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Great job done. Fast and friendly. Needed more done than I thought but they did the repairs for a good price.
Great guys, amazing service. Felt like I was in safe hands and will go for all future car needs.
Very quick and prompt diagnosis
I had a full service,replace transmission and break fluid and replace indicator LED in wing mirror to my Audi A6.The appointment was arranged swiftly,I was kept informed during the day of progress and the work was completed most efficiently. The mechanic did his utmost to try to save me money and he was extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the jobs. It was good to be dealing with a real mechanic rather than an intermediary like you do with the main Audi dealers. I would thoroughly recommend this garage over the main dealers in relation to cost and quality.
Really pleased with Goodfellas. Diagnosed blown head gasket on Citroen C3 and replaced together with new water pump,thermostat and even cambelt renewed in just a few days.Would certainly go back to this garage for a first quote on any future problems.Excellent!
Reasonable priced. Friendly service.
The work was carried out in a skillful and timely fashion. I would have no hesitation in recommending this establishment.
Excellent service. Booked in and work was completed as promised within the timescales agreed. Highly recommended
Took my car down to Silvio and he diagnosed the fault as a catalytic converter fault. Replaced it within 24hrs and the did the back brakes as well. Gave me a courtesy car and got me out of trouble. Cannot recommend this garage enough. Don’t want to though as this will create queues. Thank you and car runs like a dream.
Work carried out as requested within few hours
Excellent service from start to finish, felt comfortable being a woman motorist and everything explained clearly i definately found myself my new go to mechanic. Fitted a air con motor for me whilst fitting a cam belt and water pump , highly recommended!!
I would recommend this garage and particularly Patrick, very honest person and thedelivery driver who picked up my car. Brilliant service from start to finish.
Easy booking, clear communication throughout, fast responses via text or email, honest and transparent diagnosis. I'd definitely recommend this garage and in particular Patrick.
Another job was completed with my pre-consent (rear breaks) all was explained so well. Patrick is great at keeping me informed throughout and love his honesty no pressure.Patrick kindly informed me on an advisory basis the the rear break would eventually need doing hence the decision to have both oil change and breaks done.This is a garage that I highly regard not only for the high standard of customer care but the honesty throughout.The price is also good which is another added bonus.Needless to add that I highly recommend ACS Ltd .A FIVE STAR + SERVICE.
Very happy with the work carried out and received helpful advice from Patrick.
Brillaint work and very quick turnaround time. Thankyou!
Would definitely recommend this garage. Service was impeccable, guys where great and car runs better than ever. Will be using them from now on
Very friendly and helpful Found items that were vital for car safety and fixed them.
Brilliant garage,My clutch went need the car for work had the choice of 4 other garages that were closer chose this one because of the reviews,glad I did... Brilliant experience, no hassle,very friendly, kept updated what was happening, had car back on the road 24 hrs later... Very happy
Dropped my car off early Saturday morning and it was ready in just over an hour. I wholly recommend this garage. I will be returning in a couple of weeks to get the MOT done.
Good efficient service - would use again
Good job done but the item prices was so expensive
Excellent done in under 90mins
quick excellent service
The price was more than quoted as I got a full service and MOT. Great friendly service and very helpful. I had a lot of questions which they where more than happy to answer and give me some advice on.
Will deffo use again
Stevie was great at explaining what needed done to my car, I felt i got a great deal for what needed done and I couldnt have asked for a more friendly service
Excellent service!! Would definitely recommend and use again. Thanks again!
Great service, quick, honest and did exactly what they said they would. Will definitely use this garage again and recommend to others.
I was able to receive very objective technical advice and MOT service, very honest and reliable at a very competitive price.
The maximum cost for an MOT is £54.85, garages cannot charge more than this. However, many garages charge less than this, the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com is around £35.
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Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about MOT services in . However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.
An MOT is a service provided by garages which every car is legally required to have carried out.
A cars roadworthiness will be checked during the MOT as each major component is inspected by a trained professional. A garage has to have authorisation from the DVSA to carry out an MOT as they have to meet the minimum requirement to carry out the inspection.
You don’t need to take your car for an MOT for three years if you buy and register it brand new, however as soon as the three years are up, it is a legal requirement that you take your car for an MOT annually.
Below we have included some useful information on what is checked during your MOT as well as things you can do to increase your chances of passing at the first attempt.
The exhaust system is made up of several parts and components which all need to be checked individually. The main issue that mechanics will be looking out for is leakage of fumes or liquid, as these are the most common issues associated with the exhaust system.
There is very little you can do to help your car pass an MOT if there is a problem with this system as a hole cannot be blocked up unless you are a trained professional.
The fuel system will also get checked for leaks however, by checking that the tank cap is sealed properly, you may be able to avoid failing your MOT for a minor issue.
The emissions of a car must fall below specific legal limits which means that if your car produces too much carbon monoxide or hydrocarbons, it will fail its MOT.
You can increase your chances of passing an MOT by addressing the problem before having the service carried out as it is easy to diagnose a problem with your fuel emission levels.
If your exhaust emits excessive blue or black smoke when the engine is switched on and while driving, there is a high chance that there is an issue. By addressing it early you can avoid failing the MOT test.
One in ten cars fail their MOT due to tyre issues. The mechanic will be checking the tread of the tyre when carrying out the MOT as well as looking for damage such as lumps, bulges or tears.
A tyre tread should be at least 1.6mm and be the correct type as they need to be able to maintain the speed and weight of the car while its being driven.
You can use a tread depth gauge to check if your tyres are safe to drive on and whether they will pass the MOT, if the tread is less than 1.6mm, your car will fail.
It is also important to ensure your tyres are fully inflated and the pressure is correct as this is another issue which will likely result in failure.
The parts being checked will consist of windscreen wipers, windscreen, wing mirrors, rear view mirror and windows. It will be obvious that you will fail your MOT if your view of the road around you is impeded.
This could be caused by broken or missing mirrors as well as cracked or heavily chipped windows.
Your rear view mirrors and wing mirrors must be able to move while remaining secure to provide a driver with an adequate view of the road. The wipers and washers are also included in checks as they must be able to clean the windows effectively.
You will fail your MOT if there is damage or an obstruction in your windows bigger than 10mm within the immediate viewing area and 40mm anywhere else.
You can improve your chances of passing your MOT by making sure you buy new wiper blades at least once a year and thouroughly checking all of your windows.
You should also ensure your screen wash reservoir is fully topped up as it will be checked during the MOT.
A wide ranging inspection will be carried out with the body, engine mountings, seats, doors and chassis. They are required to be completely free of erosion and cannot have any sharp edges which could cause injury.
You must also have your registration plates attached to your car which need to be visible from 20 meters away.
Your car should also be shown to display a vehicle identification number (VIN) which should be etched onto the body or chassis.
The speedometer must also be fully secure and able to light up.
Every seatbelt in the vehicle must be fully functional as this will be checked rigorously by the inspector.
Almost a third of all MOT failures are due to light, electrical or reflector failure. The front, rear, brake, fog, indicator, registration plate and reflectors must adhere to the following standards;
If one of the bulbs in your car breaks you can buy a replacement relatively easily which is something you should do if you are due an MOT.
Make sure to consult your owners handbook before buying a bulb to discover the correct unit.
The horn on your car must also be full working order and be able to deliver a strong uniform note which can be heard by another driver on the road.
The battery in your car will also be checked for leakage and stability within the engine.
Wiring will be inspected for wear and tear and cannot be at the point of breaking.
If you have a towbar for a trailer, the socket will be checked as it must be able to send power to the indicators on the trailer itself.
The mechanic carrying out the MOT will be inspecting the condition of the steering wheels by pushing the steering system in numerous directions as well as assessing the system for damage on specific components.
If your car has a locking devise, this will also be checked when the vehicle is stationary and the engine is not running.
If you have power steering, there must be a correct amount of fluid in the reservoir.
The suspension on your car will be checked visually as the springs and shock absorbers will be inspected for corrosion, distortion or fracture.
We have an in-depth page dedicated to steering and suspension which you can access by clicking here.
The overall condition of your brakes and all of the components that make up the system will be inspected thoroughly.
A specific break test will be performed to ensure your car has the correct stopping power to be on the road.
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