Servicing

Let us service your car for you

David Lees Motor Engineers services all car makes and models. We can carry out services without affecting the manufacturer’s warranty and can look after it from its first service onwards.

As an independent VAG group specialist our aim is to save you money on costly main dealer servicing without compromising on quality. All services are carried out as per the manufacturer’s specifications and your service book will be stamped accordingly.

We use OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts which offer additional protection through the national parts guarantee. This means if you were to breakdown anywhere in the UK due to a faulty part you will have it replaced or repaired free of charge.

Our IMI-qualified technicians have vast experience with both standard and high performance models alike, enabling us to offer servicing to all vehicles. We are also fully equipped with the all the latest diagnostic and fault finding equipment.

We will give you a fixed price for your service and should we find other problems whilst working on your car, no work will be undertaken until we contact you and clear any extra cost.

At David Lees Motor Engineers we pride ourselves on the quality of our work and our skilled technicians have over 45 years of extensive VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat and Bentley knowledge that spreads across a wide range of models.

Our initial service on your car will depend on the service work previously carried out, after which all subsequent servicing is priced according to our Fixed Price Servicing Schedule. Please get in contact for a quote.

We currently service

VW

AUDI

SKODA

SEAT

BENTLEY

MOT

Let us get your car through its MOT test

If you drive a vehicle that is more than three years old it is a legal requirement for it to have an MOT test every year to make sure it is roadworthy. The test looks at the safety of your vehicle and its emissions.

We run a Driver & Vehicle Standards Authority authorised MOT service bay and test vehicles within the Class 4 vehicle category. An MOT test at David Lees Motor Engineers costs only £35 and includes – if necessary - a free retest if done within ten working days.

MOTs are available by appointment and can be done on the same day while you wait. Should it fail, we’ll promptly get in contact to give you a cost for any necessary repair work. To ensure a speedy service any repair work required will be given priority.

Remember you can book your vehicle for its MOT test up to 28 days prior to its due date. You will still receive a certificate dated 12 months from the expiry date of your previous anniversary. We can send you a reminder via text or email if your register you details with us.

Diagnostics

Let us find that fault for you

Today’s car owners increasingly need professional technical support to keep their cars perfectly tuned and maintained. By using quality diagnostics, David Lees Motor Engineers can provide customers with the expert support needed to do so.

Let us find that fault for you. Our qualified IMI automotive technicians are trained to diagnose most electrical problems using the latest computer technology to pinpoint any faults.

Our specialist software and equipment that can access the various data within your vehicle’s onboard computer means we can locate most problems quickly and efficiently.

Repairs & Maintenance

Let us fix your car for you

David Lees Motor Engineers specialise in providing quality vehicle repair and maintenance services. Whatever your requirements, our specially-trained technicians will ensure you have only a quality performing vehicle.

Any repair work carried out is done to the highest of standards and comes with a full 12 months guarantee on all parts and labour; unless otherwise specified.

We keep you informed at all times so there will be no ‘surprise’ charges when you come to collect your car. You will also be provided with a comprehensive invoice which details all the work that has been carried out.

Aircon

Let us keep you cool

Air conditioning systems are fitted to the majority of vehicles and require regular checks and maintenance, at least every three years. An air conditioning system works like a fridge and if left unused for a long period of time a build up of bacteria occurs causing unpleasant smells.

Our IMI-qualified technicians can perform these checks and maintenance to get your air conditioning system working back to its full potential once again.

An air conditioning service consists of:

  • Recovering the refrigerant and recycling the gases to remove any contamination
  • A deep system vacuum - this consists of an evacuation of air and moisture from the system
  • Full system inspection - we will check your air con system for any damage or leaks that may have occurred using an ultra-violet dye
  • Recharging - we will recharge your air con system to the specified level adding fresh system oil
  • Air conditioning clean - we will flush your system with an anti-bacterial cleaner which eliminates any unpleasant smells thus preventing possible headaches and car sickness to anyone in the vehicle

Tyres

Let us make you more comfortable

Having the right set of car tyres for your vehicle ensures better driving performance, economy, safety and, significantly, the ride quality.

At David Lees Motor Engineers we supply quality, reliable tyres to suit all budgets and requirements. We can replace your vehicle tyres while you wait or during any pre-booked maintenance. We also offer the most up-to-date four-wheel alignment and tracking service.

Ensuring your tyres are regularly checked and replaced will ensure your vehicle improves on grip and stopping time, making driving safer. We promise to provide a quality service at a competitive price. Contact us today or fill in our online form for a quick quote.

Our trained technicians will check the following:

Tread depth

Make sure they are no less than the legal limit of 1.6mm and ideally 3mm

Appearance

Visually inspect for damage such as bulges, cuts or sidewall damage

Condition

Check for uneven wear which could indicate an alignment issue

Pressure

Ensure it is correct according to manufacturer’s recommendation

Wheel Alignment

Let us point you in the right direction

Wheel alignment or ‘tracking’ involves checking the direction and angle of a wheel against vehicle manufacturer specifications. The wrong alignment of your wheels can result in rapid tyre wear and affect the handling and safety of the vehicle. It will also increase fuel consumption.

Misaligned wheels can be caused by knocking the kerb, hitting a pothole or by excessive wear to steering or suspension components. Correct alignment of your vehicle’s wheels is an important way to guarantee a smooth ride and to get the most out of your tyres.

David Lees Motor Engineers has invested in the latest 3D technology to offer a state-of-the-art four-wheel alignment service. This is a far more accurate and sophisticated method of checking and adjusting the wheel alignment than the older, more conventional two-wheel alignment system known as ‘tracking’.

A full four-wheel alignment reading is a swift process so if you’re concerned about your vehicle, stop by our workshop and speak to one of our friendly technicians. We’ll run a check in no time for you free of charge. You only pay for any adjustments if required.

SMART Repairs

Let us fix that scratch or scuff

Has your vehicle got a minor bump, scuff, scratch or dent? Help is at hand as David Lees Motor Engineers can repair it quickly and efficiently!

Cosmetic damage to your paintwork such as chips, scratches and bumper scuffs are both unsightly and have a negative effect on your vehicle’s value. We offer a solution that eliminates the need to do that by offering a fast and cost-effective quality alternative know as a SMART repair.

SMART stands for Small to Medium Area Repair Technology. It’s a technique for repairing small areas of car bodywork damage. SMART repair uses specialist tools, materials and paints to blend the repair with the surrounding panel. It’s much quicker and cheaper than traditional car repair.

We can fix:

  • Bumper scuffs
  • Wing mirror casing damage
  • Paint chips and scratches
  • Cracks
  • Panel damage
  • Welding repairs

The SMART technique has transformed car repair. It allows us to fix just the damaged area without replacing the entire panel or bumper. Minor dents, scratches and scuffs are now quick, easy and cheap to repair. We can restore the car’s bodywork to make it look as good as new in just a few hours. Get in contact to discuss your vehicle’s requirements and we will give you a quote.

Recovery

Let us save your day

Car broken down? Stuck on the motorway? Or having trouble getting started at home? Let us help.

David Lees Motor Engineers offer a 24-hour accident and breakdown recovery service. We can recover your vehicle using our own recovery vehicle and tow you safely back to our workshop. Don’t get stranded - call us and we will come and get you!

  • Our vehicles are on call 24-hours a day, seven days a week
  • We deal with all breakdown and recovery problems from local recoveries to transporting vehicles nationwide
  • We provide both long & short distance recoveries at reasonable cost
  • We use the latest damage-free equipment
  • We work with specialist body shops, vehicle repairers and international breakdown recovery companies

For 24-hour emergency breakdown assistance please call 07785 735014 and we will give you a quote.