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Job done in a timely manner. Good customer service
After maltech did my aircon a few months ago i was pleased with the price and result so decided to give it ago with the m.o.t for my car, at £30 i was impressed with the price, the m.o.t was done quickly and the car passed, i was advised that 3 tyres would need replacing shortly but i was really impressed that i was not put under any pressure to have the work done, i will be definately using this garage again
The best garage in town. Trustworthy, reliable, friendly and approachable. Didn't bombard me with technical car talk.... which would have meant nothing. ..but very polite and curteous. Any car issues in the future..it will 100% be Maltech receiving my custom. Very happy.
first class job will be our garage of choice from here on in main dealer quality at affordable prices
Excellent service provided. Good communication of progress and completion. Follow up call to endure I had received text messages. Only did and charged for what was required to be done..Coutessy car was ideal.
Friendly and helpful. Could have charged me what was quoted, but it ended up being a cheaper fix so we're really honest too. Taking the car back for a service and MOT after Christmas.
Great service, friendly and professional, even reminded me my MOT was coming up and managed to fit me in to get it done at the same time,. would definitely recommend,
First class service. Will use again.
kept well informed on the progress of the repair, also did some work in advance to get me vehicle thro its next MOT that up the price a bit and also advised me of other work that would have cost me a lot more later on, only fault for got to phone me to tell me when vehicle was ready, I drove past and saw it outside parked up and phoned them later on to check on its progress
Excellent!! Great price and fantastic service Job well done
Told me i needed disks pads and two new calipers.did the job myself.didnt need disks and only one caliper.only went there as i was stuck for time.never again.
Very polite and courteous service good price and a good job.
Pleased with the service, would use again.
Best price and good service
excellent service from [email protected] will use this garage in future Cheers guys Graham :-)
Nice friendly and very helpful garage with pleasant staff. Price quoted was price paid. Would definitely use this garage again.
Cockerton Green Garage is your local, reliable and independent garage based in Darlington, County Durham specialising in MOTs, servicing and repairs and other vehicle maintenance for all makes and models.
We are a family run business, having been established for over 30 year ago and it has always been important to us to offer a friendly environment for all our customers as well as a great service.
Our qualified staff have amassed a diverse range of skills specific to the services we provide, so whether you require a standard MOT or vehicle service or repair, vehicle diagnostics or even a tyre replacement Cockerton Green Garage can do it, and if we can’t we know someone who can!
Services available to you
Cockerton Green Garage guarantee all work and services undertaken and are fully insured to cover all vehicles under the care of our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering a tailored and quality level of service at affordable prices and this can be demonstrated through our strong client base, with much of our work being generated through current and past customer recommendations.
How to find us
Cockerton Green Garage can be find at the rear of 87 Cockerton Green, DL3 9EG. We are tucked away in the corner of Cockerton Green, behind the houses along from shopping precinct, overlooking the village green and just by St Mary's and Cockerton Methodists churches.
Maz & Sons is a registered MOT centre based in Darlington, who also carry out all forms of mechanical servicing, maintenance and repair work, as well as class 4 MOT’s too. We are a family run business which has been established since 2014. We have a team of two fully qualified, very experienced technicians who have worked on all makes and models of vehicles.
The fuel pump is responsible for pumping fuel into the cylinders of the engine and performs an extremely important function in the running of a car.
Fuel injectors are susceptible to becoming dirty and often require cleaning, when they become clogged they can cause noticeable problems when driving.
There are some tell-tale signs that your fuel injector needs cleaning so as soon as you see the following indicators, take your to a mechanic.
You can buy fuel injector cleaning kits and perform the job yourself, however this will require getting your hands dirty and removing the part from the engine.
Unless you are a trained professional, this can be a difficult job which is why we would recommend that you leave the work to mechanic!
However, if you would like to carry out the work yourself, here is a step by step guide on how to clean a fuel injector.
The first step is the easiest, simply go to any shop around Darlington that sells car cleaning kits and get your hands on a fuel injection cleaning kit.
There may be more than one type of kit as different so make sure to get the right one for your car.
You may even have to assemble the kit yourself by buying cleaning fluid and other materials if there is not a full kit on sale.
Make sure to ask for help if you don’t know what to look for.
Each car is different and so the fuel injector will be located in different places. The easies way to find the part is by using the manual that came with your car when your first bought it. This will list where the fuel injection pump is.
This is where the job starts to get technical and we would once again recommend that you only follow these steps if you are familiar with car maintenance and are able to navigate a car engine with ease.
The fuel injectors will be connected to the fuel pump and there will be a few of them.
Remove the injectors and connect a fuel return line or U tube which will divert the fuel back to the tank.
Specific vehicles will require the complete removal of the fuel pump or relay for proper cleaning to be possible.
There should be a section in your car owners manual that tells you about how to disconnect the injectors from the pump and connect a U tube or return line so pay close attention to the instructions.
You should consult your car owners manual to locate the vacuum line, once you’ve found where it is in the engine, remove the tube.
The first thing you’ll need to do is locate the fuel pressure test port and connect your new cleaning kit.
The kit itself will have detailed instructions on how to perform this task.
The cleaner fluid itself is flammable so it’s vital that you don’t spill any of it over your engine or get it on the injectors themselves.
The cleaning kit works by shooting cleaning fluid and air at high pressure around the fuel system, however there needs to be somewhere for the air to escape just in case there is a blockage and a build up of pressure begins.
Ignoring this precaution could result in serious damage being caused to your car.
Make sure that all of the connections are properly fixed and ensure the fuel pump is switched off.
Now its time to turn on the engine.
The cleaner will then circulate through the injectors until the cycle is complete, make sure to follow the exact instructions on your specific kit as the time to leave the engine on may vary from kit to kit and engine type to engine type.
When you have switched the engine off, you will be free to remove the cleaner and reconnect all of the other parts that you have disconnected.
Once more, follow the instructions on in your car owners manual and on the cleaning kit itself to ensure this is all done properly.
Remember to close the fuel cap once you have completed cleaning your fuel injector.
This is the moment of truth and when you will find out whether you have managed to complete the job properly.
Turn on your car engine and listen to see if there are any abnormal sounds coming for the engine. If this is the case then you should take your car to a mechanic immediately and tell them what has happened.
However, if your car is still suffering from the symptoms we listed earlier in the guide, your fuel injector pump and injectors may need replacing and cleaning them has simply had no effect as they are damaged.
If cleaning the parts of the fuel injection system has not resolved your issue, you will need to take your car in for repair.
As there are several parts that make up the system there may only be certain parts that require repair or replacement so costs and time taken to complete the work will vary greatly.
If you have attempted to clean the system with using the advice above, make sure to tell the mechanic as they will likely attempt to carry this work out in a first attempt to resolve the issue.
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 8,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive fuel injection repair and cleaning deals for you.
You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in Darlington, before booking online.