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Any issues with your Volkswagen Golf can be resolved efficiently when you book in with a local garage or mobile mechanic via WhoCanFixMyCar. Locating a garage has never been easier; whether you require a from Clutch Repairs, an from Oil Change or even just a regular from Interim Service.

Simply fill in the form above with your registration number. The page will then proceed to asking you for a few more details about your car and the service required. After posting the job you will access tons of competitive quotes from local garages for your Volkswagen Golf to choose from.

For a comprehensive guide on the Volkswagen Golf maintenance schedule and repairs, we have compiled the most common Volkswagen Golf questions for drivers.

Servicing and MOT
Volkswagen Golf Servicing and MOT average cost
Full Service£ 159.31
MOT£ 42.55
Full Service and MOT£ 187.47
Oil Change£ 74.95
Interim Service£ 98.50
Interim Service and MOT£ 131.67
Vehicle Health Check£ 48.52
Servicing and MOT - Other£ 182.49
Engine Carbon Clean£ 103.24
Brake Fluid Change£ 58.02
DSG Oil Service£ 168.32

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Servicing and MOT

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 5.83 %
  • 2019- 0.54 %
  • 2018- 2.58 %
  • 2017- 14.09 %
Engine and Cooling
Volkswagen Golf Engine and Cooling average cost
Cambelt Change£ 291.16
Head Gasket£ 576.53
Timing Chain£ 679.88
Engine and Cooling - Other£ 51.21
Turbo Faults and Replacement£ 781.12
Timing Belt£ 338.98
Engine Management Light£ 53.10
Fuel Injection System£ 176.36
Diesel Engine Faults£ 173.06
Engine Oil£ 76.92
Water Pump£ 238.28
Fan Belt£ 81.13
Fuel Pump£ 225.91
Spark Plugs£ 90.00
Coolant Hoses£ 112.50
Ignition Coil£ 77.52
Crankshaft Sensor£ 48.00
Camshaft Sensor£ 142.50

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Engine and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 11.31 %
  • 2019+ 12.14 %
  • 2018+ 5.02 %
  • 2017+ 3.44 %
Brakes and Exhausts
Volkswagen Golf Brakes and Exhausts average cost
Brake Pads and Discs£ 303.50
Exhaust Fitting£ 124.22
Diesel Particulate Filter Clean£ 169.53
Exhaust Repair£ 131.38
Brake Repairs£ 346.38
EGR Valve£ 420.81
Other - Brakes and Exhausts£ 130.96
Diesel Particulate Filter Replacement£ 65.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Brakes and Exhausts

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 0.40 %
  • 2019+ 14.07 %
  • 2018+ 2.75 %
  • 2017+ 12.79 %
Air-Con, Heating and Cooling
Volkswagen Golf Air-Con, Heating and Cooling average cost
Aircon Regas£ 61.81
Other - Air-Con, Heating and Cooling£ 148.94
Air Conditioning Service£ 64.36
Car Heater£ 50.13
Overheating Problems£ 37.50
Heater Matrix£ 262.43

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Air-Con, Heating and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 0.32 %
  • 2019+ 4.75 %
  • 2018+ 18.20 %
  • 2017+ 11.50 %
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors
Volkswagen Golf Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors average cost
Windscreen Replacement£ 233.74
Wing Mirror£ 105.78
Electric Window Faults£ 80.97
Window Replacement£ 143.87
Window Tinting£ 150.00
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors - Other£ 175.00
Rear Windscreen Replacement£ 198.00
Windscreen Wipers£ 108.58

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 12.72 %
  • 2019- 9.37 %
  • 2018+ 57.07 %
  • 2017+ 7.49 %
Mobile Mechanics and Services
Volkswagen Golf Mobile Mechanics and Services average cost
Mobile Mechanic£ 63.06
Mobile Tyre Fitting£ 109.50
Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair£ 60.58
Mobile Mechanics and Services - Other£ 66.56
Pre-Purchase Car Inspection£ 87.58
Mobile Servicing£ 158.18
Wrong Fuel£ 170.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Mobile Mechanics and Services

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 12.27 %
  • 2019+ 2.64 %
  • 2018+ 0.09 %
  • 2017- 7.30 %
Electrical and Batteries
Volkswagen Golf Electrical and Batteries average cost
Alternator Repair£ 272.94
Electrical Faults£ 57.51
Parking Sensors£ 118.78
ECU Repairs£ 80.00
Car Battery£ 126.84
Lights and Bulbs£ 52.71
Electrical and Batteries - Other£ 58.08
Starter Motor£ 208.93
Check Engine Light£ 43.65
Glow Plugs£ 102.17
Sensors£ 47.50
Wiring Loom£ 49.75

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Electrical and Batteries

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 20.02 %
  • 2019+ 18.86 %
  • 2018- 7.84 %
  • 2017+ 27.81 %
Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs
Volkswagen Golf Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs average cost
Respraying£ 620.50
Other - Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs£ 368.13
Accident Repairs£ 520.40
Bodyshop£ 403.69
Paintwork Repair£ 359.95
SMART Repair, Scratches and Scuffs£ 289.48
Welding£ 173.90
Panel Beating£ 430.09
Restoration£ 486.67

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 2.66 %
  • 2019- 2.63 %
  • 2018+ 7.38 %
  • 2017+ 9.86 %
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking
Volkswagen Golf Tyres, Wheels and Tracking average cost
Puncture Repair£ 37.69
Front Wheel Alignment£ 40.09
Wheel Bearing£ 176.27
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking - Other£ 32.49
Wheel Tracking£ 33.98
Front and Rear Wheel Alignment£ 81.98
Wheel Nut Removal£ 55.00
Rear Wheel Alignment£ 59.42

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Tyres, Wheels and Tracking

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 110.52 %
  • 2019+ 30.66 %
  • 2018- 20.62 %
  • 2017- 4.21 %
Not Sure - Help Me Choose!
Volkswagen Golf Not Sure - Help Me Choose! average cost
General Repairs£ 130.62
Minor Repairs£ 90.70
My Car Won't Start£ 85.69
Loss of Power£ 145.10
Leak£ 65.40
Other Problem - Smoking, Strange Smells etc£ 46.00
Banging or Knocking Noise£ 59.50
Ticking or Rattling Noise£ 138.27
Squeaking or Squealing Noise£ 45.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Not Sure - Help Me Choose!

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 69.35 %
  • 2019- 48.80 %
  • 2018+ 138.69 %
  • 2017- 40.27 %
Volkswagen Golf Diagnostics average cost
Diagnostic Test£ 48.16
Diagnostics - Other£ 49.96
Electrical Fault Diagnosis£ 56.96
Automatic Transmission Diagnostic£ 61.25

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Diagnostics

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 3.70 %
  • 2019+ 10.36 %
  • 2018+ 1.50 %
  • 2017- 8.72 %
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs
Volkswagen Golf Clutch and Gearbox Repairs average cost
Clutch Repairs£ 483.45
Gearbox Repairs£ 365.63
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs - Other£ 446.63
Auto Gearbox Specialist£ 536.50
Reconditioned Gearbox£ 345.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Clutch and Gearbox Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 8.31 %
  • 2019+ 2.58 %
  • 2018+ 3.24 %
  • 2017+ 8.06 %
Steering and Suspension
Volkswagen Golf Steering and Suspension average cost
Shock Absorber Repair£ 365.83
Suspension Repairs£ 170.39
Steering and Suspension - Other£ 157.73
Power Steering£ 95.58
Coil Springs£ 165.94
Steering Rack£ 326.62
Axle Repairs£ 200.00
Car Pulling Left or Right£ 29.00
Steering Wheel Shaking£ 90.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Steering and Suspension

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 25.32 %
  • 2019+ 27.42 %
  • 2018- 4.59 %
  • 2017+ 31.35 %
Security, Locking and Keys
Volkswagen Golf Security, Locking and Keys average cost
Key Replacement£ 144.00
Central Locking Systems£ 49.50
Key Programming and Codes£ 150.00
Immobiliser Faults£ 96.00
Auto Locksmith£ 80.00
Security, Locking and Keys - Other£ 77.67
Car Alarm Keeps Going Off£ 105.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Security, Locking and Keys

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 3.31 %
  • 2019- 13.92 %
  • 2018+ 2.21 %
  • 2017+ 72.94 %
Interior, Audio and Navigation
Volkswagen Golf Interior, Audio and Navigation average cost
Car Audio£ 79.47
Interior, NAV and Entertainment - Other£ 35.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Interior, Audio and Navigation

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 16.36 %
  • 2019- 4.29 %
  • 2018- 42.09 %
  • 2017+ 96.70 %
Safety Components
Volkswagen Golf Safety Components average cost
Seatbelt Repairs£ 105.00
Airbag Repairs£ 76.67

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Safety Components

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 7.30 %
  • 2019+ 14.51 %
Breakdown and Recovery
Volkswagen Golf Breakdown and Recovery average cost
Breakdown and Recovery - Other£ 60.00
Recovery£ 40.00

Ownership Costs - Volkswagen Golf Breakdown and Recovery

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 18.37 %
  • 2019- 46.08 %
  • 2018+ 127.20 %
  • 2017- 16.67 %
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

No data available for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

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Brookdene Motors
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5.0 / 5

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Mark Askey Motor Services
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4.9 / 5

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-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
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Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
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4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
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4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

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4.8 / 5

MC Autos offers car repairs & maintenance in Croydon (near Ikea). Not only do we offer mechanical car repairs, servicing etc. we also offer computer diagnostics, auto electrical & programming / coding. Please visit our website for more information on the services we offer.

We provide a high quality, convenient and comprehensive automotive repair service, that also offers value for money. The most important aspect of our business is trust. We aim for 100% customer satisfaction in regards to quality, communication, friendliness, timely completion and to discover new ways to exceed the expectations of our customers.

We strive to provide a fantastic service for all our customers, alongside our well equipped workshop, comfortable tidy waiting area, free guest Wifi, tea's & coffee's, we also offer a free local collection / drop off service, this provides our customers a more convenient & flexible way to manage their automotive needs. For customers needing to commute, Therepia Lane tram & Bus stop is a 2 minute walk from our workshop.

We understand that a visit to the garage can often be daunting, but we're here to help. We cater for most makes of car & light commercial vehicles and provide our service to the general public, the trade & fleet operators. We go the extra mile, so you can too.

As much as we want to satisfy all our customers needs, please do not ask us to cut corners or provide 'bodge jobs' as we only know how to do things the right way! The MC Autos way!

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome - and make sure to take a look at our latest reviews, we are the only garage in Croydon with over 80 FIVE Star Google reviews!

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