Garage in action

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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Treat speed bumps with respect

This fault is now becoming a common site in most garages and I am convinced that many motorists simply have no idea how to tackle speed bumps.   Drivers tend to hit them head on, which puts undue stresses on the suspension, and something has...

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Prevention is better than cure

Sometimes jobs are like buses. We do not carry out a welding job for a while and then we do two or three in the same week!   This vehicle, an old LDV, had a severe case of tin worm but once repaired it was soon back on the road!    ...

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Seeing double

One Saturday morning two vehicles arrived at the WMM workshop with the same fault – the cylinder head.   The first – a diesel – had a problem starting. It started and misfired, clouds of smoke flew out of the exhaust then it was...

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Horsing around

So did Ams get his horse, I hear you cry. Well, yes he did!   The brown horse that we bought is approximately four years old. He is pictured at work on the beach at work with a paying customer (Sue) and his proud owner Ams!     The owner of...

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The rust busters

We don’t seem to do as much welding work at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic as we did when the business was launched over 20 years ago.   This camper van came in to the workshop as it had failed the MOT test for three or four pieces of welding...

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