Vehicle Maintenance

The Motor Ombudsman is dedicated to offering fair and impartial dispute resolution however in addition to this we want to help motorists 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.

In the News and Views section you’ll find our latest news and press releases.

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March 18, 2019

Motoring Advice

Getting to know the clutch

Vehicle Maintenance
In this week’s “Getting to Know” guide, we turn our attention to what a clutch is, and how it works.   What is the function of a clutch?   In simple terms, the clutch pedal in a car with a manual gearbox allows the transfer of rotational power from the engine to the wheels. The clutch … Continue reading "Getting to know the clutch"
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December 18, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know test drives   

Vehicle Maintenance
This week’s “Getting to Know” guide is all about test drives, and what to take into account before, during and after you have got behind the wheel. What is a test drive?   A test drive is an essential part of the vehicle purchase process (new or used), where you can try out the car first-hand … Continue reading "Getting to know test drives   "
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