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"A slight mix up with the appointment at first but I was rang twice to confirm the booking. Car was collected, serviced and returned the same day. Very grateful to the person who valeted the car. They were very brave to do it as I have three young kids with cleanliness issues."
"Efficient and friendly service."
I will be back
"Major service carried out, best price I could find with a good review and no disappointment. All of my future services will be here"
I am impressed
"They were friendly and informed me about what the fault message meant and what my options were. They did not upscale the message to make money!"
Great service as always.
"They were efficient and professional as they always are. Never had any trouble with work from this garage."
"The service we received was fantastic. the price and communication was second to none. I would highly recommend Commercial Motors NE."
"I'm happy with the service and the staff was was very nice and helpful, I'd use them again."
"Great company, friendly, honest and helpful staff. Recommended"
"I was very happy with the service they came to collect the car and dropped it off when it was done nice friendly staff i woulddefinatley this garage"
If you’re looking for a garage in Durham for your service, you can choose from 9 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 Durham will help you to choose the best one for you.
What do you think about when choosing a garage for your service?
What is most important for you when you’re booking in your car’s service? For many people working in or near Durham, it’s about finding a time that fits around office hours, school pick-ups or nursery drop-offs; BookMyGarage can help here by telling you which garages offer car collection and/or a loan car while yours is out of action. Hanging on the phone while you try to get on with the rest of your life is not ideal so the option to book online with a service such as BookMyGarage can prove invaluable. Of course, you also want a garage you can trust which is where the star ratings from other car owners in Durham come in, to help you make the right choice.
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 Durham 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 Durham 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 Durham 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 Durham 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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