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Great, friendly service.
"Female friendly garage. Take time to talk through work without being condescending"
"Great garage through service and honest pricing"
Would visit again
"Happy with value of MOT and advice given about repairs needed"
"Always helpful and friendly, Orchard garage are efficient and keep you informed of exactly what is happening. Good value and all work explained."
Usual quality work
"Kept informed of what needed doing and estimate of price conveyed and agreed prior to any work being undertaken. I've used this garage for 20 years since first using them at their previous premises. Never had any issues with the work that has been carried out."
Great little garage
"They kept me up to date with the progress and went the extra mile with a minor repair."
great customer service
"This garage was recommeneded to me by Carshalton Mums. Wonderful place. I booked in online and received an email confirming my booking. There were other cars waiting and everything was done exactly as they said it would be when they said it would be. It was really good value for money too. I will be using them again!"
"I have been coming to this garage for years now and wouldn't change it. They are really helpful and honest. Give advice and contact you if further work needs to be carried out. Thank you"
Good seevice, friendly.
"Really friendly, helpful when trying to fit MOT around my work, all my family have been using this garage for years."
When you’re trying to find the right garage in Carshalton for your car’s service, it’s good to be able to see all your options quickly and easily. BookMyGarage will show you 2 trusted garages in and around Carshalton 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 Carshalton - 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 Carshalton? 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 Carshalton 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 Carshalton 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 Carshalton 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.
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 Carshalton 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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