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Great customer service
"Came in for an MOT which was completed in a good amount of time. Unfortunately failed MOT but they were able to fix everything the day next and gave discount as well which was really appreciated. Very good service and friendly staff"
"Both gentlemen that I dealt with were extremely nice and helpful, they explained everything that needed doing well (especially as I don't know anything about cars) and they kept me up to day with the progress of my car's MOT and Service. I'll be coming next year."
"I always go here for my Mot. Great service & very friendly. Always give you great advice & help & go through all the advisories in detail. They are totally honest regarding work needed & when you'll need it doing rather than saying it needs doing by them now. Would never go anywhere else."
"Our car failed it's mot Aaron's autos completed the repairs efficiently and the price was very reasonable."
"Took my car for its annual MOT. All the guys there were very friendly and sociable. The MOT was completed quickly and even supplied coffee and biscuits whilst I waited in reception. The MOT cost was also very competitive and easy to book a time slot online."
Above average service!
"They updated me as to why it was losing water and oil and carried out work as agreed. The previous people who serviced this car ticked a lot of boxes and charged a lot but missed a few things! Not Aarons Autos, top job!"
"First class from start to finish, easy to book online, rang to confirm and kept informed throughout service and subsequent work."
"My car was well taken care of and Dave kept me informed of the repairs throughout the service. Great service and quality."
Would use again
"Wasn’t spoken down to didn’t get dumded down and wasn’t fobbed off with trying to get extra money all in all a quick and pleasant experience with great workmanship Very highly recommend 5 * * * * *"
"very happy with the work will be using them again"
If you’re looking for a garage in Derby for your service, you can choose from 29 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 Derby will help you to choose the best one for you.
What do you think about when choosing a garage for your service?
It’s often the case that we stick with what we know when it comes to car servicing. Proximity to home, familiarity with the staff and simple force of habit all play a major part when we choose a garage. But what if you could instantly compare Derby garages’ prices, speed and quality of service, and customer feedback - and book online at the same time? BookMyGarage does all this for you in a matter of moments, free of charge, leaving you to get on with the rest of your day.
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 Derby should consider an Interim Service every 6 months (or 6,000 miles).
What are common repairs your car may need?
One of the most common and critical car problems is a slipping clutch. How long a clutch lasts varies depending on the age and model of your car, the conditions you drive in, and the way you drive so the most important thing is to know how to spot a clutch problem when you’re out driving in and around Derby. You might find that the revs (RPMs) suddenly shoot up but the road speed doesn’t increase. Acceleration may not be as effective as it once was. This will be more obvious in a manual car than in an automatic as the clutch usually slips during a gear change. Expect to pay in the region of £400 to have your clutch replaced but make sure you get the best service and price for you by checking Derby garages with BookMyGarage.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Derby 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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