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5 ways to check that your car tyres are healthy

5 ways to check that your car tyres are healthy

All vehicles big and small have one thing in common and that’s their tyres. Tyres are often overlooked but they are one of the most vital parts of keeping your car healthy. They hold your car up and keep it off the road, not to mention carry the weight of your car and its passengers. Over time car tyres can wear down and sometimes even puncture, but what can you do to keep yours in top condition? At R G Motor Services, we’ve rounded up five things you can do to check the health of your car tyres, to help you out. 1.The tread depth testBy law, your tread depth should be at least 1.6mm although experts recommend having a tread depth of at least 3mm. The reason for this is because a car takes around two car times longer to stop when the car’s tyre tread is at least 3mm. You can check your tread depth by checking the Tread Wear Indicators (TWI) which can be found by running your finger across the main tyre groove. TWIs are small raised notches …

5 Signs my Car needs a Service

5 Signs my Car needs a Service

It can be very frustrating and costly when you run into car problems, especially if you use your car on a daily basis. Ensuring that your car is maintained properly is essential. Car manufacturers recommend having your car serviced at least once a year. If you’re aware of what signs to look out for, this will help avoid a massive bill or getting stuck at the side of the road. 1. Warning light has appearedThese should be your first sign if there is a problem. Take your car to RG motors in Grimsby for a diagnostic check as soon as possible if a “check engine” light appears on your dashboard. Don’t panic, there are many reasons why the light has appeared. A simple diagnostic check is essential to finding the problem. In some cases, your car will notify you when your service is due by displaying a service light – usually in the shape of a spanner. You shouldn’t become worried by this light but instead book a service online at RG motors. Try not to ignore it for…

Preventative maintenance

Morning drivers

Today's Blog is educating car owners on software updates and why it can be detrimental to your vehicles up keep.Just like your smart phone, or computer your car has advanced capabilities,
 Picture the scene your favorite gadget or app has started to become very slow and glitch,
you get an update on the latest software and hay presto your app is back on form and your loving it.
same thing with your car but unlike your phone updates are only carried when the car is the garage and plugged into a computer, yes manufactures are working on cloud based updates so this can be happening any time with out you even knowing it, but until then please
 visit www.rgmotors.co.uk
Happy driving Ryan