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#car hacks

# car-hacks - Monday 8 October, 2018

# car-hacks - Monday 1 October, 2018

3 essential tune-ups every car owner should do every year (that'll save you money)

You don’t have to be a mechanic to know what needs doing. We asked the experts for the essentials.

# car-hacks - Monday 24 September, 2018

Buying second-hand? Know these visual giveaways that can reveal bodywork repairs

Don’t get caught out buying a car that has been in an accident.

# car-hacks - Monday 17 September, 2018

What's the difference between a crossover and an SUV?

And which one suits my needs?

Quiz: How well do you really know your dashboard warning lights?

Buckle up – we’re going to tell you.

# car-hacks - Monday 10 September, 2018

# car-hacks - Monday 2 July, 2018

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather

It’s wheely wheely warm.

# car-hacks - Monday 25 June, 2018

# car-hacks - Monday 16 April, 2018

6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel

Repeat after me: “I am a strong, confident, driver”.

# car-hacks - Monday 5 February, 2018

How to make sure your tyres are the correct pressure

Don’t risk your safety with incorrect tyre pressure.

# car-hacks - Monday 13 February, 2017

How to stop your car smelling of cigarettes, once and for all

How to stop your car smelling of cigarettes, once and for all

We’ve got some tips and tricks to banish tobacco smells from your motor.

# car-hacks - Monday 16 January, 2017

How to protect your car's paintwork in the long term

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# car-hacks - Monday 12 December, 2016

What emergency kit should your car never be without?

Smart drivers are always prepared and keep an emergency kit in their car.

# car-hacks - Monday 21 November, 2016

What's the best way to de-ice your windscreen?

No need to hang around in the cold if you follow these tips.

# car-hacks - Friday 28 October, 2016

Own an elderly car? Here's how to prepare it for winter

We bring you top tips from a classic owner.

# car-hacks - Monday 10 October, 2016

How to know when your wipers need replacing

And then do the deed, of course.

# car-hacks - Monday 3 October, 2016

How To: Make sure your tyres are at the right pressure

Check your car’s tyre pressure at least once a month and before long trips. We show you how.

# car-hacks - Monday 5 September, 2016

Car tip: Keep kids safe for the school run by using the right seat

Stay on the right side of the law and keep your precious cargo safe by using the correct restraint system.

# car-hacks - Monday 15 August, 2016

Car trivia: Where is the cheapest fuel in the world?

So cheap, it’s actually free.

# car-hacks - Monday 8 August, 2016

Reduce car sickness with these easy tips

Don’t let motion sickness ruin your road trip. Follow these tips to feel better in no time.

# car-hacks - Monday 11 July, 2016

How to get your car to pass the NCT Nct

How to get your car to pass the NCT

Do you know that half of all motors failed the test last year? Don’t be one of those…

# car-hacks - Monday 20 June, 2016

How to jump start a car

Follow these tips to safely jump start a car.

# car-hacks - Monday 13 June, 2016

How to create your own DIY mobile phone cradle

You can make a handsfree kit using just an elastic band.

# car-hacks - Monday 30 May, 2016

Why baking soda is a motorist's best friend

The white stuff can be used for a multitude of car hacks – here are our top ones.

# car-hacks - Monday 23 May, 2016

How to adjust seats to the correct driving position

Adjusting your seat to the correct driving position not only improves safety but improves your driving too.

# car-hacks - Friday 13 May, 2016

3 ways to make your car seats sparkle

Follows these tips to make cloth, leather and vinyl car seats look like new.

# car-hacks - Friday 6 May, 2016

How to clean car headlights using... toothpaste

Follow these minty-fresh steps to brighten up dull lights on the cheap.

# car-hacks - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Here is the quickest way to defog car windows

Follow these tips to clear that haze in no time at all.

# car-hacks - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Here's the safest way to position your wing mirrors

Position your wing mirrors using the off-side rule to reduce blind spots and accidents.