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In autumn, one of the biggest causes of breakdowns is a fault to do with the car´s electrical system or the battery.

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This is actually a continuation from the summer months, although engine overheating is also a common problem in the summer, but more than half of the recorded faults dealt with by the roadside are related to the car´s battery.

Often, the problem is age related and the fact that the battery has simply discharged. This is a common consequence of high temperatures.

Between the months of June and September, there are more roadside recoveries than any other time of year, partly due to the increase in traffic, as well as the damage caused by high temperatures.

The advice is to thoroughly check your vehicle on a regular basis, keep electrical use to a minimum when the engine isn´t running, and, above all, have your vehicle checked by a qualified mechanic on a regular basis.


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