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Great service & friendly
"Car is running smoothly & all problems have been dealt with at a good rate"
"Very happy I chose Mikes Motor . Excellent service and very polite and prompt."
Honest and Reliable!
"I was happy with all the advice Mike gave to me. Since being recommended last year, I’ll always use him now!"
Quick, friendly service
"A friendly personal garage that tried to help their customer the best they can."
"Happy with the workman and they did a good job! First time using them and most definately will be using them from now on!"
"Work completed quickly. Car felt really smooth afterwards. Advice given for future"
Great, speedy service
"Staff were friendly and helpful."
"More than happy - would not hesitate to use again"
Nice friendly garage
"Mike is a very friendly mechanic, he was very helpful in dropping me off at the station after leaving my car. Quick service at a reasonable price. Simply explained all the issues he found during my service and was happy with letting me fix the issues in my own time."
"Great job replacing my tyres promptly and advising to get rear tracking done as tyres were wearing on the inside"
If you’re looking for a garage in Dorchester for your service, you can choose from 10 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 Dorchester will help you to choose the best one for you.
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 Dorchester 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 Dorchester 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?
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 Dorchester 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 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 Dorchester. 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 Dorchester garages with BookMyGarage.
What do you need from your garage?
This might sound like a question with an obvious answer: you need a garage that can service or repair your car quickly and at a good price. But think again and you may realise there are other factors that affect your choice of garage in Dorchester. If you need to bring your son or daughter with you when you take your car in, are there toys in the waiting room? If you’re dropping the car off between school and work, can you pick up a cup of coffee while you’re there? Might the garage even collect your car and drop it back at your house after the work is done? You can find answers to all these questions on BookMyGarage.
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