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Looking for a garage in Leigh-on-Sea for your car service? No need to ring around or hang on the phone – find and book it online quickly and easily with BookMyGarage.
Simply enter your registration number and postcode, choose a Leigh-on-Sea garage and make your booking. You won’t pay a penny until the work is complete.
Or if you want to speak to an expert mechanic today, call 03304 004439
Work done well
"Results are very good, work completed on time and to a good standard"
"Will definitely be taking my car there in future. Good customer service and trustworthy."
"No problems at all. A convenient time was agreed, the staff were friendly , the car passed. They phoned when it was done and explained about an advisory that was given."
"Very happy with the friendly service at Leigh Service Station. They always tell me exactly what problems they have found and give me options and recommendations on what I want to do about it. I have always found them extremely professional and easy to deal with."
Great service Fantastic
"Kept me informed all the way. Even offered to collect my car and return as it was parked up the road after it's MOT. BRILLIANT"
Nice and easy
"Dropped the car off at the arranged time, did a bit of shopping and picked it up. It passed. Everyone there was cheerful, polite and friendly. All round, couldn't have gone better."
"Great Service, Professional Staff"
"Very pleased all round. Good communication from start to finish and very helpful."
"Fast turnaround, nice staff and reasonable charges"
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 4 garages in Leigh-on-Sea 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 Leigh-on-Sea, 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 Leigh-on-Sea 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 Leigh-on-Sea 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 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 Leigh-on-Sea 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 Leigh-on-Sea 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 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 Leigh-on-Sea 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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