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Simply enter your registration number and postcode, choose a Brent garage and make your booking. You won’t pay a penny until the work is complete.
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"I had a great experience with Topgear, they picked up and dropped off my car and kept me informed about what needed to be done and when my car would be delivered back."
Fab wee garage
"Guys were great. Happy customer."
"Always lovely service from Fergusson's. Greg is really helpful and polite, never had a problem with this garage at all."
"Very happy with service and MOT extremely good price for both. Both were completed before 1pm. Only negative comments I have was I was emailed to say garage would contact me after booking they didn't i had to call them to confirm timings to drop off I also selected free pick up and collection service when booking through the website. however this wasn't available according to the garage"
"I can see there is no oil leaking at present and I c an feel the difference with the shocks so I am happy and hopefully everything will continue to work ok."
"I am happy with the service"
"Car picked up and returned. Excellent service"
Friendly and reasonable
"Great customer service and communication. Speedy work, would highly recommended."
Really good service.
"Good quality work. Helpful staff. Fast and efficient."
"First time used this garage - no hidden charges, upfront costs good communication and a car wash. Thank you"
Great friendly service
"Happy with service"
"Always fit my car in. Very quick and friendly."
It’s a fact of life that cars, like all machines, need care, attention, and repairs from time to time. Whether it’s a major service or an interim service, or you just feel that something’s not quite right with your motor, use BookMyGarage to search for the best garage in Brent for your needs, and book the work at a fixed price online there and then. No need to wait around for quotes from lots of garages, BookMyGarage gives instant transparent pricing so you can choose and book there and then.
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 Brent - 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 Brent? 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.
What type of car service do you need?
Did you know that there are 3 main types of car service? The annual service is called a Full Service. It includes all the basic checks, maintenance and any essential work. It should also tell you about any signs of wear and tear. If you’re often travelling beyond Brent and clock up more than 12,000 miles in a year, consider booking your Full Service before the 12 months are up. It’s a good idea to get a Major Service every couple of years (or 24,000 miles); this is a really thorough check of your vehicle that includes all essential maintenance as well as parts that should be replaced every 24 months. The third of the 3 main services is the Interim Service. Carried out every 6 months (or 6,000 miles), it is recommended if you regularly cover long distances, or if you know your car has problems.
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 Brent 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 Brent 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 Brent 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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