Regular servicing is essential if you wish to keep your car in the best possible condition. Not only does it highlight issues that require immediate attention, it also identifies any underlying problems which, if left too long, could lead to expensive repair work further down the line.
Booking a service with Bannerman is simple; all you need do is fill in our online form below.
We offer a wide range of servicing
options, including our Service Plans, which are ideal for spreading the cost of
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Below, you’ll find our most
frequently asked questions. If you can’t find an answer to your particular
query, please get in touch with us – we’ll be only too happy to help.
It’s a routine car check-up, the
results of which determine the condition of your vehicle, outlining anything
that needs prompt attention.
This will depend on how much
driving you do and the type of car you drive (please refer to your vehicle’s
handbook for specific servicing recommendations). However, the AA advises one
full car service per year (or every 12,000 miles).
When you bring your vehicle in for a service, we’ll look at a range of things, including the following:
Primarily, an MOT looks at a car’s
braking and fuel systems, seatbelts, windscreen wipers, lights, mirrors and
exhaust (including emissions) – but doesn’t take into account its engine,
clutch or gearbox.
An MOT (Ministry of Transport) test
is an annual inspection which applies to all vehicles that are more than three
years old. It’s designed to ensure that your car meets the minimum legal
requirements for road safety and environmental standards.
This includes everything offered by
a regular service (see above) but goes into even more detail. For instance, it
incorporates fuel-filter replacement (for diesel cars), air-cleaner replacement
and parking-brake shoe inspections.
If it’s your vehicle’s first MOT,
you’ll need to bring its logbook (V5C), which is also required if your car has
a new registration number. If you don’t have a V5C, you can apply for one here:
If your vehicle fails its MOT, it
will need to be repaired in order to be retested. Of course, we have all the
necessary expertise to remedy any issues that may cause a failed test.
No. A service isn’t like an MOT.
However, it does bring to light aspects of your vehicle’s state that require