Car maintenance explained by the experts - How to Guides

Looking for answers on 'How to' undertake some of the maintenance tasks required to keep your vehicle in tip-top working order? Well look no further…our handy ‘How To’ articles offer step-by-step guides for anything from changing a headlight bulb, or checking the rotation of a tyre, to identifying a Run Flat tyre against a Non-Run Flat tyre – whatever task you need assistance for, you can trust in Protyre’s expert ‘How To’ guides to provide the solution. 

Easter Activities for All: Having Fun at Home this Bank Holiday Weekend

The Easter Bank Holiday weekend is fast approaching. Normally people up and down the country would be loading up the car and preparing for a weekend away visiting family or going for a day out by the coast. But this Easter weekend will be far from normal due to the outbreak of COVID-19, however that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of activities to keep yourself or your family entertained at home the whole weekend long.
 
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Find Out If Your Car Tyre Is the Cause of Vibration

Causes of vehicle vibrations range from the merely irritating to the potentially fatal. The possible causes are numerous, but the most probable are easy to put right.
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Flat Tyre: How to Check for a Slow Tyre Puncture

Most drivers never give their tyres a second thought, apart from the occasional check to see whether the pressure is correct; however, the safety of you and your passengers depends heavily on your tyres being fit for purpose. 
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How To Avoid Part Worn Tyres

As amazing at it seems, your car is only in contact with the road surface through a very small area when compared to the size of the car itself - each tyre has a contact area approximately the size of your hand. This small area is critical to the control you have over your vehicle but is often ignored.
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How to calculate wheel load rating

Every tyre has a tyre load rating, or load index, printed on its sidewall. This is a code that specifies the maximum weight a tyre can safely carry under a range of standard conditions. These conditions include its inflation pressure and the speed at which the vehicle might travel.
 

 

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How To Change A Bulb (Headlights, Rear Lights, Interior Lights)

Much like light bulbs in your home, the one in your car blow from time to time. They are cheap and usually quite simple to replace. Below are quick and simple sets of instructions for replacing your headlights, rear lights and interior lights.
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How to Change a Tyre?

Changing a tyre is a safe and simple process if you follow the steps below.
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How to change a wheel on your car

No matter how much care you take, it's inevitable that at some point during your driving career, you will experience a puncture. In some cases, you will still be able to drive your vehicle to the nearest tyre facility for repair or replacement, but what about those occasions when the tyre is simply too flat to continue? 
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