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MOT not complete
"MOT started sometime mid afternoon but was immediately halted due to discovered damaged on multiple tyre rims. These are being rectified before MOT and Service can be done."
"Kept informed and friendly staff"
"Great job done from start to finish with top quality workmanship and great staff."
Great repairs & service
"Kept me informed and quick, on-time and priced ok - cant ask for more"
very good service
A busy garage
"As far as I can tell, the work expected was done. The engine fault light no longer appears."
Couldnt ask for better
"Having used before was so impressed that I will always wait until I am working in this area if my car needs work. Love the ability to book online - fantastic options for collection/loan car - on this occasion came to my workplace to collect and dropped back off with no hassle bang on time. No issue with taking on extra request at short notice. All at very reasonable price."
Carried out as requested
"Very happy with service. Friendly staff."
"Good value and good time keeping. Good value and time keeping."
Not keept informed
"Actual service was top quality. Unfortunately I was told Imperial Cars will notify me in due course when MOT+Full service is ready which did not happen. I dropped my car at Chertsey Service at 8.30 am and only after sending them a quick email at 4.30 pm did I recieve a one liner telling me to come and pick it up. I feel this can definetly improve!"
"Quality of staff and service received was very good, and very accommodating when I needed to amend my appointment."
You need a garage in Barrow-in-Furness for your service but you don’t know where to start looking. With BookMyGarage, you’ll find 3 garages in Barrow-in-Furness, rated by other car owners and with fixed prices for work. Choose the date, time and price that are best for you then click to make your booking online.
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 Barrow-in-Furness - 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 Barrow-in-Furness? 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.
Do you know when your car needs a service?
When do you need to take your car in for a service? The general recommendation is that your car has a Full Service every 12 months (or 12,000 miles) and a Major Service every couple of years (or 24,000 miles). That said, the make, model, mileage and age of your vehicle will all affect how often it needs a service. Your owner’s manual is a good place to start to make sure you’re getting your car serviced when you should. You should also think about having an Interim Service every 6 months (or 6,000 miles) if you're covering long distances beyond Barrow-in-Furness on a regular basis, or you know your car has some issues.
What are common repairs your car may need?
Have you ever returned to your usual parking place to find a suspicious dark stain where your car was parked overnight? Take action fast as engine oil leaks should not be ignored; there’s a danger of potential engine damage or failure if your engine runs low on oil. If the liquid is dark brown or yellow, and it feels slippery or greasy, it is probably motor oil. A pink or red slippery liquid could be automatic transmission fluid, while green or orange liquid with a sweet smell is most likely antifreeze (watch out for pets and young children around this one as it’s highly toxic). A clear, oily liquid could be power steering fluid. Whatever it is, get the car checked by a trusted garage. Typical costs of repairing a leak are hard to give as the reason could be something simple such as a worn seal, or it could be a sign of a major issue with your engine. Use BookMyGarage to find the most suitable garage in Barrow-in-Furness for your needs.
How can you save money (and the environment) while you drive?
As every garage owner will tell you, there are some tried and tested ways to cut down on your petrol costs (and consumption) while you’re out and about in Barrow-in-Furness or beyond. One is to shut your windows. If you can hear that wind noise in your car it’s costing you more to drive. This is because the car becomes less aerodynamic and has to work harder to motor along. Removing a roof rack will improve your fuel efficiency for the same reason. Another useful tip is to combine short trips into one; each time you drive after your car has been parked for a while the engine will be cold and need to use a lot more fuel for the first 5 miles or so. If you do one trip from school drop-off to supermarket to office you’ll use far less fuel than if you do all those trips individually.
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