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"Great service! Lovely people. I waited while my car was being worked on. They cleaned my car after (it was needed!). Thank you."
"Generally good service and work is always carried out to a very high standard. Added bonus was able to book online."
"The staff was very welcoming and friendly, the mechanics done a great job on keeping me updated"
A great experience
"Upon booking through the site I received a text from the garage within an hour and arranged a time to head down. The staff member at the desk was friendly and quick, the MOT was completed quickly. And even though I needed work they supplied an alternative car for me while mine was being worked on."
Overall great service
Great customer service
"Very easy to book and the staff were very helpful with an estimate on the time the work would take. The quality of the work was good and the car was handed back in immaculate condition."
Cheap and friendly
"I was happy with my MOT for £39. + they were ready and waiting for me when I arrived for my appointment + paperwork was handed to me in a nice plastic sleeve - the MOT took 1.5 hours instead of 45 mins - they had temporarily lost my car keys when I came to collect the car. That was stressful, and I had to come back later after they’d found them"
"Quick. Helpful. Reasonable cost."
Happy with service
"It's great that they offer a free service of collecting and dropping off the car. Really helped me as I have a young child and helps not to have to worry how to get back once the car has been dropped off. So far the car is running ok after the MOT and service. Will use them again."
It’s a fact of life that cars, like all machines, need care, attention, and repairs from time to time. Whether it’s a major service or an interim service, or you just feel that something’s not quite right with your motor, use BookMyGarage to search for the best garage in Watford for your needs, and book the work at a fixed price online there and then. No need to wait around for quotes from lots of garages, BookMyGarage gives instant transparent pricing so you can choose and book there and then.
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 Watford 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 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 Watford should 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 Watford 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 Watford 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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