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Great service & value
"My car was picked up from my house in the morning and returned at the end of the day. A full service and MOT was conducted for £119 including Vat. No hitches or attempts to sell unnecessary extras. I was very impressed and would recommend to anyone. I will definitely be a return customer!"
Very reliable & gr8 value
"The collected and returned the car after the work was done. Great price - will use them again."
"The MOT was carried out at the pre-arranged time and with speedy and courteous service."
"Booked my MOT online at 2am for that morning. Received a call to confirm time and dropped off for 10am. Had a lovely chat with John at the desk whilst waiting and received fab and informative info about my car. Would 100% use them again. I can not fault them! Thank you"
Happy with the service
"I was really pleased with the whole service! The car was picked from my house, MOT and some repairs done within hours the car was ready to be delivered back home. I was well informed about any issues related to repairs.. The stuff were understanding when payment was delayed.. I will use the services again when necessary"
"Great value for money. Will definitely use again"
"I live 40 mins from the garage but they came and picked my car up when they said they would did a full service and mot and dropped the car back. The drivers were both really lovely and chatty. When I phoned the garage they were equally lovely and helpful. Absolutely brilliant service"
"All work done at the reasonable price. Thank you!"
Great Service Great Price
"Will happily recommend friends and family to this garage"
If you’re looking for a garage in Beckenham for your service, you can choose from 7 on BookMyGarage. We know how important it is to find a local garage you can trust and the star ratings from other car owners in Beckenham will help you to choose the best one for you.
What do you think about when choosing a garage for your service?
What is most important for you when you’re booking in your car’s service? For many people working in or near Beckenham, it’s about finding a time that fits around office hours, school pick-ups or nursery drop-offs; BookMyGarage can help here by telling you which garages offer car collection and/or a loan car while yours is out of action. Hanging on the phone while you try to get on with the rest of your life is not ideal so the option to book online with a service such as BookMyGarage can prove invaluable. Of course, you also want a garage you can trust which is where the star ratings from other car owners in Beckenham come in, to help you make the right choice.
When should you get your car serviced?
Do you know how often you should get your car serviced and what type of service you need? There is no hard and fast rule - it depends on the model of car you have and its age. You should find this information in your car owner’s manual. If you’re not sure, enter your mileage on BookMyGarage and we’ll help you decide. As a general recommendation, you should be taking your car for a Full Service every 12 months (or 12,000 miles) and a Major Service every couple of years (or 24,000 miles). If you’re regularly travelling far beyond Beckenham for work or to visit relatives, or you have a car with known issues, it’s worth getting an Interim Service every 6 months (or 6,000 miles).
What are common car problems to look out for?
A common car problem which is worth taking action on fast is a faulty alternator. The alternator is a simple but key part in your car - as well as powering your headlights it gives your battery the power it needs to start the car, so it’s pretty important. There are a few signs to look out for if your alternator is starting to fail, from dimmed headlights when you’re driving around Beckenham at night or a light appearing on the dashboard, to a growling sound or unusual smell coming from the engine. If you spot any of these, find a Beckenham garage on BookMyGarage and get your car checked out. Prices for a replacement alternator can vary a lot depending on the make and model of your car, but are generally around £200-£300.
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 Beckenham 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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