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Excellent service. The mechanic went to the trouble of discussing what they had done which was very much appreciated. The receptionist was very friendly.will definitely be back.
Good quick helpful servive would happily recommend.
2 years in a row I’ve had a full service and MOT with Drivers Autocentre. Never had any issues car passed first time and definitely the lowest price I could find. Will use again next year
Did the work fast
Thanks Drew & the guys , using this garage for a while now car mot & full serviced no problem thanks again
Yes. They did more work than original estimate and appeared to have done a good job and good value . Very helpful.
Cracking service from these guys, picked my car up and had phoned with a price within 2 hours. Work was done that day, car feels much better and advised of a couple of things still needing done. Car was dropped back off also at no extra cost.
Great service and the job was done fast and efficient. The car drives like new.
Great service picked car up dropped it off first class service no hidden cost
My MOT was over due so I was really saved on this one. I needed 2 new tyres before it could pass so they got ordered in for the next morning then my mot went in. Would definitely go back thanks again
Very good experience. Told us what our fault was for free and explained it and why the high cost.
Great friendly service would highly recommend and will definitely use this garage again
There are a number of things I really liked about Kerr Tech Motor Engineers Limited. Stevie is what I call a 'solution conscious' mechanic. He worked out how to get my car back to normal instead of other garages who just provided problems. He kept me informed throughout with pictures of what was wrong and what he was going to do to fix it. It was expensive but could have been a lot more and so I think he did an outstanding job. I would not hesitate to recommend him or use him again.
Price quoted price paid, came to my work and completed job within an hour, repair was good.
David did great job fixing my cars rear brakes. Had them done in double quicktime :) Very helpful and highly recommend. Thanks again!
Would recommend this garage 100%
Was looking for someone to come as soon as to fix my car, never used this service before and i dont know why but the man came out and bled my brakes and replaced my brake pipe, was really quick and answered me back quickly also, highly recommended and will be using as my forst option from now on really please with the job, the price and how quickly it was done thanks again
Cannot recommend David enough! My rear break light came on at Christmas and I booked it into the mini garage. Two weeks later they were checked after struggling to find time to get it seen to as I work Mon-Fri. Found this website on Saturday night after being quoted over £200 for rear break pads at mini. David came to my work on today (Tuesday), replaced the break pads and sensor for less than £100. Being mobile is perfect and David carried out the work at my office carpark! The warning light is off and I’ve saved myself a small fortune! Have recommended already and will 100% use again! Brilliant price, trustworthy and efficient!
Great Garage would definitely use again.
Fast, friendly service at short notice.
Prompt courteous service
Friendly, efficient - job done. Really pleased with the price also (half what I was quoted for identical work and parts from Arnold Clark). Highly recommended, and I'll be using Bishopbriggs MOT Centre as my go-to garage from now on.
The job was done on time, I got my car back on time. Still driving it and it seems the EGR fault has been fixed. Hopefully no issue after many days driving. Thanks for your help.
Good customer service. Job was done and got the car same day .Additional costs incurred due to recommended engine flush. Seems to be running better
excellent service. .only extra was the brake fluid change..but all ok with me
Couldn't have been any nicer - will definitely use again - price was excellent as was the service from staff.
Will definitely be back to this garage for any future repairs etc. Very happy with the service.
All fine, no problems
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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 (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;
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