Three in four drivers are not confident about performing even the most basic car maintenance, according to a new study.
Research by comparethemarket.com found that 76% of UK drivers admit there are no car maintenance tasks they feel confident conducting themselves
Changing a tyre (27%), checking brake level fluid (21%), and changing oil (24%) are the car maintenance tasks Brits feel the least confident performing themselves
|Rank||Task||Percentage||Number of UK drivers who don’t feel confident carrying out the task|
|1||Changing a tyre||27%||11,392,317|
|3||Checking brake fluid levels||22%||8,993,503|
|4||Checking tyre tread depth||13%||5,440,312|
|5||Changing your windshield wipers||12%||5,264,290|
Read the full study, including tips from mechanics on how to avoid being overcharged for a car maintenance service.