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.

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March 6, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know suspension

Vehicle Maintenance
According to the meteorological calendar, spring has finally sprung, and therefore, this week’s “Getting to Know” series will aptly be focusing on car suspension and what its role is.   What is suspension?     The suspension is designed to absorb the energy caused by the defects (e.g. bumps) in the road surface to create … Continue reading "Getting to know suspension"
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January 30, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know alternators

Vehicle Maintenance
This week in our “Getting to Know” series, we take a look at what an alternator is and how it works.   What is an alternator?   Formerly the job of a generator in older vehicles, the role of an alternator is to charge up the battery to power the starter motor, ignition and other … Continue reading "Getting to know alternators"
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