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How to check your cars oil level

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Oil lubricates your car’s engine and stops it from overheating. In order to ensure that it can do its job, you have to maintain the oil level with your car. When checking your cars oil level it is important to make sure that your car is level on the ground, not on a slope and […]


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, […]


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 the sun’s rays and is often left incredibly […]


Massive Global Recall

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2014 was not a good year for Japanese air bag manuacturer Takata Corp. A spate of global recalls by manufacturers over faulty air bags put the Japanese company in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Now to compound their problems further Japan’s three biggest carmakers are expanding on action taken last year and issuing […]


VW Up! Steering Fault

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Car makers often refer to unwanted design or driving features as “characteristics” but is that really a just description of a steering glitch that pulls your car to the left or right at low speeds?   UK based magazine Auto Express certainly doesn’t think so. They reported on this design flaw in the Volkswagen Up! […]


Jeep Drivers Towbar Troubles

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Car recalls are fairly common, and work is often carried out without any major problems. However, some owners of Jeep Cherokees and Grand Cherokees dating back as far as the mid-nineties have had a somewhat unexpected surprise. Drivers were told recently that the towbar should be removed over fears the fuel tank could “explode” in […]


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 […]


Tips – Driving In Icy Weather

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It looks like we are set to face a continued cold spell this month so with that in mind we at Team AutoCentre have come up with 3 useful tips for driving in icy and snowy conditions. Short of investing in a team of purebred huskies or a top of the range snow mobile for […]


Jack Kennedy BSB Title Push

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Dublin based Jack Kennedy returns from the world stage to join Team Wd-40 Kawasaki for their two pronged attack on the 2015 MCE Insurance Superbike Championship. Kennedy has previously been a contender in the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship, narrowly missing out on the title in 2012 after being forced to retire in the final race […]


Ford & Dealer Row On Rust

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Claiming under an anti-perforation or corrosion warranty can be an patience testing process. Often it’ll be the dealer inspecting the car who rejects the claim, and our advice at Team AutoCentre would normally be to move it up to your manufacturer. But what should you do if the dealer is supporting you and the manufacturer […]