Smile Servicing Blog - Car Tips and Maintenance

Summer is here! Caring for your car during summer months

Tips and tricks for preparing your car for the summer holidays Summer has arrived! And that means it’s nearly time for the summer holidays. Whether you’re going on a road trip to the beach, to see family or to a festival, your car will be a hot spot (literally) this summer. Before you head off … Continued

New Speeding Fines and What it means for you

New Speeding Fines – Smile Servicing  4 things you need to know about the new speeding fines in England and Wales Last month the law for how speeding crimes are punished changed in England and Wales. Speeding penalties are now a lot stricter and you might even have to pay up to 150% of your … Continued

5 Ways to Avoid being a Drowsy Driver

5 things you can do to avoid driving when tired Stay safe on the roads with Smile Servicing Between managing a career, family and social life it can seem somewhat impossible to get a decent night’s sleep. It feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day especially if we add driving into the equation. … Continued

Your Annual MOT Test

MOTs explained and why every vehicle needs one Smile Servicing’s guide to your annual MOT test   You might not get your vehicle serviced regularly as it isn’t a legal requirement, although it is highly recommended in order to make sure your vehicle is working properly. New cars get MOT tested by law for the … Continued

Car Service History

What is a car service history and why do you need one? The Smile Servicing guide to getting your car’s service history Smile Servicing recommend getting a full car service once a year, or every 10,000 miles but every car is different and that’s why it’s important to know about your car’s service history. Every … Continued

How to check your car battery

Understanding how your car battery works The Smile Servicing guide to car battery maintenance You’ve probably clicked on this blog wondering if you’re going to need a new car battery? Well, let us explain. A car battery operates a number of important functions in your car and keeps it moving. If your car battery didn’t … Continued

Motorist Winter Checklist

Motorist Winter Checklist Smile Servicing & Repairs, Portsmouth: Our Must-Read Winter Drivers’ Guide Now that winter is on the horizon, it’s critical that you prepare your car for the colder months. As many as 20% of drivers fail to make any checks, at all, in other months, and even in winter only half of these … Continued

Winter Air Conditioning

Winter Car Air Conditioning Smile Servicing & Repairs, Portsmouth – Some Expert Advice on Your Car Air Conditioning This Winter Most people only use their car air conditioning system during summer – however, these vehicle owners could well be damaging the vital components of their air con system without even realising. Here we explain why, … Continued