Tag Archive: Car servicing Staines

Oct 17

What do you know about the Air Filter in your Vehicle?

  This is an image we have taken here at the garage to show the contrast between a dirty Air Filter  on the right and a new one. The Air Filter was supposedly changed only a year ago. It is possible that it was changed and that extensive use of the vehicle has caused the build …

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Jul 09

Waterpump failures

Not many people get to see what a broken water pump looks like. This is an image of one that we took off a vehicle recently. It is actually broken at the ‘impeller’ which is the part of the pump that rotates. If the water pump is broken then the engine will overheat and eventually …

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Dec 12

Why you cannot afford not to have the oil in your car changed regularly!

Interesting information regarding the consequences of not changing the oil in your car regularly.  The photo you can see here shows an oil filter that has not been changed according to the vehicle’s schedule. It has totally disintegrated! Next to it we have put a brand new filter to show how unrecognisable the old one …

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Sep 30

Bulb failure information

Headlight failure It is good practice to check that your headlights are working properly on a weekly basis. We all, often see vehicles with just one headlight working and it is likely that they do not realise they have a problem. If only one headlight is working, it can be very confusing for other drivers …

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Feb 10

Foxy Choice Scheme

Ladies !!!! Check us out on www.foxychoice.com Lakeside Garage is pleased to announce that we are members of FOXY Choice’s female friendly garage network which is specifically set up to be able to offer women peace of mind when choosing where to take their car. Part of the philosophy of the network is for garages to …

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