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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February 27, 2018

Motoring Advice

Getting to know spark plugs

Vehicle Maintenance
This week in our “Getting to Know” series, we take a look at what spark plugs do and how they work.   What are spark plugs and what is their role?   The job of spark plugs is to ignite the air/fuel mixture of an engine with electricity in order for a car to start. … Continue reading "Getting to know spark plugs"
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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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