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Great customer service
"Really helpful staff and kept me updated throughout"
"After a service on my car I was made aware of some issues that needed to be fixed that should have cost a fortune but at GC the prices were very reasonable and pleasantly surprising. Whilst releases were done they always kept me in the loop and instead of just declaring that new parts had to be going in the my took the time to do extra checks to make sure they were needed and not just to make money off me which was refreshing because from experience that doesn’t always happen. Great value for money and the most helpful, honest and pleasant staff"
1st Class Service
"Great garage with friendly staff. Quoted price upfront so you know what you’re paying. Second year I’ve used them for my service and I’ll definitely be back. 100% recommend. Reliable and local is hard to find but GC Autos are spot on."
Always great service
"The only garage I use because I trust them. Theyre efficient, good value for money, and always give good service."
Great fast service
"Good value for money"
"Very satisfied with the work done. Professional and friendly staff, helpful advice. Great customer service and very accommodating. Reasonably priced. 100% recommended."
"Very pleased with service from GC Auto Ltd., Gateshead. Car was collected and returned as promised by two very polite young men. Work was completed in a few hours. Efficient, no fuss communications. Easy payment by credit card."
"I was kept updated and informed on the day, car was collected in a timely manner. I did have a slight issue after but GC took ownership and rectified without any problems"
"Excellent service, very forthright, came out much cheaper than initial estimate."
good work A*
"quick, efficient, good work"
"I brought my car here after a different garage carried out an MOT and quoted me £650 for repairs. I booked a second MOT as well as an interim service ,the staff at the garage were very helpful and said they would give me a call back with a quote. Within 2hrs they called with a quote of just £60 for repairs as the first garage had tried to massively overcharge me. After another 2hrs it was ready to collect and they had even cleaned the car! I couldn't fault the garage at all and would definitely recommend them!"
A car radiator disperses heat away from the main engine block. A car engine works by burning fuel (whether petrol or diesel), and this generates a considerable amount of heat. In addition, a car engine has many moving parts; this movement creates friction, which in turn adds to the heat.
Because a car engine must remain not too hot in order to avoid overheating and seizure, when it reaches a certain temperature the thermostat opens to allow the flow of coolant and water around the engine and back to the radiator, where it loses heat to the cooler surrounding air. The front grill of the car allows outside air to blow over the radiator. If the radiator gets too hot, for example on a very hot day, or when the car is stationary, a fan behind the radiator starts, helping to blow air over it.
The most common reason for needing a car radiator repair is a leak. There are many seals, gaskets and hoses in the cooling system that can deteriorate or get a hole in them. Furthermore, every radiator needs to be properly maintained and the coolant must be kept topped up. Your garage should provide coolant changes at the same time as your annual service.
It’s also a good idea to check your car’s coolant level regularly. If it seems to be dropping a lot, then you may have a leak in the cooling system.
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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 Gateshead. 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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