Car Repairs in Horsham
Your local repair specialists in Southwater & Horsham
When it comes to repairs it’s important to have a garage you can trust undertake the necessary work. At Southwater Garage near Horsham your safety is our first priority. We have skilled and experienced technicians providing extensive and thorough repairs across the entirety of the vehicle, our mechanics in Southwater are fully trained and able to take on all kinds of repair work.
Some of the common repair work we conduct is:
An essential component in your vehicle, responsible for the deceleration and stopping of your vehicle. If you are experiencing any issues with your brakes you must get them checked out as soon as possible.
Symptoms: Grinding noises, a spongy feeling pedal, grinding sounds or the handbrake raising higher than normal.
The Cambelt is also called the timing belt and is responsible for keeping many of the moving components in the engine moving in time with each other. It is vital that the cambelt is replaced within the manufacturers recommended intervals as a snapped cambelt can cause severe and expensive damage to the engine.
Symptoms: When it comes to Cambelts often there are no symptoms, so prevention is far better than the associated repairs, the best way to avoid a snapped cambelt is to have the cambelt kit and related parts renewed by the manufacturer recommended interval.
Responsible for the filtering and removal of harmful gasses created by the engine you exhaust is essential for your MOT and vital for controlling emissions. Comprised of a number of different components such as the catalytic converter, diesel particulate filter, flexi pipe and more. We can provide repairs across the entire systems as well as replacements for components where necessary.
Symptoms: Smoke coming from the exhaust, rattling noises along the exhaust system, excessive engine noise, burning or gaseous smells, a noticeable decrease in performance and acceleration.
Responsible for a smooth ride and responsive handling, poor or damaged suspension can make for an uncomfortable driving experience. If left unchecked, suspension damage can continue to degrade leading to increased stopping distances, increased or uneven tyre wear and sluggish handling and sudden failure of suspension components may occur. Coil springs, suspension bushes and poor gaiters are very common issues that can be checked and reported when a visual check/mot is carried out.
Symptoms: Worn tyres, tyre shaking, excessive vibration, a sunken chassis, body sway when driving in strong winds, nose dive when braking, fluid leaking from the strut.
Of course, this is not an exhaustive list, the modern vehicle is a combination of numerous mechanical systems working in tandem with one another. If you are unsure what is going wrong or where the issue may lie we will be able to identify and offer repair solutions to the issue.
For car repairs and any related enquiries call us in Horsham on 01403 733344 or complete our contact form.