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"Very friendly, helpful and informative. On time, polite, and patient with my question. Great experience!"
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"I and my family used this garage many years ago. Have been using a few others over the years but after my usual garage stopped doing MOTs suddenly I found Villa Cross again through this website. Glad to say that the first person I saw was the guy who has been running it for years. They did a great job and I'm very happy to have found a reliable garage again."
"Picked up and dropped off the car when promised, kept me informed. Great value and service- will use again"
"Would definitely recommend"
I Couldnt Ask For More
"THE CHAP I DEALT WITH WAS VERY VERY NICE AND VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE,HE GAVE ME GREAT ADVICE ABOUT KEEPING MY CAR IN TIP TOP CONDITION. MY CAR WAS COLLECTED AND RETURNED TO ME,THE PRICE WAS VERY REASONABLE AND THEY DIDNT TRY TO ADD ANY UNNECESSARY WORK TO THE FINAL BILL. MY CAR HAD FAILED ITS MOT DUE TO THE OMISSIONS BEING TOO HIGH, I ASKED THEM TO DO A FULL SERVICE AND A NEW MOT AND THATS EXACTLY WHAT THEY DID I COULDNT BE HAPPIER AND WILL USE AGAIN IN THE FUTURE"
"happy with the service and quality of workmanship"
"Very helpful team. They picked up (including jumping my flat battery) and dropped off the car which they had washer after doing the work"
"Joe was very friendly and helpful..in fact there was two joes and they were very helpful.. the work was done in a timely manner and the results are satisfactory this is the place to bring your car if you are sick of the cowboys out there and I’m gonna be back for my recommendation as the money isn’t the problem it’s the service they do for that price you pay. Good job all round."
quick and friendly
Good value service
"Happy with service. Car collected and dropped off at a time that suited me, service completed, car cleaned, and for half the price of the Kia garage."
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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