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10 of the most reliable family cars

Leading vehicle warranty providers, Warranty Direct, claim to have found the ten most reliable family cars. They studied the data of 30,000 of their policies linked to family cars, and came up with a list...
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The most common causes of car breakdowns

Breakdowns are an inevitability of the road. It doesn’t matter how new or old your car, not everything runs perfectly forever. And there are some causes of breakdown that are more common than others. That’s...
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How to wash your car: The dos and don’ts

Cleaning your car is a straightforward task, right? Soap, water, and a little elbow grease, and Bob’s your uncle! Well, not quite. If you want your car to look as good as possible there are a few dos...
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Drive safe during the festive season: part 2

In part one we began to look at some of the ways in which you can keep yourself and other road users safe during the cold winter months and the festive season. Driving at night is never fun, but we gave...
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Drive safe during the festive season: part 1

It may only be October, but with just less than nine weeks until Christmas it’s time to start preparing for the festive season. No, we’re not talking about buying gifts and planning parties; we’re...
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How to stay safe behind the wheel in the dead of night

Driving at night is hell. It’s dark, we’re tired, high beams are glaring in our eyes. Why would anyone want to hit the road late at night? Well sometimes it’s just unavoidable. But night...
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New UK car sales reach a 10-year high this September

The UK new car sales industry is currently booming, boasting an all time high in 10 years, thanks to a positive surge in economic reconstruction and a high demand for the all new 64-plate. In September...
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4 super simple ways to beat road rage

Nearly every driver has suffered a fit of road rage at one point. Someone cutting you up, a cyclist in the middle of the road, people indicating the wrong way – it can all be a little frustrating....
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Crash course – what to do if you’re in an accident

While the amount of accidents on the road is decreasing year by year they’re still a very real risk for anyone travelling on the road. Travelling by car remains one of the most dangerous modes of transport...
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13 essentials to keep in your car

When you’re behind the wheel of a car there are multitude of things that could go wrong; a breakdown, an accident, you could become lost – so it’s important that you’re prepared for any such eventuality....
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3 vehicle checks to make before a long journey

If you mainly use your car to commute to work and back, and pick up the shopping at the weekend then a long journey might be just what it needs! When your car is running, the alternator charges the battery...
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How to prepare your car for winter

The winter months are particularly harsh on vehicles. Temperatures drop and road conditions worsen making your daily commute a whole lot more challenging. If you want to ensure the safety of yourself and...
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7 insurance myths – what you should know

Car insurance can be a real nightmare; with a number of traps to fall into and a lot of widely believed myths; it can make finding the right one a real challenge. So to help we’ve put together a list...
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4 apps that every driver should have

From predicting the weather to contact friends, smart phones make life a lot easier. But communication and weather apps aren’t the only things your smart phone can provide; they make driving easier too. With...
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You will not belive how many cars are written off in the UK a minute!

Take a look at how many cars get written off with our interactive graphic! A ‘write-off’ is an accident many of us can’t afford. Our cars are important to us; we use them every day to get to work,...
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Save over £1000 a Year on Your Vehicle [Infographic]

Costs of everyday items are rising and with the average cost of a vehicle in 12 months alone being £3,800 we give you some top tips on how to reduce these motoring costs - allowing you to pocket some...
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Used Car Sales Statistics [Infographic]

The car market has been up and down lately - with increases in new cars year on year. Used cars are by far the most cost effective solution to owning a vehicle nowadays, with Ford's being the most popular...
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Best New Cars of 2014 Infographic

This year has been a real treat for all you fellow cars lovers out there! So many great models have been released, and guess what, we still have many to come throughout the remainder of 2014. Take a...
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New car technologies in the pipeline that you thought only existed in sci-fi

New car technologies in the pipeline that you thought only existed in sci-fi If you thought that ‘intelligent’ cars that make their own decisions and act of their own accord were things of the far...
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In the event of a breakdown - Part 2

In the event of a breakdown - Part 1 Breaking down on the motorway is very dangerous and can be a scary experience, so it’s important that you know prior to it actually happening what the safest way...
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In the event of a breakdown - Part 1

If your car is going to break down you can almost guarantee that it will choose a time that is not only unexpected but also extremely inconvenient for you. So don’t let your vehicle catch you out!...
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Movie Cars & Crashes [Infographic]

Have a look at our graphic on some of the most popular cars from the movies.
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What should I do with my problem car? [Infographic]

Want a run-down on what you should do with your problem car? Take a look at our infographic
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5 reasons you should sell your damaged car to us

It’s hard enough trying to sell a car in perfect working order, never mind if the vehicle is plagued with faults. We know how difficult it can be to get rid of an unwanted car at Sell Your Problem Car...
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Sell your damaged car in easy steps

We’ve covered a number of blogs about common faults found on specific makes of cars at Sell Your Problem Car and we have decided to give you extra support if you are experiencing problems with your vehicle....
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Mazda major issues

In this blog we're going to look at common problems with Mazdas, in particular the 6 series and what types of issues they have had since their launch. Age is important if you buy a Mazda 6 Most of...
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Maserati mess-ups

Continuing with our ‘common faults’ blogs we have picked the Maserati marque this time around. Maseratis are beautiful cars to look at but they are also known to have a few faults so it just goes to...
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Common faults to look for with a Dacia Duster

One of our earlier blogs looked at potential problems to look for when you drive an Alfa 156 so we thought we’d continue in a similar fashion at Sell Your Problem Car with a sneak peak at issues that...
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Common faults to look for if you drive an Alfa Romeo 156

There are some makes and models of cars that are renowned for reliability issues and sadly, if you own an Alfa there’s a good chance your little slice of Italian pedigree will let you down at some point...
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In the news this week...

Next-gen SUVs from Mitsubishi All at once, Mitsubishi have unveiled three new concept cars, teasing us with a few very dark and mysterious promo shots. The new SUVs show the latest direction Mitsubishi...
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In the news this week...

Ford's Facebook Car Ford has launched a limited edition version of its EcoSport, with orders for the vehicle being taken through the social networking site, Facebook. It costs £16,995 and only...
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Six tips for safe winter driving

Earlier this year we covered how to stay safe when driving during the summer months. Well, it’s now the middle of September and the weather’s taken a turn for the worse. The days have been getting...
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In the news this week...

Discovery Facelift Land Rover’s ever popular and ever reliable practical off-roader, the Discovery, has been given a new lease of life. The redesigned front bumper, updated headlights and new grille...
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The Frankfurt Motor Show: the hottest concepts

This week it’s all about concepts. Ahead of September’s Frankfurt Motor Show, big name manufacturers have been keen to generate a bit of buzz by unveiling their latest concepts. So let’s take a...
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Improve your MPG with our top 6 hypermiling tips

Hypermiling refers to a number of driving techniques that can be employed to improve your car’s fuel efficiency - and in the last few years, its popularity amongst Britain’s drivers has greatly increased. So...
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In the news this week...

In the news this week... Porsche pay Facebook tribute Porsche have celebrated reaching 5 million Facebook followers by granting their fans the chance to collectively design a new Porsche 911. Offering...
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Avoidable mistakes: 5 things you didn’t realise were damaging your car!

Avoidable mistakes: 5 things you didn’t realise were damaging your car! Sometimes we just have to own up to the truth: we were in the wrong. We scratched the alloys because we’re no good at parallel...
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5 tips to prolong the life of your car

5 tips to prolong the life of your car Here at SellYourProblemCar we come across expensive-to-fix car problems all the time. Some are caused by road accidents, and others because of unforeseen engine...
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In the news this week...

Crisis over F1 tyre safety Severe tyre blowouts suffered by four drivers at last weekend’s Silverstone GP have left drivers and teams concerned over the safety of the sport. Silverstone is...
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‘Why won’t my car start?’ – The 7 most common reasons for engine failure

Car engines are complicated pieces of engineering, so there could be a whole host of issues responsible for preventing your car from starting when you put the key in the ignition. But some engine problems...
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In the news this week...

José Froilán González dies, aged 90 Argentine Formula 1 driver, José Froilán González - the man behind Ferrari’s very first Formula 1 victory – has died this week, aged 90. The son of a...
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Five of the worst cars ever made

Every year we see some spectacular cars being produced; cars which push at the boundaries of the automotive industry and lead the way forward, inspiring new generations of designers. But alongside the...
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In the news this week...

Mercedes in trouble? Louis Hamilton’s hopes for winning this year’s F1 Championship could have been dashed – not by careless driving, but by his team, Mercedes, after allegations of an illegal...
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The 5 worst 'DIY' car maintenance mistakes you could possibly make...

Taking the time to maintain your car is a good sign. It shows a dedication to getting the best possible performance form you car and to keep it running safely and smoothly. But sometimes - whether it's...
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In the news this week...

Lamborghini's 'Grand Tour', and an outrageous new concept unveiled Lamborghini wouldn't be Lamborghini if it didn't celebrate its 50th anniversary in flamboyant Italian style. On May 8th, 350 Lamborghinis...
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How to spot transmission failure: 4 deadly signs to look out for

The gearbox is one of the most complicated pieces of machinery inside your car. It also happens to be one of the most expensive to repair and replace. Gearbox issues can be fatal, so knowing what to...
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Six tips for safe summer driving

With darker and shorter days, and all that ice and snow on the roads, you'd be forgiven for thinking that winter was the most hazardous driving season. But as it turns out, it isn't the case. When the...
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Five common car selling mistakes - and how to avoid them

Very few people get good at selling cars. Unless you're a car salesperson, chances are you'll only sell a handful of cars over the course of your driving lifetime - but that's no excuse for not going...
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In the news this week...

BMW goes electric This year is set to be a big one for BMW as they look to crack the electric car market with the new i3, their first electric car. Showcasing their electric 'supermini' with...
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New car debuts ahead of the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show

This year's Shanghai Motor Show takes place later in April. With not long to go before the international exhibition opens its doors, we've seen a number of big name, high-profile debuts and some interesting...
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Why selling your Cat D damaged car is harder than you might think

So you've been involved in an accident. Your car's been damaged, your insurance has declared it a Cat D write off and you've been left with a long list of expensive repairs. What do you do? A lot of...
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Sent to auction! 8 of the most famous cars from film and television history

Before we're old enough to think about taking our driving test, most of us long to drive and own the cars made popular in the films and television shows we grew up watching. Here at WeBuyAnyDamagedCar...
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This week in the news... Peugeot Hybrid Air launched at Geneva

Peugeot Hybrid Air launched at Geneva One of the most interesting unveilings at this year's Geneva Motor Show was the new Peugeot Hybrid Air - a car that promises to really shake things up in the...
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Are you a bad driver? 7 of the worst driving habits to fall into...

Would you pass your test if you retook it today? Back in 2009 Kia Motors UK conducted an experiment. In a bid to raise awareness of driving standards they challenged experienced drivers to retake their...
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Geneva Motor Show 2013 special from WeBuyAnyDamagedCar..

Geneva Motor Show 2013 opens for business One of the year's most important events on the motoring calendar, this year's Geneva Motor Show gets underway from the 5th March. Highlights from the show will...
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The 3 most costly car faults and how to spot them..

Sometimes car faults can be fixed. Sometimes you just book your car into the garage and, a couple of days later, it's fit to drive. Other times you won't be so lucky. Problems that lead to damage or complete...
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BMW recalls over 700,000 cars Worldwide due to electrical faults

German car giant BMW has just announced plans to recall various models in its 1 and 3 Series range. The recall could affect cars manufactured from March 2007 up to July 2011 and sold in North America,...
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New 2013 Range Rover Sport Reveal & Mini Acrobatics????

Things are hotting up as we're getting closer to the big reveal of the all-new 2013 Range Rover Sport. Range Rover's latest is expected to closely match the specifications of the new 2013 Range Rover,...
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Ferrari - the world's most powerful brand?

In a new survey conducted by Brand Finance Global 500, Ferrari has topped the lot, being named the strongest brand in the world. The survey takes into account a whole host of things, including the average...
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Driverless RobotCar for UK's roads?

Some of us don't even trust our friends to drive, so we're not entirely sure how Google's self-driven car has managed to fare so well in its bid for road-legal status over in America. Google's car - which...
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Why a damaged car can cost you more than a write off: the trouble with Cat C vehicles...

Sometimes, car owners get lucky. When they crash their vehicle, they damage it so badly that it's no longer fit for the road and sent straight to the scrap yard - they're able to make a clean break and...
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WeBuyAnyDamagedCar's - Latest car news round up....

Nominees Announced World Car Awards have recently announced the top finalists for the 2013 World Car of the Year, as well as the World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the year...
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Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Drivers

Are you struggling to find something to buy a car driver a Christmas present? As the festive period gets into full swing you may be swamped by special offers and seemingly fantastic gift ideas and this...
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Weekly Motoring News 19th December 2011

Whoops, we're a couple of days late with the news this week but hey. we had a lot of Christmas shopping to do.....Anyway, with only five more sleeps until the big day we have again sourced some more...
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What is a Category C Damaged Car?

What is a Category C damaged car? When a car is involved in an accident or otherwise damaged in the United Kingdom, insurance companies will examine the car's condition and assign it a rating based on...
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Weekly Motoring News 10th December 2011

Welcome to another weekly round up of some of the more bizarre, but also informative, from the wonderful world of the motorcar: As you may have heard, the world's most expensive shunt occurred in Japan this...
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Weekly Motoring News 3rd December 2011

The festive season is finally here and we've got some real "crackers" this week for you (sorry). So, gear yourselves up for another round-up of the weeks more interesting motoring clips and stories...
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Weekly Motoring News 26th November 2011

Another fun filled week on the on the web and here are a few of the most interesting or crazy stories we've found for your enjoyment...... Two American muscle cars showing off on Thanksgiving - bet they...
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Weekly Motoring News 20th November 2011

Week three of our weekly round up of some of the best stories from around the web. Hope you enjoying it so far :-) The law has been changed to help insulin treated diabetic drivers the chance to drive...
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What Are Dual Mass Flywheels And Why Do They Cause So Many Problems?

Dual mass flywheels (DMFs) are used on standard manual transmissions to reduce the torsional vibrations that occur when shifting. Without the DMF, there was a higher chance of long-term damage due to excessive...
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Weekly Motoring News 12th November 2011

Welcome back to our second edition of 'Weekly Motoring News'. These are just some of the many stories that caught are our eye over the past week from the worldwide interweb. Hope you enjoy!   Absolutely...
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Weekly Motoring News 5th November 2011

There are so many stories and news items published every day that it's hard to keep up with everything sometimes. So, we thought we'd bring you some of our favorite and most informative stories from this...
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3 good reasons to make money from your written off car

When an insurance company decides whether they will repair a car or write it off they are only looking at two numbers. They look at the cost to repair it and the worth of the car if it was in good condition....
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Why Is My Exhaust Smoking?

When you purchase a damaged car, you may have an issue with smoke coming out of the exhaust pipe. To know how to remedy the problem, know what the different types of smoke mean: o White Smoke This...
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What Are The Signs of a Flood Damaged Car?

A flood damaged car is a car with problems that are waiting to happen. For instance, rust can start overnight but take years to actually start showing through the paint and electrical problems are intermittent...
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Car Manufacturers recall Volvo S60 and Lexus RX350

This year two popular cars, the S60 Volvo and the Lexus RX350, are being recalled. The Volvo recall will affect the units sold between May of 2006 and May of 2007. This will include over 8.000 cars. The...
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What Kind of Damage Can Make Your Car a Write Off?

This is a tough question that can often be answered by more questions; how much do you love your car? How much did the car cost you, therefore is it worth repair? Do you have the money for the repair?...
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Why has my engine seized?

If you are in the unfortunate situation where you have to ask yourself why your engine seized, you may be in more trouble then you think - a seized engine is a serious problem with no easy solution. This...
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Make Money by Selling your Damaged Car

When it comes to cars they often suffer more damages and repairs than most people anticipate. Cars that always break down or constantly suffer from one problem or another can be disconcerting and stressful....
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Help! My Head Gasket Has Blown!

TZ2P7BGXJNM3 Cars often bring great joy to their owners. The thrill of the open road, the excitement of driving along a scenic coastline, and the pleasure of singing along to your favourite tunes while...
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BMW 5 Series Turbo Problems

The BMW series 5 has been in production for nearly forty years now and is BMW's second highest selling car model after their 3 series. Despite the fact that is second to the series 3, it actually represents...
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