Tag Archive: seat

Jan 23

Loyalty card 2017

Take advantage of our loyalty card!    Make sure you ask us for one of our new loyalty cards when you next have your car in with us! We will stamp your card for every £50  that you spend with us – once you have 10 stamps you can receive a £50 discount the next …

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May 10

Engine Re-Mapping grows in popularity

Think engine re-mapping looks simple? Well think again! Yet, on daily basis we are seeing more and more people wanting to re-map their cars. What is Re-mapping? It used to be referred to as ‘Chip Tuning’ – Simplistically it is a method of increasing the performance of your car through software. Lakeside Garage is an agent …

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Jan 14

Brake trouble?

Brakes and the importance of ensuring that they are properly maintained.   If you were booked on to a flight and found out that the aircraft had not passed the safety checks for its braking capacity, but was flying regardless, would you get on that plane? I highly doubt it! Yet, it is astonishing that …

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Dec 30

Diagnostics de-mystified

  When you go to a garage, are you paying for a Diagnostic assessment or merely a  fault code reading? There is a big difference! There appears to be some confusion around what a diagnostic check actually means from garage to garage. A proper diagnostic check  should be an in depth assessment of a fault …

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Dec 30

Lakeside Garage Tech spot

  Oil quality…….how important is it? Manufacturers have long since been recommending specific oils for their vehicles. In the past these tended to be semi-synthetic 10w40 grade oils that were made to similar specification no matter which make was purchased. In recent years things have changed somewhat, and with tighter tolerances, hotter running engines, extended …

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Jul 09

Waterpump failures

Not many people get to see what a broken water pump looks like. This is an image of one that we took off a vehicle recently. It is actually broken at the ‘impeller’ which is the part of the pump that rotates. If the water pump is broken then the engine will overheat and eventually …

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Apr 19

Lakeside Garage Wins Mobil Service centre of the month April 2012

We are pround to announce that here at Lakeside Garage we have won Mobil service centre of the month for April 2012. Mobil oils are key to our success and we use Mobil for servicing as it is manufacturer approved for BMW, Mini, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Mercedes and GM. They meet the specifications for many more …

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