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Motorist’s Facing Stricter MOT Rules.

What The Stricter MOT Test Means To You. As from Sunday 20th May 2018, the new Rules come into effect. With new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt. Defects found during the MOT are categorised as either: Dangerous, Major or Minor. The category the MOT tester gives…

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Does My Car Need AdBlue?

What Is AdBlue? AdBlue is a highly purified colorless liquid. It contains demineralized water and urea (32.5%). AdBlue is used with diesel engines and is also known outside of Europe as DEF, ARLA 32 or AUS 32. The main active component of AdBlue is ammonia. This is chemically formed by hydrolising automotive urea, which is the main raw material for AdBlue. Urea…

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How Do I Clean My DPF?

What Is A DPF? A DPF or Diesel Particulate Filter is  a device designed to remove diesel particulate substance or soot (black carbon) from the exhaust gases of a diesel engine. What Does A DPF Do? Also known as a ‘soot trap’, the DPF catches the soot from the exhaust gases, effectively reducing the amount of…

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Nissan Navara Rear Suspension Issues

Nissan Navara Sagging Rear Suspension Issues.

  Nissan Navara Rear Suspension Issues. The model in question is the Navara NP300 2015 onward. The vehicle itself gets a 4.5 out of 5 stars by AutoExpress, reporting  ”Small bumps are ironed out far more effectively and the floating feeling over sudden undulations is much better suppressed.” However, while it brings some benefits when…

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Are Your Tyres Safe And Legal

Are Your Tyres Safe And Legal?

Are Your Tyres Safe And Legal? – Here Are Some Quick And Easy Steps To Follow. Are Your Tyres Safe And Legal? It seems like a daunting task that may turn out to be expensive. Never fear, here are a few things that you can check. They are really quick and easy – even if…

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