If you’ve decided not to take advantage of the government’s scrappage scheme for cars and still have an old banger to contend with this summer, how about a free vehicle health check?
ATS Euromaster is offering free pre-holiday inspections for cars of all makes, models and ages at its 450 UK service centres.
Anyone can take advantage of the offer – even company-car drivers – and there’s no obligation to get repair work done at the garage. The 15-minute inspections include a detailed look at the condition and pressure of your , as well as a visual check of the front brakes, battery, exhaust and shock absorbers.
Free car checks
ATS Euromaster’s group operations director Chris Hufflett said: ‘With travel pundits warning less people will be jetting off this summer, it is widely anticipated that more families will be packing up their cars and enjoying lower-cost holidays around the British Isles.
‘For these holidaymakers the last thing they want is to break down at the side of the road with a car full of excited kids and a boot jam-packed with luggage. On a hot summer’s day it can be a miserable, not to mention dangerous, experience and one which can often be avoided by letting a professional spend a few moments checking your car before you set off.’
To avoid breakdowns, motorists should keep an eye on their tyre condition. Which? has put together a guide to checking tyres for problems, and also has advice on choosing the . We’ve tested hundreds of makes and models to reveal the that offer excellent value for money.
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