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Simply enter your registration number and postcode, choose a Hinckley garage and make your booking. You won’t pay a penny until the work is complete.
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Great service as always!
"Really helpful team, who always help us out with our Mot's. We have used tilleys garage for a long time now and they are always helpful :) thankyou!"
"Very happy with service been looking for a decent garage for a long time. Very friendly good value and prompt service. Always been very happy with the work done."
Fantastic service & value
"Although the car failed, all the reasons were explained to us fully & a free retest within 14 days."
"Car was picked up and dropped off for us and the garage did what we asked with some little extras, it was als good value. Would definitely use this garage again."
"This was the first time i had taken my car to vauxbox where i received excellent customer service, the job was completed very quickly and at a very good price and was kept informed throughout. I will definitely take my there again next time i need some work done, thanks very much."
"Very helpful and completed the work very quickly! Just over two hours for full service and MOT."
"Very happy with service received. Easy to arrange. Work done quickly."
"Happy with the service, staff were friendly, Picked up my car from my work in the morning, had dropped it back with all work completed by 2pm"
"I have used them for 16 years and always had good service. I take all four of the family cars to them and recommend them all the time"
"Very happy, have used this garage before and they are always first class."
Great friendly service
"Great service at a competitive price. They came and collected the car on time I asked for a couple of small jobs to be done at the same time and the car was brought back on time with all jobs done. OK you don't get the car wash and vac you get at the main dealers but then look at the price difference! I was so happy they have since been and done several other jobs on the car for me."
It’s time for your car's service again - so where do you take your car? The same garage as before - although last time you were worried you were overcharged. Here at BookMyGarage we have 9 garages in Hinckley for you to choose from, all rated by other car owners and offering fixed prices for their services. You can compare labour rates too, helpful if you’re thinking of additional car repairs you might need. We display transparent prices for car services, but you might want to consider calling our expert mechanics 03304 00 44 39 for independent and unbiased advice if you think you need a costly repair.
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 Hinckley, 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 Hinckley come in, to help you make the right choice.
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 Hinckley 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 is a common car problem to look out for?
Now and again you might find it hard to turn the steering wheel or, worse, it might lock altogether. This is clearly a problem with the steering but it can have several different causes. Start by checking the power steering fluid levels - there may be a leak. Other causes might be a slipped steering pump belt, damage to the hose that connects to the power steering pump or to the rack and pinion seals. Steering problems that aren’t related to power steering might be the result of unequal tyre pressure, worn steering gear bearings, or loose steering linkage. If you can’t easily identify the cause, or can but aren’t sure how to fix it, BookMyGarage will show you garages in Hinckley which can help with this type of problem.
How can you save money (and the environment) while you drive?
As every garage owner will tell you, there are some tried and tested ways to cut down on your petrol costs (and consumption) while you’re out and about in Hinckley or beyond. One is to shut your windows. If you can hear that wind noise in your car it’s costing you more to drive. This is because the car becomes less aerodynamic and has to work harder to motor along. Removing a roof rack will improve your fuel efficiency for the same reason. Another useful tip is to combine short trips into one; each time you drive after your car has been parked for a while the engine will be cold and need to use a lot more fuel for the first 5 miles or so. If you do one trip from school drop-off to supermarket to office you’ll use far less fuel than if you do all those trips individually.
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