Car Service in Wickford

The Quick Fix Garage car service is a comprehensive maintenance procedure carried out on a vehicle to ensure it continues to operate reliably and safely. It comprises of a mixture of inspections, tests, and maintenance tasks carried out by qualified technicians or mechanics. When performing a car service, various components and systems of the vehicle are carefully checked, including the engine, brakes, suspension, exhaust, electrical systems, and more. The purpose of a car service is to reveal any potential issues or signs of wear and tear, rectify them promptly, and reduce the risk of major issues or costly repairs in the future. Regular car services helps maintain the vehicle’s efficiency, prolong its lifespan, and ensures the safety of the driver and passengers. In addition, our car services include tasks such as oil changes, filter replacements, and fluid top-ups, which are essential for optimal vehicle performance.

Interim Vehicle Service in Wickford

Full lights check – Bulb replacement as required

A complete lights check is critical for driving safely on the road. Our car service involves inspecting all external lights, including headlights, taillights, brake lights, indicators, and fog lights. Any bulbs that are faulty or nearing the end of their lifespan will be reported to the customer, ensuring best visibility for both you and other road users. Functional lights are essential for signaling your intentions and maintaining visibility in various driving conditions.

Full engine level checks

Engine fluids play a vital role in the continued operation and long lifespan of your vehicle’s engine. During this service, the levels of vital fluids such as engine oil, coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid, and windshield washer fluid will be assessed. Keeping appropriate fluid levels helps to prevent engine overheating, lubricates components, aids in efficient braking, and ensures clear visibility. Regular engine level checks help identify any possible leaks or issues, allowing for timely repairs and preventing major engine damage.

Replacement oil and new oil filter

The engine oil is essentially the lifeblood of your vehicles engine, providing lubrication, cooling, and combating against wear and tear. Over time, engine oil becomes contaminated and loses its effectiveness, this could lead to increased friction and potential damage. During a Quick Fix Garage service, the expired oil is removed, and a replacement, high-quality oil is added along with a fresh oil filter. This promotes optimum engine performance, improves fuel efficiency, and extends the lifespan of the engine by minimising friction and wear on essential parts.

Tyre tread and pressure checks

A car’s tyres are the single contact point between the vehicle and the road, making them crucial for safety and performance. Regular tyre tread and pressure checks ensure that your tyres are in good condition and properly inflated. The tread depth is checked to ensure it meets legal requirements and provides adequate grip, especially in wet or slippery conditions. The correct tyre pressure helps maintain stability, handling, and fuel efficiency while minimising the risk of blowouts and uneven tread wear. Our service enhances road safety, improves handling, and can even save you money on fuel useage.

Battery check

A car battery is responsible for powering vital electrical systems in your vehicle, things like the ignition, lights, and any number of accessories. The battery check evaluates its health and charging capacity, confirming it is in good condition and capable of reliably starting the engine. The Quick Fix Garage service involves inspecting the battery terminals for corrosion, checking the voltage and charging levels, and assessing overall battery performance. Frequent battery checks help prevent unexpected breakdowns, ensure reliable operation of the vehicle, and provide peace of mind.

Full Vehicle Service in Wickford

A Full Car Service from Quick Fix Garage includes all interim vehicle services, as listed above, in addition to the following services.

All filters replaced

Car filters are crucial in maintaining the cleanliness and efficiency of various systems in your vehicle. While Quick Fix Garage complete a full vehicle service, all filters, including the air filter, oil filter, fuel filter, and cabin filter, will be renewed. This will ensure that clean air flows into the engine, contaminants are filtered from the oil and fuel, and the air inside the cabin remains fresh and free from pollutants. Regular filter replacements help improve engine performance, fuel efficiency, and overall air quality inside the car.

Wheels off – full brake checks

The braking system is an important aspect of your car’s safety, and a comprehensive brake check is essential. During this service, the wheels are removed to perform a complete inspection of the brake pads, discs, calipers, and brake lines. The condition and size of the brake pads and discs are assessed, and any signs of wear or damage are reported to the car owner. Additionally, the brake fluid levels and condition are checked. Full brake checks ensure that your braking system is in optimal condition, providing reliable stopping power and safe operation while driving.

All steering and suspension checks

The steering and suspension systems are critical for maintaining stability, control, and comfort while driving. During the full vehicle service, these areas are closely checked. This will include checking the condition of integral parts such as ball joints, tie rods, control arms, bushings, and shock absorbers. Any signs of wear, damage, or misalignment are identified and the customer is advised.

All internal controls checked

Internal controls include various components and systems within your car’s cabin. During the full vehicle service, these controls are inspected to ensure they are functioning correctly. This includes checking the operation of features such as lights, indicators, wipers, horn, air conditioning, heating, and other interior controls. Any issues or malfunctions are identified and the customer is notified. Comprehensive checks of internal controls enhance convenience, comfort, and safety for both the driver and passengers.

Why Trust Quick Fix Garage To Complete Your Car Service?

Quick Fix Garage have been servicing the Wickford Community for over 30 years, providing Services, MOT’s, Tyres and Car Repairs for thousands of customers. In that period we’ve achieved a strong reputation and are the first place people turn to when they need help with their vehicles. You can find us in the heart of Wickford, opposite Wickford Memorial Park at the following address: Quick Fix Garage, 69 Runwell Road, SS11 7HL.