Covid Update Jan 2021

We are pleased to confirm that following the latest government guidelines classifying garages as an essential service we will remain open during the latest lockdown. Safety precautions will continue to be taken to protect our team members and clients. If you have any concerns prior to a visit, or if you need to reschedule an

Brake Replacement RSQ3

We’re replacing front brake discs and pads today for a client who is experiencing a brake judder. This can be caused by a warped disc, or scorring across the surface of the disc (ripple effect) as you can see here. The new disc is perfectly flat, there are no ridges for the brake pads to

VW Golf Silica Bag

Golf initially came in for a coolant leak, and no hot air coming through the heater vents in the car. We identified the main fault as the water pump leaking. However, as a result of this the cooling system has been overheating, causing the silica bag in the expansion tank to burst. Silicon has contaminated

A Day In Our Workshop

July 2020… 2016 VW Tiguan Full Service – Lovely straight forward start to the day! 2015 Audi A3 Front and rear brakes reported by another garage. We always like to check first but on this occasion the brake discs were badly corroded and the pads were quite low. Replaced discs and pads all round and

Window Problems

We see a lot of issues with electric window regulators, common symptoms include strange noises and windows not lifting properly. If you experience any of these things its best to not operate the window until you can get it repaired. Because occasionally the cable can snap, and the window will drop completely inside the door.

Type 2 Double Cab Restoration

Another little project we’d love to share with you! The definitive “before” shot! May 2020 Off she goes to the body shop… July 2020 Work in progress! Dec 2020 Still a ways to go but its beginning to look like a camper again… March 2021 July 2021 Now thats what I’m talking about! Looking good!