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Haynes unveils range of pocket manuals for kids
Haynes has unveiled a range of six new kid-friendly miniature manuals. Making the perfect gift for birthdays or Christmas or the ideal pocket money treat, the books cover a range of exciting topics...
How to decode your car's VIN
Every car has a VIN, which stands for Vehicle Identification Number, to make it unique. It’s that long, seemingly nonsensical collection of letters and numbers that makes sure your car can be...
How to jump-start a car
Just as the battery in your laptop or smartphone eventually loses its mojo, so does your car battery. And unless it's fighting fit, it won't be able to supply enough juice for your starter...
How to check your car's shocks for wear
Keeping the ride pleasant on your car is the work of a double act. You have the springs of course, but then you have the shock absorbers, which… well, they absorb shocks. Without them the car would...