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EV Service

Welcome to Fergies – your electric vehicle servicing specialists.

As electric and hybrid vehicles become more popular, Fergies ensures that our skilled technicians are up to the job of maintaining your car. Shaun, our owner at Fergies, is Aftermarket Magazine’s Top Technician for a reason, and he leads by example. Shaun recommends regular servicing to ensure that your electric car performs at its best – keeping it reliable and efficient.

To save time and money on your EV service, book with Fergies today.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Do electric vehicles need servicing?

As with petrol or diesel vehicles, electric vehicles should be serviced regularly. Battery cells, electric motors, tyres, and brakes will be checked as part of the service.

Manufacturers recommend that all-electric vehicles be serviced regularly to maintain their warranty and integrity.

Does my electric car require an annual maintenance service?

Electric vehicles need regular servicing. The servicing schedule for electric vehicles can vary depending on the manufacturer. At Fergies, we follow the manufacturer’s recommended servicing schedule, which is typically every 12 months or a certain number of miles, to ensure that the vehicle is maintained as the manufacturer advises. This ensures that all the vehicle’s working parts are in good shape.

The in-car indicator will notify you when to have your car serviced.  The indicator appears on your dashboard and usually tells you how long it is until your next service.

For your EV Service in Thatcham and Newbury, contact our team of German vehicle specialists today. Your local independent service electric car centre.

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Why Fergies for EV servicing?

Fergies is an independent garage that offers premium services for electric vehicles without charging premium prices. Electric vehicles require only skilled and qualified technicians due to the dangers of working with high voltage vehicles.

Our technicians are among the few specialists in Thatcham and Newbury who are qualified to work on high voltage cars. Our unique approach to servicing and maintaining electric vehicles ensures that your electric vehicle is in the best hands.

 

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How do I know if my EV service is due?

The service schedule for your electric vehicle is based on the mileage and usage of the car. Many manufacturers recommend servicing electric cars annually. Additionally to the servicing schedule, your vehicle is fitted with a service indicator that tells you when your service is due.

If you are unsure when to expect your electric vehicle service, get in touch with our team today, and we can confirm the schedule.

 

Do I have to take my car to the manufacturer’s service centre?

No, not at all. You don’t have to travel to a manufacturer’s service centre for EV servicing and repairs with our expertise.

Our garage is one of the few in Thatcham, Newbury, and the surrounding areas that are qualified to repair electric vehicles with the manufacturer’s warranty maintained.

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How quickly can you book me in?

Fergies strives to make your EV service as convenient as possible, accommodating your service at a time that is convenient for you.

Call Fergies today for EV Service in Thatcham and Newbury. Your local independent electric vehicle service centre.

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What happens during an EV service? What do you check/replace?

1

Lights and Visibility: All lights, including internal ones, are tested for optimal performance or faults. We inspect all windows, wipers, and mirrors for faults and weak points, along with the registration plates for damage and clarity.

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Vehicle Interior: The horn, hazard lights, air conditioning, and seat belts are tested to ensure they work properly. Additionally, we review the internal diagnostics, including warning messages from the vehicle’s internal software.

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Steering & Suspension: Every joint, gaiter and wheel bearing is tested for strength and function. The front & rear shock absorbers are checked, and the wheel alignment.

4

Braking System: The complete brake system, including discs and pads, and all surrounding mechanisms are inspected, measured, and tracked for their service life.

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Tyres: Tyres, including your spare, are checked for tread, and tyre pressures are adjusted before being reinstalled. Wheels are inspected for corrosion or weak spots. If necessary, inflation kits are checked as well.

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Under the Car: All connectors are checked for corrosion, and the battery and high voltage cables are checked to make sure they have not been damaged.  The battery relies on fluid to keep it at a neutral temperature, so this is checked for levels and leaks.

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Final Checks: We inspect brake fluid levels before making any final checks, and we update your service record.

How much does an EV service cost?

EV servicing costs may vary depending on your vehicle and the level of work required.

To get a personalised quote and to book an appointment, please contact our team of experts.

How will I be kept informed on the progress of my EV service?

At Fergies, we provide an honest and transparent approach to servicing and maintaining your electric vehicle.

Upon completing the initial inspection, we will present you with our findings and recommendations. You make the decision on what work is undertaken on your electric vehicle.

We will never surprise you with unexpected charges for work you didn’t agree to do.

Courtesy Car

While we maintain your electric car, we can provide you with a courtesy car – including electric ones. Please request a courtesy car from our team when booking your service.

Out of Hours

Is your schedule packed? Take advantage of our out-of-hours drop-off and collection service.

Flexible Finance Plans

Thanks to our flexible financing options, maintaining your EV on a budget is simple. Contact us today for more information on your personalised plan.

Are you thinking: “Where can I get EV servicing near me?”

Well, we are your local EV service in Thatcham and Newbury. Contact Fergies today! Your local independent electric vehicle service centre.

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