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Oil Change in Reading

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Top garages for Oil Change in Reading (133 found)
Auto-Mobile Tech
157 Jobs Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

Auto-Mobile Tech is here to deliver you quality mobile repairs wherever you are, eliminating the stress and hassle that comes with going to a garage. With over 20 years experience, I have gained a vast amount of skills and knowledge through thorough training and by working in main dealer workshops.

My history working for a main dealer as an Audi Master Technician has also given me the opportunity to specialise in certain makes and models such as VW, Audi, SEAT and Skoda. However, I am experienced and confident with all makes and models and deliver the same standard of work to all vehicles.

Established in 2017, my aim is to deliver you with an outstanding customer experience and high-standard workmanship at affordable prices, at a place that is convenient for you. All parts are sourced from highly regarded suppliers and come with a warranty.

Having invested in the latest diagnostic equipment, I can quickly pinpoint the issue with your car so I can give you the best advice going forward. I also have specialist diagnostic equipment for Audi and VW vehicles as well as VW and Audi digital service schedule.

Whether you are at work or home or stuck on the side of the road, I am here to provide you with an efficient, reliable service to get you back on the road promptly.

Delilahs Mobile Mechanics
569 Jobs Completed
Wokingham
4.9 / 5

Established in 2016, Delilahs Mobile Mechanics has been the leading and award winning mobile repair service of South East England.
There is no job too big, no job too small. All servicing and repairs are under taken at your workplace or home address to minimise your inconvenience.

We pride ourselves on the work we do and only fit original equipment manufacture parts with a minimum of 12 months warranty.

We now have a number of vans ready for dispatch to aid you with any service or repair.

For the bigger jobs such as clutches and engine work we have a fully equipped and insured workshop located on the edge of Jennets Park, Bracknell.

ASJ Mobile Mechanic
419 Jobs Completed
Bracknell
4.9 / 5

Welcome to ASJ Mobile Mechanic. Myself (Jay) and fellow mechanic Allen have over 35 years experience combined in delivering quality repairs on all makes and models of cars. We are here to deliver you with a friendly, efficient, reliable service whether you are at home or work.

We operate over across a large area of London, Middlesex, Berkshire and Surrey.

Card payments accepted!

GeoTech
151 Jobs Completed
READING
4.7 / 5

-Our commitment

Quality and traditional values at GeoTech means we are perfectly placed to look after your car. Through sharing our knowledge and enthusiasm, we aim to ensure our customers obtain maximum enjoyment and excitement from their motoring.

We have built a reputation over decades of hard work. We know many of our customers by their first name. No internet based website can state that.

You can call us direct, you can speak to any member of our team and that includes the director himself. We try to build a friendship, a friendship built on trust and confidence.

- Competitive Pricing Policy

We constantly research both our competitors and the general market place to ensure that our prices are amongst the best in the Area.

The staff at GeoTec aim to offer a truly bespoke service whereby you will be treated courteously, will enjoy a comfortable waiting room with LCD TV and daily papers and you will also enjoy unlimited free coffee / tea and smiles, hopefully a small trade off for what is often deemed as being a necessity / distress purchase rather than a pleasure purchase.

Quicklane Bracknell
10 Jobs Completed
Bracknell
5.0 / 5

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JS Autos Mobile mechanic
183 Jobs Completed
Bramley
4.9 / 5

Based in Bramley, hampshire and cover the local area mobile or home based experienced mechanic

Formula One Autocentres - Reading
137 Jobs Completed
Reading
3.8 / 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.

Westbourne Motors Mobile - Reading
24 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.8 / 5

The Westbourne brand is the South’s leading repairer for household names such as Green Flag, AA & RAC.

For the majority of repairs we can offer a mobile service with over 70 fully trained mechanics ready to fix your car at home or work, saving you the time and fuss of driving to a garage.

For major jobs we also operate repair workshops and offer courtesy cars to use whilst we fix your car.

The Westbourne name is synonymous with convenience, efficiency, courtesy and great value and all of our repairs carry a nationwide guarantee.

We are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your call.

On Point Auto Care
315 Jobs Completed
Wokingham
4.6 / 5

On Point Auto Care is home to a highly skilled team of mechanics with numerous years of experience on all makes and models. We want you to have peace of mind that your car is in good hands.

Offering a MOBILE service means we can also come to you!

We cover a range of services including clutch and gearbox repairs, brakes and exhausts, diagnostics and much more. We approach every job with the same professionalism and aim to deliver you a fantastic customer experience making your car care needs stress free.

Our prices are honest and affordable and we source all our parts from reputable suppliers.

The skills and knowledge we have gained over the years allow us to ensure you drive away 100% satisfied. We welcome any questions you may have and we are always here to give you honest advice.

We offer a prompt breakdown and recovery service so you are always covered when you need us most. A collection and delivery service is also available for local customers or alternatively, you can drop your vehicle off at our well-equipped centre in Wokingham.

Many Autos
1178 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.7 / 5

About Us

Many Autos is an independent car repair business and has been serving the community since 2001. We deal with all vehicle makes and models, so whatever the issue, Many Autos can get you back on the road. We also offer a free collection and delivery service from your home or work address.
You may need anything from just a bulb to a full engine change or the common repairs such as brakes, clutch, exhausts or new tyres. We can help with all kind of repairs and regular maintenance.
We offer exceptionally competitive prices for our service plans and ensure your car is serviced in accordance to (or even better than) your manufacturer’s guidelines. In addition you can rest assured that our servicing does not affect the manufacturer warranty as we make sure our work and parts meet the stringent standards required. How do we do this? All our service, repair and diagnostic work is carried out to the highest of standards using only OE (original equipment) parts and engine oil.
We maintain a strict standard of work that means we can carry out service and repair work even if your vehicle is within its manufacturer warranty. This saves you a trip to the manufacturer for the service and also saves you a lot of money.
Not only do we have highly skilled technicians in the workshop, we also have all the latest servicing, wheel alignment, diagnostic and hybrid car servicing equipment.
There are several car maintenance measures that you must do to keep your car at its best, it is important to bring your car to the nearest Many Autos Centre and have it checked.

Cardiff Rd Tyres and Mechanical Garage
13 Jobs Completed
READING
5.0 / 5

We are specialist in tyres (part worn & new) and mechanical Repairs as well as MOT testing.
We are very competitive on Prices some of the starting prices are as below:
Interim Service: from £30
Full Service: From £50
MOT testing: from £45

If customer books in advance we can do servicing and MOTs after 6:00 PM as well as Sundays.
For Bookings Please call

NK MOT LTD
40 Jobs Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

At NK MOT Ltd we have experience in providing a comprehensive range of vehicle repairs and maintenance services as well as vehicle MOT tests to customers within the Reading area. We can undertake all classes of MOT’s, which include a free re-rest within the permitted time of 10 working days. Customer service is of paramount importance to us and we will only commence work once we have your consent. All work is undertaken using only OE parts and spares, at competitive prices.

We have a team of 4 fully IMI qualified and experienced mechanics and engineers who can undertake all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT’s through to more complex engine rebuilds. All supplied and fitted parts come with a manufacturers guarantee, and we shall provide a labour guarantee to match this for your peace of mind.

FREE vehicle collection and delivery is available for all local customers by appointment.

MH Motor Experts LTD
64 Jobs Completed
Wokingham
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, and are also AA certified to carry out their breakdown and repair work. In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind. We offer courtesy cars and a free collection and delivery service within 5 miles of the garage.

CMS
622 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.7 / 5

Car & Motorsport Services operate from a recently-opened garage in Reading that welcomes customers from all parts of the surrounding Berkshire area. Much of our work comes from repeat clients and the recommendations they make to family, friends and associates. We would very much welcome your custom too.

Here, we explain why so many motorists in Reading and Berkshire come back to use us for remapping, car servicing and vehicle repair services on a regular basis. Our workshop is the only one locally to be fitted with a Dynostar rolling road.


While our garage has only been recently opened, we bring together more than 20 years of combined motor industry experience for the benefit of a rapidly growing customer base that trusts our services implicitly

We have our own engineering workshop and provide a full range of services including cylinder head skimming. Very few companies in Reading and Berkshire have such excellent facilities

Our garage is fitted with a Dynostar rolling road, which can be used to test the power and torque of all 2-wheel drive vehicles

Car and Motorsport Services provide a full range of MOT services including pre-inspections and MOT repairs. MOT testing is provided by a local station in the area that we choose for its reliability and trustworthy nature

We are remapping specialists for the Reading and Berkshire areas

We use the highest quality OE parts with competitive pricing

SONNING HILL MOTORS BBM Auto Repairs Ltd
157 Jobs Completed
Sonning on Thames
4.9 / 5

"We offer service for all makes and models inc. AIR CONDITION RECHARGE AND REPAIR . WE OFFER COLLECTION SERVICE. We can collect your vechicle and fix in our workshop. We have own recovery van. We can collect your car, fix and drop off back. Warranty for all our jobs.We are open Monday - FridaySaturdayRecovery 24h"

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Oil Change in Reading
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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How much will an oil change cost?

Changing engine oil is one of the easiest services for a mechanic to carry out and the price should be minimal to you. The prices below this FAQ section highlight the average costs for a range of different models, however, the only was to get an accurate quote is by entering your detials in the form above. You'll then be able to access personal estimates from garages in your local area.
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What oil 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.

Average rating for  Oil Change in Reading bookings

4.70

20 reviews

How much does Oil Change cost in Reading?

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


Oil Change Cost by Car Make in Reading
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£77.26
Ford£74.22
Audi£79.00
Volkswagen£79.69
Peugeot£72.08
BMW£78.63
MINI£88.21
Renault£77.90
Toyota£73.42

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 02/03/2020 and 31/05/2020.

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 certian 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;

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • 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 in your area, before booking the oil replacement online.

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