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9th September 2016

Many motorists do not realise that they need to have their air conditioning re-charged. This is an important part of car maintenance and should be undertaken every two years if you wish to get the most out of your air conditioning system. Most vehicles are fitted with air conditioning as standard, but if you find that your air conditioning is failing to cool your car down on hot days, then it is...

11th August 2016

We are delighted to announce that Merityre Specialists have been awarded the TyreSafe Highly Commended Award for 2016. The 2016 TyreSafe awards were presented to companies, organisations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to raising tyre safety awareness. At Merityre Specialists, all of our team are dedicated to ensuring that your tyres are safe and we offer free tyre che...

26th July 2016

This summer Merityre Specialists are offering a FREE 8 point safety check to help you prepare your vehicle for any summer journeys. The summer holidays are a perfect opportunity to get away for a few days and many families will hit the road for a summer break, but before you do, it is important to check key elements of your vehicle to ensure you stay safe while travelling. Visit Merityre Special...

20th July 2016

Most cars are usually fit with summer tyres as standard and many motorists choose to switch over to winter tyres when the seasons change. Due to economic reasons, a lack of storage or not wanting to switch tyres over, more and more people are choosing to use all season tyres instead. Take a look at our guide to help you decide if summer or all season tyres would be best for you. What’s the diffe...

7th July 2016

Driving abroad can be a daunting experience with different laws, speed limits and traffic signs to contend with. A small amount of research beforehand, however, can make your journey a lot less stressful! Merityre Specialists have put together a guide on driving in Germany, Spain, Italy and France. We would recommend that you use this as a starting point and you should also research traffic signs...

17th May 2016

Fuel consumption largely depends on the type of car and journeys that you drive, but there are some changes that you can make that can help you to improve your efficiency and save money on fuel.   Car Maintenance Looking after your car and ensuring that all components are working smoothly can help to improve your fuel economy. This includes: Getting your car serviced regularly as this will e...

22nd April 2016

Why Do I Need an Air Conditioning Recharge Most vehicles are equipped with an air conditioning system as standard. Air conditioning systems are beneficial to drivers as they can cool your vehicle on hot days and help to de-mist your windscreen when it’s cold. Your air conditioning system is not usually checked as part of a routine car service, so it is important that you make an appointment to h...

14th April 2016

The dangers posed by wet weather driving are frequently underestimated but these conditions can be hazardous. Take a look at our tips for driving in wet weather to keep yourself safe on the road.   Prepare your vehicle Are you confident that your vehicle is ready to cope with a torrential downpour or a sudden rain shower? If not, here are the areas you should focus on checking: Windscreen Wi...

22nd March 2016

Planning to get away this Easter? Make sure your car doesn’t slow you down! Reduce the risk of a potential breakdown by following these helpful tips from Merityre Specialists before you head off on your journey!   Clean and Check your Car It’s a good idea to give the exterior and interior of your vehicle a full spring clean at this time of year. Winter can leave lasting damage to your vehicle,...

19th February 2016

A brand new Merityre Specialists has just opened in Wantage and is fast becoming popular for its great service and competitive prices. ​Located on Grove Street, our Wantage branch, previously Grove Street Tyres and Exhausts, is perfectly situated to serve the residents of Ardington, West Challow, Childrey, Grove and East Lockinge. Merityre Specialists Wantage stocks a huge range of tyres at comp...