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Good communication and servicing. Will use again.
I booked for car in for Air Con regas, and it's working great now. Amazing customer service. Price was very reasonable and fair! Paid what i been quoted online, no mess about!
Great service. Really quick.
Very helpful and easy to deal with. Came and picked the car up and I had it back after just a couple of days. Its now running better than before it broke down. Would definitely recommend and consider for future repairs/services etc.
Very good service
Fantastic! Their knowledge, customer service and pricing is outstanding. If you want to be looked after and have what actually needs to be done to keep your car happy look no further. Cannot recommend enough!
very efficient - I will use again
Friendly service and good price. They also completed very quickly. Would definitely recommend and be using this garage again.
Auto Solutions and Drew provided a fantastic service, excellent customer service and kept me informed right up to letting me know they were returning my car to me, they've gained a new customer and I will be recommending them in the future. Cheers Drew
Excelllent and speedy work to Jaguar specifications Clearly enthusiastic about cars. Great communication, would certainly use this garage again
Collected car and returned work done quick would recommend
Really accommodating garage (picked up the car from my work and returned it within the day). MOT carried out with work needed on top (expected this) for the car to pass. Overall happy with the service however initial price after testing the car was a little high but they reduced this to a reasonable price for me. Would use again.
Car was booked in and sorted as quoted and done quickly, would definitely recommend
Fast and affordable service. Excellent
Absoutly amazing service and fix another fault on the car for me free of charge Timing belt and water pump both done for £265 absolute bargin id say compared to £550 from VW Would recommend to anyone who needs repares doing ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Camshaft belt and water pump Jobs sorted in 1/2 day no problems to date.
Very good. Fit car in quick.
Excellent service from start to finish, clear communication and job completed to high standard. Also offered finance option for payments over 4 months.
Patrick kept me informed of all the work being done to the car at all times. The clutch had to be replaced as it was worn out. Patrick just dealt with it with no hassle and gave me a quote the same day. Happy with the service and would recommend.
Amazing service! Patrick had my car collected on Thursday afternoon at short notice and delivered back on Saturday afternoon.I had my clutch and flywheel replaced and car wouldn't start due to bits from clutch broken off into starter motor.Patrick replaced the starter motor and didnt charge any labour on the additional work.Car now drives like new.Absolutely brilliant.Take your car to Automotive Components and like me you will be very glad you did!
Paul was brilliant, very helpful and did the job brilliantly, highly recommended
Clutch replacement including flywheel and slave cylinder. Great experience, good communication by Patrick, including texted photos of parts. Included in the price was collection and return if the car so quote agreed Wednesday, car collected Thursday night and returned Friday night.
They did a great job
Excellent service and happy with the repair.
Great friendly and professional service who found and fixed the existing problem and was given more advice about my vehicle and the diagnostic
Great people! Don't hesitate to contact them if you need repair! Job done with great attitude even I supplied the parts with lots of delay. Thank you for your professional help. I.
Great work as always
Pick up and delivery on time. Extremely efficient, and very honest! Needed a set of front wipers and 3 bulbs. Very reasonable
The MOT was carried out on time and for the advertised price (which is very competitive) and the mechanics were helpful. It took around 40 minutes to complete.
MOT failed, had to replace both front McPherson strut mounts for 160 quid. I guess I'd had to do it anyway. The staff was nice and the waiting area was comfortable though.
Hand my mot done and a major service and all brakes and discs changed, well recommended. Danny and the lads were very efficient and professional. Will be back for all my car needs
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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