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Bodyshop in Wakefield

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A bodyshop will tackle anything from Paintless Dent Removal to a full Accident Repair, but it's important to know you're getting HIGH-QUALITY work, at the RIGHT price. We can help. Tell us what's needed, and our friendly specialists around Wakefield will competitively quote for your repair or respray.

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Top garages for Bodyshop in Wakefield (69 found)
JHM
420 Jobs Completed
wakefield
4.8 / 5

JHM are a small, independent garage that has been established since 2010. Although we are a young company, our team of 5 have many years of experience. I, James, the owner, have over 25 years of experience in the motor industry and have previously worked for a specialised Turbocharger remanufacture and a string of high profile tuning companies and still retain good connections with them.

We are a fully-fledged specialist garage that can carry out any service or repair work, however we are very well known for our turbo repairs and ECU work; remapping, tuning, engine re-building as well as our advanced diagnostic work. We have the latest state of the art diagnostic equipment and also work with many local garages that cannot pinpoint the root of the vehicles problem, who then often ask us to perform a more thorough diagnosis on their behalf. We believe in digging deeper to find the actual root of the problem and then fixing it, rather than just replacing parts as if the problem is not addressed, you may just be masking the real issue.

You can rest assured that you are leaving your vehicle in safe hands by choosing to have your work carried out with us, we take great pride in our work. We endeavour to provide competitive prices but most importantly, to have each and every customer leave our garage happy. We will never carry out any further repairs without having spoken with your first and seeking authorisation. Please get in touch for an estimate today.

fev towbar & car care centre
30 Jobs Completed
Pontefract
5.0 / 5

we are a family run business offering quality workmanship at affordable prices our goal is to repair your vehicle to the highest of standards and to get you back on the go with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
we have highly trained technicians with many years experience all our work is fully warranted using the best parts available.
we have comprehensive insurance for road and personal liability
FEVTOWBAR AND CAR CARE CENTRE WHERE WE CARE

QUEENS AUTOCENTRE LEEDS LTD
6 Jobs Completed
Leeds
5.0 / 5

Queens Autocentre is a family run business established in 1968.We are located on the Wakefield Road in Leeds and offer a range of services to all makes of cars and light vans including sales, service, bodywork and insurance accident repairs.
We have an experienced trained team of mechanics who carry out repairs and services at competitive and affordable prices for all petrol and diesel cars.
MOT testing is carried out by appointment.We carry out repairs to all makes of car.
We are one of Leeds oldest Renault Specialists although we carry out repairs on all makes of car.Ex members of the genuine Renault servicing network.
Renault trained technicians
(Renault Specialists since 1982)

All work is guaranteed for 12 months

We service and carry out repairs for all the major leasing companies.
We have a comfortable heated waiting area with TV free WIFI and Laptop charging points free tea/coffee.
We only use top quality parts with a 12 month guarantee on parts fitted and labour.
We are also able to carry out engine remaps to gain BHP and improve driveability and MPG

Northcliffe Motor Services Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Morley, Leeds
5.0 / 5

"We are an independent car & light commercial vehicle repairer - we can do servicing and MOTs.

We are an RAC Approved Garage, and a member of the Good Garage Scheme. In addition we are a member of Motor Codes.

We collect and deliver vehicles in the local area, and we wash and vac vehicles once jobs are completed.

We have 2 garage sites - one in Morley, Leeds and the other in Shipley, Bradford."

Just Car Clinic Wakefield
1 Job Completed
Wakefield
5.0 / 5

"Just Car Clinic Wakefield is part of Just Car Clinics which is the second largest accident repair and car care company in the UK with 26 centres throughout England.

Every single site is BSI Kitemark Approved and we pride ourselves in driving the highest quality standards for both our corporate clients and retail customers.

Every Just Car Clinics also offers a wide range of car care and maintenance services including servicing, MOTs, tyres, air conditioning, windscreen repair and replacement and wheel alignment.

We also have a fleet of mobile repair vans that can repair minor dents and scratches at your home or place of work. With the very best in repair expertise, a full range of maintenance services and a fleet of more than 650 courtesy cars, our absolute aim is to keep you and your car on the road.

Some of the UKÔÇÖs most prominent insurance companies trust Just Car Clinics with their customers clients including The AA, Axa, and the Royal Bank of Scotland. In fact, more than 45,000 customers pass through our centres each year.

An enthusiastic highly skilled team, a commitment to the highest industry standards and an existing enviable corporate client list mean Just Car Clinics deliver absolute car care you can trust, every time."

Ackworth Autoserv
5 Job Completed
Pontefract
5.0 / 5

The team at Ackworth Autoserv are positive that a pit stop at their new premises will leave you feeling more than satisfied. The highly successful business has moved into a larger building, on Winfield Industrial estate, kitted out with the latest in diagnostic equipment, from the industry's leading suppliers.Company director James Matthews leads a team of highly qualified and dedicated individuals, ready to provide an excellent service at competitive prices.James, an authorised MOT inspector, said: I have sold cars, repaired cars, done everything with cars for almost 15 years. We now have a state-of-the art facilities to offer the best service.

Autocraft_Leeds
Member since 02 January 2014
Leeds

"Garage servicing & repairs. MOT testing. Cars & commercial vehicles. Tyres, brakes, and clutches. Car repairs to all makes. Quality reliable service."

TrustFord Wakefield
Member since 25 September 2015
Wakefield

TrustFord is the world’s largest dedicated Ford dealership, wholly owned by Ford Motor Company.

Our 65 UK-wide dealerships all became TrustFord in June 2014. You might have visited us when we had a different name, such as Dagenham Motors, Polar Ford, Brunel Ford, Heartlands Ford or Lindsay Ford.

But now, whenever you see a TrustFord sign – from Bradford to Bristol – you know it’s part of our family.

Harratts Wakefield
Member since 02 March 2016
WAKEFIELD

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Competitive service and MOT prices are only but a few of the surprises we can offer you. If you live within 10 miles of our dealership, we are able to provide you with our collect and deliver service. If you have somewhere to be whilst your vehicle is being repaired, we offer a courtesy car service. With every job; we complete a free vehicle health check to provide total peace of mind. In addition, all Renault approved parts come with a one year guarantee!

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Dewsbury
Member since 30 October 2013
West Yorkshire

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Dewsbury

Tomas Filler
Member since 11 September 2018
Leeds

complete car service

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wakefield
Member since 30 October 2013
Wakefield

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wakefield

Bespoke autobody Leeds
Member since 19 September 2019
Leeds

We are a car Bodyshop based on dewsbury road, only a few minutes away from the White Rose Centre. We take pride in our work and offer quality at reasonable prices as it should be.

Peter Ambrose Castleford Ltd
Member since 04 June 2015
Leeds

We are a Peugeot Dealer with a good customer reputation. We have achieved many awards for both customer satisfaction and for our partnership with the trading standards. We believe in being open and honest.

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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.

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Bodywork Repair Prices

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about bodywork repair. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

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.

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.

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 available.

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

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Dent

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

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