Seat Garage Oldham

Oldham Town Hall

If you are in the Oldham area looking to have your Seat serviced by professionals with experience combined with affordability you should consider an independent Seat Garage in Oldham. There are many garages to choose from for excellent quality and experience at a much lower cost than you will find at the main dealer.

There are several misconceptions as to why people choose to go to the Seat main dealer rather than use an independent garage including; the warranty, to maintain full value when selling the vehicle and in order to potentially not have to worry about unnecessary work being performed on the car. In some cases, going to the main dealer might not be the best alternative so we’ll look at some leading reasons why people do not shop around for the best car service for them.

Your Seat Warranty

Car Warranty

Legally, a new vehicle must have a two-year warranty. The warranty begins with the first registration and continues even if the car is sold within the two-year period. Many people worry if they go to an independent garage that their warranty will be void. This is just not true. A manufacturer can not force a car owner to use their dealerships. That said, a manufacturer may have certain specifications regarding when the car should be serviced and how the service will be carried out during the warranty period.

One of these conditions is the time period when your car must be serviced while under warranty. You must ensure this will be done in accordance with the schedule you have been provided when purchasing the vehicle. They also require you to keep a service record and only use original parts. As long as you meet their conditions, you can have your car serviced at any Seat garage in Oldham without affecting the warranty. A good reliable garage will use original parts and consumables, update your service record, ensure all bills and receipts are kept and perform all the manufacturer’s specified procedures.

Quality Of Garage Service

Seat Garage Oldham Reception

The quality of service is also a big concern with owners who have relatively new cars. The quality of spare parts and the skills of the mechanics working on your vehicle are very important. There is a non-proven belief that an independent garage is cheaper because they are not as skilled as a dealership, they cut corners and they use cheaper parts. Once again, not true! If you are using a garage you have confidence in, it should not be an issue.

If you choose to use an independent Seat specialist in Oldham, you will not have to worry about the quality of service. As a matter of fact, they hire mechanics that have been trained by the manufacturer or have worked at a dealership in the past. Most of these mechanics have years of experience and are very familiar with the standards and procedures to give your vehicle a great service. In many cases, you might find the garage offers two different services to meet your needs. One is for cars still under warranty and the other for all other vehicles. Whichever service you need, you can rest assured you will get comprehensive checks and the very best quality repairs and parts.

Your Seat Resale Value

If you use an official dealership to service your vehicle, you can guarantee it will help to keep the value of your car. However, any potential buyer will be more concerned as to whether you have had the vehicle serviced in the correct time or mileage as specified by the manufacturer.

Any damage caused by an accident or collision or if you have had any major repairs are also points of interest. If you use a reputable independent garage for services and repairs, you can count on not losing value on resale. Keep in mind, as your car ages, the service history will become less important, especially if your car is 5 years or older.

Transparency

The term Back Street Garage conjures up some unpleasant thoughts. If you are considering using one of these establishments, you could experience inflated bills, unnecessary work performed on your car and in some cases, the vehicle leaving the garage in a worse condition than when it came in.

At Volkmaster transparency is the cornerstone of our business. Absolutely no work is performed without first consulting with the customer. Our customers are given recommendations and fully detailed explanations as to why the work should be done. We will not start any work without first calling the customer and receiving the green light and it’s fine to answer no. Customer care is very important to us. Our reputation is built on transparency, low costs and high-quality workmanship as testified to by our countless positive customer reviews. You can view direct customer reviews and our Google and Facebook reviews are dotted throughout the site. Without excellent transparency, our business could not survive.

There is no doubt that servicing your Seat through an authorized Seat dealership will give you excellent service. The downside, the cost is not always… ideal.

Also, if you need warranty repairs, you will need a dealership. Outside of that, you can use any reputable garage for your Seat service in Oldham and receive great quality service at a much lower cost and excellent customer care as a bonus!

For Your Seat Service In Oldham

You can view Seat servicing prices or book your Seat in for a service, repair or MOT, use the quick qoute form below or give us a call on 0161 624 5060. We also offer a highly convenient Collect & Return service or a courtesy car so you’re routine is disrupted as little as possible while your vehicle is serviced.

Arranging Your Service

Drop your car off
Simply drop your car off with us between 8am and 10am and in most cases your vehicle will be ready for collection the same day between 3.30 and 5.30. Outside these hours you are welcome to park.

Wait with your car
Most servicing and repair work can be done while you wait. If this is your preference we have a superb waiting area equipped with free hot and cold drinks and a interesting viewing area where you can watch our trained technicians working on your vehicle.

Courtesy car
If your vehicle needs to stay with us for 1 day or longer then you are able to pre-book one of our courtesy vehicles to keep you mobile.

Pick up / drop off
The ultimate hassle free solution; one of our drivers will arrange to collect your vehicle from your home or place of work at a pre-arranged time and then return your vehicle when the work is complete. Our service advisors will contact you when the vehicle arrives on site during the day to discuss the progress of the work and then advise you of the time you can expect your vehicle back. Contact our service advisors for more details.

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