An MOT is an annual inspection of your vehicle, primarily focused on ensuring it is safe to be on the road but also that it is compliant with environmental regulations.
S & B Motors have been an MOT Testing Station for over 40 years. With fully equipped, up-to-date testings bays and a team of VOSA nominated testers we cater for:
• Class 4 Vehicles
• Light Commercial Vehicles
• Diesel & Petrol
For our busy customers we also offer
1-hour 'while you wait' appointments. We offer free re-tests providing any rectifications are carried out within 10 working days. We have a comfortable viewing room and our friendly staff will provide you with refreshments and magazines to help minimise the inconvenience.
We keep a large selection of quality brand names and new budget tyres in stock, any makes or sizes not in stock can usually be obtained the same day. We do not offer part worn or remoulded tyres. We offer a very competitive service on new tyres and can generally beat the fast-fits on price.
We have a very close working relationship with Redline Crash Repairs Ltd who are based in Chipperfield, this enables us to offer bodywork repairs as an additional service whilst maintaining our high standards. Redline Crash Repairs Ltd carry out body repairs to an exceptional standard and also use up to date equipment to ensure they can offer a professional service. Sean has familiarised himself with the ins and outs of body repairs and can generally offer on the spot quotations, on occasion we may need to liaise with Redline before finalising any estimates but this can always be completed same day. We regularly carry out insurance repairs and are well recognised by most Insurers.
We offer a wide range of services for any type of car, be it new or old. All our services are backed with excellent quality work and a friendly, efficient service at a price that represents great value. Regular car servicing can extend the life of a vehicle which we promote to all of our customers.
For the lower mileage car we offer a Bronze Service, this includes an oil and filter change with a wide range of checks on fundamental items. For the high mileage car user we offer a Silver Service, this is a comprehensive service for trouble free motoring and includes the replacement of spark plugs, the air filter element as well as the oil filter. After 12,000 miles or 2 years we recommend a Gold Service, in addition to the Silver Service items we also replace the fuel system filter and pollen filter.
We also offer scheduled servicing during warranty periods at a fraction of the cost provided by many main dealers.
Regular brake checks are of the utmost importance to the safety of vehicles and we offer a thorough check over with a comprehensive report by skilled and experienced technicians. We only ever fit brakes that are of original equipment specification or better.
Most manufacturers recommend an air conditioning service every 2 years, not only does it keep your car cooler in the hot weather, a fully charged system will reduce your fuel consumption by putting less strain on the engine. Our extensive service includes a refrigerant charge, replacement of lubricating oil plus a comprehensive system components check. We also offer an anti-bacterial treatment when required.
With advances in vehicle technology, workshops and garages alike need increasingly sophisticated equipment and technical support to be able to offer a professional and profitable service to their customers. Here at S & B Motors we know exactly what is required when servicing these vehicles. We offer a comprehensive range of specialist tooling. diagnostic and test equipment to enable the quick, accurate and cost effective diagnosis, service and repair of today's modern vehicle. Not only have we invested a vast sum of money into the most up to date diagnostic software but our highly skilled technicians are also continually sent on the most sophisticated and advanced training courses to enable us to pin point faults where they occur. Our current diagnostic equipment is of dealer level software for virtually any manufacturer. We also have unrivalled technical support from Master Technicians and Specialist Software Engineers at Autologic.
The Autologic solution from Autologic Diagnostics Ltd is a holistic approach to vehicle diagnostics for independent garages. The Autologic solution gives independent garages the confidence to undertake any service and repair work required and enables independent garages to specialise without having to involve the dealer or call in outside help. Providing complete coverage of all the vehicle systems, unique functions of Autologic include coding and flash programming. These functions together with other features such as retrofits, conversions and fitment of aftermarket products, surpass the functionality of other diagnostic tools as well as some dealer tool features.
Our trained technicians also provide a cam belt replacement service, this is a vital requirement on most vehicles at manufacturer recommended mileage. When not replaced at the set interval it can cause severe damage to the engine.
A defective exhaust can fail the MOT and causes excessive noise, an unchecked exhaust may also result in fumes entering the car which can lead to headaches, sickness and drowsiness. We replace exhaust systems free of labour charge and our exhaust systems come with a minimum 1 year warranty.