Servicing

Servicing

Car Servicing in Devon

Every car owner needs to make sure that they have their vehicles serviced on a regular basis. While this may feel like a hassle and a task that you don't want to find time to do, regular vehicle servicing in Devon is important to make sure that your car is in good condition and that you and your passengers will be safe on the road when you are travelling. It's important that when you take your car in for auto service in Devon, you only trust an expert.

The Importance of Regular Car Servicing in Devon

At Riviera Car Centre, we understand how important it is for you to have your vehicle serviced regularly. This is the best time for an expert to check your car, see if there are any safety issues, and make repairs. That's why it's so important for you to make sure that you find time to have your car serviced. Failing to do so can mean that you are driving in an unsafe vehicle.

What to Expect from Our Service

When you bring your vehicle to us for full car service in Devon, then you can be certain that we will check all areas of your car, make sure that the systems are working properly, and repair any problems that we find. It's important that you have this completed regularly so that any minor problems can be addressed before they get out of control and cause major issues.

Why You Should Trust Us

We know that it can be tricky to find the right person to provide you with brake service in Devon. At Riviera Car Centre, we hire only the most skilled professionals in the area and provide them with extensive training. You can trust that our 22 years of service will allow us to make sure that you are safe when driving in your car.

To learn more about what servicing your vehicle entails and to talk about car service cost in Devon, give us a call. Our professionals are available to discuss your individual needs with you and make sure that you fully understand the process before you bring your vehicle in for service.

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MOT

MOT test preparation and repair at our garage in Paignton. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected.

Contact us on Riviera Car Centre for more information on availability.

Vehicles in Britain are subject to an annual MOT test.

For vehicles that come within the MOT scheme, testing is mandatory every year after the vehicle is three years old.

For more information regarding the MOT test scheme visit the Direct.gov.uk website.

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Servicing

Booking your vehicle in for a routine car service is an essential investment to make. Whether you opt for a part or full car service, you will see a positive return on the financial outlay. Car service costs are always worthwhile because:

  • Reduced cost of repairs over the car's coming years
  • Peace of mind reducing the risk of breakdowns.
  • Will reduce your costs for repairs in the future
  • Less chance of accidents
  • The possibility of greater fuel economy and keeps the vehicle to its maximum working order
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Brakes

At Riviera Car Centre, we have a team of trained and certified technicians who can perform a brake service at an affordable price. Healthy brakes are imperative in ensuring the safety of your vehicle, so it's essential that they are in good working order. As part of a routine vehicle service, we will make sure that your brakes are ship shape.

If your car is showing any of the below symptoms, the it's imperative to call the Riviera Car Centre auto service team straight away.

  • Brake juddering when applied
  • A grinding noise when brakes applied
  • A high, hard brake pedal
  • Rear wheels locking upon braking
  • A squealing or grinding noise when braking
  • If the vehicle pulls to one side when braking
  • A loss of efficiency during heavy braking or on a long descent
  • A general grinding noise when driving
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Diagnostics

At Riviera Car Centre we can cure most types of diagnostics on your car.

All cars are now fitted with computers and a myriad of technology to run and monitor the internal workings of the vehicle. One of the most important functions these computers provide is ensuring your car is operating within the manufacturers parameters; the engine, safety systems (ABS, Anti-Slip etc. etc.) are all operating correctly and safely. Most people usually only become aware of the functions of these computers when one of the fault warning indicators illuminates on the dashboard.

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Tyres

Looking to buy tyres for your car? Riviera Car Centre can get you driving safe and legal on the road.

When purchasing tyres, keep a keen eye out for signs of damage, including tread wear, bulges and cuts. Tyres which are damaged may be illegal and are certainly dangerous. To make sure you're driving legally, speak to Riviera Car Centre. As part of our car servicing facility, we can check your tyres for signs of damage.

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Air Conditioning

You may not be aware that over 10% of air con gas permeates from the air con system every year.

This means that it may not work as well as it should. This service is not part of routine vehicle servicing so if your vehicle is more than 2 years old it's probably due for a recharge.

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Suspension

Your car's suspension is a vital safety issue for your vehicle.

Worn shock absorbers not only reduce driver comfort, but they can also dramatically affect the handling and safety of your car.

Worn suspension components may also cause an irritating knocking noise.

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Batteries

We carry an extensive range of batteries, which are available to be fitted while you wait. Ranging from a 3 year, 4 year & 5 year warranty

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