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Most products are seasonal in one way or another, and there is always a better time to buy. For some things, it is obvious – get your central heating oil in summer when demand is low, and it will be cheaper – but for others, less so.
Everybody knows that modern cars are a world away from what we were driving around in 20 or 30 years ago in terms of reliability. While past generations carried a tool kit as a matter of course and accepted breakdowns as an inevitable part of motoring, today’s cars are extremely unlikely to let us down.
When it comes to publicising a new car and creating exactly the right brand image, what could be better than a celebrity endorsement? Done well, the answer is “almost nothing,” and this is why it has been such a popular method of promotion within the industry since time immemorial. Of course, the phrase “done well” is quite a caveat, and if things do not go quite to plan, then the answer rapidly changes to “almost anything.”
With the passing seasons, the challenges on the roads can vary dramatically. Britain is famous for its ever-changing weather, and while we are always inundated with warnings about safe winter driving, there is a whole different set of risks that you need to take into account during the summer months.
It’s normal for older cars to have starting problems, but it’s very annoying when your car isn’t starting. Here are five important checks to do when your car won’t start.