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 13, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know corrosion   

Vehicle Maintenance
The Motor Ombudsman’s Information Line deals with many enquiries from consumers relating to vehicle corrosion. This week’s “Getting to Know” guide focuses on what it is, what the cause is and what can be done by motorists to help prevent it.   What is corrosion and what is it caused by?   When the iron … Continue reading "Getting to know corrosion   "
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February 7, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know the Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Vehicle Maintenance
This week in our “Getting to Know” series, we take a look at what an Engine Control Unit (ECU) is and what it does.   What is an ECU?   The Engine Control Unit (ECU) is often described as the ‘brain’ of the engine. It is essentially made up of a computer, and switching and … Continue reading "Getting to know the Engine Control Unit (ECU)"
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