Garage in action

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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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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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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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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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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What’s that noise?

What’s that noise?

Some of our customers are extremely lucky. This customer called saying her car was making a strange noise on the driver’s side. She had turned the engine off and called us for advice so I suggested we recover the vehicle with our trusty LDV and...

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Pull the other one

Pull the other one

I often say that Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic have more tools than most garages! When working on an old 4.0l XK8, the crank-shaft pulley needed to come off, and apparently an approved way is to “angle-grind” the pulley off, and...

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