Tips to make your tyres last longer

Our tips to make your tyres last longer While we don’t routinely fit tyres at Hampton Motors, we do have relationships with some reputable local suppliers who can replace tyres at our workshops. This means we can offer impartial advice and tips to make your tyres last longer With run-flat tyres being standard fit on my new cars, manufacturers have double or … Read more

Free car battery check

car battery fitted and tested in hampton

The battery fitted to your car is designed to store electricity when your engine is off. In addition, it provides the massive power required to start your engine from cold. The amps required can be anywhere from 300-1000 amps. Batteries can last up to five years, depending on climate,  battery type, and driving conditions. The AA reports batteries as one of the most common causes of breakdowns. How do I know when my battery needs replacing? Sometimes your engine might not make the usual sound when your engine ‘turns over’. It might sound slower than it usually does, which can indicate that it’s struggling and beginning to fail. However, more … Read more

Prepare your car for winter driving this Christmas

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More breakdowns occur in winter than any other time of year, according to the AA. So read our tips to prepare your car for winter driving and limit your chance of breaking down. Freezing temperatures and icy conditions can play havoc with cars.  Also, driving conditions are likely to be challenging so its best be even … Read more

Tips for Servicing and Maintaining Your Car

Owning a car is very much a relationship in itself. Whether you get your license at 17, or later on in life, the freedom and ability to drive anywhere at any time makes the world a much smaller place. But unless you’re lucky enough to have a new car, you will need to take an annual … Read more