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Is Your Vehicle Winter-Ready?
PUBLISHED: 19/10/2020

The colder months are on their way and there's no better time to start preparing for the inevitable chilly mornings and iced-up windscreens! We've put together our top tips to help keep your car running through the winter and beyond. Check your battery Cold weather plays havoc with car batteries! Not only does it make it harder for th...

Busting EV Powertrain Durability Myths
PUBLISHED: 14/10/2020

Our Warrantywise Reliability Index data shows that common-held scepticism surrounding EV powertrain durability and longevity is unfounded. Both Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 offer similar levels of reliability to their parent brands’ ICE models.Our data shows that EV powertrains are robust and reliable over time with only fractional number of EV powertr...

The New 70-Plate Registration Has Launched!
PUBLISHED: 02/09/2020

Vehicles first registered between 1st September 2020 to the end of February 2021 will feature the brand new ‘70’ registration plate. Here’s everything you need to know about the new plate and what it could mean for your current car warranty… In the UK, vehicle number plates change twice a year – on 1st March and 1st September – a...

Top 10 Least Reliable Used Car Makes and Models
PUBLISHED: 29/05/2020

Nobody wants to fall in love with their next used car, only to realise that it is completely unreliable and is going to try and empty their bank account with endless unexpected faults and breakdowns! So we have revealed the top 10 least reliable used car makes and models, so you will be in the know when it comes to shelling out your hard-earned ...

Top 10 Most Reliable Used Car Makes and Models
PUBLISHED: 28/05/2020

When it comes to buying a used car, there are often a range of factors that are taken into consideration, such as price, mileage, engine size, and even colour. However, there are few factors more crucial than reliability. After all – no one wants a car that is constantly breaking down and spending more time with mechanics than with you! Below,...

6 Essential Fluids That Keep Your Car Healthy and How to Maintain Them
PUBLISHED: 09/04/2020

Did you know that your car uses 6 essential fluids in order to keep it running efficiently? Engine oilCoolantPower steering fluid Brake fluidTransmission fluid Windscreen washer fluid Cars need regular maintenance and it's the fluids that often need the most attention. They play a huge role in keeping your vehicle running as smoothly as pos...

The Petrol and Diesel Car Ban: Are You Ready to go Electric?
PUBLISHED: 25/02/2020

The UK Government has announced their intention to bring forward a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040 to 2035, and they have also added hybrids to the ban list. With transport accounting for almost a quarter of the UK’s CO2 emissions, it’s easy to understand the push for more eco-friendly transport solutions as we strive t...

The UK's Top 10 Best-Selling Cars of 2019
PUBLISHED: 07/01/2020

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed the top ten best-selling cars in the UK for 2019. The Ford Fiesta is still in top spot as the most popular car in the country with over 70,000 registrations, followed by its rival, the Volkswagen Golf. Overall, new car sales were down by 2.74% in 2019, with annual registrations fall...

How to Bleed a Radiator - Household Maintenance Tips | Warrantywise
PUBLISHED: 30/07/2019

  Why do I need to bleed my radiators? If you find that your central heating hasn’t been making your house as toasty and warm as it used to, or your radiators make strange gurgling sounds when you turn your heating on – it may be time to bleed your radiators. Over time, radiators can develop ‘cold spots’ which are essentially trapped ...

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