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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January 4, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know catalytic converters

Vehicle Maintenance
This week in our “Getting to Know” series, we take a look at what catalytic converters are and what their job is.   What is a catalytic converter?     The role of a catalytic converter is to reduce the level of toxic gases which are released from the exhaust. All petrol cars in the … Continue reading "Getting to know catalytic converters"
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October 26, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know what drives your car

Vehicle Maintenance
RWD, FWD, AWD, 2WD and 4WD, there are many ways that a car can be “propelled”, and each have their respective merits and disadvantages. Here’s a handy guide from The Motor Ombudsman to help you make the decision for what’s right for you when choosing a car. Rear-wheel drive (RWD)  In a rear-wheel drive car, … Continue reading "Getting to know what drives your car"
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August 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know MOTs

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