Oil Change in Newhaven

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Top garages for Oil Change in Newhaven (9 found)
TD AUTOS
226 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.9 / 5

Hi my name is Tony I’ve been in the motor trade for a number years plus I owned my own garage for around 10 years but decided to go mobile as I wanted to cut overheads and I actually prefer doing mobile work. I’m fully skilled and very good with electrics and fault finding.

LG Sussex Ltd T/A Peacehaven Tyre & Autocentre
4 Job Completed
Peacehaven
5.0 / 5

Peacehaven Tyre And Autocentre 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.

Formula One Autocentres - Newhaven
15 Jobs Completed
Newhaven
3.0 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

Halfords Autocentre Newhaven
Member since 01 May 2020
Newhaven

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs from brakes & suspension to clutches and timing belts. Our highly trained ATA technicians have access to the latest diagnostic equipment and vehicle service data allowing us to service and repair all makes of cars to dealer standards.

We continue to invested in training to ensure we are prepared for future challenges, for example we have Hybrid trained technicians at all sites. Our extensive equipment investment ensure that we can meet the requirements of a changing vehicle parc with heavy lift capability in most sites for the growing van fleet and upgraded diagnostic equipment to handle the vast range of new drive assistance systems found on new cars.

Motorline Engineering Ltd
Member since 18 August 2019
Lewes

Based in Firle, East Sussex, Motorline Engineering is a professional, independent car garage with a reputation for the highest standards of service. The Motorline team have been caring for and maintaining both modern vehicles and classic cars since 1990. With specialist mechanics, the Motorline team deliver an extensive range of garage services. Whether your vehicle is just a few weeks old or you’re the proud owner of a classic car, you’ll be glad you chose Motorline.

Brooklyn Hyundai
Member since 29 May 2017
SEAFORD

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities.

We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

Jermyn and Sons (Seaford)
Member since 06 May 2015
Seaford

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on.

Jermyn and Sons are a family owned Ford Retail dealership selling new Ford vehicles, as well as servicing all makes. We aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing your vehicle. Our service promise to you is simple: no surprises or hidden extras - and the very best people looking after your car.

Our Ford Service Promise to you:
- Complimentary UK and European Roadside Assistance with your Service (so that when you set out on your journey, our friendly, skilled roadside help goes with you).
- Free FORD eCHECK (a 30-point visual electronic health check of your vehicle).
- All work is carried out by trusted Ford-trained technicians using the latest diagnostic tools.
- All published prices are recommended retail prices and include parts, labour and VAT.
- We'll only use Ford quality parts fitted by specialist technicians.

Ford Motorcraft 4+
For all Ford vehicles four years or older, we're your one-stop shop for Ford Motorcraft 4+ servicing and repairs, plus MOT and tyres. Ford Motorcraft 4+ offers complete high-quality care at an affordable price, with prices starting from RRP £125 for a Ford Motorcraft Minor Service
Prices include complimentary UK and European Roadside Assistance and a free 'wash and vac' for your Ford. Plus, with free tyre rotation and the option of an MOT at just £30 (RRP £35 without service), there are many other good reasons to come to us first.

A service you can depend on- Because no one knows your Ford like a Ford Dealer does.

ace recovery
Member since 20 April 2019
PEACEHAVEN

hi i run a car breakers recovery and mechanical workshop in newhaven east sussex, been mechanically minded all my life, worked on cars 24 years, i have a friend who is also a fully qualified mechanic who helps out aswell, i have a vast knowledge of most cars and the latest disgnostics equipment

Kemps Garage
Member since 28 September 2011
Seaford

"Kemps Garage is a family run MOT testing station and garage operating in the heart of Seaford, East Sussex since 1921. We carry out servicing, MOT and repairs in Seaford for cars, vans, campervans and some minibuses. We strive to offer the best prices on batteries, brakes, exhausts and tyres in Seaford. We are the largest and longest established MOT test centre and garage in Seaford offering MOT, servicing and repair but our size doesn't mean dealership prices. We pride ourselves on offering a genuine warm and friendly service with honest and practical advice that you'd expect from a family run garage. Everything we do is driven by our sole determination in keeping you and others safe on the road. What makes us even more unique is that none of our staff operate on a bonus, commission or reward scheme. So there is absolutely no incentive to do anything but give a fair and honest opinion. This is how our current team and retired colleagues have been keeping you on the road since 1921 with fairness, honestly, openness, integrity and respect."

Oil Change in Newhaven
Frequently asked questions
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What is engine oil?

Engine oil is critical for the health of your car and if the engine oil warning light has come on, you need to pull over and check under your car to see if there is a leak. If there is, you need to get to a garage as quickly as possible as a low amount of engine oil is damaging to a car.This is because engine oil prevents the build-up of heat and friction in between the parts in your cars engine. Without engine oil to ease the friction and disperse the heat, there will be a serions problem.

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What oil is best for my car?

There are a number of different engine oils available to motorists and it can be confusing when trying to choose which one is right for you. To help you understand which one you should buy, we have written a useful guide below the pricing table. We'll tell you the difference between synthetic oil, none synthetic oil, conventional motor oil and high-mileage motor oil.

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What will happen if I don't get my engine oil topped up?

Bad things! By ignoring the engine oil light on your car, you are taking a massive risk with the health of the car and your own safety. There are two possible causes of a car running out of engine oil. The first is that it has naturally been used up and it simply needs topping up. If this is he case you car will need to be topped up as soon as possible as key components will be generating dangerous amounts of heat and friction, however, the engine oil light will come on while there is still enough engine oil in the system to see you through to your next top up. However, the second cause of engine oil dropping is that there is a leak in the system. You can check this by checking under the vehicle and looking out for dripping. If the engine warning light has come on and you can see dripping, there is a strong chance that it is engine oil. If this is the case, you need to get to a garage as soon as possible and have the source of the leak plugged.

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How long does a car oil change take?

For an oil change at a garage, expect the wait time for the job to be 30-45 minutes.

How much does Oil Change cost in Newhaven?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Oil Change 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 Newhaven for Oil Change on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Oil Change Cost by Car Make in Newhaven
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Volkswagen£89.58
Vauxhall£82.30

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 28/07/2020 and 26/10/2020.

Changing Car Oil

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about changing the oil in your car. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide and video to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

Changing the oil in a car is an essential part of keeping a vehicle healthy and safe. Engine oil is the lubricant that keeps the numerous moving parts moving without friction.

You will know when you need to change the oil in your car as soon as the yellow light on your dashboard comes on. As soon as this happens you should take your car to a garage to have the oil.

Changing oil is recommended every 3000-5000km, however if you have a special synthetic oil, you may be able to go 10,000 miles before changing.

However, if you drive your car fast, live in a hot, cold or dusty environment, you may need to change the oil in your car more often. If you have an older car you may need to have the oil changed more frequently too.

Having the oil changed on your car is not a complicated job however it can be a very messy as it involves draining old oil from underneath the car a new batch being poured in.

It is essential that your filter is also changed as your engines performance depends greatly on the distribution of oil throughout the system.

The filter allows dirt and debris to be carried out of the car engine which is vital to keep it running, however, much like a hoover, the filter can become clogged up and the performance of the whole system is effected as a result.

The mechanic who is changing your oil will also clean the filter as this is part of having your oil changed.

If you want to learn how to change the oil in your car and do the job yourself, you can, however you will need specialist tools and supplies to replace oil yourself.

There are also several types of oil and oil filter which are manufactured to work in certain engines. Find out from the car owner’s manual which oil and filter is correct for your car, the main types are:


Synthetic motor oil

This is the highest grade of oil as it is created by oil engineers, scientists and chemists who control the ingredients in a highly measured and calculated way. This oil will have the highest levels of lubrication and engine protection which will keep your engine running smoothly and guard against heat build-up.


Synthetic blend motor oils

This type of oil is a mixture between conventional oils and the synthetic type described above. This type of oil is recommended for cars, vans, lorries and heavy loaded vehicles as is contains excellent low-temperature properties.


High-mileage motor oil

If you have an older car this is the oil for you. Some high mileage, high performance cars are better served by synthetic oil. However, this blend of oil has a unique mixture of additives and viscosity, this oil will have reduced burn off, will help seal oil leaks and will also help improve the combustion chamber sealing which in turn improves engine compression.


Conventional motor oil

Conventional oil comes in many grades, based on viscosity (thickness and fluidity), with each grade being blended to suit a particular car, environment and driving style.

Make sure you use the right oil if you are replacing it yourself or if you’re getting it completed by a garage.

You should be able to find what oil you need by looking in your car owner’s manual, this is important because if you put the wrong oil in your car you could face trouble!

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 10,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive steering and suspension repair deals for you.

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