If you're beloved motor is under warranty then, when servicing or repair is needed, you take it to your dealer. Older cars though still require maintenance and it's worth thinking about a bit of DIY. If you got a garage or at least a secure base outside then there are plenty of jobs that are easier than you might think - with the right tools, obviously. Here we've selected those nifty must-haves for your tool box that you might well have thought you didn't need. Pick a day when it isn't raining (ha!) and save ££££s.
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When servicing brakes these clamps will help avoid losing precious brake fluid during the process. The best ideas are always simple. Useful for any number of jobs.
When winter comes the first port of call has got to be the radiator and that all-important antifreeze. With this gizmo it's a simple job to check that the coolant is up to standard. Much cheaper than a frozen, seized engine!