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Car fires:
How to deal with it and how to prevent it

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A car fire is one of the worst things that can happen to your car. It quickly turns a small issue into a big problem and puts you, your family and your car in danger. It is important to not keep pushing your car to continue when it is overheating. If it starts to overheat, […]


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 […]


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 […]


A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Car Batteries

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  Unfortunately car batteries don’t last forever. The average battery lifespan roughly between 4 and 5 years. We at Team AutoCentre have compiled some helpful tips to enable you to get the most out of your car battery.   – Keep the battery terminals clean and be sure to inspect regularly. Checking once a month […]


City Driving is Choking Your DPF

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Due to tighter exhaust emission regulations Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) are becoming increasingly commonplace in cars. These filters are an effective way to trap soot and limit soot particulates in exhaust emissions.   Its important to know that this soot that is so effectively trapped by your DPF also needs to be burnt off periodically. […]