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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December 6, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know timing belts

Vehicle Maintenance
This week in our “Getting to Know” series, we are look at timing belts, a core component of a vehicle which our alternative dispute resolution team receives many contacts about from consumers.   What is a timing belt?     A timing belt, which is also known as a timing chain or cambelt, is a … Continue reading "Getting to know timing belts"
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September 26, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know wheel alignment

Vehicle Maintenance
Making sure that your car’s wheels are aligned correctly is an important part of annual vehicle maintenance. Wheels can become misaligned after hitting a kerb or pothole, or due to the excessive wear to steering or suspension components. Read on to find out more.   What are the effects of misaligned wheels?   If you … Continue reading "Getting to know wheel alignment"
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September 21, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know your clutch

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August 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know MOTs

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