Full Service

A full service is a more in depth examination of your car to ensure that everything is running smoothly and as it should.  Our technicians work quickly and efficiently, keeping costs low for you, whilst keeping the standard of care high. We offer Payment Assist finance to help you spread the costs. No fees, no interest. 

Our highly trained and experienced technicians can help you understand which is the right service for your car. It is generally advisable to have a full service every other year with an interim service in between. However, this is not always the case as other factors come into play including the number of miles you put on every year. High-mileage cars may require multiple services throughout the year, typically an extra interim service, to ensure you’re still safe to cover the miles you need to travel. If your car covers fewer miles, this is not a guarantee that issues will not occur, so regular servicing is still important to help prevent issues from cropping up. 



We keep ourselves up to date with the latest, cutting-edge technology.


Our staff are all highly qualified providing the best care for your car.

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Any repairs or replacements are made with prior consultation.

Included in a Full Service

A full service has a longer list of checks than an interim service. These checks are put in place to ensure the vitals of your car are healthy and operating as we would expect. Download our Service Checklists to compare interim and full service checks.

Frequently askd questions about a Full Service

We get the same questions from many of our customers so rest assured you are not the only one who needs a little bit of guidance when deciding what is best for your car. 

To receive a personalised quote for your car’s full service, please contact us. We offer competitive pricing tailored to your specific vehicle’s make, model, and engine size. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our services and pricing options.

For larger commercial vehicles, look at our commercial vehicle services page

Prices do not include VAT. 

A full service usually takes around 3 hours, providing there are no issues with your vehicle.

A full service has a longer list of checks than an interim service. All these checks are designed to ensure your car is running as smoothly as possible. All engine filters are also replaced including, oil, air, pollen and fuel filters and we check the wear of your vehicle spark plugs on petrol engines.

Download our service checklist to see the full list of vehicle checks.

Generally, it is advised to service your vehicle every 12 months or every 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. However, in your manufacturer’s handbook, there will also be recommendations for intervals for each serviceable item and how long before they need to be replaced.

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Our garages provide services to the following areas:

Ardleigh, Alresford, Boxted, Braiswick, Brantham, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Dedham, East Bergholt, Elmstead, Elmstead Market, Freighting, Great Bentley, Great Bromley, Great Horksley, Greenstead, Langham, Lawford, Lexden, Little Bentley, Long Ridge, Manningtree, Mistley, Parsons Heath, Rowhedge, St John’s, Stanway, Stratford St Mary, Tendring, Thorrington, West Bergholt, Wivenhoe, Wix, Wrabness, and all other surrounding areas.

Our garages provide the following other services in Colchester:

  • Car Air Conditioning Service
  • Car Battery and Key Fob Batteries Repair
  • Car Brakes Repair
  • Class 4 MOT
  • Class 7 MOT
  • Clutch Repair
  • EML or Warning Lights Assessment and Repair
  • 0% Car Repair Finance
  • Interim Service
  • Light Commercial Vehicle Service
  • MOT Reminder
  • Motorhome Service
  • Steering and Suspension Repair
  • Timing Chain/Belt Repair
  • Tyre Replacement and Tyre Repair
  • Wheel Alignment