Car maintenance

Inflating a car tyre
How to maintain your car during lockdown

Car maintenance

5 November 2020

If you need to keep your car off the road, find out how to store it, your legal responsibilities, maintenance tips, and how to get back on the road.

A car reverse light
What is ABS? Anti-Lock Braking Systems explained

Car maintenance

8 October 2020

Our handy guide to ABS explains exactly what Anti-Lock Braking Systems are, how effective they are and how you can check if your car has one.

A steering wheel
Seven causes of summer car breakdown and how to solve them

Car maintenance

27 July 2018

From low oil pressure to soft tyres, summer can exacerbate underlying car issues. Here are some common problems to look out for and how you can resolve them.

A mechanic working on a tyre
The new MOT test: what’s changing in 2018?

Car maintenance

14 May 2018

With 70% of us not up to speed on the new MOT test, AXA breaks down what's changing in 2018 and what the new MOT test will mean for you.

Checking the tire pressure
Taking care of your tyres

Car maintenance

20 March 2018

Advice on tyre care and maintenance to maintain tyre safety and performance throughout the year.

Under the car bonnet
How to put water in your car's radiator

Car maintenance

20 March 2018

Car engines lead a hard life, so it’s very important to keep enough water in the radiator to cool down those fast-moving, high-performing components.