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Best garages for your car’s Full Service and MOT near you in London

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Top garages for Full Service and MOT in London (1,734 found)
CPS Automotive Ltd.
48 Jobs Completed
Byfleet
4.9 / 5

We are a family run business with over 15 years of experience in all vehicle makes and models. We have a good reputation and positive feedback throughout all of our customers. Delivery and collection services are also available locally.

Our services range from MOT’s, MOT repairs, servicing on all manufacturers, clutches, timing belts/chains, engine replacement, latest diagnostics testing and equipment, air conditioning fault finding, re-gas, exhaust welding, body panel welding, laser wheel alignment, DPF regeneration and cleaning.

RSH Performance.
96 Jobs Completed
Perivale, Greenford
5.0 / 5

RSH Performancehave been established in the Ford sense for over 10 years and offer a huge range of services for all makes of vehicle’s, specialising in performance Fords - from standard vehicle servicing to high performance tuning and big spec engine building. We are a company with the experience, knowledge, equipment and mainly a passion to provide you with the service and knowledge you would expect from a company that feels the same way you do about your car.

Please feel free to take advantage of our free friendly advice and experience by either popping along to our fully equipped work shop or just give us a call, we don’t bite.

Wimbledon Autocentre
175 Jobs Completed
Wimbledon
3.8 / 5

Established in 1987, we’ve enjoyed a long and rich history servicing motorists who appreciate both our technical expertise and affordable prices. Renowned in the area for our customer service, we’re always happy to offer free, no obligation advice and quotations so you’re clear on what’s happening with your vehicle.

Based in Wimbledon, TOC Autos severs the entire southwest London area, establishing ourselves as a trusted, family-owned repair centre who handle all automotive requirements.

Whether it’s efficient and affordable MOTs, breakdown recovery, car servicing or more niche repairs, we’re first choice. We offer guarantees on parts and labour, being confident in the capabilities of our small team of qualified and experienced technicians.

Their extensive trade knowledge allows them to undertake all vehicle repairs, car servicing and MOTs using the latest equipment and working practices, across multiple vehicle classes. In fact, our vehicle inspection services extend to passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and even motorcycles. And as a registered vehicle recovery / accident recovery service, TOC Autos can also help you when you’re in a real bind.

London Autocare LTD
111 Jobs Completed
Sutton
4.7 / 5

Ower 10 years experience
Accident Repairs
Engine rebuilds
Clutches
Gearbox reconditioning
Brakes
Services
ECU Remapp and programming
Tyres

Galaxy Auto Centre Garage
628 Jobs Completed
Welham Green
4.8 / 5

Galaxy Auto Centre Garage is based in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, AL9 7DY. We started trading in 2013, and now we have two ramps and two mechanics. We carry out servicing, brake work, exhausts, clutches, manual gearbox re-conditions, welding, timing belt/chain, engine rebuild/replacement.

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
2079 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.8 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

Advanced Service Centre LTD
24 Jobs Completed
grays essex
4.3 / 5

Here at Advanced Service Centre we have a grate team of highly trained experienced technicians working in a small business environment making your experience with us count, We thrive to exceed your previous garage experiences and be your dealer alternative for the road ahead. Specialising in the diagnosis of any problem with your motor vehicle. We have the very latest diagnostics equipment and tracking equipment to ensure accurate results every time. We are a privately run business which acts with a friendly but professional attitude. Our modern workshop features the latest in diagnostic equipment along with the tools for practically any job.

London Motor Sports Ltd
336 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

London Motor Sports professional garage with great experience in the car industry, based in White-City London W127AH.

Our main focus has always been to deliver best quality service to our customers. We provide our customers best deals on MOT, Wheel Alignment, Mechanical Servicing, Diagnostic, Body Work Repairs and any other car related problem.

London Motor Sports is capable of fixing all types of repairs, and can set up accounts with professional industries such as Taxi Companies.

We make sure that all the repairs completed are up to the Manufacturers Standards and guarantee on all work completed by us.

Automotive Components Specialist Ltd
1595 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.

Cartek Chingford
534 Jobs Completed
London
3.8 / 5

In august 2014, Cartek Chingford opened its doors in the view of serving the local and surrounding areas of North Chingford with a high level of trust, knowledge and skill in order to keep its clients moving forward with hassle free motoring.

Managing director Panny over the years has built up a vast amount of knowledge in repairing all makes and models and needless to say, all business is handled in a polite and professional manor!

Throughout his career in the Motor industry he has also developed a large portfolio of certifications which enables the work level to be at a significantly high standard and training and skill development is always on going to ensure your vehicle is in the safest hands possible.

J.W.Autos
361 Jobs Completed
Wilmington
4.7 / 5

As we hit some hard times ahead with covid-19, I would like to try and give something back to the local NHS staff, Police and Fire services by offering free health check on your car and a further 30% off any repairs quoted. All you need is proof of ownership of your car and key worker identification.

Here at J.W.Autos we provide a friendly reliable service, with over 13 years of experience you can rest assured your vehicle is in safe hands. Our free collection and delivery service ensures you a hassle free day, or if you so choose work can be carried out at your home, work or any other place you desire, saving you the stress and hassle of taking your vehicle to a garage and avoiding those unnecessary days off!

Car wont start? cant get the car to the garage? don't worry, let the garage come to you, as a mobile service is available at no extra cost

We take on all types of work from a vast range of vehicle manufactures. All work undertaken is carried out to the highest standard ensuring your vehicle is in a safe and roadworthy condition. all parts used are to OE/OEM standard and come with
1 years warranty minimum.

Aysin Limited
141 Jobs Completed
london
4.7 / 5

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SMS Motors
1157 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.7 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much more.

Our experienced mechanics have various RMI/ATA accreditations and are always on hand to provide the help and advice that you need to get your vehicle back to full health. We have valuable links within the motor trade industry and aim to provide good value for money on all products and services.

SMS Autocare are proud members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation and the Trust My Garage scheme. All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 mile parts and labour guarantee and we offer our customers a FREE collection and delivery service within 15 miles.

VJM Motors ltd
97 Jobs Completed
MIDDLESEX
4.8 / 5

An independent garage based in Southall West London. With trained and accredited technicians. Able to offer motor vehicle repairs, servicing and diagnostics for a reasonable price.

Triple M Mechanic
816 Jobs Completed
.
4.6 / 5

We are mobile Mechanics based in and around North and west London

Delivering quality repairs and customer service is always the top of our list so you can rest assured that you are left with a reliable and safe vehicle to drive. From clutch replacements to unusual knocking noises, we can diagnose your vehicle issues using the latest equipment and a vast amount of knowledge.

We offer excellent workmanship at affordable prices at the location of your choice.

Whether you are at work or home, we can carry out many repairs and services from gaskets to timing belts wherever you are. Having undergone thorough training in addition to many years of experience in the trade, we deliver the same level of excellence to every customer whether they are new or existing.

All our parts are sourced from a well known, reputable supplier.

See our 5* reviews!

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Full Service and MOT in London
Frequently asked questions
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What is a 'Full Service' on a car?

It involves thoroughly checking the fluids and components in the vehicle, to determine whether they need replacing, updating, or replenishing. Getting your car serviced will also help prevent larger jobs cropping up later on, thus saving you a lot of hassle and money.

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When is my car due for a service?

The recommended service schedule for your vehicle will be outlined in your owner’s manual. However, the general rule would be that a full service be undertaken every 12,000 miles.

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How often should you service your car?

Your car should receive a full service annually, and if you undertake a high mileage it should receive an interim service in between at the 6 month mark.

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What is included in a Full Service?

A Full Service includes renewal or top-up of all major fluids including:

·      Oil

·      Coolant

·      Brake fluid

·      Automatic Transmission Fluid

A clean will be provided to:

·      Filters

·      Spark plugs

Other components that are also comprehensively checked are:

·      Suspension

·      Steering

·      Door locks

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How long does a car service take?

A car’s full service can take around three hours to complete, if there are no significant issues encountered as they will of course lengthen the job time. You will ordinarily get your car back the same day but perhaps set a day aside for the service. 

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What's the difference between a Full and an Interim Service?

An interim service focuses on items that require the most regular renewal and maintenance. A full covers all of these, plus those that require a less-frequent review.

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What's the difference between a Full and a Major Service?

Many garages won't differentiate between a Full and a Major Service. Where they do, the Major is even more comprehensive and may include items such as a full drain and renewal of brake fluid and coolant.

Average rating for  Full Service and MOT in London bookings

4.66

760 reviews

Full Service and MOT cost in London

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Full Service and MOT is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in London for Full Service and MOT on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Full Service and MOT Cost by Car Make in London
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£207.05
BMW£219.27
Ford£207.79
Volkswagen£205.26
Nissan£207.10
Mercedes£223.24
Audi£213.31
Peugeot£205.30
Toyota£204.89
Citroen£208.13
Renault£204.90
MINI£208.15
Volvo£218.31

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/05/2020 and 04/08/2020.

What is a car service?

A car service is a service that looks the essential systems in your car. This is carried out by a mechanic who will look at everything in the car. They check to make sure the vehicle is safe to drive on the road - a legal requirement to have you serviced every twelve months.

Is a car service the same thing as an MOT?

An MOT is a standardised check with specific rules and regulations set by the government. A service not a legal obligation and is more for the benefit of your car.

It is important to note that a car service is not the same as an MOT. The similarities are that many of the same parts and systems are inspected during each.

A car service is carried out and fully controlled by the mechanic or garage carrying the work out.

This means that the pricing will change from garage to garage alone as well as from car to car, much like any other repair work.

What are the different types of services?

The two different types of services are an interim car service and full car service. As each service will change from garage to garage, they will carry out different checks and look at different parts. A car service is a full diagnostic that looks into the health of a car. This it is not a service where specific repairs are included.

Interim checks every six months before a full service will highlight if there is a minor problem. It will help you resolve the issue before it gets any worse. If you do not have an interim check and you have an issue, it may get worse, meaning leaving you paying more money when it is eventually discovered in the full car service.

Alongside this, it is vital that you are able to talk to more than one garage before completing the job. You should compare price and how thorough the checks will be.

This is where WhoCanFixMyCar comes in!

The list below shows what garages will check during an interim or full service. However, it is always worth checking before you book your car in as some garages may not cover what is listed.

What is Checked in a Full and Interim Car Service?

  • Oil and Oil Filter Replacement
  • Brake Fluid
  • Antifreeze Coolant
  • Windscreen Wash
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Lights
  • Windscreen Wipers
  • Battery Condition
  • Charging System
  • Exhaust System
  • Tyre Tread and Pressure
  • Full Brake Check
  • Steering Check
  • Shock Absorbers Check
  • Suspension Check
  • A full car service also includes:

  • Auxiliary Drive Belt Check
  • Wheel Alignment Check
  • Wheel Bearing Check
  • Wheel Balance
  • Brake Fluid Condition
  • Fuel Filter (Diesel)
  • Spark Plugs (Petrol)
  • Air Filter
  • The majority of these parts and systems are checked during a full car service or interim service. If your car needs a top up of motor oil or any other repairs, you will have to pay extra.

    How do I find a trusted local garage in London for a full service?

    Finding a mechanic in London who you can trust to do a good full service and charge a fair price isn’t always easy, so we’ve simplified the process.

    Just enter the details of your car in the form below and then sit back and relax while local garages in London send you direct quotes for a full or interim service.

    We work with a network of 15,252 mechanics and garages in London and across the UK so we can find competitive car service deals near you.

    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 deal, before booking a full car service or interim car service online.