How to restore cloudy car headlights


Most modern headlights have a polycarbonate plastic cover rather than glass to protect the delicate bulbs and lenses inside
Car Clinic: Is there a better tyre sealant than the one supplied with the Mazda6?

Car Clinic: Is there a better tyre sealant?


I’ve not had good reports about the tyre sealant supplied with my Mazda6. Is there a different spray that would not mean the tyre needed...
Car Clinic: How can I add aftermarket high-intensity lights to my car?

Car Clinic: How can I add high-intensity lights?


Q. How can I add high-intensity lights to my Ford Mondeo?
I’ve just attended a speed-awareness course and now want to set up my TomTom sat nav to warn me when I am exceeding the speed limit. Can I do this and how?

Car Clinic: Speed camera alerts on a TomTom


Q. I’ve just attended a speed-awareness course and now want to set up my TomTom sat nav to warn me when I am exceeding the speed limit....
Car Clinic: Will connecting my car's 12v battery to a charger while I'm away damage the electrics?

Car Clinic: Will battery charger damage electrics?


Will the electrics in my Ford Focus be harmed if I connect the battery to a charger when we go away this winter?
Can I change the 18in tyres on my Ford S-Max Titanium X Sport to get a softer ride?

Car Clinic: Changing wheel size for a softer ride


Can I change the 18in tyres on my Ford S-Max Titanium X Sport to get a softer ride?
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Where can I buy parking sensors that don't make an...


Q. I have a new Skoda Superb estate and am looking for some front parking sensors that do not make an irritating sound. Any suggestions?
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Are bonnet-mounted car mascots illegal?


I’ve bought a 2006 Jaguar X-type with a “leaper” mascot on the bonnet. Some people say it’s legal, others that it isn’t. What’s the position?
10 great gifts for a petrolhead dad this Father's Day

10 great gifts for a petrolhead papa this Father's...


Stuck for inspiration this Father's Day? Not sure what to buy for the man who has everything (car-related)? Then read on: Driving has done the legwork...
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What you need to know before changing the size of the...


Changing the wheel and tyre size of your car affects more than just the look of the vehicle — fitting huge wheels and tyres à la Pimp My Ride...
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My locking wheel nut key was stolen — how can I get...


I recently had my locking wheel nut key stolen (along with a small quantity of money) while I was unloading my Mercedes...
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What are the benefits of 'normal' tyres over low-profile...


Q. I drive a Peugeot 207 fitted with low-profile tyres. I’m considering replacing them with “normal” tyres. Will this give me quieter running...
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Are xenon headlight conversions legal?


Can I replace the standard headlights on my Vauxhall Astra Elite with xenon versions?