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Top Autos Aldershot
498 Jobs Completed
Aldershot
4.8 / 5

We are a newly formed, family owned, friendly garage based in Aldershot who take pride in offering our customers a very personalised service. We carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and class 4 MOTs, with no job being too big or too small.

We have a team of 2 mechanics, fully qualified in motor repairs up to Senior ATA accreditation level, with over 30 years of combined mechanical experience, working on all makes and models of vehicles from cars through to light commercial vans. We only use good quality original specification approved parts, to ensure that your vehicle remains in its optimal condition, and we provide customers with 12 months / 12,000 miles’ warranty on both parts and labour for your peace of mind. Customer satisfaction is our main priority and you will not be disappointed with our level of workmanship.

We also provide customers with a free collection and delivery service within 10 miles, or the use of our comfortable waiting room which has Wi-Fi and refreshments readily available.

Drivers Autocentre Ltd - Maryhill Road
319 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

We are a Clean, Modern and Progressive Car and Van Service and Sales Centre. We have over 15 Years Experience at our various locations across Glasgow and The West. All of our Technicians are fully qualified within the Main Dealer Network and completed various training programmes of manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ford, Mazda, Vauxhall, VW Audi Group and Nissan. We aim to be the number 1 choice for customers and as such we offer excellent levels of customer care and attention aswell as aiming to have your vehicle completed within a timely manner. We also offer the following services to help our customers take the hassle out of motoring:
• Free Vehicle Health Check
• Electronic Video of Vehicle
• Courtesy Vehicle (Booked In Advance)
• Collection and Delivery (Booked In Advance)
• Lift Home or Locally (Normally Same Day)
• Payment Assist (Spread the Cost of The Bill at no Extra Cost)
• All Repairs Come Warranted
• Full VAT Invoice Provided
• Sales Leasing and Finance
Our Sites also have Fully Equipped customer waiting areas with WIFI, Newspapers / Magazines and Comfort Facility. Myself and the team look forward to welcoming you to Drivers Autocentre and should you have any questions or queries just give us a call or message in. Thanks David Lamb Managing Director.

Ewood Motor Services
337 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
4.9 / 5

Ewood Motor services is conveniently based in Blackburn near Ewood Park. Our garage is home to the latest equipment and facilities enabling us to carry our repairs and services to a high standard. Providing a free collection/delivery for local customers within 5 miles is just one of the many great services we offer.

We cover a range of mechanical services from brakes and exhausts to steering and suspension. Our mechanics have gained a variety of skills over the years and aim to make sure your car care needs is a swift, smooth running experience.

Our diagnostic equipment helps us pinpoint problems which means we can successfully carry out any work needed so you can be back on the road in no time. Our comfortable waiting room is there if you wish to wait while we work on your car, or we have some very handy local transport links if you wish to go about your day to day activities,

We also have a fully kitted out body shop on site for all body work repairs

Mr Tyre Ltd - Swadlincote
87 Jobs Completed
Swadlincote
4.6 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres giving an incredible coverage across the central England region.

With many years’ experience in the tyre industry we have a reputation for providing high quality products at competitive prices. Being so well established has allowed us to form close relationships with virtually every major tyre manufacturer.

Alongside tyres, our stores offer most mechanical repairs including brakes, servicing, engine repairs, suspension, MOT testing, stainless steel exhausts, engine remapping and air conditioning repairs and re-gas.

We are happy to serve Swadlincote and its surrounding areas.

Niche Autos LTD
871 Jobs Completed
Wakefield
4.9 / 5

OFFICE CONTACT NUMBER IS (WAKEFIELD) 362 072 Established for many years, we are a family run business that believes in great customer service to encourage repeat business with every customer. Our pricing is very competitive and all of our mechanics have the best equipment at their disposal to get the job done correctly and efficiently. We undertake all aspects of vehicle repairs, MOT tests, Clutches, Brakes, Exhausts just to name a few as well as very competitive rates on vehicle detailing using only the very best products

Brook Street Motors Bury
421 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.9 / 5

Brook Street Motors are an established independent garage in Bury. We are Vauxhall specialists with over 10 years main agent experience under our belts. We have a wide experience of all other vehicle makes in the motor industry, so we are able to carry out repairs on most makes and models.

We are new to this site, but have 5* feedback on another work based website, and have good reviews on our own website, please feel free to check. We take customer service and satisfaction seriously, and pride ourselves on word of mouth for a lot of our work.
Every car leaving our premises is checked over for safety and peace of mind.

We offer a free collection and delivery service or the use of one of our courtesy cars, subject to availability.

Sopley Garage
85 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.9 / 5

Sopley Garage is a well established business located in Sopley on the main road between Christchurch and Ringwood. We cover all areas of mechanical car repairs, car servicing, vehicle diagnostics and MOT testing. We take pride in providing a quality, value for money service delivered in a friendly approachable way.

Our Undertaking
All work will be carried out using only first class quality parts and lubricants. We will only undertake work which has your prior authorisation and after providing a quote which includes VAT. Any changes to the quote will be notified before being acted upon. We will respect agreed deadlines keeping you informed of any unforseen difficulties or delays. We will provide you with a clearly laid out invoice and give you feedback about any additional issues which may need attention. We will look after your vehicle and treat you with friendly courtesy.

Best Motors Coachworks LTD
22 Jobs Completed
london
4.8 / 5

We at Best Motors service centre have been providing our customers and the general public our superb service each and every time for 25+ years. We are a officially VAT registered Mercedes Benz garage.
We are open from 8.30 to 6 on weekdays and on Saturday from 8.30 to 2.
We undertake all jobs for all cars at all ages, our elite team will attend to all your cars needs from mechanical to electrical to MOTS.

Parkside Garage Leeds Ltd
609 Jobs Completed
Leeds
4.8 / 5

Parkside Garage is a fully equipped garage and Mot Station for Cars Vans Motorbikes and Scooters , we are also carry out all Major Garage Repairs . We also carry out Scooter and Motor Bike Repairs . This is a Family Run Business with very friendly staff with the added bonus of very Competitive Rates . Parkside Garage pride them self on customer Satisfaction . Every aspect covered under one roof.
Parkside Garage is v.a.t registered Garage this keeps warranty on your vehicle , so no need to go to a Major Dealers to keep your warranty
Parkside Garage also offers Payment plan for those unexpected bills

BOURNE PERFORMANCE LTD
36 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
5.0 / 5

Bourne Performance Ltd are a local independent company established in 2005, with a loyal customer base in our local area of Sittingbourne. This is due to our team of highly trained and friendly technicians. We pride ourselves on providing a very high standard of service and honest and competitive pricing for all our customers.

We can meet all your Servicing and repair needs, we undertake all car and van MOT’s Class IV and VII, Diagnostics, aircon, Clutches and Brakes. To make this experience more convenient we offer a free collection and delivery service within a 5-mile radius of out location.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Stevenage
548 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
4.8 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

trade tyre and service centre
47 Jobs Completed
Alton
5.0 / 5

Trade tyre and service centre specialise in all makes of cars . We have dealer level trade technicians so you have total peace of mind when your vehicle comes to us . We are based half a mile from Alton town . Although we do offer a free collection and delivery service . Our reception has free WiFi and free coffee and tea facilities whilst you wait for your vehicle .

R Turner Motor Specialist LTD
173 Jobs Completed
ROTHERHAM
4.7 / 5

My names Rob, I've been a mechanic for the past 10 years,I am main dealer trained. I've worked on pretty much ever car going.

I do anything from a service to an engine rebuild, cambelts to modifications. I also offer a mobile service for those who cant get away from work.

Ecu remapping service available aswell as Dpf delete egr delete and much more.

I'm reliable, quick and competitive. I will aim to beat all genuine quotes.

Please note due to high volume of work make contact with before accepting any quote so I can provide you with the best service.

Thanks again Rob

KP MOT Centre
7 Job Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

KP MOT Centre are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind. We cover Crawley, Gatwick and Redhill.

GR Auto Services Ltd
40 Jobs Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

We are one of the largest family owned independent garages in Yate, near Bristol. GR Auto Services have been servicing, carrying out MOT's and repairing most makes and models locally for over 20 years. We score highly with our customer service surveys. Our customer satisfaction rate can be seen on the Good Garage Scheme website and it averages between 96 - 97%. GR Auto Services received an award in 2012 from a major lease company for over 15 years of exceptional service to them and their customers. Our receptionist boasts both male and female staff, and we offer a collection and delivery service with in a 6 mile radius. We use 3 diagnostic computers so we are very strong on engine diagnostics with most makes and models.

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Engine and Cooling

Engine and Cooling

If your car has overheated or the engine and cooling system has had a fault, you need to find a local engine and cooling expert as soon as possible.

A car cannot operate proficiently with an engine and cooling problem. The radiator, lubricants, water, engine fans, water pump and many other components are responsible for keeping a car engine at the correct temperature.

There are a number of issues that could cause problems within the cooling and lubricating systems, leaks being the most obvious.

If engine coolant leaks out of your car via a hole somewhere in the system, the problem will manifest itself quickly as a warning light will flash up. The same problem can affect the lubrication system and engine oil can escape via a hole and cause problems for the entire car engine.

If the engine and cooling systems run into trouble, a myriad of engine parts will suffer as a result.

When a car engine operates, a huge amount of heat is generated through the process of combustion and motion between car parts.

Friction is the chief culprit as the rapid rubbing of metal generates heat. The function of engine oil is to lubricate the parts within the engine so a dangerous amount of friction, and therefore heat, never builds up and causes problems.

However, if there is not enough engine oil to keep everything cool, serious problems will arise and components will be at risk of damage which will cost you huge amounts of money!

There are innumerable problems which could arise and many of the following parts could be seriously damaged as a result of a problematic engine and cooling system.

To help you understand a little more about the parts that may be affected from overheating and what you should do if you need new car parts, read the full guide below.

Car Parts Near Me

Whether you need engine parts, car body parts or any kind of car parts near me, you need to understand what you are doing.

At WhoCanFixMyCar.com we recommend that you DO NOT buy your own car parts and take them to a garage for fitting.

The likelihood is that you will not purchase the correct part or the garage that you go to will refuse to fit the engine part. You will then be left with a hole in your pocket!

The world of car parts is big and confusing. There are a huge number of brands and types of car parts so unless you are a trained mechanic, it is not advisable to buy your own car parts.

WhoCanFixMyCar works with a number of parts manufacturers and suppliers who sell directly to garages throughout the UK. Only trained mechanics know the best option for cars when it comes to fitting car parts and engine parts.

When it comes to engine parts specifically, you cannot afford to take a guess and buy online.

You might be able to get close to the best tyre to fit but there is still a huge amount of disparity in between brands and the type of tyre you can fit.

So when it comes to engine parts, as an average driver, you have no chance of knowing!

To help you understand a little more about the different parts operating inside a car engine, we have created this simple guide so you can understand the function at the very least. You will therefore be able to understand what a mechanic means when they say they need to replace a certain part.

Engine Parts

Engine Cylinder

Engine cylinders sit at the core of the engine and they are responsible for pushing the pistons up and down to create energy and movement to move the car.

Cylinders are commonly arranged side by side in a bank or engine block. When it comes to engine parts, cylinders are buried deep inside the car and require lots of engines parts to be removed to get to them including the timing chain, pushrod head, rocker cover, rocker-shaft, rocker arms, cylinder head and lots of nuts and bolts.

Crankshaft

Crankshafts are generally made from steel and sit below the cylinders and pistons in the engine block. Their job is to convert the vertical movement of the pistons into a rotation to be transferred through to the flywheel and then the transmission. The crankshaft has crank pins along its length that line up horizontally with the pistons above and form the ‘stepped’ orientation of the shaft itself.

Spark Plugs

Spark plugs are responsible for igniting the air and fuel inside a car engine to create combustion. Spark plugs are critical parts of a car engine and they must fire at the right time in order for a car to start. It is common for spark plugs to fail and mechanics will regularly check if them if a car is failing to start.

Engine Valves

Engine valves are responsible for the intake and release of air and exhaust fumes. Combustion is only possible when fuel and oxygen combines to ignite inside the engine. The valves close when the ignition happens as they compress the air to increase the pressure and strength of reaction as a result.

Pistons

A piston is a cylindrical piece of metal that moves up and down the cylinder. The engine parts are subject to wear and tear just like any other engine part and may need to be replaced after a few years.

Piston Rings

Piston rings provide a sliding seal between the outer edge of the piston and the inner edge of the cylinder. The rings serve two purposes:

They prevent the fuel/air mixture and exhaust in the combustion chamber from leaking into the sump during compression and combustion.

They keep oil in the sump from leaking into the combustion area, where it would be burned and lost.

Most cars that "burn oil" and have to have a quart added every 1,000 miles are burning it because the engine is old and the rings no longer seal things properly.

Other engine parts

There are a lot of other parts in the engine which a car cannot function without, modern cars are usually fitted with turbo chargers and on-board computers called ECU’s. There are also a huge number of sensors fitted to most of the engine parts in order to feed information on engine performance back to the driver.

The cooling system and lubrication system are also critical for successful engine performance.

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

We work with a network of over 15,144 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find the right workshop to fit engine parts.

To find the best engine part fitting available in your region;

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