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"Always excellent service"
"Motorserv were utterly fantastic, sorting out my wife's MOT as a matter of urgency in order to get the car ready for us to be able to attend an unexpected appointment later the same day. I simply cannot fault the work, the establishment, or the professionalism and attitude of the staff. We will definitely be bringing our cars back in the future."
"Big improvement on last service carried out, quality and timescales excellent"
"competent service, found £12.30 expensive rear number plate light bulb change ,MOT test excellent value."
Great 1st Time Experience
"MOT completed very promptly after dropping the car off and advisories communicated with options about what I wanted to do. Opted to get all work completed by Fergussons and happy with what was done."
"First time used will use them again"
"Friendly staff, no hassle changing the booking to the following weekend after my plans changed last minute."
great friendly service
"quick and efficient"
When you’re trying to find the right garage in Alston for your car’s service, it’s good to be able to see all your options quickly and easily. BookMyGarage will show you 1 trusted garage in and around Alston for you to choose from based on proximity, opening hours, price, service and more.
How do you choose a garage for your service?
What is the first thing you do when it’s time to choose a garage for your annual service? Do you just pick up the phone to the garage you’ve been using since you first drove a car - even if it’s miles out of Alston - because that’s what you’ve always done? Do you ask friends for their recommendations? Or do you compare prices, speed and quality of service, and feedback for all the garages in and around Alston? While this might seem the most systematic approach, it is also the most time-intensive. But BookMyGarage lets you do just that and book in your service with your chosen garage online at the same time.
When should you get your car serviced?
Not sure when your car service is due? Check your owner’s manual in the first instance, as it depends on the make, age and mileage of your car. Sometimes the last garage which serviced the car leaves a sticker on the inside of the driver’s door as a further reminder. As a rule of thumb, your car should have a Full Service every 12 months (or 12,000 miles) and a Major Service every two years (or 24,000 miles). It’s really important to take your car for regular services, for both the smooth running of your vehicle and to make matters straightforward when you sell it on. If you frequently make trips beyond Alston and generate a high annual mileage, consider an Interim Service every 6 months (or 6,000 miles).
What are common repairs your car may need?
The cambelt (or timing belt) is a very important component that regulates the operation of your car engine. If it breaks, it can cause expensive damage, so when it comes to the cambelt prevention is better than cure. This crucial part of your engine will have an inbuilt lifespan. Varying from make to make, some manufacturers suggest replacement at 40,000 miles, others are said to last as long as 110,000 miles. Check your owner’s manual for your specific car. Some tell-tale symptoms that your cambelt might be wearing out include erratic engine behaviour at around 2000 - 4000 RPMs, or your exhaust suddenly starting to expel more smoke than usual. This is an indicator that your engine is struggling and under duress - time to click on BookMyGarage and find a great Alston garage at the right price.
What do you need from your garage?
We all have different needs, and choosing a garage is no different. For some of us, it’s the quality of the overall service which matters most; not just the work that’s done under the bonnet, but the human interaction that comes with it. BookMyGarage allows you to compare Alston garages on everything from their waiting room refreshments or whether having your toddler in tow is going to be a problem, to how clearly the staff can explain the work your car requires.
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