Car Mechanics is packed with essential advice on maintaining and repairing popular makes and models, covering vehicles from 3 years old to 30 years old, as well as looking at the whole motoring spectrum.
It’s an invaluable motoring resource that appeals to both the DIY car enthusiast at home and the more experienced motor trade professional.
Our current and back issues are below…
Car Mechanics August 2017£4.00
In this issue:
Learn the art of Welding!
- Choosing the correct welder
- Getting perfect welds every time
- Professional tips & techniques
- Step-by-step guide to repairing a damaged panel
- Welding helmets under £100 tested
Turbocharger upgrades – increase turbo power
Broken window regulators – solve typical problems
Renewing suspension – springs & dampers
VW Golf 1.6 FSI diagnostics
Radiator swap BMW 3-Series
Parts prices: Chrysler Voyager – Find bargain spares
Buying guide: Lexus I – Cheap luxury
DIY Servicing:Citroen C3 1.1 litre – Easy to maintain
Steer-by-wire…will it catch on?
PLUS! Your chance to WIN!
- Clarke Engine Cranes! TWO prizes worth over £449.
- Mightymig 90 Welder worth more than £200
AND 32 of your toughest car problems solved by our experts
Car Mechanics July 2017£4.00
Welcome to the July issue of Car Mechanics! Our lead feature this month takes an in-depth look at common-rail diesel fuel injection and keeping your system in optimum condition. We also look at the history of the manual transmission, valeting on a budget and the drawbacks of buying cheap replacement parts. Our BMW 118d project comes to an end and we get a full vehicle inspection of our Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI project. There’s buying advice for the Honda Jazz and a parts guide for 1980s/1990s Morgans. We change the clutch on a Peugeot 206 2.0 HDi, probe the diagnostics of the Fiat 500L MultiJet and give a full service guide to the Ford Transit Connect TDCi. Plus all of our regular columns and features.
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Car Mechanics June 2017£4.00
In this issue: Electronic Diagnostics made easy: 10 page special
- Simple solutions for complex problems
- How to use your multimeter to fix diagnostic issues
- Basic diagnostic readers tested and rated
- The 10 step electronic checklist
New project car: Mercedes E-Class V6 diesel estate for £3000
Cambelt change Ford Galaxy TDI
Parts prices – Ford Focus RS – find the best deals
Buying used – Renault Clio
Diagnostics – Skoda Octavia TDI investigated
VW Polo MkIV 1.2 litre petrol DIY servicing
Customise your exterior: popular choices for that personal touch
Retro Fit tyre pressure monitoring systems. 9 TPMS units tested
33 of your toughest car problems solved by our experts
Vauxhall special vehicle department
Win – Clarke pressure Washers
Win Hi Vis workshop trolley
Car Mechanics April 2017£4.00
In this month’s issue of Car Mechanics 35 of your toughest car problems solved by our experts.
Repairing alloy wheels, fixing cracks & flat spots, sorting corrosion, professional cleaning tips and advise on split alloys.
DIY service on Ford Focus 1.6-litre TDCi Mk3.
Fiat 500 – known faults & repair costs
Competitions to win: Clarke tool chests & Gunson digital multimeter.
Car Mechanics March 2017£4.00
In this issue:
Your chance to WIN! Clarke Portable arc welders – 4 prizes worth more than £364! AND a Gtechniq Master Detailing Collection worth £420!
Automated manual gearboxes. Single-clutch systems explained:
- How they work and what goes wrong
- Common fault codes and what they mean
- How to dismantle a Vauxhall EasyTronic
- Identifying different systems from Alfa to VW
Mini Cooper S – 31-step DIY service plan
Manifold decoke – improve performance
Diagnostics – Ford C-Max 2.0 TDCi scanned
Buying Used – Citroen Berlingo multispace saver
Parts Prices – Nissan 350Z V6 on a shoestring
Audi TT dismantle – how to strip a MK1 for parts in a day
Steering rack recon – stop the knocking with an overhaul
Private Parking Charges – know your legal rights!
PLUS 10 pages of your car problems solved by our experts!
Car mechanics February 2017£4.00
In this Issue:
WIN: Trolley jack & foot pump set worth more than £250!
Cost-effective upholstery repairs
DIY fixes and renovation tips for:
- Damaged fabric
- Cigarette burns
- Torn Carpets
- Scuffed & split leather
- Battery acid spills
PSA 2.0 16v HDi timing belt swap
Camshaft upgrades – gain more power
Car Mechanics January 2017£4.00
In this month’s issue a 9 page special on understanding all-wheel drive transmissions.
10 Bench vices on test. Clutch renewal Mazda MX-5, Bleeding Prius brakes, convertible hood window replacement and so much more.
Competition to win an infrared heater and Clarke Battery starter chargers.
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- Children's magazines (35)
- Classic Car Magazines (35)
- Craft Magazines (153)
- Cycling magazines (11)
- Entertainment (33)
- Gardening Magazines (26)
- Hobbies (78)
- Lifestyle (48)
- Match Of The Day (1)
- Motorcycling (51)
- Motoring (72)
- Science & Technology (20)
- Sport (30)
- Sports Programmes (5)
- Travel (10)
- Walking & Outdoors (28)
- Wedding magazines (14)