How To...

The how to section is here to help you make the most out of your vehicle. Through useful tips and tutorials, we aim to provide you with relevant and handy information about your car.

Information on Tyres & How to Check your Tread Depth

Our technician talks through some important information about tyres at tread depth. Remember the minimum legal tread depth is 1.6mm covering the whole tyre. It could take you 13.7 metres longer to stop if your cars are at the legal limit!



How to Check and Top-up your car's Engine Coolant

Another of our useful videos, this time concerning the engine coolant.​

Useful winter tips from Wessex Garages >

How To Check Your Cars Windscreen Wiper Blades and Screen Wash

Learn how to take make sure that our wipers are taken care of.

Useful winter tips from Wessex Garages >

How To Check and Top-Up Your Cars Engine Oil Levels


Keeping the ​oil in tact helps for the smooth running of your vehicle. Make sure that you know how to do it by watching the following video.


Useful winter tips from Wessex Garages >

How to de-ice your car


Be prepared for those frosty mornings with these handy tips from Wessex Garages.


How to de-ice your car >

How to drive in poor visibility


Be prepared for driving in poor visibility caused by low sun and road salt with these handy tips from Wessex Garages.



How to drive in poor visibility >

How to Use Bluetooth Audio Streaming - Nissan Connect


In this 'how to' video watch a step by step guide to using bluetooth audio streaming for the Nissan Connect system.​​


How to Use Nissan Bluetooth Audio Streaming >

How to use Voice Recognition - Nissan Connect


In this 'how to' video watch a step by step guide to using voice recognition via bluetooth for the Nissan Connect system.


How to use Nissan Voice Recognition >

How to pair your mobile via Bluetooth to your Hyundai


Pairing your mobile to your Hyundai might prove harder than expected. Learn how to do it here.


Pair your mobile via Bluetooth to your Hyundai >

How to pair you mobile via Blue & Me to your Abarth


 A short video showing how to pair your phone via Blue & Me to your Abarth by our Digital Sales Executive Darryl.​


Blue and Me for Fiat & Abarth >

How To Pair Your Phone Via Bluetooth - Kia


Watch this video and discover how to connect your phone with your car via Bluetooth.


Pair your phone to your KIA via Bluetooth >

How to save on fuel


Some useful tips on how to be more efficient with your fuel.


How to save on fuel >

How to use a DC rapid charger


If you have an electric car and use the Ecotricity electric highway then this is for you! In this video Robert Llewellyn shows you how to charge your DC electric vehicle. Cars such as the NIssan Leaf and ENV200 use this form of charging. 


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How to use a AC charger​


​If you have an electric car and use the Ecotricity electric highway then this is for you! In this video Robert Llewellyn shows you how to charge your AC electric vehicle. Cars such as the Renault Zoe & Twizy use this form of charging.​


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How to/Where to charge your electric car in Cardiff​

If you live in Cardiff and own an electric car or maybe you're thinking of buying one you're probably wondering where you can charge it?

This short video from Wessex Garages will show you all the places to charge an electric vehicle at. It will even show you were they are located as well as the one's that are free to use!​


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How to active Fiat UConnect


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​Uconnect LIVE - How to activate Fiat's in-vehicle connected services​.


How to active Fiat UConnect >

How to reserve a car online​


Find out more about the advantages of reserving a vehicle online with Wessex Garages and follow the step by step guide.​


How to reserve a car online​ >

How low can you go on a charge


What happens when you run a Nissan Leaf beyond it's range capabilities?
How low can you go?
Find out in Matt's week 7 blog "To Zero....and Beyond !"


How low can you go on a charge >

How to charge a Nissan LEAF


Week 9 of Matt's video blog of owning and using the 100% electric Nissan LEAF.

Adopting the style of public service announcements from a bygone era, Matt gives us a step by step guide on how to charge an electric car.​


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How to Pair your Nissan Bluetooth



In this 'how to' video watch a step by step guide for pairing a mobile/cell phone to the Nissan Connect in-car Bluetooth system.


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