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Bogus Dave
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« on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 13:13:51 »

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I need to get my car serviced. Itís only a year old from new (contract hire jobby) - itís really just a tick box exercise so that I donít get fined. Any recommendations for decent local (to Swindon) garages that wonít charge an arm and a leg and wonít try and tell me the wheels are falling off

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« Reply #1 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 13:28:35 »

What car is it? Check the T&C's of your contract to ensure they don't require manufacturers servicing.
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« Reply #2 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 13:29:49 »

Peugeot 108, sans lipstick holder

Iíve rang the finance company and they said it can be done at any RAC approved garage
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« Reply #3 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 13:30:45 »

I think it was RAC approved she said. She deffo said it doesnít need to be manufacturers garage (though thatís what Iíll probably go with unless told otherwise)
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« Reply #4 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 13:43:01 »

FWIW, I found Fish Brothers Skoda have been excellent. I think they have the Peugeot dealership too but I guess that doesn't automatically translate over.

Pricey v non-franchise dealer, obviously, but fixed price service + courtesy car for £10 for the day (+ fuel).
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« Reply #5 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 13:51:55 »

The only RAC approved place I know of and have used many years ago, would be cross st garage.
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« Reply #6 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 14:52:04 »

Computer and technology?  Huh?
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« Reply #7 on: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 15:18:09 »

Computer and technology?  Huh?
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« Reply #8 on: Friday, February 23, 2018, 13:25:01 »

I use Advanced Cars in Station Road industrial estate. The owner regularly talks me out of spending extra money with him.
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