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Driving in Heavy Rainfall and Flooding

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The last week has seen a huge amount of rainfall with roads and motorists alike affected by a spate of flooding that has accompanied the downpour. Often we are caught off guard by temperamental weather conditions, so a little bit of preparation can go a long way towards staying safe whilst driving in heavy rainfall […]


Car Rental Tips: Don’t Get Ripped Off

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  Getting the best deal on car rental whilst abroad can be a tricky business. There are a lot of stories from holiday goers about extra charges incorporated into the final billing that have left them scratching their heads. On the upside renting a car on holiday is a great way of giving yourself the […]


Exhaust Emissions – Reduce Them With STP

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  Exhaust emissions that exceed EU guidelines are one of the main causes of NCT failure in Ireland. Many motorists are unaware of a simple treatment to reduce the risk of failure relating to exhaust emissions. STP’s pre NCT packs for both petrol and diesel engines provide a great solution to this problem. This will […]


How To Protect Your Car Interior From The Sun

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  Have you ever left your car in an unsheltered car park on a scorching hot sunny day? If so you will be aware of how hot it can get, inside and out. Real and synthetic leather upholstery in particular seems to act like a sponge for suns the rays and is often left incredibly […]


Timing Belt Problems

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  The timing belt connects the top and the bottom of the engine and synchronises the timing and as such is one of the most important parts in the engine. Much like people different timing belts have different life expectancies. Depending on the particular make and model of the car a timing belt can last […]


Driving In The Bright Sun

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  In the last week Ireland has been transformed from the rainy island it once was into a serious contender for Mediterranean “Pretender of the Year”. Ice cream and sun lotion sales have skyrocketed and thousands of sun worshippers are flocking in their droves to coastal towns around the country to enjoy the heat.   […]


Getting The Best Deal On Your Car Insurance.

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The car insurance market can be a tricky one to navigate. Often there is a huge difference in quotes from various companies. As a motorist it is important to get the cover you need at the best possible price so we at Team AutoCentre have come up with some handy tips that you can put […]


WD-40 – POPULAR AUTOMOTIVE USES

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  Here at Team AutoCentre HQ we are very familiar with the versatility of WD-40. So much that we felt the need to compile for you a short list of some popular automotive uses for this famous product. Please bear in mind this is just a short list for use on cars & trucks as […]


Guide to Car Parts: Brake Pads

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  Of all the various mechanical components that make up a car’s braking system, the brake pad is the part directly responsible for safely bringing your car to a stop. However, due to the nature of their design they will not last forever. This is why it is vitally important to understand how brake pads […]


How Do I know When My Car Needs a Wax Job?

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  Some people may see a wax job as a luxury treatment for their car, something only to be done on special occasions to give an extra shine to a neglected bonnet. However waxing your car is actually something that should be done on a regular basis. Too often motorists give all their attention to […]