We Offer the following:
Your car will benefit from regular servicing. At Ashington Autodrome we have signed up to "The Good Garage scheme" and offer the Full Service as recommended under this scheme which includes various Treatments as appropriate. You could even win back the cost of your Service by completing a Good Garage Survey. Please consult your owner's manual for service intervals, alternatively please give us a ring if you are unsure. We would generally recommend an oil change every 12 months. Please don't forget if you have bought a car from us with the benefit of our 3 Year Warranty, regular servicing is one of the requirements.
By law, once your car is 3 Years old it requires an MoT test, then annually thereafter. We charge £29 for an MoT test and offer a free retest if presented within 10 working days. We also offer an MOT reminder Service if required. An Mot test will take approximately 45 minutes and we have a Customer waiting area with a TV and free WiFi. Please ring
You can also check when it is due here:https://vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk/
The minimum tread depth for tyres is 1.6mm of tread. We are able to repair tyres and also offer a Full range of tyres, including Winter Tyres. Please ring for up to date prices here
The size of a tyre is printed onto the side of the tyre - on the area known as the sidewall. When looking for the size, you will see that it is made up of a series of numbers and letters.
In the above example, each section breaks down as follows:
205 - Width of the tyre in millimetres
55 - Height of the tyre sidewall as a percentage of the width. In this case 55%. Also known as the aspect ratio.
R16 - The diameter of the tyre's inner rim in inches
91 - Load Rating of the Tyre.
V - Speed Rating. Indicates the maximum speed for the tyre when at full load.
One of the most important items to check on your car is the Timing Belt. Whilst there are lots of different intervals you can check here if yours is due,either us on
Failure to change the belt can result in substantial damage to the engine if it snaps. If it is too late and the worst has already happened we may still be able to help.
If you are worried about your battery will test it for free. Replacement batteries start at £25 with a 12 Month guarantee, or £50 with a 2 Year Guarantee. A battery is also more likely to fail in the winter due to higher use for wipers, heaters. Lights etc and we would highly recommend a winter check.
Most modern diesel cars are now fitted with these and egr valves in order to keep the co2 emissions down. These often have a tendency to get blocked up with carbon which can seriously impair the performance of your car. This can often be due to a lot of short journeys, and not giving the car a long run to enable regeneration. We have a number of alternative solutions to these problems starting at £49.99
If you see an engine management light on they normally look like this:
This can indicate a number of different problems and normally requires a connection to our diagnostic equipment. Please ring on
Worried about reversing and parking? We can fit parking sensors coloured to match your car at a cost of £99 per set plus vat fully fitted.
Is your clutch starting to slip or judder? Are you having difficulty selecting gears? We can replace it at a very reasonable price starting at £150 for smaller cars. We also replace Dual Mass Flywheels. A Failing Dual Mass Flywheel will often produce a loud knocking noise on the engine or a misfire.
Your brakes will be routinely checked, stripped and cleaned as part of our Good Garage Service. If you start to hearing any unusual noises from the brakes or your stopping distances are increasing please get in touch straight away and we can replace pads or discs at very low prices. Some cars also have brake pad warning lights on, normally looking something like this:
We offer a Full Welding service at very reasonable rates. Please ring
Unusual or crunching noises from the gearbox? Are you finding it hard to select the gears? We can help. Most gearboxes can be overhauled, which is a hugely cheaper option compared to replacement. Please ring for an opinion and estimate.
Make sure your car is ready for the winter. We can do a quick check on tyres, antifreeze, oil, wipers & screen wash. This can be done while you wait and is only £15 however we are happy to offer this service free of charge to our regular customers.
Make sure your car is ready for the summer with our quick "while you wait" summer check. We will check your lights, tyres, coolant levels, wipers and oil. Book this for only £15, alternatively it is free to regular customers.
There are countless potential electrical problems with cars. Alternators, windows, doors, central locking, wipers, lights, heaters, you name it, we can fix it.
Putting the wrong fuel into a car can have catastrophic results. If you have done this, don't drive the car. Have it recovered to us and we can remove all contaminated fuel, flush out the fuel system and replace whatever filters are required. Please contact us on
With the condition of the roads nowadays snapped coil springs are unfortunately becoming more commonplace. We are able to replace them as well as suspension arms, ball joints and shock absorbers. Whatever the problem please give us a ring on
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