Servicing Advice


How to check the oil level in your car

Monday 14th June 2021

Wondering how to check the oil level of your vehicle? Engine oil is vital for a smooth running of your car engine and vehicle performance – which is why it’s so important that your oil level is checked regularly. Car oil lubricates your engine as well as reducing the friction and heat, which can ca... Read More

7 easy tips to maintain a car’s value

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Looking for ways to preserve the value of your vehicle? Whether it’s simply cleaning your car regularly, having it frequently serviced or repairing the little scuffs and scrapes its encountered in its lifetime, the answer is simply to take care of it. Like selling your home, you want to show off yo... Read More

How often should I service my car?

Wednesday 12th May 2021

As a general rule, it is recommended that you service your vehicle every 12,000 miles or every 12 months – whichever is sooner. However, interim or short services can also be conducted in the meantime – and are recommended every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. Short service – perfect for if you wa... Read More

Wheel alignment FAQs

Friday 12th March 2021

Wondering how important wheel alignment is, and why you need it for your vehicle? Or perhaps how long a wheel alignment would take, and how much it costs? There are many questions around wheel alignment and tracking – which is why we’ve put together our guide to answering the most frequently asked q... Read More

Car dashboard lights meanings

Friday 19th February 2021

Most modern vehicles are fitted with multiple electronics and sensors which monitor how your vehicle is behaving. Spotted a sign on your dashboard and you’re unsure what it means? Our helpful guide to car warning lights has you covered. Car dashboard symbols and their meanings Firstly, it’s import... Read More

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  • Shane from Newhaven is my personal hero and you should give him a payrise. He saved my car.

    - Newhaven - Dec 18, 2020
  • Great service despite staff being off for Covid testing, manager coped well with limited services.

    - Swindon - Jan 1, 2021
  • Great service from Bradley who was very helpful, would recommend family and friends to use branch

    - Clive, Ashford - Jan 3, 2021
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