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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October 5, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know brakes

Vehicle Maintenance
Adjudicators here at The Motor Ombudsman often receive contacts from consumers relating to the brakes which are considered to be wear and tear components. But do you know how they work and what the main parts are? Read this handy guide to find out more…   What are the brakes for?   The brakes are … Continue reading "Getting to know brakes"
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August 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know MOTs

Vehicle Maintenance
MOT stands for ‘Ministry of Transport’ and applies to all cars that are over three years old. The annual test is designed to check that a vehicle meets the current road safety and environmental standards. It’s illegal to drive without a valid MOT certificate, and you can be fined up to £1,000 if you are … Continue reading "Getting to know MOTs"
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