AA patrol podcasts

Video guides for safer driving and to help with simple maintenance tasks

With the AA's video podcasts, you can carry our 100 years of motoring experience with you wherever you go

With the AA's video podcasts, you can carry our 100 years of motoring experience with you wherever you go

With the AA's video podcasts, you can carry our 100 years of motoring experience with you wherever you go.

You can download a single video by clicking on the download links below.

To view the downloaded video you will need the Quicktime player.

Checking your coolant

(With AA Patrol Nick Evers)

Overheating can cause real damage to your car's engine. This simple guide shows how to keep your coolant at an optimum level and ensure your car doesn't overheat.

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Checking your engine oil

(With AA Patrol David Macintyre)

One thing you definitely don't want to run out of is engine oil. It can cause severe and lasting damage to many different parts of your car. This guide shows how to correctly maintain your oil levels to ensure your vehicle runs smoothly.

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Changing a wheel

(With AA Patrol Iain Gillespie)

In 2006, the AA was called out to over 400,000 flat tyres. This step-by-step guide shows you how to simply, and safely, change a wheel on your car.

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Winter driving

(With AA Patrol Nick Evers)

There's more to driving in winter than slippery roads. This guide covers driving tips, what to keep in your car and what to look out for when driving in potentially treacherous, cold conditions.

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Changing a wiper blade

(With AA Patrol Steve Evans)

Keep visibility to the maximum when you drive, with a clean, clear windscreen. This guide explains how to check your wiper-blades, replace them if necessary and ensure your windscreen wash remains topped-up to the correct level.

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Summer driving

(With AA Patrol David Macintyre)

It may seem like the safest time of year but summer brings its own set of motoring issues. This guide demonstrates how to prepare for a journey which may include hours sitting in a traffic jam or struggling with an overheating engine.

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Preparing for a journey

(With AA Patrol Jonathan Apsee)

Advice on what to take with you on a journey.

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Loading your car

(With AA Patrol Scott Illman)

At best, a badly loaded car can obstruct your all-round field of vision. At worst, it can affect the handling of your car and turn badly positioned objects into potentially deadly missiles. This guide shows how to prepare your car securely when travelling fully laden.
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Driving abroad

(With AA Patrol Nick Evers)

This guide contains useful information on preparing to drive abroad, including details on mandatory driving requirements for certain countries.

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(4 November 2011)