine cut out. She rightly...

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A very lucky man

A very lucky man

A very lucky man One of our customers is a very lucky man – he knew his cam belt was overdue for replacement but decided to “risk it” for an extra 10,000 miles – the reasons being that it is a big job and he was deciding whether...

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A story of pain

A story of pain Click the images to enlarge Incredibly people are still not having their cars regularly serviced, which really is very good for the motor trade. This story though is one of pain. At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we always...

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Why renew the head bolts?

Why do we renew the head bolts when we change the gasket? Click the image to enlarge At Worceter’s Mobile Mechanics, when renewing a cylinder head gasket and the vehicle in question has what we call “stretch bolts” as standard...

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We do not have every tool

We do not have every tool Click the images to enlarge Sometimes at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic, we are lucky enough to get really awful jobs from regular customers! This vehicle (Renault traffic van) came in as it had a lack of power going...

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