WHEELS & TYRES

Nuts or just mad?

Nuts or just mad? Click the images to enlarge Consider when you buy a used car: have you got both keys? Radio Code? Correct spare wheel? Locking wheel nut key? Last week I had a call from a young lady who had noticed a nail in her new used car...

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New car and already a fault

New car and already a fault Click the image to enlarge Imagine having a vehicle with only 7200 miles on the clock, it is just a year old. Why have it professionally serviced? Surely it only needs an oil and filter change, and according to the...

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Lock nuts pug

Lock nuts pug Click the image to enlarge Yet again a “lock nut key” lost. At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we have a strict policy regarding customers locking wheel nut keys. When we have used it, it is replaced and witnessed by...

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It was elementary Watson

It was elementary Watson Click the image to enlarge It amazes me that garages miss the obvious. This customer came to us in desperation, she had been to another garage very close to us and had the rear brakes renewed. Then she had driven to her...

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I’m still rolling!

4 wheel bolts on my wagon and I’m still rolling along Click the image to enlarge Some tyre specialists should not be allowed to operate. We know this particular vehicle very well, we also know the customer and we know that a year ago, all...

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If you pay peanuts…

If you pay peanuts… Click the image to enlarge Why do garages do this? This will not happen at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic, as my technicians know that this would be classed as negligence, and they would be disciplined! I was at...

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Buy cheap: buy problems

Buy cheap: buy problems Click the images to enlarge One of our customers is a single mum with three children and she works very hard. She needed four new tyres but our quote was too high, and she, “just could not afford them”. To save...

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