Obviously you can't examine your car to the same standard as an actual garage, but a few simple checks will help you to identify some of the possible problem areas before taking your car for its MOT test.
Read this easy step-by-step guide, which includes some handy hints from Haynes themselves!
We have a huge range of workshop tools available, for the home mechanic as well as the professionals.
Whether you're looking to fill the gaps in your toolbox, kit out your garage or even find a gift for someone who likes to swing a spanner, our handy workshop tools buyer's guide can provide an introduction to some of the many tools we have on offer.
We know that finding the right car parts and replacing them yourself can be a bit daunting. That's why we offer a range of services from recharging air conditioning to replacing batteries at our stores, as well as advice if you need it.
Take a look at our motoring services video for more information.
Even if you're just doing simple DIY jobs around the house or car maintenance, you'll need some basic Ring garage equipment to get the job done. And professional mechanics might need a full set!
If you're faced with a DIY disaster or a flat battery, don't worry, we've got everything you could need at Halfords to get you back on track. From basic tool kits and extension leads to car tyre inflators and power packs, we'll sort you out.
If you're a professional mechanic wanting to update all your garage equipment or just looking for new overalls to spruce up your team, have a look around at Halfords.com or pop into your nearby store and we'll be more than happy to help.
We're here to make your life easier, so why not use our Click and Collect option or order online and if you spend over £30 we'll deliver to your home or business for free; it's that easy!