Childwall Garage News
  • September 27, 2018

Is it That Time of Year – MOT Again? Everybody has heard of an MOT Test, but not many know it stands for Ministry of Transport, a body which no longer exists. But like Pip in Great Expectations, the name stuck, and nobody refers to the DFT (Department for Transport) Test, as it should be. […]

Childwall Garage News
  • July 30, 2018

April this year, the law changed on how garages MOT your car and the potential outcomes. The mechanics here were very busy in training for the new rules for quite a while last year. What we can tell you is that the law has changed very drastically, to the point where your used car can […]

Childwall Garage News
  • June 19, 2018

We know it’s summer, it’s almost 19 degrees outside. It’s even hotter in the car and you’ve probably noticed that your air con is now not working. There is only so long you can sweat before realising that you need an air con garage local to you. Air Con in Old Swan When you’re looking […]

Childwall Garage News
  • March 28, 2018

This is a question I get asked personally time and time again. In fact, sometimes we don’t get asked it. I’ve had a number of customers say “I’ll get my car here when it’s 3 years old, it’s new and I need to take it to the main dealer to keep my warranty”. Let’s look […]

Childwall Garage News
  • November 16, 2017

So it’s November and it hasn’t quite hit us yet but it will soon. Winter will be with us and with the cold nights, it’s important to get your car ready. You know the scene, it’s a frosty morning and your car is perfect, it starts the first time. However, your neighbours have the bonnet […]

Childwall Garage News
  • August 25, 2017

Here at Childwall Fiveways Garage, we can test your car battery to check that it is in the best condition. This can help to keep you motoring safely, especially with the winter fast approaching. Your Car Battery should comfortably last between 4 – 5 years from new. After this period, old car batteries can become […]

Childwall Garage News
  • August 25, 2017

Winter or “cold weather” tyres feature a snowflake on the tyre wall and should be used once the temperature drops consistently below 7°C. Depending on where you are in the UK, this usually happens between October and March. Winter tyres have different tread patterns which individually perform better in the snow. These types of tyres […]

Childwall Garage News
  • June 27, 2017

There are many differing views on how often you should change your car engine oil. Manufacturers give many differing guidelines, depending on the car model. We believe that if you are a heavy mileage user, you should change your engine oil twice a year. A regular use driver should be ok with once a year, […]

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