The ACCUK Motoring Blog

Here at ACC UK Ltd, we like to bring you handy hints and tips on how to maintain your Volvo or Toyota and how to save money on your annual car running costs. We also like to keep you informed of changes to laws relating to driving and car ownership.

Don't Ignore Clutch issues

  • Friday, June 14, 2019
The blog this week is about not ignoring warning signs that you may have an issue with your clutch on your Volvo or Toyota. They wont suddenly fix themselves!  Read more...

ACC UK Ltd Announced As Finalists - The Motor Trader Awards 2019

  • Friday, June 7, 2019
ACC UK Ltd are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted a finalist at the upcoming Motor Trader Awards 2019 in the Independent Garage of the Year category.  Read more...

Check Your Car Radiators Every Month...

  • Friday, May 31, 2019
The blog this week is about checking your Toyota or Volvo car radiator monthly. A faulty radiator can result in a repair bill costing hundreds of pounds of damage. Read on to learn more:  Read more...

Why Should I Service My Car Regularly?

  • Friday, May 24, 2019
The blog this week is about the importance of servicing your Volvo or Toyota regularly. Servicing your car is not something that you HAVE to do such as an MOT. There is no legal requirement for you to perform regular servicing.  Read more...

Spark Plugs Explained

  • Friday, May 17, 2019
The blog this week is about the spark plugs in your Volvo or Toyota. Read on to find out more. Spark plugs are part of the engine that need to be maintained and changed when necessary. Spark plugs are extremely important. The longevity of your spark plugs in your Volvo or Toyota could be any Read more...

Your Timing Belt/Cam Belt

  • Friday, May 10, 2019
The blog this week is about ensuring that you adhere to the manufacturer recommended timing belt/cam belt change. Read on to find out more: Your timing belt/cam belt helps to run many of the fundamental parts of your car, including the vehicle’s engine, alternator, air conditioning system a Read more...

Does My Car Need An Air Con Service?

  • Friday, May 03, 2019
The blog this week is about how to tell if your Volvo or Toyota needs an air con service (/car-servicing). With the temperatures starting to rise and the British summer starting to emerge its time to see if your air con is working correctly. Our blog today will tell you how you can identify whet Read more...

My Car Won't Start – Could It Be Your Carburettor?

  • Friday, April 26, 2019
The blog this week is about one of the many reasons that your Toyota or Volvo may not start. This week we will concentrate on the carburettor (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carburetor). It is worth noting that modern cars will not experience this problem as they are not fitted with a carbu Read more...

Spring Has Arrived!

  • Friday, April 19, 2019
The blog this week is about some of the driving hazards during spring. We have put together some tips to keep you and your family safe. Read on to find out more: Well Spring has officially arrived, however with it comes all sorts of driving hazards and differing weather conditions!  Read more...

My Car Won't Start: Are You Using The Correct Oil?

  • Friday, April 12, 2019
The blog this week is about common problems regarding why your Volvo or Toyota wont start. In this blog we will concentrate on your the oil that you are putting in your Volvo or Toyota. Read on to find out more: During the colder weather your oil can become thicker because the cold viscosit Read more...

My Car Won't Start: Could It Be Your Battery?

  • Friday, April 05, 2019
One of the most common reasons that your Volvo or Toyota wont start is usually the battery. Do you know how old your car battery actually is? Especially during the winter months your car battery is put under a lot of strain. At 0 degrees F a car battery can lose about 60% of its strength at 32 d Read more...

My Car Won't Start: Could It Be Your Starter Motor?

  • Friday, March 29, 2019
The blog this week is about common problems regarding why your Volvo or Toyota wont start. In this blog we will concentrate on your Starter Motor. Read on to find out more: So what is a starter motor? Your starter motor in your Volvo or Toyota is an electrical device used to start an intern Read more...

My Car Won't Start - Could It Be Your Fuel System?

  • Friday, March 22, 2019
The blog this week is about common problems regarding why your Volvo or Toyota wont start. In this blog we will concentrate on your fuel system. Read on to find out more: If you are having problems starting your Volvo or Toyota or you find it feels like it is stuttering when you go to accel Read more...

Common Exhaust Problems

  • Friday, March 15, 2019
The blog this week is about common problems you may encounter with the exhaust system on your Volvo or Toyota. One of the most common issues with any exhaust system, regardless of the make and model of your vehicle, is corrosion. Over time corrosion of the metal will occur because of rain, s Read more...
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