Oil Change in Sudbury

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Top garages for Oil Change in Sudbury (21 found)
GB Autos
66 Jobs Completed
Halstead
4.9 / 5

We are an idependant garage thats a member of the RMI & IMI. We aim to carry out work to main dealer levels & above with our clean & well equiped workshop.

GB Autos has Diagnostic Equipment equivalent to your main dealer, we can under take any jobs from correcting your tyre pressures to full engine rebuilds.

Here at Gb Autos we also offer full Auto Key cutting & programming services too as well as specailising in Diagnostics & Electrical work.

You can be assured that we are using the very best parts on your car for servicing & repairs & all our parts carry a 1 year warranty so rest assured that you are getting the very best Independant Car workshop possible.

Barrett-Lee
23 Jobs Completed
Sudbury
5.0 / 5

"In this ever-changing market, Barrett-Lee has taken steps to position itself as the market leader for servicing and repairs for cars and vans in the Suffolk and North Essex area. We moved to our modern new Byford Road service centre in April 2005. It is fully equipped with the latest equipment and technology to service and maintain all modern cars and light commercial vehicles up to 5 tonnes. We specialise in BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover and the full VAG group range of vehicles offering dealer level service and repair using both AutoLogic and Bosch diagnostic equipment. We also continue to support the balance of our large and loyal customer base by offering repairs and a similar 'dealer' standard of servicing to all other makes no matter what the model or age."

Great Horkesley Garage
94 Jobs Completed
Great Horkesley
5.0 / 5

First established in 1994, we have decades worth of experience to tackle anything you challenge us with! We are a very successful, family run business that provides MOT, servicing, fuel sales and a shop for everyday essentials. Our mechanics are fully qualified and committed to providing a high quality service at reasonable prices on all makes and models of cars and vans.

Sudbury Ford
8 Jobs Completed
Sudbury
5.0 / 5

Our authorised dealership is conveniently located on Sudbury Road close to the A131 in Suffolk. We have dedicated sales, servicing and parts departments to support customers and drivers at every stage of their ownership. We have every new model, numerous approved used cars and a selection of reliable Ford vans.

JG Autos
18 Job Completed
Bures
5.0 / 5

We are a family run independent garage based in Bures that has been operating for over 35 -years. We have established a network of mechanics that specialise in all areas of the motor industry from general repairs to highly technical diagnostic solutions. We cover all makes and models of vehicles, whether they are petrol or diesel. Our friendly and experienced team offer a comprehensive customer experience and are committed to ensuring you drive away 100% satisfied.

Established in 1983, our workshop is home to 6 ramps, an MOT bay and all the latest equipment. We also carry out a range of repairs and services on light commercial vehicles and fleet vehicles. A collection and delivery service are available for those within 10 miles, however, we are also near some fantastic transport links.

Getting here:

For Peasenhall and surrounding areas transport links are mainly A12 location with quick links to surrounding areas with a train link at Saxmundham
For Bures Customers: a train station that links via Marks Tey with the London to Norwich mainline (15 minutes on foot from garage to station)
Bus services to Colchester, Sudbury, Lavenham, Halstead, Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Hadleigh

Grove Autos
Member since 13 June 2017
Colchester

With honesty and integrity forming the foundations of our business values and standards, we pride ourselves on delivering a service you can trust. Established on firm Christian principals, we only undertake work that genuinely needs doing and will always check with you before commencement of any repair that incurs additional costs. We provide honest and transparent fixed price repairs and servicing, so you know exactly how much the job will cost before we start. We keep all old parts for your inspection, so you can see and understand exactly what has been done and why. Quality workmanship from experienced mechanics, with us your vehicle is in safe hands. We guarantee our prices to be amongst the cheapest in town and we will always go above and beyond to accommodate your needs. Book with us today.

J.M.S Motors
Member since 02 October 2017
Colchester

We are a small family run business near the charming village of Fordham.

We take on a variety of mechanical jobs from MOT preparation and submission for test, full engine rebuilds, all servicing tyres and exhausts, welding and so much more!

A.J.Gardner Repairs
Member since 14 June 2016
Colchester

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SE Tyres Sudbury
Member since 03 August 2011
Sudbury

"We have 17 fast-fit auto centres located across the South East. SE Tyres Sudbury offers a range of services and tyres from all the major manufacturers including Goodyear, Continental, Uniroyal, Pirelli, Dunlop, Michelin, Nokian, Avon and Hankook. Our Fast Fit Centres offer a range of facilities, including tyres, brakes, MOTs, servicing, exhausts, batteries and wheels across the South East of England"

David Pryke Motor Repairs Ltd
Member since 26 October 2011
Clare, Nr Sudbury

"Established over 25 years ago, David Pryke Motor Repairs Ltd provides an extensive range of mechanical services to all makes and models of car and LCV. Having acquired a wealth of experience and expertise, we can provide you with sound advice, whilst always delivering an honest and reliable mechanical service that promises to adhere to your every request. Here at David Pryke Motor Repairs Ltd, we pride ourselves on the quality mechanical repair services that we provide for our clients. From engine diagnostics to four wheel alignment, we provide a range of mechanical services that are carried out by fully qualified and experienced mechanics."

Hadleigh Tyre Group - Hadleigh
Member since 27 October 2011
Ipswich

"Hadleigh Tyre Group - Hadleigh is part of the Hadleigh tyre group which was first opened in Hadleigh on the 17th November 1980 by a young William Burrows 20 years experience in the tyre industry already under his belt. The group has grown over this time and now has six well established depots located over the Suffolk area with a great team of over 50 employees some of whom have been with the company 20 years and many with over 10 years service. We offer a friendly and professional service with alot of our customers going back as far as some of our staff many on first name terms. Although the company started out selling only tyres and batteries, the group has grown to include all mechanical work ,MOT's, diagnostics, air conditioning and commercial/agricultural breakdowns. All our managers have worked their way up from being mechanics/tyre fitters and so have a very good knowledge of the industry and of our company and customers as a whole. They run their depots as if they were their own using the company ethos of 'customer service,customer service,customer service'."

Bruteformance
Member since 03 December 2012
Sible hedingham

Starting garage in Hedingham. We are only open during the weekend cause fixing cars is our hobby.
Our workshop is not for making profit, its for keeping cars happy.

G B Auto Services
Member since 29 May 2013
Bury St Edmunds

"ALL TYPES OF EVERYDAY CAR SERVICING, MOT, DIAGNOSTICS, AIR CONDITIONING, ENGINE REBUILDS, HORSEBOXES, LOTUS AND RENAULT SPECIALISTS, CAMBELTS, GEARBOXES, CLASSIC CAR RESTORATIONSG B AUTO SERVICES, COCKFIELD BURY ST EDMUNDS, is a small company who repair every type of car on the road from classic to todays car.G B Auto Services specialise in Renault and Lotus cars.We carry out restoration projects on behalf of our classic car enthusiastic customers from 1970's Mini Vans, to Railton to Lotus Eclat, Lotus Elite, and many many more classsic cars that are slowly appearing back on our roads and used by many young people who are starting to appreciate the joys of having a classic car to run around in.G B Auto Services, carry out general service maintenance, check cars over for MOT and present vehicles on behalf of the customer for the MOT, rebuild engines, fit gearboxes, clutches, cambelts, carry out winter service checks, carry out air conditioning services, have uptodate diagnostics and offer a personal service to our customers.G B Auto Services also carry out service and repair to Horseboxes and presents them for MOT testing."

CJ OLIVER
Member since 09 June 2017
Colchester

CJ OLIVER established since 2003, Located in Colchester we are friendly and deliver a high standard of all work carried out. We have gained our customer base through recommendations from our previous customers and you will not be dissapointed with the standard of work we deliver. We are very competitve with our pricing and very east to find so please feel free to pop along and we can have a look ar your car.

j.lovric ltd
Member since 08 October 2018
halstead

mots class 1,2,4,5 & 7 open 9am-8pm monday to friday

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Oil Change in Sudbury
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 Sudbury?

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


Oil Change Cost by Car Make in Sudbury
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£80.30
Ford£77.29
Renault£78.00
Audi£93.03
BMW£86.63

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 25/07/2020 and 23/10/2020.

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.

To find the best oil replacement in your region:


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