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"Very happy. It passed."
"Very happy with the work that Shaw St Garage did on my car. Prompt, reliable, great customer service,, friendly staff who kept me informed and updated."
"Have been taking cars here for years and will be back again"
"Rear Break disc and break pads, full service, mot, new tyres and balancing"
Fast and convenient
Value for money
"Only problem was that after booking using the online option and receiving a telephone call to confirm the booking on arrival at the garage there was no record of the booking."
Quick & efficient!
"Very happy, will use again"
"Fast, helpful service."
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"Put my caddy in for. Full service. Car collected and returned within times agreed. Good communication and repairs needed identified in service were carried out a couple of days later.. very helpful staff and car runs great. Am very happy with all the service I received and the value for money"
If you’re looking for a garage in Prestwick for your service, you can choose from 1 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 Prestwick will help you to choose the best one for you.
What do you think about when choosing a garage for your service?
It’s often the case that we stick with what we know when it comes to car servicing. Proximity to home, familiarity with the staff and simple force of habit all play a major part when we choose a garage. But what if you could instantly compare Prestwick garages’ prices, speed and quality of service, and customer feedback - and book online at the same time? BookMyGarage does all this for you in a matter of moments, free of charge, leaving you to get on with the rest of your day.
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 Prestwick and generate a high annual mileage, consider 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 Prestwick which can help with this type of problem.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Prestwick 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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