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"EXCELLENT SERVICE, FRIENDLY STAFF, GREAT SERVICE FOR A DECENT PRICE"
Perfect service & mot
"Have used this garage twice for MOTs and my late Father liked getting his little Toyota serviced here, no issues, definitely better than D&G along the road who are nothing short of useless."
Best garage EVER
"I have been going to this garage for a few years now, and even though I have moved to the other side of the city, I wouldn’t go anywhere else, after being ripped off by several garages before. All the staff are very friendly, and Stuart in reception keeps you up to date throughout the day. They also don’t start any repairs until they have consulted you and given you a price, which is always very reasonable, and I’ve never had to return to have a repair, repaired again, which has happened previously too. I honestly cannot recommend this garage highly enough"
"Good, fast and very well priced no complaints here!"
MOT Carried out
"Another perfect service from Kilgannon garage, allways use this place now, handy location and good prices."
"Was easy to book in online, Gary called from the garage to confirm my booking and drop off time, quick to check car in and confirm pick up time, car was ready as expected and all work taken confirmed / explained to me"
Friendly and helpful
"Full Service done. The cost, Labour and workmanship have been excellent. However the garage can better manage its time as I was given a time appointment on the day of the service rather than some time before."
"kept informed of repairs and costs and how long it would take."
"Very happy with the work done. Staff were very friendly and helpful"
Wheels and tyres, as with any rotating object, need to be balanced in order to reduce vibration. A good example of this is when laundry is loaded into a washing machine unevenly, the drum is not correctly balanced, so vibrates. Similarly, wheel balancing ensures that the weight of the wheel and tyre is even around the axle.
You should always have your wheels balanced whenever you have new tyres fitted. Car tyres which are fitted on wheels that have not been properly balanced will wear very quickly and unevenly. This is due to the inconsistent points of friction between the tyre and the road, creating an effect like rubbing sandpaper on the tyre aggressively. Losing grip this way could be very dangerous and the vibration also makes the car’s ride very uncomfortable, possibly to a point of distraction that might lead to an accident.
Wheels are typically removed from a car before their balance is checked. They are placed in a specially-designed machine and spun to measure the vibration. Small offsetting weights are placed at points on the rim of the wheel based on results from the balancing machine. This is repeated until the machine reports that the wheel is balanced.
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