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Everything you need to know about a powerflush
PUBLISHED: 19/06/2019

Over time your central heating system will accumulate large amounts of sludge, rust, and debris. This is unavoidable, but it means that regular maintenance is required as leaving it can affect the efficiency of the heating system. A Powerflush helps deal with heating problems that are not always visible. If you are experiencing issues with your ...

The Ultimate Car Servicing Guide
PUBLISHED: 31/05/2019

If you are the owner of a brand new car, you may have the first few car services for free if you take it back to the dealer you bought it from, but what if you have a used car or if your car is out of warranty and out of free services? Servicing your car is crucial to the efficiency and longevity of your car and it is something you definitely do...

Everything you need to know about Car MOT
PUBLISHED: 02/04/2019

An annual MOT check is a legal requirement to ensure that your car is roadworthy, the test reveals potential problems that could affect the safety of your car further down the line. Warrantywise have put together a blog post that explains everything you need to know about the MOT test. What does MOT stand for? MOT is actually named after a defunc...

Household Tips with Anthea Turner
PUBLISHED: 14/02/2019

There are certain household appliances that we could not live without. That's why Warrantywise have teamed up with Anthea Turner to bring you vital information on how to keep your appliances in tip top condition. By following a few simple steps your appliances will have a longer lifespan. If you look after your appliance, it will look after you. ...

The UK'S Top 10 Best Selling Cars in 2018
PUBLISHED: 24/01/2019

The Ford Fiesta tops the sales charts for 2018, as the best-selling car with over 95,000 sold. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed the top ten best-selling cars in the UK for 2018. Once again, the Ford Fiesta topped the charts with over 30,000 more sales than the Volkswagen Golf, in second place. Followed by the Va...

Warrantywise Reveals the Largest Repair Bills Paid in 2018
PUBLISHED: 17/01/2019

Warrantywise has revealed the top ten largest repair bills from 2018. The list of the top ten repairs for the year range from £8,928 to £5,009. A cooling Fan Motor repair for a Lamborghini Aventador tops the list with a repair bill totalling a massive £8,928, which was covered by Warrantywise. Warrantywise provides an extended vehicle warranty ...

Drivers should have an eye test every decade, experts urge
PUBLISHED: 12/11/2018

Motorists should be given a compulsory eye test every decade to ensure they are fit to be on the road, experts say. Almost half of optometrists in the UK have seen a patient in the last month who continued to drive despite being told their vision is below the legal standard, a report by the Association of Optometrists (AOP) has revealed. The ...

What is a Diesel Particulate Filter?
PUBLISHED: 17/10/2018

If you drive a diesel car or are looking to purchase one, it is vital to know about the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF).  We explain what it is, how it works and most importantly how to look after it. What is a DPF? A Diesel Particulate Filter is a filter that captures and stores exhaust soot. Since diesel cars produce soot they are therefore ...

How to Check Your Car’s Engine Oil
PUBLISHED: 02/07/2018

Checking your car’s engine oil on a regular basis is vital to keep your engine running in good condition, making it last longer, run better and to help improve fuel efficiency. Before checking your vehicle's engine oil, it is important to check the owner’s manual and follow the manufacturer's recommendations to make sure you have the right type...

MOT test changes 2018: what are they and how could they affect you?
PUBLISHED: 01/05/2018

The MOT test will change on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt. There are 5 main changes coming into force, and here's what you need to know. 1. Defects will be categorised differently Defects found during the MOT will be categorised as either: danger...

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