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"Great service car ready early too"
"Pick up/drop off at no charge,helpful staff. Will use them again."
Great service and mot
"Great service, lots of feedback throughout about work needing to be done. Speedily done."
"What a service. Picked my car up and dropped it back for my MOT. Unfortunately the car needed extra work but I was kept informed of price and timings and had her back the following day. Will definitely use them again."
"Picked the car up, carried out service, delivered the car back. Hassle free, and great value"
helpful staffs .
Smooth and efficient
"I wanted to take my daughters car to a local garage and chose Williams. I was able to book a slot online and received a confirmation email straight away and cost. I dropped the car off the night before posting my keys through the mailbox. By 9am the following day I received a text message stating the car had passed and was ready. They changed a wiper blade which was necessary. All in all a really good service. Thank you"
Fast and effective
"Really helpful and efficient! Will use again."
"Very happy with the service, just wish it was a bit less expensive"
"Very happy with all aspects"
Efficient friendly easy
"Very easy simple and efficient. Local as well so really pleased to be able to support them."
When you’re trying to find the right garage in Winchester for your car’s service, it’s good to be able to see all your options quickly and easily. BookMyGarage will show you 12 trusted garages in and around Winchester for you to choose from based on proximity, opening hours, price, service and more.
How do you choose the best garage for your service?
It’s usually only once a year but it has to be done - so where do you take your car for its service? To the garage round the corner because it’s the nearest, even though you don’t really understand what they tell you? To the place your friend recommends, even though it charges more than most Winchester garages? Or to a big, national chain garage - you’d rather support an independent but you feel safer with a big brand? BookMyGarage can give you the confidence to book differently. You’ll find Winchester garages near you rated by other car owners, with transparent, immediate details of their prices and services. Booking online takes just one minute, and the garage only sees what they need to know - no unnecessary sharing of your personal details. You and the garage get the full information on the booking, saving you and the garage even more time and hassle.
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 Winchester and generate a high annual mileage, consider an Interim Service every 6 months (or 6,000 miles).
What are common repairs your car may need?
Have you ever returned to your usual parking place to find a suspicious dark stain where your car was parked overnight? Take action fast as engine oil leaks should not be ignored; there’s a danger of potential engine damage or failure if your engine runs low on oil. If the liquid is dark brown or yellow, and it feels slippery or greasy, it is probably motor oil. A pink or red slippery liquid could be automatic transmission fluid, while green or orange liquid with a sweet smell is most likely antifreeze (watch out for pets and young children around this one as it’s highly toxic). A clear, oily liquid could be power steering fluid. Whatever it is, get the car checked by a trusted garage. Typical costs of repairing a leak are hard to give as the reason could be something simple such as a worn seal, or it could be a sign of a major issue with your engine. Use BookMyGarage to find the most suitable garage in Winchester for your needs.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Winchester 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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