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Oil Change in Peterlee

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Top garages for Oil Change in Peterlee (74 found)
Durham Tyre and Repair Centre
51 Jobs Completed
Durham
4.0 / 5

Durham Tyre and Repair are a family run business with a friendly and professional manner towards all, established in 1995 they have been meeting any and all of your car repair service needs for decades, with multiple technicians they pride themselves on top quality work and excellent customer service, spanning from over 60 years’ worth of combined experience in the sector.

Regardless of the age, make, model, van or light commercial vehicle, they have the latest diagnostic equipment to assist in any unknown issues, their servicing department can cater for all makes and models, dealing with faulty engines, clutches, brakes, steering, suspension and more, using only top quality parts, such as Euro Car parts, CDS and SES, they also offer a pre-MOT inspection, so that all customers are prepared for any potential issues that might rise during an MOT, any information you need just apply now.

Wearside Auto Centre
144 Jobs Completed
SUNDERLAND
4.5 / 5

We 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.

North East Auto Services - Peterlee.
31 Jobs Completed
Peterlee
4.7 / 5

Welcome to North East Auto Services Group, in Middlesbrough, Peterlee and Fairfield, Stockton.
We offer a wide range of garage services including MOT Testing, Servicing, Tyres, Air Conditioning, Repairs and more.

Origin Automotive Ltd
34 Jobs Completed
Durham
4.4 / 5

Origin Automotive is a vehicle MOT service and repair centre based in Durham, England.

If you have a problem with your vehicle or should it need its annual service or MOT, then we can help. Just give us a call on the number above or come down to the garage for diagnosis and a quotation.

Whether it be a collection and delivery or home call outs, Origin Automotive strives to deliver excellent customer service. Going above and beyond to provide hassle free motoring.

Call us today for more info!

Oxford MoT & Service Centre
5 Jobs Completed
Hartlepool
5.0 / 5

We are a garage located on Oxford Road in Hartlepool, Carrying out MoT Servicing and Vehicle Repair. A well established garage know for years.

J J Transport
4 Jobs Completed
Houghton Le Spring
5.0 / 5

J J Transport are your local indepedent garage based in Hetton-Le-Hole. We are a fully-fledged garage offering our customer all mechanical repairs, servicing, classand 7 MOT's and general maintenance work.

Our garage was established in 1999 and is a combination of two side by side garages, composed of 5 ramps and 1 pit. We have a team of 3 fully qualified and very experienced technicians, and we also employ and train an in-house apprentice too.

Customer service is of the utmost importance to us and we will try to accommodate our customers by any means possible, where possible.

All parts and labour comes guaranteed and we can also offer a collectoin and delivery service for customer local to us as well as a recovery service for vehicles which are not in a drivable state.

Sunderland Tyre and Exhaust Centre
3 Jobs Completed
Sunderland
5.0 / 5

MOT's, Servicing, Brakes, Clutches, Cam Belts, ECU Remapping, Diagnostics, Tracking and Recoveries. All mechanical work undertaken.

Why pay main dealer prices for your servicing when we can service your car at a fraction of the price and still keep your warranty intact?

Cartec Service Centre
3 Job Completed
Sunderland
5.0 / 5

Looking for a garage in Sunderland for car repairs or an MOT? If so, look no further than the quality services on offer at Cartec Service Centre. With a wealth of experience in the trade, you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard.

We are Peugeot & Citroen specialists who cater for all makes and models providing services including:
- Diagnostics
- MOTs class 1 & 7
- Full and part servicing
- Tyres and exhausts
- Vehicle repairs
- and classic cars

Our team of qualified mechanics are based in Sunderland cover the surrounding areas of:
- Washington
- Chester-le-Street
- Seaham
- South Shields
- and all the towns and villages in-between

At Cartec you can be assured of a ‘great service every time’ as we have a team with over 25 years’ experience and City & Guilds. Post your job on whocanfixmycar.com today and I can get you safely back on the road in no time at all.

AJ Automedics
3 Job Completed
Dragonville
5.0 / 5

Hello! Welcome to AJ Automedics - Winner of Motor Codes garage of the year 2015 and have been in the top 50 garages in the UK since 2012!

We are a female friendly fully qualified and experienced garage with a good reputation.

We cover a wide variety of makes and models of vehicles including vans, hybrids, 4x4, motorhomes, horseboxes, emergency vehicles and commercial vehicles.

We can offer you a no obligation quote, so contact us now for more information - no job is too big or too small!

Just Car Clinic Durham
30 Jobs Completed
Durham
5.0 / 5

Just Car Clinic Durham is part of Just Car Clinics which is the second largest accident repair and car care company in the UK with 26 centres throughout England.

Every single site is BSI Kitemark Approved and we pride ourselves in driving the highest quality standards for both our corporate clients and retail customers.

Every Just Car Clinics also offers a wide range of car care and maintenance services including servicing, MOTs, tyres, air conditioning, windscreen repair and replacement and wheel alignment.

We also have a fleet of mobile repair vans that can repair minor dents and scratches at your home or place of work. With the very best in repair expertise, a full range of maintenance services and a fleet of more than 650 courtesy cars, our absolute aim is to keep you and your car on the road.

Some of the UKÔÇÖs most prominent insurance companies trust Just Car Clinics with their customers clients including The AA, Axa, and the Royal Bank of Scotland. In fact, more than 45,000 customers pass through our centres each year.

An enthusiastic highly skilled team, a commitment to the highest industry standards and an existing enviable corporate client list mean Just Car Clinics deliver absolute car care you can trust, every time.

Lido Garage
3 Job Completed
Hartlepool
5.0 / 5

Lido Garage in Hartlepool are your local family garage that has been established since 1963. We trade as a fully independent workshop with full Bosch approval and are proud to operate as Autocrew members for trade and private customers throughout the whole Teesside area.

All of our work is completed to the highest of standards at affordable prices. We work to full Motorcodes compliancy requirements, so you can rest assured that your car is receiving the attention it deserves. All work has a minimum of 3 month warranty,

We can also help by providing FREE courtesy cars and we offer a loyalty club that offers free UK roadside recovery and lots of other money saving vouchers!

Bamburgh Motors
2 Job Completed
Sunderland
5.0 / 5

"Specialist in Audi, VW and Toyota."all makes welcome.

Halfords Autocentre Hartlepool
Member since 08 May 2020
Hartlepool

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.

PJA Motors Ltd
Member since 05 February 2015
Quarrington Hill

PJA Motors LTD is a Bosch Car Service Centre

Based in Quarrington Hill, County Durham, PJA Motors. provides a totally independent Vehicle Care, Repair and Maintenance facility for a wide range of Customers, both Private and Commercial. Our agenda is simply that of providing customers with a high quality service with the safety and welfare of drivers and vehicles uppermost in mind and we do so at highly-competitive prices.

The PJA Motors customer list is wide and varied, and the repeat business we receive from satisfied individuals and companies is a source of considerable satisfaction to our Staff.

From the Private Car Owner to the large National Light Commercial Fleet Operator, PJA Motors gives the same high level of personal service. We offer generous discounts to commercial organisations and small businesses, and for the elderly or those with mobility problems.

We CARE, and our customers know it and appreciate it.

Our Staff are trained to a high level, and they regularly attend enhanced training courses.

A A Motors Bosch Car Service Centre
Member since 23 September 2015
Hartlepool

A A Motors is an independent authorised Bosch Car Service and Repair Centre and we probably have more technical equipment than many franchise dealerships. We offer: Servicing, Air Conditioning, MOT, Wheel Alignment, Tyres, Clutches, Braking Systems, Diagnostics, Engine Repairs. So why not call us now and put your mind to rest and our service to the test!

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Oil Change in Peterlee
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 Peterlee?

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 Peterlee for Oil Change on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Oil Change Cost by Car Make in Peterlee
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£77.19
BMW£87.48
Ford£78.29
Audi£97.42
Volkswagen£79.56
Nissan£90.24
Citroen£93.20

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 25/06/2020 and 23/09/2020.

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.

To find the best oil replacement in your region:


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