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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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Is My Alternator Faulty?

Is My Alternator Faulty?

What Is An Alternator? Alternators are commonly used in ‘newer’ vehicles. Their function is to charge the battery and get power to the electrical system when your engine is turned on. The alternator earns its name from the term ‘alternating current’ or AC. Nearly all alternators are seated using brackets which bolt on to a…

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CHANGE MY GEARBOX FILTER

How Often Should I Change My Gearbox Filter And Oil?

How Often Should I Change My Gearbox Filter And Oil? Why Do I Have A Gearbox Filter? Well as you rack up more miles in your vehicle, the auto gearbox is working very hard under the heat from your daily journeys. Your gearbox oil may become contaminated with worn bits of the internal gears. If these…

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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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How To Apply U-POL Raptor Truck Bed Liner Spray

How To Apply U-POL Raptor Truck Bed Liner Spray. More than just a Bed Liner: U-POL Raptor Truck Bed Liner Spray makes an excellent sound deadener under or inside vehicles. Waterproof material stays flexible and reduces road noise and vibration plus looks great. It can be used over a multitude of surfaces and tintable RAPTOR…

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TEC4 Diesel Fuel Saver

How To Use Tec4 Diesel Fuel Saver Service Kit

Cleaning your vehicles diesel system no longer has to cost you a fortune and a trip to your local garage. Find out How To Use Tec4 Diesel System Cleaner below. If you’ve never cleaned your diesel system before, it can be quite daunting. That’s why we have put this blog post together, showing you how to…

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How To Reset Nissan Qashqai Service Indicator

Own a Nissan Qashqai and need to reset your service light? If yes, you’re in the right place – Milner Off Road has got you covered. In this post, we will provide you with a detailed step-by-step guide on how you can reset your service light in just a matter of seconds. Reset Your Nissan…

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6 Simple Tricks To Save Over £200 On Your Car Insurance Premium

How To Make Car Insurance Cheaper Without doubt, car insurance is one of the biggest costs any motorist will ever face. Initial premiums can financially cripple new drivers, and although it tends to drop with age, we all still usually recoil in horror when we see that yearly renewal figure. This leaves millions of motorists…

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