Car maintenance

Midsection of man refueling car at petrol station
Oops, wrong fuel: what to do in the event of a misfuel

Car maintenance

1 March 2022

Have you put the wrong fuel in your car? Don’t worry, it’s more common than you think. Read our guide to find out what to do.

Car driving down urban street in rain
A brief guide to car headlight bulbs

Car maintenance

28 February 2022

Halogen, Xenon, or LED lights? The world of car bulbs can be confusing. Read our guide and learn how to get on the road when the sun goes down.

Snow on car windscreen
How to get your car winter ready

Car maintenance

10 November 2021

Winter is on the way. So here are a few tips to get your car ready for cold, wet and icy weather.

A female mechanic working on an engine
How to change your car’s oil

Car maintenance

7 November 2021

Changing your car’s oil yourself isn’t as difficult as you might think. Take a look at AXA’s step-by-step guide on how to do it.

Man plugging charger into his electric car
Electric car breakdowns: what you need to know

Car maintenance

13 October 2021

Though it happens less often, electric cars still break down. Luckily, AXA is here to help you understand the ins and outs of electric car breakdowns.

Mechanic working on the underside of a car
How often should I service my car?

Car maintenance

9 September 2021

We want to keep you on the road for many miles of safe, happy motoring. Check out our guide to help you understand how often you should service your car.

Man holding catalytic converter
What is a catalytic converter?

Car maintenance

24 August 2021

What is a catalytic converter in a car? What does it do? Read our handy guide for information on different types of catalytic converters, repairs and protection from theft.

Jumper cables attached to an engine
Charging your car battery with a trickle charger

Car maintenance

19 January 2021

Charging a car battery is usually straightforward. Read our guide to charging yours safely and efficiently.

A car jack propping up a car
Car maintenance checklist

Car maintenance

5 November 2020

Check out our ultimate car maintenance checklist to find out how to keep your car running smoothly.