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"From beginning to end, fabulous service, great chatting to Mark & very helpful gentleman."
"Good guys. Kept us up to speed with what needed to be done"
"I have used Central Motors quite a few times now and I can honestly say that I have never had issues? the quality of work and the can do attitude of the staff is first class"
"Very happy with work carried out"
"Yes I was very happy"
"Car had an issue over the weekend. An email to Central Motors on Sun, speedily picked up (as before) and car organised to go in on the Mon morning. Got car back same day with issue resolved. Great friendly speedy service as ever !"
"They were quick and efficient."
"My car was booked in for its MOT and I put car in a little late that morning however my MOT was still completed. Not surprised though, always get first class customer service from this garage and the guys are so friendly."
Great local garage
"Easy to book car in online. Great communication from garage."
"I had my car towed to the garage over the weekend when Central motors was closed. I filled out the online form Sat night and I got a reply which was great as I didn't need to worry about things on Mon morning. Although they were busy I got my car back Tue morning and was given a courtesy car which saved me. Absolutely fantastic service."
When you’re trying to find the right garage in Forfar 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 Forfar 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 Forfar - 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 Forfar? 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.
When should you get your car serviced?
Not sure when your car service is due? Check your owner’s manual in the first instance, as it depends on the make, age and mileage of your car. Sometimes the last garage which serviced the car leaves a sticker on the inside of the driver’s door as a further reminder. As a rule of thumb, your car should have a Full Service every 12 months (or 12,000 miles) and a Major Service every two years (or 24,000 miles). It’s really important to take your car for regular services, for both the smooth running of your vehicle and to make matters straightforward when you sell it on. If you frequently make trips beyond Forfar and generate a high annual mileage, 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 Forfar. 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 Forfar garages with BookMyGarage.
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 Forfar 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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