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Duffys Motors
773 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
5.0 / 5

Gearbox specialist for 3 years before moving onto work at a number of different dealerships including Kia, Skoda, Audi, Fiat and Alfa. In 2013 I decided to fly solo and set up as a mobile mechanic. In 2016 i opened up a small garage to do biggger jobs. In September 2018 i moved to a bigger garage. I still do mobile work if required please just ask

15 Years experience in the motor trade from Vauxhall servicing to Ferrari timing belts no job is to big or small

We are only 300m from the metro centre. So you can drop your car off and get anywhere on the bus or do a bit shopping

All credit or debit cards accepted

QCD Autocentre
335 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
4.3 / 5

PROVIDING STRAIGHTFORWARD QUALITY AUTOMOTIVE CARE

QCD Autocentres has been established to offer customers quality workmanship, cost-effective solutions and delivery on-time. With our first branch opening in Milton Keynes, our mission is to deliver a new level of transparent service and experience for customers not usually familiar to the vehicle repair and maintenance industry.

All our workshops are fully equipped with the latest tools and hi-tech equipment, so vehicles are maintained to exacting manufacturer standards. We believe in providing customers with cost-effective automotive solutions and complete service transparency.

We invest in the latest technologies to bring you a high-level of service. Our offering includes convenient hassle-free online bookings for MOTs, vehicle servicing and easy to use ordering system for tyres.

Our workshop is equipped with the latest tools and hi-tech equipment, so vehicles are maintained to exacting manufacturer standards. We believe in providing customers with cost-effective automotive solutions and complete service transparency.

CarVIP
25 Jobs Completed
Harrow
5.0 / 5

CarVIP is a bodyshop and servicing centre based in Harrow. Providing quality work is our priority at all times.

Precise Panel Craft Ltd
117 Jobs Completed
Barking
4.9 / 5

Has your car taken a nick recently? We at Precise Panel Craft are seasoned bodyworks veterans, who have the tools and know-how to tackle any repairs you put in front of us. With over 15 years' experience in the industry, we have seen it all and are ready & rearing to take on your work! Please get in touch for more information.

LoveYrMotor
26 Job Completed
Bristol
4.8 / 5

LoveYrMotor is an accident repair centre based just off the A4174 in Kingswood. We have over a decade worth of experience in body and accident repairs. With fully qualified technicians, you can be sure your vehicle is in good hands!

Priding ourselves in being the better route to your vehicle body repairs, we offer top quality repairs, with a 5-Year Warranty.

Why not ask us about our payment options? We offer 0% finance, as well as being able to pay your insurance excess so the repair costs you nothing! We are also able to offer a same day courtesy car if you’re not at fault.

We have a 5* rated service on Google and TrustATrader, so you can be sure of a factory finish repair, and excellent customer service!

Approved Motor Company Ltd
125 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.8 / 5

We are committed to providing you with dealership quality workmanship without the associated price tag and that your warranty will always remain protected. We can assure you that you'll be 100% satisfied with the work done to your vehicle and you can be safe in the knowledge that the work is fully covered by our one year/12,000 mile guarantee. Free local collection and delivery, Courtesy car available if pre booked.

J M Motors
577 Jobs Completed
Lincoln
4.8 / 5

J M Motors is a friendly, approachable company and is a member of The Motor Ombudsman which means you will always be treated fairly and they are Trading Standards approved. They are family owned and can work on any car, van or motor home and also do LGV's. They have been in business for over 25 years and work to a very high standard. They do a lot of work for the AA, RAC, warranty companies and lease companies, and have 5 star ratings on feedback and are the first company in Lincolnshire to offer a full engine carbon clean with there new EDT machine which is the country's number 1 company on Trust Pilot

Brooklands Fast Fit
908 Jobs Completed
leeds
4.7 / 5

Brooklands have been here for 25 years. We are proud in everything we do and carry everything out to a high spec.
Brooklands technicians carry over 15 years of experience an have delt with many aspects of different makes and models over the year, they all carry the correct qualifications from MOT licence’s to NVQ 2&3. We ain’t afraid to to take on any job an work constantly around the clock the get vehicles back on the road the same day.
We carry out a wide range of diagnostic test's and checks, to service and repairs we also do mot's. As on the otherhand we also carry out a wide range of body work and reapirs too..

Niche Motor Sales Limited
352 Jobs Completed
Bradford
4.7 / 5

We provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Bradford. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected.

At Niche Motor Company we offer the best deals around and we pride ourselves on our customer care and offer an excellent personal service. We offer a wide range of services including Bodywork, MOT's and Servicing and Air Conditioning Regas/Recharge services.

A small investment in routine servicing, plus a good inspection programme, results in a good return on that investment.

Niche Motor Sales have fully qualified and experienced staff that can supply and fit brakes for all makes and models at competitive prices.

In addition to the above, we also offer repairs and services for air conditioning, suspension repairs, electrical and battery repairs and much more!

We are Car, Van And Truck air conditioning specialist covering the whole of West Yorkshire.

We have Invested Thousands of pounds in State of the art Car Air Conditioning Regas and car Air Conditioning service machinery to give our customers the best service for their money

We service both Air Gas types: R134A & HFO123YF

Please call in for your Car, van and Truck Air Conditioning Recharge/Regas and be seen with in 20 minutes guaranteed

NO appointments ever needed.

See you soon

Undent It Ltd
39 Jobs Completed
GLASGOW
5.0 / 5

Thanks to our team of experienced and professional panel-beaters & painters, we are proud to deliver a state of the art results in auto body repair and paint. Our motto is "Quality is not an Accident"

Automotive Components Specialist Ltd
1650 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.9 / 5

Welcome to our organisation, our aim is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle. We specialise in new motor vehicle components for all makes and models, O.E.M (Original Equipment Manufactured/Pattern), O.E (Original Equipment/Genuine), we can advice on advantages and disadvantages of both product ranges. We stock a wide range of parts and specialise in all makes and models. We provide the highest level of customer services and our aim is to be the best, so if you are looking for a garage in Enfield for car repairs or an MOT, look no further than the quality services on offer at Automotive Components Specialist Ltd. With many years of experience in the trade, you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard. We are VW Audi Specialists but can offer the same high standard of service for all makes and models.

Torque Garage
188 Jobs Completed
Forest Hall
5.0 / 5

Torque Garage has been established for over 30 years with qualified staff and excellent customer satisfaction records. Friendly service, reliable repairs, servicing and advice. We are featured in the Good Garage Scheme, where you can read some of our feedback for peace of mind. Our success is reflected in our new purpose built garage, extending our original premises to accommodate our growing popularity.

Some of our services include;
Motor Engineers
MOT Testing
Servicing
Repairs
Tyres
Exhausts
FREE Courtesy Cars
Accident & Insurance Repairs
Recovery
Body Repairs
Engine Diagnostics
Auto Electricians
Alarms & Immobilisers Fitted/Repaired
Brakes
Air Conditioning
Clutches
Automatic Transmission

F&M Autocare
184 Jobs Completed
Cullompton
5.0 / 5

F&M Autocare is newly established business with over 50 years of experience in the motor trade. Dave, Paul & Dan can guarantee your car is in the right hands and will be back on the road in no time. We offer a free courtesy car or collection and delivery from home or your place of work. Covering all aspects of automotive repairs including servicing, timing belt replacement, clutches, brake inspection and Aircon Servicing. We also undertake all bodywork repairs from small dents to accident damage. Using only OE quality parts with all our work guaranteed you can relax and let us deal with the stress of fixing your vehicle.

Multifix Garage
194 Jobs Completed
Elgin Street, Dunfermline
4.9 / 5

Here at Multifix our passion is to deliver you with high-quality workmanship at competitive prices. With over 25 years’ experience, we cover all makes and models and a variety of services including body and paintwork. Our FREE collection and delivery service is available for customers within a 25-mile radius.

If you are unable to come to us we also have a fantastic mobile service which means we can come to you wherever you are. You can rest assured that we always have you covered. Whether it’s a clutch replacement or brake pads and discs, our parts come under standard manufacturer warranty and are sourced from well-recognised suppliers. Light commercial vehicles are also welcome at Multifix.

We are a local independent garage that is home to a friendly, approachable team who will always discuss your options and provide you with excellent advice.

Luton Automotive 1
1431 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

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Frequently asked questions
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What do Car Body Shops do?

Car Body Shops will typically do the following: assess damage (including for insurance companies), remove scratches and dents, replace entire body panels and glass parts, alloy wheel refurbishment, paintwork respraying and overall chassis realignment.
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How do Body Shops fix dents?

Body Shops fix dents with skill, experience and a variety of tools, used to push and pull (or 'suck') dents out of body panels. Filler paste is sometimes used and smoothed down for a perfect finish.
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How do Body Shops match paint?

Over time, a car's paint (or clear coating) will fade or become oxidised, so an 'off the shelf' manufacturer's colour won't match exactly. Body Shops will therefore closely examine the condition of your paint in multiple light conditions and order a closely matching 'known variant' of the original colour. Finally, when applying the paint, they will 'blend' it to draw the eye away from any slight difference in colour.
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Can Body Shops fix rust?

Most Body Shops will repair rust. A small patch can be ground down to the metal, smoothed and resprayed. Larger areas need to be cut out, and a new section of metal welded in, smoothed and resprayed.
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How much does car body repair work cost?

The cost of Body Repair will vary hugely depending on the work required. Localised dents can be removed for well under £100, whereas any respraying work will cost at least double that. Quotes for accident repairs or chassis realignment will be much higher, but may be covered by your insurance company.

Average rating for  Bodyshop  bookings

4.80

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How much does Bodyshop cost?

The cost of a Bodyshop can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Bodyshop Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Volkswagen£393.90
BMW£378.25
Audi£381.18
Ford£403.92
Vauxhall£395.41
Mercedes£369.53
Toyota£393.61
MINI£424.61
Citroen£368.11
Peugeot£391.29
Renault£382.49
Nissan£395.33
Volvo£366.75

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/07/2020 and 29/09/2020.

Car Bodyshop

Body work repair covers a wide range of job types which means the cost will vary greatly as well as the length of time it will take to carry out. Car dent repair is only one small part of the work a bodyshop does as we'll prove to you here.

Car Panel Beating

Panel beating is a job carried out by specialist bodywork technicians who are able to utilise specific tools and techniques to reshape the metal on the body of a car.

If you are involved in an accident, it will often be the body that takes the brunt of the damage as panels on a car are designed to absorb impact and reduce the force of a crash by cushioning the blow.

Even though a car may have suffered a huge impact, it doesn’t always mean that the panels need to be replaced.

Panel bashing involves using a huge variety of tools to manipulate the metal and get it back to it's original shape.

Depending on the extent of the damage, the amount of time and money spent will vary, however the cost is likely to be less than replacing an entire panel.

Car dent repair cost can vary but the only way to get an accurate car dent repair cost is by putting your detials in the box above.

Car Respraying

Getting a respray is a quick and easy job which most specialist body shops will be able to carry out.

Depending on the facilities at the body shop you choose, the time the job will take will vary.

Some specialists will have state of the art spraying booths and work with classic and high end cars, these facilities will be able to deliver the highest quality of respray work as the paint and delivery system will be the best avaliable.

However the job is likely to be more expensive than a conventional body shop.

The time taken and cost of the serivce will depend on the type of paint and the size of the area requiring respray.

Car Vinyl Wrapping

Wrapping a car can help protect the paintwork from weather, chipping and rusting as well as UV rays which can fade the paint on your car.

Furthermore if you happen to scratch or scuff your car, the wrapping will take the brunt of the damage and so protect the underlying paint.

You can have your car wrapped to display specific graphics if you are interested in changing the aesthetic of your car.

If you want a stripe on your car or other shapes, you can make the request from a specialist who will provide you with a quote.

Before a vinyl wrap is applied; all of the lights, door handles, trims and badges will be removed from the body of the car.

Special car wrapping surface cleaner will then be applied to your car before the wrap is applied.

The car wrap will can then be applied to the properly.

Once more, the time taken to complete the work depending on the size and shape of the piece.

Car Welding

Welding is an important part of bodywork car repair as it is essential for fixing different pieces of metal together.

Welding is a highly skilled job and should not be attempted unless you are a trained professional.

There are a huge amount of uses for welding on a vehicle as new parts can be created and existing ones can be repaired.

Many different parts of a car can be repaired with the help of a welding expert so do not think your car is written off if something falls out of the engine!

Car Accident Repairs

If you have been in an accident, we hope you're ok!

When it comes to having your car fixed after an accident it can be a toss up as to how much it will cost and how long the car will take to be repaired as the extent of the damage will be completely different from one to the next.

It's can be impossible to understand the extent of the damage to your vehicle after an accident so it's vital that you get more than one quote, as the cost could vary by hundreds of pounds from one garage to the next.

Rust Removal

Rust removal can be a job completed without the need of a mechanic, however it depends on the extent of the damage and the area which is affected.

Rust forms when an anode, cathode and electrolyte combine.

The metal in your car acts as the cathode and anode which reacts with water (the electrolyte).

Even if your car is under cover, rust will form as a result of these elements coming together if the climate is humid enough.

You can buy specific products online which can help remove rust which are effective at repairing damage, however its effectiveness will vary on the extent of the damage.

The cost of a rust repair will once more depend on the extent of the damage.

Paintless Dent Removal

Paintless dent removal is a typre of repair which has only been introduced into the automotive aftermarket in recnet years. The work is self explanitory as the process of removing sents, scratches and scrapes can be completed without the need for buffing or the removal of car paint during the process. A paintless dent removal is usually carried out by specialists who have the right tools for the job.

Having a paintless dent removal carried out means that you will not have to pay for as much work, however, this will be dependent on the extent of the damage.

Car Scratches and Scruffs

Getting a scratch or scruff is common for cars in the UK however they can be perfectly removed with the right technical knowledge, tools and materials.

It’s important to remember that even if you have suffered from extensive scratching or scuffs, a trained professional has the ability to remove them with precision.

Removing a scratch is far cheaper than having an entire body piece replaced like a bumper so always check with a body shop to see if they can remove a scratch before replacing anything.

On average it doesn’t take too long to have your body work repaired when it comes to scratches and scruffs.

It’s important that you get a car scratch removed as soon as possible as it may get worse over time and the value of your vehicle will reduce!

Having a scratch removed by an expert is the best option unless you are a trained professional, as there are a variety of materials and techniques involved in the process.

The cost and time taken to complete the work will depend entirely on the extent of the damage to the body work so make sure to get as many quotes as possible to avoid paying over the odds.

The mechanic will apply the paint to the car scratch, or car scuff, as part of the bodywork repair.

The Paintwork repair required for removing car scratches and car scuffs shouldn’t vary in time or cost greatly, from garage to garage.

Car Restorations

The bodywork required on a car restoration will be significant as whole panels are likely to require replacement and the ones which stay as part of the original vehicle, will need to be welded, have rust and scratches removed.

A full restoration make take years and they often do, as mechanics and hobbyists use their spare time and money to build their own cars.

A huge amount of car body work will be required on restorations as all of the components will be required to be removed and fixed back into place during different stages of the work.

Car Dent Repairs

Dent repair is one of the biggest parts of body work repair and is essentially the same as panel beating or panel bashing which is covered at the top of this guide.

SMART repair

SMART repair (Small, Medium Area Repair Technology) is a type of service offered by mechanics which is includes the use of specialised tools, paints and materials to provide your car with a good as new finish on an area which may be damaged.

Before the technology existed, if a panel was damaged, the entire piece would have to be replaced meaning more money and time would have to be spent on car maintenance.

The advances in technology mean that the speed and effectiveness of body work repair is significantly improved.

According to YouGov research, 65% of cars in the UK are carrying damage which could easily be repaired using SMART repair.

The specific jobs included in this type of body work are;

  1. Bumper repair
  2. Alloy wheel repair
  3. Scratch repair
  4. Dent Repair
  5. Alloy wheel refurbishment
  6. Bumper repair
  7. Exterior trim repair

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of 15,172 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive MOT deals for you.

To find the best car body shop in your region;

  1. Enter your car registration number
  2. Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  3. We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best car bodyshop deals in your area, before booking into a bodyshop using WhoCanFixMyCar!

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