MAINTENANCE

 

The most important thing you can do to reduce the risk of breakdown is to get your car serviced to the manufacturer's schedule and specification.

Beyond regular servicing the following simple checks will help you to enjoy safe, worry-free motoring.

Tyres * Toolkit * Engine oil * Water * Wipers * Screenwash * Windows * Lights * Bodywork *

   BRAKES & BATTERIES   
      

 

Checking the condition of your car battery and battery charging system is a service available at our garage.

This simple but effective test, which includes checking the charging system, voltage output and the charging rate of the battery will indicate whether a battery failure is imminent.

 

To ensure your brakes are always at their best, book in for a free brake check.The aim is to provide the best possible advice to help you restore the condition and efficiency of your braking system to as near the manufacturer’s original specification as possible.

 

 

      CAR SERVICING

 

 

We offer you a choice of ways for us to service your vehicle. You can choose from either an oil and filter change, service as required, Interim or Full Service or now you can choose the appropriate manufacturer service.

 

Why have a manufacturer service?

  • If you are keen to follow the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule.
  • It maintains your car’s warranty.
  • It’s specific to your car’s age, make, model and mileage.
 
 
All vehicle services are priced up individually due to all cars requiring different grades of motor oil.  
 
We feel this unique pricing system is fair to all customers.
      TYRES & EXHAUSTS
 
What do I need to know about UK tyre law?

UK law requires that your vehicle is fitted with the correct type and size of tyre for the vehicle type you are driving and for the purpose it is being used. This means fitting the right tyres and for safety ensuring that they are inflated to the manufacturer's recommended pressure.

The legal limit for minimum depth of the tread on your tyres is 1.6 millimetres, across the central ¾ of the tread around the complete circumference of the tyre.

For safety reasons it is recommended that you replace your tyres before the legal limit is reached. Many vehicle manufacturers recommend replacing at 3 millimetres.

A regular check of your tyres can help you to avoid 3 penalty points and £2,500 in fines (per tyre) for having tyres worn beyond the legal minimum limit on your vehicle.

 

A healthy exhaust system is critical if you are to maintain the health and welfare of the vehicle occupants, a quiet smooth running engine and optimum fuel efficiency. If you have any concerns regarding the health of your vehicles exhaust system then call a book a free check over.

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