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Oil Change in Torquay

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Top garages for Oil Change in Torquay (26 found)
TREADS TYRES AUTOS LTD
1 Job Completed
TORQUAY
5.0 / 5

We are a one stop shop in Torquay covering MOT's, tyres, Servicing & repairs.
We always aim to be the cheapest on pricing along with giving service with a smile at all times.

ACM Garage & Tyres
488 Jobs Completed
newton abbot
4.9 / 5

ACM Garage are here for all your vehicle repairs;
Voted top best 3 garages in torbayand 2019!
MOT's, services, welding, clutches, gearboxes, engine replacement mobile call outs, Timing chains, cam belts, Hybrid cars, electric cars & much more. We have brand new equipment all new since Sep 2017 we are based at Milber trading estate. We offer a mobile service & always make sure our customers are 100% satisfied. we also offer free collection & drop off service. We also a 6 month interest free payment option. We are HYBRID & ELECTRICAL VEHICLE QUALIFIED!! We deal with Warranty companys so you dont have to! 6 months finance interest free! Recovery available on request. Please call or message for more info.
you can also check out our Facebook & google reviews
Many Thanks for reading!
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Halfords Autocentre Torquay
14 Job Completed
Torquay
5.0 / 5

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.

Speedwell (Torbay)
1 Job Completed
Paignton
5.0 / 5

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you and your car the same care and attention for the duration of your ownership. And, as the experts on Kia, we feel we’re best placed to keep your car running to the high standards you expect from it. We like to treat our customers just like family members. Therefore if any work is necessary now or in the future, we will only do it after your approval. You can be assured that we only use Kia Genuine Parts while carrying out any service or maintenance requirements, this means all parts and labour are covered by a 2 year warranty. As an authorised Kia Repairer, we will carry out any necessary service and maintenance actions to provide you with peace of mind, even providing complimentary tyre checks and letting you know when your next MOT is due. Our fully trained technicians have access to all the latest Kia technology, diagnostic systems, tooling and information so don’t hesitate to pop in for a chat or some advice. We look forward to welcoming you to our dealership soon!

TJ 's MOT and Autocentre
Member since 14 August 2019
Paignton

We are a family run business in the heart of Preston Paignton with affordable prices. We are here for your every need.

Neil Tucker Van Sales.
Member since 07 August 2019
Newton Abbot

Neil Tucker is independent commercial vehicle dealer specialising in quality used commercial vans and vehicles.
Offering a one stop shop for van customers, we are able to accommodate almost all requirements.
All of our retail used Vans are hand picked from good reputable homes and come with a new MOT. All known defects are rectified prior to collection
Our vehicles are HPi checked. Part exchange is welcome. Finance arranged and settled, and most major credit cards accepted.

Based in Milber Newton Abbot in Devon we are easily accessible from throughout Devon and Cornwall.
With 25 years of experience and a depth of industry knowledge Neil Tucker is able to combine the experience, professionalism, and quality used vans at good prices whilst maintaining a constant and personal and friendly service with our customers.

Paignton Body Repair Centre
Member since 07 August 2020
Paignton

We are a memeber of Unipart Car Care Centres.
We believe we are offering our customers something special by recruiting a wide network of quality, independent garages to operate under the Unipart Banner.
Our garages are unique to their commitment to quality and value in equal measure.
With access to excellent business support resources such as training and technology, our garages also retain the friendly and approachable feel associated with smaller businesses,
along with that all important local knowledge.
While each of our Unipart Car Care Centres is different they all share common benefits
• Our open and honest approach offers customer a high standard of work and excellent value for money
• We bring peace of mind the motorist with our 12 month guarantee on parts and labour
• Customers are invited to rate and review all our garages, so you know what to expect before you arrive, and can choose the best centre for your needs.
• Above all, we pride ourselves in always offering high standards of workmanship and friendly, helpful service.

Grease Monkey Garage SW
Member since 18 May 2016
Torquay

Based in Torquay, Grease Monkey Garage SW is the answer for all round vehicle services including mechanical and body repairs. The company is the merger of two highly skilled car technicians with over 30 years combined experience, dealing with all aspects of vehicle repair.

Dave’s previous experience includes many years spent at BMW and other local garages and he is delighted to have now merged with Danny Hall of Restyle Bodyworx, formerly of Abbotskerswell, specialising in body and alloy wheel repairs and paint with an extremely high customer satisfaction rate. Please get in touch to experience the difference in vehicle repairs!

Vospers of Torbay
Member since 10 January 2017
Torquay

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

Ford Motorcraft 4+ servicing, MOT, tyres and repairs are available at participating Ford Dealers for Ford passenger cars and commercial vehicles over 4 years and older (from date of registration) with up to and including 2.0L engines and are applicable to retail customers only. LPG variants are excluded. All published prices include parts, labour and VAT.

SEV Mobile Mechanics, Torquay
Member since 15 February 2016
Torquay

Welcome to SEV Mobile Mechanics! Our business is focused on delivering excellent service at an affordable price.

Our roots can be traced back to the start in 1920, with SEV making products like electric vehicles, access platforms and bespoke vehicles, our business has evolved to service your needs. We have the largest fleet of mobile service technicians in the UK.

Why should you choose SEV for your vehicle service or repair?



We quote you for what you describe. Having access to the most competitive of suppliers we are able to offer you great prices and rapid response times ...our quotations cover the stuff that you don’t need to worry about. Like a pre inspection, the removal and recycling of your existing brakes, and recycling of oil.

All of our technicians are trained and adhere to a strict Heath and Safety Policy and a risk assessment is carried out upon arriving at the vehicle location.



Our technicians are provided with large quantities of stock and use tracking devices so we know where they are. With access to online product databases they can diagnose and order parts, there and then. We have a strong relationship with the major parts suppliers that in many cases can deliver to the car. All of this leads to our great service.



We look forward to hearing from you.

ben taylor garage services
Member since 05 January 2016
torquay

we specilise in breakdowns mobile tyres and repairs

Babbacombe Garage
Member since 07 August 2020
Torquay

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional service for all your motoring needs at a fair and affordable price, using Bosch and Original Equipment quality parts. Our garages are fully equipped with modern, innovative diagnostic systems for quick and accurate trouble-shooting.
We are audited by, and accredited to the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) to guarantee that we maintain the high standards set by Bosch.
You can rely on us for fast, expert and affordable vehicle servicing and repair work. For everything your car needs.

Motec (SW) Ltd.
Member since 11 March 2019
Paignton

Motec (SW) Ltd

AMC Motor Engineering Ltd
Member since 13 December 2018
Paignton

AMC Motor Engineering Ltd

Snows Toyota Paignton
Member since 29 June 2015
Paignton

offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

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Oil Change in Torquay
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.

Average rating for  Oil Change in Torquay bookings

3.67

3 reviews

How much does Oil Change cost in Torquay?

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


Oil Change Cost by Car Make in Torquay
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Renault£75.34
Vauxhall£78.12

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 22/06/2020 and 20/09/2020.

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:


  • 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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