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"happy with all the work"
"I have used Kam at Belper many times , always great service and good set of lads, would definitely recommend."
"Have used Kam at Belper many times, always great service and great bunch of lads."
"Kept well updated"
"Overall happy, when l booked car in explained engine management light was on. When we collected car, light was still on, was told that they were not asked to check. Car was then kept and checked, situation rectified. I feel communication could be improved."
"Happy with the service"
Could try harder
"Nice to have a follow up call from the garage after booking through Book my garage. Enquired about the special engine cleaning that was advertised everywhere in the garage and met with blank stares and 'we don't do that here' Very odd. Staff didn't mention a fault that's been flagged on my car for a year. Think it's time to try somewhere new."
did what was needed
Best garage EVER
"I have been going to this garage for a few years now, and even though I have moved to the other side of the city, I wouldn’t go anywhere else, after being ripped off by several garages before. All the staff are very friendly, and Stuart in reception keeps you up to date throughout the day. They also don’t start any repairs until they have consulted you and given you a price, which is always very reasonable, and I’ve never had to return to have a repair, repaired again, which has happened previously too. I honestly cannot recommend this garage highly enough"
"Quick response to online booking. Friendly. Helpful."
"Was happy with the quality of the work for the car, fixed all the problems in the car"
"Good quality and no issues"
You need a garage in Belper for your service but you don’t know where to start looking. With BookMyGarage, you’ll find 3 garages in Belper, 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 the best garage for your service?
It’s usually only once a year but it has to be done - so where do you take your car for its service? To the garage round the corner because it’s the nearest, even though you don’t really understand what they tell you? To the place your friend recommends, even though it charges more than most Belper garages? Or to a big, national chain garage - you’d rather support an independent but you feel safer with a big brand? BookMyGarage can give you the confidence to book differently. You’ll find Belper garages near you rated by other car owners, with transparent, immediate details of their prices and services. Booking online takes just one minute, and the garage only sees what they need to know - no unnecessary sharing of your personal details. You and the garage get the full information on the booking, saving you and the garage even more time and hassle.
When should you get your car serviced?
Not everyone is organised enough to know when an MOT is due, but what about a service? The make, age, mileage and average usage of your car all play a part in this question, but in general your car should undergo a Full Service every 12 months (or 12,000 miles) and a Major Service every two years (or 24,000 miles). Some helpful garages apply a sticker to the driver’s door noting the date when the next service is due, but the best thing is to check the owner’s manual which should detail the service history of the vehicle. When you buy a new car or sell your existing one, it’s important to have that service history filled out so that a potential buyer or dealer can see at a glance that the car’s been properly looked after. High mileage drivers who regularly travel outside Belper should consider 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 Belper 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 Belper 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 to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Belper or further afield, think about road user etiquette. Showing respect for other road users makes driving more pleasant for you and safer for everyone. For example, if you have to make a last minute change of lane, make your request to change clear to the driver who will need to let you in - and signal your thanks if they do. Be ready to abandon the change of lane if they won’t play ball - your safety (and that of other drivers and pedestrians) is more important than getting to your destination in the shortest time possible. When the position is reversed and a driver asks your permission to change lanes, allow them to as long as it is safe. If you get frustrated, avoid using your horn - it won’t improve matters and might make them considerably worse.
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