Car Servicing at Western Motors

Having your car serviced regularly is an essential part of owning a vehicle. But a busy lifestyle means that the recommended scheduled car services often don’t happen when they should. A car service should never be put on the long finger or postponed to a more convenient time. For some motorists, it is easier to go with the ‘not broken so no need to fix’ attitude and for many of us it simply is not a priority. But a well maintained, regularly serviced car can save you money on fuel consumption and is safer to drive. It may also save you hundreds of euros as early detection identifies small fixes before they become major faults. A full car service history will also affect the resale value of your car, there is no doubt that showing the vehicle has been well looked after could help you get a better price for it.

What is included in a car service?

This very much depends on the type of car service you opt for. All car services look for damage to the car body and wheels and a manual check of the gear box and brakes. A full car service is likely to include more thorough checks including the engine oil and oil filter system, fluid and coolant levels, brakes and steering, and of course the exhaust, the battery life and the state of the bodywork. It is important to note that the NCT is not an alternative to your car service. The NCT is a visual car inspection on cars of a certain age, and it does not ensure that a car is completely roadworthy. An NCT will highlight difficulties with suspension, emissions, tyre treads and lights, but neither a pre NCT test or the test itself are a replacement for a good car service.

Volkswagen Servicing

At Western Motors we know how much you love your VW car, and we provide specific car servicing for the Volkswagen brand. We fully appreciate that the prime objective of a good service is to keep the car running smoothly and driving at its peak performance and so our trained technicians use only Volkswagen Genuine Parts® available and that we will keep your Volkswagen a Volkswagen. The unique expertise of a Volkswagen service means you can be confident of the best attention for your vehicle.

Skoda Car Servicing

Just like us, our vehicles need their routine health check-ups. Bring your vehicle to a professional mechanics for a regular scheduled car service makes complete sense. If you are fortunate enough to drive Skoda, then taking your car to Western Motors Skoda Servicing is a no-brainer. Not only do you avail of the Skoda trained technicians, 100% genuine parts, warranty and a prized Skoda stamp in your cars service book, but you can be safe in the knowledge a Skoda dealer reputation stays with your car from purchase to resale.

SEAT Servicing

At Western Motors our after-sales customer service is every bit as important as the initial car sale. We offer SEAT servicing for SEAT brand vehicles. It gives you complete peace of mind and worry-free driving in one of Ireland’s most popular car marques. Protect the value of your SEAT car by booking a SEAT service here at Book a SEAT service and enjoy a free set of wiper blades. 

Electric car servicing

Electric vehicles need less maintenance than the combustion engines. The main points we check in an EV are the electric motor(s) itself, battery pack, high-voltage electric cabling, charging port, suspension, brakes, steering, wheels, tyres, and lights. There are fewer fluids, like engine oil, and the brake wear is significantly reduced due to regenerative braking. At Sandyford Motor Centre, we recommend following the manufacturers schedule for servicing on all cars, including EV’s.

At Western Motors, we have a skilled team of technicians on hand to guide you through your car servicing journey.

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Car Grades Explained
95% as new condition/100% as new to drive/ min two year warranty
Less than 50,000 km’s
Thoroughly prepared used car/ excellent mechanical condition/ a minimum of 1 year warranty
Less than 120,000 km’s
Reasonable mechanical and cosmetic condition/ a minimum of 6 months warranty
Less than 150,000 km’s
A Part Exchanged/Trade In – only sold on to Trade
Only applicable to Trade In Self Appraisals – scrapped or sold to Trade where possible

As our Digital Dealership grows we know that more buyer confidence is needed throughout the online buying process and to assist we have introduced the Western Motors Group Used Car Grading System. The system has been devised to offer more transparency to our customers and to provide an easy guide as to the quality of the used car being sold.