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We leave our diesel vehicles stored for up to six months with the tanks full to avoid condensation pollution. We're considering changing one of them to a PHEV (Lexus or Volvo) but worry that petrol will...
My car has been laid up on the drive for three months because I have been in hospital. I have now been discharged but am not allowed to drive. We are heading for the worst weather of the winter, probably,...
We have a Toyota Yaris Hybrid and the handbook states that if the car is not driven for a lengthy period, the electric battery will gradually discharge. There appears to be no way round this. We will be...
I have to take my 2018 Volkswagen Polo (petrol) off the road for 6-months minimum. I have read about battery trickle chargers and wonder what type I should purchase. Also, should I take any other action...
My son wishes to store Land Rover Freelander for several weeks in a barn. The local garage has told him to disconnect his fully charged battery but I have advised against this as this procedure could upset...
I've been advised not to drive anymore, but I have an immaculate, low mileage V6 Rover 75. My plan is to back it out of the garage, perhaps every couple of weeks and let the engine run for 10-15 minutes....
I do not expect to use my car for another three weeks due to the coronavirus lockdown. It has already been stored in the garage for three weeks. I'm following your guidelines regarding over-inflating tyres...
My elderly aunt has decided that she no longer wishes to drive. She has a 25 year old Mini she has had from new with low mileage. The insurance expires in May and the tax in November. The car is kept in...
I have read your various articles on storing a car during self-isolation (12 weeks in the case of my wife and me), and I note your recommendation about connecting a trickle charger. Please could you expand...
My Toyota Prius (17 reg) is mainly used for short runs, up to about 35 miles.This has never caused me any problems, however, in the present times, l feel it is likely to be used even less. We're in our...
 

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