Garage in action

Twice the trouble

It appears that some people have no understanding about how a twin battery starting system operates.   This customer knew one of the batteries was in a poor state so he replaced it. The fact he renewed it with the wrong battery is not the...

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Exhaust change made easier

Throughout my working life, I’ve visited many exhaust centres and one thing that amazes me is that often they don’t have the technically correct nuts to do the job. At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we keep the most popular sizes on the shelf. They...

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Spark plugs go snap

The spark plugs pictured are from a six cylinder in for a service. The vehicle actually had a misfire though the customer hadn’t noticed. As the plugs were being removed they broke. We have no idea how long they had been in the vehicle and...

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Consigned to car heaven

We recently had a call from a customer whose Nissan Micra had an oil leak.   The standard advice is not to drive the vehicle so the customer agreed to Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic collecting the vehicle and an half an hour labour charge to...

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Motorway madness

I usually try to avoid the M5 and M42 but one day I had to collect some parts that were missing from an order and thought I’d be there and back within the hour.   At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we endeavour to get customers’ cars and vans in...

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What’s in the box?

This is a collection of old parts that we removed from a poorly car and housed in a box near reception.   They were shown to the customer who said: “Why are you showing me these bits? I know you have fixed the car – it came in not...

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