Servicing and Repairs in Ripley
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Why do I need to service my car?
Answer: To maintain your vehicles warranty and to keep your vehicle reliable and fuel efficient.
Question: My vehicle is under manufacturer's warranty, can I get my car serviced by you without voiding my warranty?
Answer: 2003 legislation now states servicing for any make of vehicle can be carried out at an independent garage and your warranty will not be affected.
Question: My mot has not expired but I would like to get it done early?
Answer: Yes you can have your car mot up to one calendar month before date of expiry and have up to a 13 month MOT i.e. up to 1 month extension.
Question: I have some bodywork damage what should I do?
Answer: Call in any time and we will assess the damage and give you an estimate for the repair.
Question: A warning light is showing on my dash board, what should I do?
Answer: Give us a call and we'll advise you on what to do.
Question: My vehicle has failed its MOT somewhere else; can I get you to do the repairs?
Answer: Yes we will repair your vehicle.
Question: I have a noise on my brakes?
Answer: Ring or call into our workshop for a safety check.
Question: I need a repair doing on my car but can't do without it?
Answer: We can arrange for you to have a replacement car by appointment if required.
Question: How often should I get my car serviced?
Answer: Depending on the manufacturer's advice, certain cars have different schedules, give us a call and we can advise you.
Question: What make/model cars do you service?
Answer: We do all makes and models of cars from servicing to repairs, we do specialise in VW, AUDI, MERCEDES, SKODA and BMW.
Question: My car tax expired can I still drive it?
Answer: You are legally allowed to drive your car to and from an MOT station, within a reasonable distance.
Question: My Air conditioning does not work effectively, what has to be done?
Answer: It will have to be Re Charged with gas, tracer and lubrication oil that should make the Air Con work more effectively, however it may have a leak on the system which will need further attention.
Question: What is block exemption in relation to my car servicing and repairs?
Answer: BER (Block Exemption Rules) provide that vehicle manufacturers must make their technical repair information available to all repairers and after-market operators. It allows customers to have their cars serviced and repaired at a garage of their choice.