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IMI Master Technician Status

Lakeside Garage have an IMI (The Institute of the Motor Industry) Master Technician. Our company Director, Jay Wheatley, is classed within the top 3% of the technicians in the country having gained the coveted qualification of Master Technician. …
Air Filter change

What do you know about the Air Filter in your Vehicle?

This is an image we have taken here at the garage to show the contrast between a dirty Air Filter  on the right and a new one. The Air Filter was supposedly changed only a year ago. It is possible that it was changed and that extensive…

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…
Garage Tech Spot

Why you cannot afford not to have the oil in your car changed regularly!

Interesting information regarding the consequences of not changing the oil in your car regularly.  The photo you can see here shows an oil filter that has not been changed according to the vehicle’s schedule. It has totally disintegrated!…

Lakeside Garage While you wait service

Lakeside Garage has launched it's improved "While you wait service". With it's comfortable waiting area, Free tea and coffee and free WiFi Access. All of our appointments are prebooked at specific times to ensure that the car is started immediately…