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Your car service is as easy as 1-2-3
Enter your registration. Choose your car service, choose a service garage in Gateshead and book a service slot.
The car service price you see is the service price you pay. Absolutely NO service extras in the pricing small print
We’ll stop the service garage charging you for stuff which your car doesn't need.
Don't pay too much for your car service.
Watch out for low ‘headline’ service pricing from some garages, because there may be extra costs hidden in the small print.
At driverhelpline we promise there are NO hidden extras.
When comparing service prices make sure everything your car needs is included before you pay or you could get stung at the point you book your service or, worse still, when your car is in the garage.
Service & MOT Pricing.
The oil change is the most important part of your Car service and the most expensive.
The bigger your engine, the more oil it will use and the more likely it is to use a high tech oil.
At driverhelpline we’ll always fill you engine with new oil to the specification recommended for your Car. Synthetic oils are always included in our fixed-price Car service with our promise of no hidden extras.
You’ll save money when you book your service with an MOT.
|up to 1.4 litre||above 1.4 litre up to 2.0 litre||over 2.0 litre up to 3.0 litre||over 3.0 litre|
|Add an MOT||£26|
Enter your reg below to get service and MOT pricing specific to your Car using replacement service parts to the manufacturer’s specification.
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We have stringent hygene, distancing measures and contactless payments in place for our car servicing.
Your car service guarantee covers service parts & labour for a full 12 months or 12,000 miles.
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Car servicing in Gateshead.
Same-day car servicing, hassle-free.
driverhelpline: established in 1998
We don’t employ salesmen, so you only ever pay for the service your car needs with no hidden extra costs.
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65 critical elements
47 critical elements
Full inspection of tyres, brakes and suspension plus extensive checks on lights, instruments and fluids. Thorough inspection of brake, fuel and radiator hoses, power steering fluids, with auxiliary drive belt adjustment if needed.
An interim service gives you peace of mind between annual services so we check essentials such as lights, instruments and fluid levels, together with a complete tyre and suspension inspection. A visual brake inspection is also included.
|Replacement Fluids & Service Parts||Full||Interim|
|Replace engine oil and filter||✔︎||✔︎|
|Synthetic oils, included in price||✔︎||✔︎|
|Top up windscreen washer fluid||✔︎||✔︎|
|Replace air filter, included in price||✔︎|
|Serviced by ATA technicians||✔︎||✔︎|
|Latest electronic diagnostics equipment||✔︎||✔︎|
|Original manufacturer standard parts||✔︎||✔︎|
|Parts guaranteed for 12 months, 12,000 miles||✔︎||✔︎|
|Manufacturer warranty maintained||✔︎||✔︎|
|No hidden extras, inclusive pricing||✔︎||✔︎|
|Service details logged in the driverhelpline app||✔︎||✔︎|
|Liaise with garage to ensure no unnecessary work carried out||✔︎||✔︎|
|Vehicle Arrival & Initial Checks||Full||Interim|
|Review Customer requirements and comments||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check MOT status||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check Tax status||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check manufacturer service schedule recommendations||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check instruments, gauges, warning lights||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check front and rear windscreen wipers||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check front and rear windscreen washers||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check Adblue/Eolys warning light||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check interior lights operation and switches||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check clutch operation (manual only)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check seat belts condition and operation||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check climate control/ air con system||✔︎|
|Check engine diagnostic codes||✔︎||✔︎|
|Suspension and Steering Checks||Full||Interim|
|Check steering for wear, damage and condition||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check suspension linkages for wear, damage and condition||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check ball joints for wear, damage and condition||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check shock absorbers & springs||✔︎||✔︎|
|Full tyre inspection (tread, pressure and alignment check)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Adjust tyre pressure (if required)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Tyre Pressure Monitoring System inspection||✔︎||✔︎|
|Under Bonnet Checks||Full||Interim|
|Check battery condition and mounting security||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check battery wiring||✔︎||✔︎|
|Test starter motor electrics and mechanical operation||✔︎||✔︎|
|Test alternator electrics operation||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check coolant level (strength and condition)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Top up coolant (if required)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check brake fluid (boiling point and condition)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Top up brake fluid (if required)||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check bonnet catch operation||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check brake pipes & hoses||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check power steering fluid & top up (if required)||✔︎|
|Check fan belt and adjust (if required)||✔︎|
|Check auxiliary drive belts and adjust (if required)||✔︎|
|Check radiator and coolant hoses||✔︎|
|Vehicle Underside Checks||Full||Interim|
|Visual brake check||✔︎||✔︎|
|Full front brake inspection for wear and damage, including pad and disc measurement||✔︎|
|Full rear brake inspection for wear and damage, including pad and disc measurement||✔︎|
|Full handbrake inspection, condition and operation||✔︎|
|Check fuel lines for routing, damage, leaks & corrosion||✔︎|
|Check engine underside for security, damage and leaks||✔︎|
|Check transmission for security, damage and leaks||✔︎|
|Check front/rear drive train (as applicable) for security, damage and leaks||✔︎|
|Check drive shaft joints and gaiters for wear and damage||✔︎|
|Check exhaust system and mountings for security and leaks||✔︎|
|Check exterior lights & lamps operation and switches||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check doors – operation and condition||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check boot – operation and condition||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check fuel cap – operation and condition||✔︎||✔︎|
|Check mirrors – operation and condition||✔︎|
|Carry-out vehicle road test||✔︎||✔︎|
|Reset service light||✔︎||✔︎|
|Stamp service book||✔︎||✔︎|
Got a question? - FAQs
Cars and vans should be serviced every 12 months, at 12,000 miles or at a mileage recommended by the manufacturer.
The driverhelpline full service includes a full inspection of tyres, brakes and suspension plus extensive checks on lights, instruments and fluids. We also carry out a thorough inspection under the bonnet including brake, fuel and radiator hoses, power steering fluids, with auxiliary drive belt adjustment if needed.
We replace the oil and fit new oil and air filters. We use engine oil specific to your engine, so if your engine needs synthetic or specialist oils, it’s all included in the price we quote you.
An interim service is ideal for vehicles which have regular, short journeys or cover high mileages of typically more than 12,000 miles per year.
An interim service gives you peace of mind between annual services.
We check essentials such as lights, instruments and fluid levels, together with a complete tyre and suspension inspection. A visual brake inspection is also included.
We also replace the oil and fit new oil and air filters. Again, we use engine oil specific to your engine, so if your engine needs synthetic or specialist oils, it’s all included in the price we quote you.
When you book an MOT with a service we can save time inspecting your vehicle which means you save money.
There are lots of reasons to make sure your car or van is serviced correctly, it always works out better in the long run.
There’s lots you can’t see when you drive your car. Critical components in the engine, suspension and braking system all wear as a result of the mileage you do, and as a function of time. You may not notice this slight deterioration as it develops day by day, but a service will find out any issues.
We can help to identify potential problems before they become real ones and advise you what do do about them and when to do it.
Our servicing, carried out regularly, provides you with the peace of mind that your car or van is in the best condition.
If you service your car or van correctly, you drastically reduce your chance of breaking down. A breakdown costs money to recover and is hugely inconvenient because your vehicle will be off the road and you’ll have to pay for other transport until it is fixed.
One key area is engine oil, which has to work very hard to make sure your engine is at peak performance. Oil degrades over time and with use, so failure to change to new, clean oil at the right time will lead to damage to the engine’s internals and even cause the engine to seize.
A service highlights issues that you many need to have rectified or at least keep and eye on, no matter how good you feel your car is running today.
Replacement air and oil filters also make your engine run smoother and helps it to be more fuel efficient, which means you save at the pump.
So it’s clearly a false economy if you think you are saving a few quid by not having your car serviced when it’s needed.
Buying a new car or van is expensive, so it makes sense to get the most out of the vehicle you own. The better you treat your vehicle, the longer it will last.
It makes economic sense to hold on to a vehicle, but that only works if you have regular servicing which is crucial to making sure you have hassle-free motoring.
An unquestionable added bonus when selling a car is proof of regular servicing. A service from driverhelpline gives you that ‘stamp’ in the service record book which increases the value if you decide to sell your vehicle, it also makes it more attractive to likely buyers.
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|smart Service||Ssangyong Service|
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|Toyota Service||Van Service|
|Vauxhall Service||VW Service|
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