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According to UK law, if you own an over three-year-old vehicle, you must take an MOT (Ministry of Transport) test annually to determine its roadworthiness. While you may know about MOT, you might not understand what exactly this MOT test cover. In this guide, we will discuss the MOT test in detail, the complete MOT checklist, why most vehicles fail the test, and much more. MOT FAQs What is an MOT Test? When do you need to take an MOT…
Today, we will touch upon a very sensitive topic of emission zones in the UK. Poor air quality and environmental health have become a progressively major issue, intensifying the role of a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). An LEZ restricts dangerous emission caused by vehicles in areas specified by the UK government.    The emission zones aim to promote an unpolluted environment by discouraging heavy vehicles from entering specific areas. The LEZ applies in most of Greater London and is applicable…
Do you know about all car dashboard symbols and meanings? I bet most of us don’t. When you turn on the engine, we see dashboard warning lights turn on for a bulb check. All warning lights must turn off after a while. If any of these lights is still ON, it means your car is warning you about some trouble. In this blog (video), I will explain different car dashboard symbols and meanings. I will also explain how to resolve…
Thanks for joining us on this tutorial of how to drive a manual car. Manual cars have a steep learning curve, so your very first experience can be jerky as you become familiar with the clutch and shift timing. But do not worry! In this blog, we will cover the basics of a manual transmission vehicle. You will be able to learn how to drive a manual car in 8 simple steps.  The Basics of How To Drive a Manual Car…
When learning how to drive an automatic car, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is compared to a stick-shift. Automatic transmission cars, or “slushboxes”, have gained a lot of popularity in the UK over the past few years. Many people drew to the simplicity of the operations, and it is quite easy to see why. Avoiding the hassle of changing gears repeatedly, automatic vehicles allow you more time to focus on things like side mirrors, speed meter, and other related…
Whether you are looking to purchase new tyres or planning to replace the existing ones, having the tyre size explained to you is crucial. But why is that so? The reason is only the car tyres with the right size (you can find the size on the sidewall) and quality can ensure your safety on the road. Since they are the only contact between your vehicle and the road, you cannot just pick any tyre type from the shelf and…
If we could have one extra check added to the driving school curriculum, it would be 'how to jump start a car'. It is a simple yet very crucial life skill. And still, one too many people don’t know how to do it. But don’t worry, with our easy to follow steps, you’ll be able to master the art of jump-starting cars in no time! Before we tell you how to jump start a car, let us first look at how you can be sure…
Genuine Nissan parts reflect the image of reliability and durability that Nissan has built for itself. Not only do these car parts add to the life of your vehicle, but they are also friendly on the pocket.  What most impressive about them, however, is how Nissan subjects them to thousands of hours of rigorous testing. As a result, Nissan parts always meet the highest standards of quality and performance that the industry offers.  That said, even the best car parts…
If you think car detailing is just about a good wash and a proper wax job, you cannot be more wrong. Ok, add the interior shampoo and even steam clean your car’s engine, and you are still not doing your car justice. From one car-lover to another, I can tell you that car detailing is so much more than just that.  A complete detailing can breathe new life into your vehicle. A freshly detailed car is a work of art…
How much do you know about your car brakes? Unquestionably, we know it brings our car to a stop or slows it down when we need it. But, did you ever think about how the braking system in your vehicle works? Your car brakes are crucial to your safety. They are the line between life and death in certain situations. Despite that, many people take braking systems for granted. While some of you might know what a failing braking system…
Do you know that a Car Exhaust System modification is often the first mod that car enthusiasts make? You may ask why! Because it is one of the cheapest and easiest upgrades to perform. Moreover, these systems give you an instant boost in performance, which makes them even more appealing to petrol heads. But before you start making upgrades to your car exhaust system, you must know its basics. Which is precisely what today's blog is all about. I will…
When was the last time you went to get car air conditioning services? If it has been a while, you might be in for a very hot summer. You’re probably wondering now, “How can my air conditioner go bad if I haven’t even used it?” Well, according to automobile experts, your car will lose about 10% of the gas each year that helps with cooling. As a result, your car will need re-gassing every 2-3 years if not before. However,…
Have you ever wondered what could happen if you drive without car headlights? Well, the first thing you will encounter is fine. Nearly all countries in the world have a ‘mandatory headlight’ traffic rule. While some only enforce this law during the night time, others require you to turn them on in all situations with limited visibility. Even if law does not abide by you, car headlights are one of those vehicle components that you should definitely not drive without.…
If you ask one thing you should be paying more attention to in your vehicle, we would say pressure for car tyres. Improper pressure for car tyres can lead to poor fuel economy, bad car performance, and compromised safety. You may also feel sluggish steering and your vehicle dipping to the ground. The sooner you tend to this issue, the better it is for your car’s performance and overall protection. The question is what is the perfect car tyre pressure? How to…
We are sure you take car wheels as a pretty straightforward invention, right? Surprisingly, they are not! While wheels might be the easiest car component to understand, there is nothing simple about them at all. A lot of research has gone into finding the strongest and lightest manufacturing material for your wheels, and as a result, this car part has undergone massive innovation over the years. In this blog, we will explain the main parts of the car wheels. I…
If you drive a manual transmission vehicle, I am sure you’re familiar with the car clutch. But do you know what really is the purpose of the car clutch? How does it work? What are the various types of clutches? Why do clutches go bad? And lastly, how can you keep the clutch in good shape? In this blog, we will try to answer all these questions.   What is a car clutch? Simply put, a clutch is a mechanical device that…
Starting a car engine is as easy as turning a key or just pressing a button in modern cars. But did you ever wonder the mechanism behind it and what makes this so easy for you? If yes, then you’re in the right place. Today, we will answer crucial questions related to engines and more! What is a car engine? The engine of your car is what helps it turn fuel into motion. This fuel can be a petroleum product…
To help your car stay in the best shape, you should find the finest car body shop in your area. As devastating as it might be, injuries to your vehicle are inevitable. Even if you take every possible precaution and protect your car, it is still likely to break down and get some scratches and dents during a drive. Moreover, you cannot stop the wear and tear that the use and age bring with them. The question is how can…
If you’ve been unable to tune into your favourite radio station recently, your car aerial might be to blame. We will explain everything about car aerial; its evolution, importance, how does it work, common issues, and the installation process. The car aerial, also known as the antenna, is a device you use to get radio reception. The better the quality of your car aerial, the superior reception, and coverage you will get. The antenna usually sits on the outside (unless…
The steering wheel, also known as the driving wheel or the handwheel, is what you see in front of yourself when you sit on the driving seat. It is a part of the steering system of your vehicle, which helps you control the direction of your car.  While you may deem it a very simple interior component allowing you to swerve and turn, it is, in fact, one of the most crucial parts of your vehicle. In other words, you…
Driving in the current era, I am sure you would have heard about parking sensors; they alert you of obstacles while parking and assist in avoiding unintentional dings, scrapes, and accidents. Also known as proximity or reversing sensors, most modern vehicles have them fitted on the rear bumper. However, some also feature them on their front bumper and fenders. Although most modern vehicles have some type of parking assist system pre-installed on them, many cars still do not have them.…
The car bumper is one of the many unglamorous but still highly important parts on your vehicle that you likely never pay any attention to. However, the purpose they serve can be nothing short of lifesaving. Origins of the car bumper The car bumper makes up part of your car’s bodywork, both at the front and back. They act as a sacrificial part of your car by taking the main brunt of a minor impact and absorbing the energy that…
A wing mirror, also known as side view or door mirror, is one of the most critical safety features on your vehicle. This vital car part is what keeps you aware of vehicles and other obstructions around your car. Wing mirrors are so vital that most countries consider it illegal to drive without them. Why do you need a wing mirror? Having a wing mirror on your car is like having eyes on the back of your head. Whether you’re…
Shock absorbers are just one of many thousands of parts on your vehicle that makes it a technological marvel, born from over a century of refinement and innovation. Each part on your vehicle plays an important role in making them as safe and sturdy as they are today, but parts which directly impact how your car behaves on the road, such as your shock absorbers, are arguably the most important. What is a shock absorber? The shock absorber (also commonly…
An Alternator is a small generator that generates electricity to charge the battery and power your vehicle’s electrical system. The different electric devices like headlights, infotainment display, radio, air conditioning etc, all need electric power created by the Alternator. What Is An Alternator? An alternator consists of four main parts namely Rotor, Stator, Diode Assembly, and Voltage Regulator that work together to create electricity for various internal and external electrical car components. This power generator must always work optimally. A…
Car auctions are just one of the many different ways that you are able to purchase your next vehicle. As you probably already know, you can of course buy a car brand new straight from the dealership, or you can buy a used car either through a dealer or a private party. But car auctions are another, arguably less mainstream way of buying your next vehicle, and one which could potentially save you some money. What is a car auction?…
Selling a car privately? Have you decided to part ways with your old car? Whether you’re looking to make room for a new acquisition or simply don’t use the second family car anymore, receiving a fair amount of money for your vehicle might prove tricky. There are multiple methods to advertise your used car, especially if you are looking to sell your car privately. Putting out a good sale offer for potential buyers to see is the first step towards…
Vauxhall spares? If you’ve lived or even just driven in the United Kingdom for any period of time, you’ll have no doubt heard of the Vauxhall car brand. Like electrical pylons, Vauxhall products are ubiquitous just about everywhere in the country, and they blend into our society to a point where they are barely ever noticed. In short: there are a lot of Vauxhalls in the UK, and directly because of that, there are a lot of Vauxhall spare parts…
Motor Breaker - how it began? Once I was looking for some spare parts for my old car repair. Scrolling through different webpages, I found it to be a hectic and time-consuming process. I almost came to the point of scrapping my car but then I realised the opportunity in it. What if to make a well organised central marketplace to connect people worldwide, where they could sell and buy used car parts, used motor vehicles or salvage motors, even find…
Find used car parts or any van, truck spares with us. MotorBreaker is the fastest and most efficient way to search thousands of scrap yard, car breakers and part suppliers inventories to find used or new car parts you need. Whether you are a car, van or truck owner who is restoring a classic or repairing an everyday vehicle, buying used parts has numerous advantages. Check UK's top 5 desirable salvage cars. It can be difficult making the decision to buy brand…
If you’re looking to buy a car, you might be holding off for the same reason as countless other consumers – what does Brexit really mean for brand-new and used vehicles? The car industry has already suffered a great deal since the initial 2016 EU referendum. However, after the finalisation of Brexit, the real fate of the motor industry now lies in the decision between a deal or no-deal Brexit. How will it affect new cars? What about second-hand cars?…
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