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  • What should you do if you are sold a damaged car?

    Overview Buying from a dealer - Full Consumer Rights When you buy a car from a car dealership or trader, your consumer rights are protected under law. There is ample recourse under law, and it is advisable to Buying from an Auction - Limited Consumer Rights If you have bought a car at an auction, you are bound by the...

  • Thinking of importing a car to Ireland? Here’s all you need to know

    Importing a Car From Japan to Ireland - All You Need to Know Japanese cars are popular all around the world, thanks to the reliability and durability they offer. What’s more, these cars are also typically available at an affordable price. Like many other countries, many residents opt for Japanese car imports in Ireland as well. If you are considering...

  • A quick guide on how to find the make and model of a car

    How to Find the Make and Model of a Car Unsure of how to find the make and model of a car? Whether you’re buying a car for yourself or purchasing auto insurance, knowing the make and model of your vehicle is vital. Here’s all you need to know about it. The make of a car typically refers to the...

  • What Is Good Mileage On a Used Car?

    While shopping around for a used car, people generally first look at the mileage or how many kilometres are showing on the odometer. This was more so during the eighties and nineties, understandably because cars were not as technologically advanced as they are at present. In the past, a car with a 100,000-mile reading was considered to be near the...

  • How to Check the Throttle Position Sensor with a Scan Tool?

    Throttle Position Sensor A good scan tool can help you test the throttle position sensor of your car. That’s very important because the throttle position sensor (TPS) is an integral part of the car’s fuel management system. If it fails, the car will lack power and might turn itself off. What is a Throttle Position Sensor? A throttle position sensor...

  • Short lock-down journeys could be killing your car battery?

    Short car journeys during the covid-19 lockdown could be killing your battery? Have you experienced some battery problems in the past few weeks? If so, this could be due to the lockdown? Most of us are using our cars far less now because of the lockdown and new rules on non-essential travel. If cars are left idle for extended periods...

  • The importance of child car seats

    First time guide to child car seats A parents number one priority is the safety of their child. With more and more accidents occurring so frequently on the roads it is imperative that parents take all measures to secure this safety. The best way to do this is to ensure you have a properly installed car seat. The Road Safety...

  • Car Buyers warned about Online Car Scam

    How to Avoid Being Caught in an Online Car Shipping Scam? Clare man almost defrauded of €6,580 in fake online car sale scam. Car history check experts, at MyVehicle.ie are warning the public to be very wary of an online car shipping scam that could potentially cost you thousands. Clare man, Frank was almost defrauded a few weeks...

  • Top-Tips To Avoiding Used Car Scams

    Avoiding Used Car Scams With so many used car scams out there, you have to really have your wits about you when searching for a second-hand car. Used cars are always a cheaper alternative to leasing a car and certainly far cheaper than buying a car. There are, though, some negative things we all need to watch out for when...

  • How to avoid a flood damaged car?

    Flood damage affected cars Ask anyone in the trade about “car flood damage cars and most likely they will say its almost impossible to repair them to a decent standard. Even car insurance companies avoid the Hassle of spending money on them in an effort to repair them, and so they simply write them off as a flood-damaged car. Modern...