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"very happy with the service received"
"Friendly staff. Picked up car on time, dropped it off. All work done. Even cleaned my car. Very happy"
"Very happy with all"
"collected car from home and returned within 4 hours, answered my questions regarding mot very clearly. Second time I have used this service, will book again when mot due"
"The MOT and major service were done within 2 hours after dropping off the car. When I picked the car up, I felt a noticeable difference in how it was running (in a good way). Will be going back in a few months for some minor repairs."
"Happy with service don in time given, pleasant staff."
"Really good job, quick and efficient. Picked my car up from work and dropped it off a couple of hours later with MOT and service complete along with car been cleaned inside and out which was a nice surprise. First time using but definitely would again,"
"Very happy! Wouldn’t go anywhere else! Always keeps you updated. Great value."
"Happy with workmanship. Very helpful"
"Brilliant service, collected car at time stated and communicated throughout. Would recommend and definitely use again."
You need a garage in Jarrow for your service but you don’t know where to start looking. With BookMyGarage, you’ll find 1 garage in Jarrow, rated by other car owners and with fixed prices for work. Choose the date, time and price that are best for you then click to make your booking online.
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 Jarrow - 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 Jarrow? 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 Jarrow and generate a high annual mileage, consider an Interim Service every 6 months (or 6,000 miles).
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 Jarrow 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 Jarrow 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.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Jarrow 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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