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DIY car maintenance in 5 money-saving steps

5 easy steps to saving money on your car this year! (Haynes How much they could collectively save a year by doing basic maintenance themselves: Number of The amount you could save by following these 5 easy steps: motorists in the UK: 650 C50 £50 31.0 £6.9 million billion £200+ a year* (O) Fit windscreen Fit new front wiper blades brake pads Having reliable brakes is essential to keeping you and your family safe on the road. Fitting new brake pads is not difficult providing you are patient and follow instructions Split, cracked or perished wiper blades will lead to an MOT test failure and should be checked much more frequently than once a year. But fitting new blades is a very simple task that can be carried out quickly and cheaply yourself. to the letter. O Garage would charge: £40+ O DIY cost: £10 O Time needed: Less than a minute! O Garage would charge: £80+ O DIY cost: £30 Time needed: 2 hours Potential saving: £30 Potential saving: £50+ E Change Engine oil and filter once a year. Fit new direction indicator bulb You wouldn't call an electrician to your house to change a light bulb - why get a garage to fit a new bulb to your car? How to change the light depends on the make and model, but most exterior The engine is the heart of your car, and it's essential that you look after it. Changing the engine oil is the single most important thing you can do to prolong engine life, and is easy enough to be done by anyone. light bulbs are easy to replace once you know how. O Garage would charge: £90+ O Garage would charge: £40+ DIY cost: £1.50 DIY cost: £20 O Time needed: 5 mins - 1 hour O Time needed: 30 mins Potential saving: £88.50+ Potential saving: £20+ Use a proper screen Your wash additive. People often try and save money on screen wash by using water, and although this will work pretty well during the summer months, that is not the case in the winter. Plummeting temperatures could cause the water in the washer reservoir to freeze and split the reservoir, so it is essential to buy potential saving: a screen wash additive with antifreeze. Cost to replace Pump: £30+ O DIY cost: £3.50 O Time needed: 2 mins £215+ Potential saving: £26.50+ With ManualsOnline it's now easier than ever before to perform repairs and maintenance to your car with Haynes wherever you are. Simply subscribe to the manual you want for £25 a year or £30 for life and access via your PC, mobile or Tablet. Haynes is now available via: (Haynes For our Hardback Manuals http://www.haynes.co.uk To subscribe to ManualsOnline http://uk.haynes.com *The costs of car maintenance can vary greatly and are dependent on the make and model of your car and the garage charges. The stats above are estimates to illustrate how much could be saved if you did maintenance yourself rather than taking the car in to a mechanics. 5 easy steps to saving money on your car this year! (Haynes How much they could collectively save a year by doing basic maintenance themselves: Number of The amount you could save by following these 5 easy steps: motorists in the UK: 650 C50 £50 I 0 0 0 0 31.0 £6.9 million billion £200+ a year* (O) Fit windscreen Fit new front wiper blades brake pads Having reliable brakes is essential to keeping you and your family safe on the road. Fitting new brake pads is not difficult providing you are patient and follow instructions Split, cracked or perished wiper blades will lead to an MOT test failure and should be checked much more frequently than once a year. But fitting new blades is a very simple task that can be carried out quickly and cheaply yourself. to the letter. O Garage would charge: £40+ O DIY cost: £10 O Time needed: Less than a minute! O Garage would charge: £80+ O DIY cost: £30 Time needed: 2 hours Potential saving: £30 Potential saving: £50+ E Change Engine oil and filter once a year. Fit new direction indicator bulb You wouldn't call an electrician to your house to change a light bulb - why get a garage to fit a new bulb to your car? How to change the light depends on the make and model, but most exterior The engine is the heart of your car, and it's essential that you look after it. Changing the engine oil is the single most important thing you can do to prolong engine life, and is easy enough to be done by anyone. light bulbs are easy to replace once you know how. O Garage would charge: £90+ O Garage would charge: £40+ DIY cost: £1.50 DIY cost: £20 O Time needed: 5 mins - 1 hour O Time needed: 30 mins Potential saving: £88.50+ Potential saving: £20+ Use a proper screen Your wash additive. People often try and save money on screen wash by using water, and although this will work pretty well during the summer months, that is not the case in the winter. Plummeting temperatures could cause the water in the washer reservoir to freeze and split the reservoir, so it is essential to buy potential saving: a screen wash additive with antifreeze. Cost to replace Pump: £30+ O DIY cost: £3.50 O Time needed: 2 mins £215+ Potential saving: £26.50+ With ManualsOnline it's now easier than ever before to perform repairs and maintenance to your car with Haynes wherever you are. Simply subscribe to the manual you want for £25 a year or £30 for life and access via your PC, mobile or Tablet. Haynes is now available via: (Haynes For our Hardback Manuals http://www.haynes.co.uk To subscribe to ManualsOnline http://uk.haynes.com *The costs of car maintenance can vary greatly and are dependent on the make and model of your car and the garage charges. The stats above are estimates to illustrate how much could be saved if you did maintenance yourself rather than taking the car in to a mechanics. 5 easy steps to saving money on your car this year! (Haynes How much they could collectively save a year by doing basic maintenance themselves: Number of The amount you could save by following these 5 easy steps: motorists in the UK: 650 C50 £50 I 0 0 0 0 31.0 £6.9 million billion £200+ a year* (O) Fit windscreen Fit new front wiper blades brake pads Having reliable brakes is essential to keeping you and your family safe on the road. Fitting new brake pads is not difficult providing you are patient and follow instructions Split, cracked or perished wiper blades will lead to an MOT test failure and should be checked much more frequently than once a year. But fitting new blades is a very simple task that can be carried out quickly and cheaply yourself. to the letter. O Garage would charge: £40+ O DIY cost: £10 O Time needed: Less than a minute! O Garage would charge: £80+ O DIY cost: £30 Time needed: 2 hours Potential saving: £30 Potential saving: £50+ E Change Engine oil and filter once a year. Fit new direction indicator bulb You wouldn't call an electrician to your house to change a light bulb - why get a garage to fit a new bulb to your car? How to change the light depends on the make and model, but most exterior The engine is the heart of your car, and it's essential that you look after it. Changing the engine oil is the single most important thing you can do to prolong engine life, and is easy enough to be done by anyone. light bulbs are easy to replace once you know how. O Garage would charge: £90+ O Garage would charge: £40+ DIY cost: £1.50 DIY cost: £20 O Time needed: 5 mins - 1 hour O Time needed: 30 mins Potential saving: £88.50+ Potential saving: £20+ Use a proper screen Your wash additive. People often try and save money on screen wash by using water, and although this will work pretty well during the summer months, that is not the case in the winter. Plummeting temperatures could cause the water in the washer reservoir to freeze and split the reservoir, so it is essential to buy potential saving: a screen wash additive with antifreeze. Cost to replace Pump: £30+ O DIY cost: £3.50 O Time needed: 2 mins £215+ Potential saving: £26.50+ With ManualsOnline it's now easier than ever before to perform repairs and maintenance to your car with Haynes wherever you are. Simply subscribe to the manual you want for £25 a year or £30 for life and access via your PC, mobile or Tablet. Haynes is now available via: (Haynes For our Hardback Manuals http://www.haynes.co.uk To subscribe to ManualsOnline http://uk.haynes.com *The costs of car maintenance can vary greatly and are dependent on the make and model of your car and the garage charges. The stats above are estimates to illustrate how much could be saved if you did maintenance yourself rather than taking the car in to a mechanics. 5 easy steps to saving money on your car this year! (Haynes How much they could collectively save a year by doing basic maintenance themselves: Number of The amount you could save by following these 5 easy steps: motorists in the UK: 650 C50 £50 I 0 0 0 0 31.0 £6.9 million billion £200+ a year* (O) Fit windscreen Fit new front wiper blades brake pads Having reliable brakes is essential to keeping you and your family safe on the road. Fitting new brake pads is not difficult providing you are patient and follow instructions Split, cracked or perished wiper blades will lead to an MOT test failure and should be checked much more frequently than once a year. But fitting new blades is a very simple task that can be carried out quickly and cheaply yourself. to the letter. O Garage would charge: £40+ O DIY cost: £10 O Time needed: Less than a minute! O Garage would charge: £80+ O DIY cost: £30 Time needed: 2 hours Potential saving: £30 Potential saving: £50+ E Change Engine oil and filter once a year. Fit new direction indicator bulb You wouldn't call an electrician to your house to change a light bulb - why get a garage to fit a new bulb to your car? How to change the light depends on the make and model, but most exterior The engine is the heart of your car, and it's essential that you look after it. Changing the engine oil is the single most important thing you can do to prolong engine life, and is easy enough to be done by anyone. light bulbs are easy to replace once you know how. O Garage would charge: £90+ O Garage would charge: £40+ DIY cost: £1.50 DIY cost: £20 O Time needed: 5 mins - 1 hour O Time needed: 30 mins Potential saving: £88.50+ Potential saving: £20+ Use a proper screen Your wash additive. People often try and save money on screen wash by using water, and although this will work pretty well during the summer months, that is not the case in the winter. Plummeting temperatures could cause the water in the washer reservoir to freeze and split the reservoir, so it is essential to buy potential saving: a screen wash additive with antifreeze. Cost to replace Pump: £30+ O DIY cost: £3.50 O Time needed: 2 mins £215+ Potential saving: £26.50+ With ManualsOnline it's now easier than ever before to perform repairs and maintenance to your car with Haynes wherever you are. Simply subscribe to the manual you want for £25 a year or £30 for life and access via your PC, mobile or Tablet. Haynes is now available via: (Haynes For our Hardback Manuals http://www.haynes.co.uk To subscribe to ManualsOnline http://uk.haynes.com *The costs of car maintenance can vary greatly and are dependent on the make and model of your car and the garage charges. The stats above are estimates to illustrate how much could be saved if you did maintenance yourself rather than taking the car in to a mechanics. 5 easy steps to saving money on your car this year! (Haynes How much they could collectively save a year by doing basic maintenance themselves: Number of The amount you could save by following these 5 easy steps: motorists in the UK: 650 C50 £50 I 0 0 0 0 31.0 £6.9 million billion £200+ a year* (O) Fit windscreen Fit new front wiper blades brake pads Having reliable brakes is essential to keeping you and your family safe on the road. Fitting new brake pads is not difficult providing you are patient and follow instructions Split, cracked or perished wiper blades will lead to an MOT test failure and should be checked much more frequently than once a year. But fitting new blades is a very simple task that can be carried out quickly and cheaply yourself. to the letter. O Garage would charge: £40+ O DIY cost: £10 O Time needed: Less than a minute! O Garage would charge: £80+ O DIY cost: £30 Time needed: 2 hours Potential saving: £30 Potential saving: £50+ E Change Engine oil and filter once a year. Fit new direction indicator bulb You wouldn't call an electrician to your house to change a light bulb - why get a garage to fit a new bulb to your car? How to change the light depends on the make and model, but most exterior The engine is the heart of your car, and it's essential that you look after it. Changing the engine oil is the single most important thing you can do to prolong engine life, and is easy enough to be done by anyone. light bulbs are easy to replace once you know how. O Garage would charge: £90+ O Garage would charge: £40+ DIY cost: £1.50 DIY cost: £20 O Time needed: 5 mins - 1 hour O Time needed: 30 mins Potential saving: £88.50+ Potential saving: £20+ Use a proper screen Your wash additive. People often try and save money on screen wash by using water, and although this will work pretty well during the summer months, that is not the case in the winter. Plummeting temperatures could cause the water in the washer reservoir to freeze and split the reservoir, so it is essential to buy potential saving: a screen wash additive with antifreeze. Cost to replace Pump: £30+ O DIY cost: £3.50 O Time needed: 2 mins £215+ Potential saving: £26.50+ With ManualsOnline it's now easier than ever before to perform repairs and maintenance to your car with Haynes wherever you are. Simply subscribe to the manual you want for £25 a year or £30 for life and access via your PC, mobile or Tablet. Haynes is now available via: (Haynes For our Hardback Manuals http://www.haynes.co.uk To subscribe to ManualsOnline http://uk.haynes.com *The costs of car maintenance can vary greatly and are dependent on the make and model of your car and the garage charges. The stats above are estimates to illustrate how much could be saved if you did maintenance yourself rather than taking the car in to a mechanics.

DIY car maintenance in 5 money-saving steps

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Perform these 5 simple maintenance tasks on your car this year and you'll save over £200 that would have been spend on garage fees.

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