Motoring Advice

The Motor Ombudsman is dedicated to offering fair and impartial dispute resolution however in addition to this we offer helpful motoring advice to help consumers keep their cars on the roads as well as reporting and providing commentary on the Servicing and Repair and Vehicle Sales sector.

Take a look at the Motoring Advice section for useful information on how to keep your car safe on the road and in the best possible condition. We have written a wide range of articles commenting on economical driving, seasonal tips such as how to prepare for summer and winter driving, essential car maintenance and a guide for new drivers

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August 3, 2018

Motoring Advice

TMO’s Top Tips for the bank holiday weekend

Vehicle Maintenance
Bank holidays are a busy time when thousands of motorists traditionally take to the road to enjoy a long weekend away, whether in the UK for a staycation or for a trip abroad. The Motor Ombudsman, the automotive dispute resolution provider, has some guidance to help keep your car safe for any journey ahead.   … Continue reading "TMO’s Top Tips for the bank holiday weekend"
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July 4, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know glow plugs

Vehicle Maintenance
With the summer sun shining, this week’s “Getting to Know” guide sheds some light on glow plugs which can be found in diesel-powered cars.   What is a glow plug?   A glow plug is a pencil-shaped piece of metal with a heating element at the tip. It essentially consists of a housing with screw-in … Continue reading "Getting to know glow plugs"
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