Garage / Vehicle Services in Northamptonshire(2)
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Garage services in Northamptonshire
There are plenty of good local garage services in Northamptonshire who come well recommended by your neighbours.
We have two quick and easy ways to find a reliable local vehicle services near you:
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The cost of a car service will depend on a number of factors, including the make and model of your car, the condition it’s in, the type of service that you are having done, and any repair work that is needed. You can be looking at paying anywhere from £70 to £395 for the cost of car services.
Average cost of car services
Here are some of the prices you can expect to pay for local car services:
Full service (small car) – £155
Full service (medium car) – £205
Full service (large car) – £395
Interim service – £100
Major service – £210
Oil and filter change – £70
Major repair costs
If it turns out you need major repairs, often a result of lack of regular servicing, here are some of the costs for big repair jobs:
Replacing a radiator – £450
Replacing a water pump – £250
An engine exchange – £2,600
Replacing a cylinder head gasket – £540
Quotes for the cost of car services
To get accurate car service costs in your area, we always recommend getting at least three quotes from local garages and vehicles servicing experts near you. By shopping around you can make sure you're paying a fair and competitive price for the the work.
Thankfully, our request a quote tool makes getting multiple quotes super easy. Simply post details about the work that you need doing and we’ll send it out to the best local garage services in your area, who will contact you directly. Try it out – it's quick and easy!
When it comes to garage car services, the length of time it takes to carry out the car service will depend on the type of service, the condition of your car, and any repair work that’s needed.
For a full service, you can expect it to take around 3-4 hours to complete. If you’re having a short ‘interim’ service, this will usually only take around 90 minutes.
If any repair work is needed following the service, you’ll need to factor in additional time for that work to be done. Sometimes repairs can be carried out as part of the service itself, and so no time will be added on.
On the other hand, more significant repair work or repairs needing parts to be ordered will mean the whole process could take a lot longer.
When speaking with local garage services, it’s always worth asking them how long they estimate the car service taking.
Need help with local garage car services?
Whether you need an interim short service or a full service, it’s always helpful to get advice from local car garage services before you get started.
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As there are various types of car services available, each one will involve a slightly different process. Below are brief summaries of the three main services: interim, full and major.
Interim service – An interim service is usually recommended for every 6,000 miles (or every 6 months) and typically includes an oil and filter change and an inspection of the main parts of your car, including brake pads and discs, tyres and other areas that might show signs of general wear.
Full service – A full service is recommended every year, or every 12,000 miles that you drive, whichever comes first. It’s more involved than an interim service and will check everything in more detail. A full service will also usually include an air filter replacement and in-depth brake checks.
Major service – A major service is the most thorough car service that you can get and involves a complete check of all aspects of your vehicle, including spark plugs, brake fluid, suspension, and fuel filters. It’s recommended that you have a major service every 24,000 miles or every two years.
Want to speak to local garage services in Northamptonshire?
Sometimes it helps to have a quick chat with local car garage services to understand what options are available in your area and how much they’ll cost.
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It’s recommended that, for the average driver, you should book your car in for a service at least once a year. If you happen to be a driver who covers a lot of miles in your car and you’re hitting over 15,000 miles per year, then it’s a good idea to have your car serviced every 6 months.
For professional advice, you can speak to your local car garage services who will be able to advise you on how often you should have your car serviced – based on the make and model of your car and how much you drive it.
Why do I need to service my car regularly?
There are a number of benefits of having your car serviced regularly, including:
Regular services avoid small problems becoming major issues for your car
Well-maintained vehicles run better and are more efficient
It gives you peace of mind knowing your car is in good working condition
You’ll save money by not having to carry out major repairs that are associated with a poorly maintained car
Find the best local garage car services
If you’re keen to get your car booked in for its next service, we can help you find the best local garage services near you – including those that come highly recommended by your neighbours.
You can either use our quick and easy online search to find and contact local car garages yourself. Or, alternatively, request a quote and we’ll do the legwork for you by reaching out to the best local car garage services near you and we’ll get them to contact you directly.