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 14, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know vehicle safety recalls

Vehicle Maintenance
Vehicle safety recalls have been back in the news recently. This week’s “Getting to Know” guide explores what they are and what to do if you have been notified of one.   What is a vehicle safety recall?   A vehicle safety recall is defined as where a car manufacturer recalls the vehicle for safety … Continue reading "Getting to know vehicle safety recalls"
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July 18, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Vehicle Maintenance
Driving with correctly inflated and legal tyres is crucial when hitting the road, either for the daily commute or when going on holiday. This week’s “Getting to Know” guide looks at the role of the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) and how it works. As of November 2014, all new passenger cars sold in the … Continue reading "Getting to know the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)"
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