We go in search of the finest bitesize advice to help you take care of your car, from changing wipers to moving your car when breaking down
2 October 2015

Busy lives means finding time to give your car the proper care and attention it deserves becomes more and more difficult. So we’ve set out to make things easier for you by getting down to basics and asking experts for their bitesize guides to car maintenance. 

We have zigzagged the country, talking to the master technicians at Ford Motorcraft centres throughout the UK. The result is everything you need to know about keeping your car safe, clean and purring in nine handy, short videos. So now you’ll have time to do the ironing, check Facebook and look after your car.

We find out how to change your lights, what warning signs to heed when inspecting underneath your car, how to react safely to a break down, the best way to remove any mess left behind by angry birds and plenty more. 

From turning your steering to a lock position to check the tread on your front tyres, to replacing windscreen wipers with the click and rotate method, we’ve got everything covered – giving you more time to relax after taking care of your car.

Head here to check out the bitesize tips videos.

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