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"Very helpful and quick reliable service"
Good alround service
"Very professional staff it all felt very friendly and treated with respect"
"I organised with the garage to leave a key and the car before work and for them to let me know if any thing needed doing and I would pick it up after work. They rang me half an hour before I finished work to let me know that it had passed and I could pick it up. So all in all very good service. Will definitely use them in the future."
"Very helpful and answered queries"
"Great garage, friendly staff, great value for money"
"Very happy with this local garage. I have had my MOT done there for the past couple of years. I find this garage genuine and they never overcharge or do unnecessary work on my vehicle"
"My car had been recalled by BMW about a month prior to the MOT and they had advised there were no issues with the car so I was curious what a garage would say. The fact the car passed with no advisories, matches with what BMW said and shows me they're an honest garage which is like gold dust! I found the staff really friendly on the both the phone and in person and would highly recommend."
"happy with work done"
"Helpful and friendly"
When you’re trying to find the right garage in Skipton 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 Skipton for you to choose from based on proximity, opening hours, price, service and more.
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 Skipton, 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 Skipton come in, to help you make the right choice.
When should you get your car serviced?
Not everyone is organised enough to know when an MOT is due, but what about a service? The make, age, mileage and average usage of your car all play a part in this question, but in general your car should undergo a Full Service every 12 months (or 12,000 miles) and a Major Service every two years (or 24,000 miles). Some helpful garages apply a sticker to the driver’s door noting the date when the next service is due, but the best thing is to check the owner’s manual which should detail the service history of the vehicle. When you buy a new car or sell your existing one, it’s important to have that service history filled out so that a potential buyer or dealer can see at a glance that the car’s been properly looked after. High mileage drivers who regularly travel outside Skipton should 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 Skipton 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 Skipton 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.
What do you need from your garage?
This might sound like a question with an obvious answer: you need a garage that can service or repair your car quickly and at a good price. But think again and you may realise there are other factors that affect your choice of garage in Skipton. If you need to bring your son or daughter with you when you take your car in, are there toys in the waiting room? If you’re dropping the car off between school and work, can you pick up a cup of coffee while you’re there? Might the garage even collect your car and drop it back at your house after the work is done? You can find answers to all these questions on BookMyGarage.
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