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Good Garage Scheme in Springtime

Do you struggle to find a decent garage you can trust? Well the Good Garage Scheme has been running since 2006 and has a membership list of garages local to you. Every member garage must perform its services in accordance with a strict code of conduct. The scheme was set up to ensure high standards […]

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Spring Checks at MEB the Motor Centre

According to the AA, Spring is the best time to clean your car inside and out. The interior of the car could have been damp for the winter, with the outside suffering from mud splatters and salt on the roads. For full details on how to get the best out of Spring cleaning your car, […]

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Autumn Checks

September is here and despite the anticipated heatwave on the horizon it is nearly Autumn. And Autumn brings with it new driving conditions. Here is a list of likely autumn driving hazards and the things you can do to prepare yourself for them: Low Autumn sun causing dazzle Keep your windscreen wash topped up to […]

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What are the differences between an MOT and a Service?

In the UK an MOT is an annual legal requirement (for most vehicles).  Driving without one can land you with a hefty fine. You cannot get your car taxed until you have a valid MOT certificate.  A service is not a legal requirement but is essential for the maintenance of your car. An MOT is […]

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Should I buy or lease my next car?

Are you considering getting a new car?  Should you buy new or second hand? What about leasing?  Already popular in the US, leasing (or personal contract hire) has also taken off here. You are effectively hiring a car long-term, with no option to own the vehicle.  We’ve listed several scenarios to see whether you should […]

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Spring car checks

Finally, Spring is here! Daffodils are blooming and there is blossom on the trees. It’s time for Spring cleaning and Spring checks on your vehicle. Here at MEB Motors we want to ensure your car runs smoothly after the harsh winter weather, with our extensive Spring Car Checks. Winter takes its toll on your car […]

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Overheated Engines

Summer heat is lovely unless it is your car engine which has overheated! Causes The biggest culprit is low coolant levels.  In order to avoid an expensive repair bill, check your coolant levels!  Your engine relies on coolant to circulate and remove heat from the engine and without it heat builds up and overheats your […]

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Summer Motoring

As we edge ever closer to the summer holidays, we thought we’d share some summer motoring tips with you. Breakdown Kit We know you don’t want to think about it but have you really thought about what happens if you have a breakdown? Best face your fears head on and be prepared! You’ll probably have […]

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Three summer-related car problems and what to do about them

Last year we wrote a 2 part article about preparing your car for Summer driving.  Since we are well on our way to warmer weather and the holiday season, we thought we would revisit this subject. Did you know that car breakdowns can increase by 30% in the UK in the Summer months? Most causes […]

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Good Garage Scheme

What is it? The Good Garage Scheme is synonymous with trusted local garages, be it for a service, repair or MOT. Run by Forté, each Good Garage Scheme member adheres to a strict Code of Conduct and in November 2010, they reported that there are more than 3,000 garages part of the scheme.   What […]

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