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Oil Change in Wickford

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Top garages for Oil Change in Wickford (108 found)
Miles Motor Mechanics
70 Jobs Completed
Little burstead
4.4 / 5

began my mechanic career through Addison Lee the London taxi service and this was through Ford which was a scheme where both were involved. I served my time repairing the vehicles for around 3 years before leaving to pursue my own business. It was in 2014 when I officially set-up my own business called Miles Motor Mechanics, the business has developed well and grown since it's introduction and I can assure you whatever make or model of vehicle you have I can get it repaired to the highest standard.

I’m based in Essex but cover a wide area for a lot of my regular customers.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Basildon
1101 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.6 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

Formula One Autocentres - Chelmsford
160 Jobs Completed
Chelmsford
3.2 / 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.

BOOST'M
7 Jobs Completed
CHELMSFORD
5.0 / 5

NO JOB IS TOO BIG TOO SMALL,TUNNING,REMAPiNG, SUSPENSION

Canvey Motor Services
47 Jobs Completed
Canvey Island
4.7 / 5

Canvey Motor Services offer mobile vehicle diagnostics, mechanical repairs and servicing, covering all makes and models. We offer a complete range customer services for your vehicle, from a simple bulb change, through brakes, clutches, exhausts, timing belts etc, to complete mechanical rebuilds.

We are always investing in new tools, equipment and methods in which to offer our customers the very best service possible and we pride ourselves in doing so.

With over 25 years experience of working on vehicles behind us, you can trust in our expertise and knowledge to get your vehicle back on the road again, no matter the problem. All our work is also covered by a minimum 1 year or 12,000 miles warranty and on many items this can be increased up to a lifetime warranty.

1st Start Garage
31 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.6 / 5

1st Start Garage is a small family run business which has been trading for many years, approved by the Government appointed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA, formerly VOSA) and a proud member of Autofirst Network. We are a very well established MOT and repair garage that undertakes all aspects of garage services from general maintenance to engine conversions across Basildon and the surrounding areas in Essex (Southend, Wickford, Benfleet, Burnt Mills, Canvey Island and Laindon). Any vehicle is considered including light commercials.

L V Repairs
23 Jobs Completed
Basildon
5.0 / 5

Welcome to L V Repairs.

LVR are a local independent car repair business and has been servicing the community for over 10 years. We specialise in all makes and models so what ever the issue we will ensure on doing our best to get you back on the road.

We offer a range of services such as
MOTS, Bike MOTS, Servicing, Repairs, Diagnostics, Recovery's, Tyres, Air conditioning, 4 Wheel laser alignment, Insurance approved crash repair centre, Body repairs, Clutches, Brakes, Exhaust, Non starters and many more.
All of our service, Diagnostics and repairs work is carried out the highest standard using OE (original equipment) parts and engine oil. We maintain a strict standard of work to insure it won't affect your manufacturer warranty.

We also offer to collect and return your vehicle from your door or place of work free of charge and are fully insured

We are big enough to cope and small enough to care.
So, For a fast, friendly & Helpful service, Don't hesitate to give us a call for a free quote.

AW Auto Services Ltd
460 Jobs Completed
Chelmsford
4.9 / 5

We are a local Chelmsford garage and mobile auto specialist that operates in Essex and the surrounding areas of the south east of England.

We have been in the motor trade for over 16 years and have gained a number of different qualifications.

We work on most types of petrol & diesel, cars & vans, and do all types of mechanical work, including: - servicing, MOT’s, brake & clutch problems, non-starters, electrical problems, batteries, starter motors, alternators, diagnostics etc. etc. We are fully insured to drive your vehicle.

So, for a fast, friendly & helpful service, call me for a quote or to book an appointment.

Formula One Autocentres - Rayleigh
74 Jobs Completed
Leigh On Sea
5.0 / 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.

AlfaMech
39 Jobs Completed
Chelmsford
4.9 / 5

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Formula One Autocentres - Southend
100 Jobs Completed
Southend on Sea
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.

Ingenious car solutions
127 Jobs Completed
huricane way
4.0 / 5

Welcome to Ingenious Car Solutions Ltd. First of all, I would like this opportunity to thank you for choosing us! Your business means everything to us and our goal is to provide you with a dealership service at your doorstep!

We achieve this by providing a very high standard, combined with a professional service and value for money. Our workshop is based in Wickford.

We are dedicated to offering a wide range of services and options, not to only keep you and your vehicle on the road, but to also continue to maintain a sterling level of service.

Professional and reliable vehicle servicing is important to us and we believe in completing your repair 'right first time'. We are able to achieve this, as our qualified and licensed technicians are of the highest quality and have the training and latest equipment necessary to conduct any level of repairs on your vehicle; from changing brake pads and servicing, to ECU remapping or even engine rebuilds.

We also believe in being transparent and honest with our customers and are not in the business of surprising our customers with work that was not discussed or adding “extras” once we have you in the workshop. If we carry out a service or repair and additional work is required, we will first send you a video showing you why this work is required and then we call you to discuss this in detail, so that you have full visibility and confidence knowing that you are dealing with professionals every step of the way.

If you would like to come to us, our garage is located just 2.4 miles away from Wickford station. Or It is 5 minutes away from the A13/A127.
We have a comfortable waiting area available and you are more than welcome to enjoy a tea or coffee!

Inverness Garage
151 Jobs Completed
Westcliff-on-sea
4.5 / 5

We are a family run business in its second generation. Inverness Garage opened in 1970 and are a large independent garage operating in the centre of town, close to bus routes and train stations located near Southend and Leigh on Sea. We have been AA garage of the year (south east) three times. We pride ourselves on being an honest, friendly and very professional garage.

We offer a full spectrum of garage services in Westcliff on Sea, from MOT’s and Servicing to the latest electronic diagnostics, car air conditioning services and good old-fashioned welding. There is little we can't do in-house, our expert technicians deliver exceptional customer service and expertise with an extensive network of specialised service partners we provide a one stop for all your motoring needs, all work carried out will be covered by our comprehensive warranty here at Inverness Garage in Westcliff on Sea.

Should you require it we offer collection and delivery services as well as two loan cars should you need one whilst your vehicle is with us. If you prefer to wait while we work on your vehicle we have a comfortable waiting room for you to use. So sit back and rest assured your vehicle will be in expert hands at Inverness Garage.

Brakefit Mobile Ltd
18 Jobs Completed
Essex
5.0 / 5

Here at Brakefit Mobile Ltd we believe honesty and outstanding customer service are paramount. Our highly-skilled team is committed to delivering quality workmanship at competitive prices, in addition to this we always ensure you receive the best advice.

We have challenged the convention of taking your much-loved car to the main dealer or garage. As the UK’s mobile brake fitter we don’t believe that waiting hours for your car to be repaired has any place in your busy life. We also don’t believe that, “that small job” should suddenly turn into a huge one costing hundreds.

If you’re not entirely sure what’s wrong with your brakes, we can help you diagnose the problem. We’re here to help and guide you through the process. We only use branded, original or approved quality parts on your vehicle. Not only that but all our parts and labour are guaranteed against defect for 1 year.

E.J Bateman's Motor Mechanics
5 Job Completed
Southend-On-Sea
5.0 / 5

General mechanics on Sutton Road, Southend-On-Sea, 10 years experience in full engine rebuilds and general mechanics on both sports cars and everyday cars

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Oil Change in Wickford
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 Wickford bookings

4.59

22 reviews

How much does Oil Change cost in Wickford?

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


Oil Change Cost by Car Make in Wickford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£71.63
Vauxhall£79.46
Audi£81.51
BMW£85.51
Mercedes£74.13
Renault£74.92
MINI£78.41
Volkswagen£73.88
Toyota£83.69
Peugeot£73.12
Citroen£81.41

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 28/02/2020 and 28/05/2020.

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
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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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