Beacon Motors Limited car service centre is ideally located for Motorists in the Sandyford area. Our fully trained technicians and car service advisors posses a wealth of technical experience and access to some of the most up to date diagnostic equipment to cover all makes and models. A car service with us starts from an incredible 89 euro. Our technicians work on all car types and all work is completed to manufactures specifications. A full list of services are detailed below:
Not only do we do we offer the best priced car service in the area but we do Timing Belt and water pump changes from as little as 299 euro.
By identifying issues in the car as part of a full car service, you can avoid potential or unexpected breakdowns. You should have your car serviced every 12 to 15 months, to ensure that all of the necessary operational aspects of the engine, such as oil, engine fluids and filters, are replaced.
Getting your car properly serviced also means that you will save money on fuel. A proper, regular, servicing programme can save you up to 4% on fuel bills (Source: caraware.ie)
The timing belt is an integral part of the engine of every car, as it assists in the efficient running of the engine.
If your timing belt ceases to function this can cause considerable collateral damage to the rest of the engine. It is essential that early detection of any issue with the timing belt is identified. Most vehicle manufacturer's will also determine that the water pump be changed at the same time as the timing belt.
All car manufacturers specify a date, or mileage, at which time they strongly advise to replace the timing belt in each of their own vehicles. This is usually at approximately 60 kms, or 5 years; however it can vary depending on the vehicle specification.
Since the introduction of the NCT in 2000, the Road Safety Authority has made significant changes to the complexity of the test, which has led to rising failure rates in a number of motor categories. From next year (2011), all cars over 10 years old must get the test carried out every year.
What are the repercussions if your car fails its NCT?