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6 Tips For Winter Car Maintenance

November 24th, 2017

Cold weather and difficult driving conditions mean than breakdowns, engine problems and road accidents are more likely to occur over the winter months. So it makes sense to take more care to ensure your car is in good enough condition to face the onslaught of rain, snow, ice and plummeting temperatures. The last thing you… Read More »

The Benefits Of Computer Diagnostic Testing

October 19th, 2017

Advances in technology has never been more prevalent than in the motor industry. On-board computers and sophisticated programming are now a standard feature on many new cars. That means that new methods are needed to diagnose what problems a car may have and which car repairs are necessary. Here’s a look at what computer diagnostic… Read More »

6 Good Reasons To Regularly Service Your Car

September 26th, 2017

Many car owners are guilty of initially keeping up with servicing when they first buy a car then all too often forgetting or putting off regular maintenance checks as the car gets older. Other priorities get in the way and money can be spent elsewhere, and the car’s running okay, so missing the odd oil… Read More »

The best choice for quality BMW service in Harrogate

August 6th, 2017

GT Service offers outstanding quality of BMW service in Harrogate, servicing all cars to their manufacturer’s recommended schedule. We have courtesy cars, collection and delivery, and while you wait services. Our brand new office in Harrogate has a selection of coffees and a kids play area, and is situated right next to Pannal train station,… Read More »

4 Car Repairs You Shouldn’t Try At Home

July 20th, 2017

Car repairs and replacements are a costly business, so much so, that the idea of DIY repairs is growing in popularity. Mechanically minded car owners may be tempted to fix the problem at home and save money than pay for professional help. The popularity of You Tube tutorials has taken off big time and even… Read More »

MOT Test Explained

June 30th, 2017

Once a car is over 3 years old, it will have to pass an annual Ministry Of Transport test (MOT) to prove it is roadworthy. An MOT must be carried out at an authorised test centre that displays an official blue sign marked with 3 white triangles. The test takes about an hour and costs… Read More »

Reasons To Buy A Mercedes Benz

May 1st, 2017

“The best or nothing” may seem like a rather pretentious slogan, but in the case of Mercedes Benz, it’s justified. Since Karl Benz created the first petrol powered car in 1886, Mercedes Benz has established a long and impressive history as leaders in innovation, performance and safety. Here are just some reasons why demanding buyers… Read More »

Common Porsche Problems That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

March 7th, 2017

Porsches don’t come cheap. So to ensure an ROI and to get the most out of your treasured vehicle, regular maintenance and specialist Porsche servicing are essential. Porsche has a good reliability reputation on the sports car circuit. However, like all makes and types, it does have certain niggles that you should be aware of.… Read More »

5 Reasons To Buy A Porsche 911

February 28th, 2017

When it comes to buying a sleek, sporty car that is practical as well as retaining that all important ‘wow’ factor, one of the first cars that comes to mind is the Porsche 911. Precision handling, power and speed contained within a classic curvaceous body fit the criteria for the more discerning adrenaline junkies, while… Read More »

Common Gearbox Problems

February 22nd, 2017

There are a number of signs that could indicate you’ll need to get your gearbox checked out by a professional gearbox specialist. Signs you may have a problem with your gearbox range from changes in sounds and movement to lack of performance when your vehicle feels ‘out of sorts’. The transmission both in manual and… Read More »