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Driving hints and tips

AA Rescue guide to checking and replacing your car’s wiper blades

Here AA Patrol, Alfie Coyne, provides a simple guide on how to check and replace your car’s wiper blades.

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Advice for Detecting worn brake pads with AA Car Servicing

During our AA Car Servicings, where an AA Mobile Mechanic comes to you to service your car at a time and place of your choice, worryingly worn brake pads are one of the most common vehicle faults detected.

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Guide to checking your engine oil

Firstly, make sure that your car is on level ground. It’s also best to check your vehicle’s oil levels when the car is cold. Next open your car bonnet to locate the oil dip stick, which can be found in most cars, with the exception of a few modern makes and models of cars.

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Preparing your car for long term storage

What you need to do with your car depends on how long your vehicle will be left in storage. As a guideline, we've broken it down to 'up to a month', 'one to three months', and 'more than three months'.

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