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Hybrid Vehicle Servicing

Welcome to Fergies – your local hybrid car servicing specialists.

Hybrid vehicles are becoming the next step toward fully electric vehicles. At Fergies, we strive to be one of the leading garages in the Thatcham and Newbury area, qualified to handle hybrid and electric cars.

Our experienced team of technicians are qualified to service hybrid vehicles while offering a stress-free service for you. Servicing your hybrid car regularly ensures that your vehicle performs at its best, keeping it reliable and efficient.

To save time and money on your hybrid car servicing, book with Fergies today.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Do hybrid vehicles need servicing?

Hybrid vehicles require the same level of maintenance as conventional engines. Besides standard vehicle maintenance, the service will also include servicing the battery system found on hybrid vehicles.

All Manufacturers recommend regular service for hybrid vehicles to maintain the integrity and warranty of your vehicle.

Does my hybrid car require an annual maintenance service?

Some believe that hybrid vehicles require less maintenance than conventional engines, but this is simply not the case. A hybrid car requires all the regular servicing of a petrol/diesel vehicle, plus additional checks on the hybrid battery and electrical components. 

Depending on the manufacturer, servicing schedules can differ. Regular scheduling, however, is usually every year, depending on the vehicle’s annual mileage. It is worth noting that hybrid cars do have a dashboard indicator for when a service is required. It ensures that the vehicle’s working parts remain in tip-top condition.

For your hybrid car servicing needs in Thatcham and Newbury, contact Fergies today. Your local independent service electric car centre.

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For hybrid car servicing, call Fergies now

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Why Fergies for vehicle servicing?

At Fergies, we are your local German vehicle specialists, and we offer a premium service for hybrid vehicles without charging premium prices. Our technicians are among the few fully qualified specialists in the Thatcham and Newbury area who work on high voltage vehicles due to the danger of high voltage cars. 

With our technician’s expertise and knowledge of hybrid and electric cars, we take care of your car as if it were our own. You couldn’t be in better hands than Fergies when it comes to servicing and maintaining your hybrid vehicle.

 

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How do I know if my hybrid service is due?

Hybrid vehicles have a servicing schedule based on mileage and usage. The majority of manufacturers still recommend servicing hybrid vehicles annually.

On top of the servicing schedule, your vehicle is equipped with a service indicator that informs you when it is time for a service. Please contact our team today to confirm your hybrid car service schedule if you are unsure when it is due.

 

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

Absolutely not. We are one of the few garages in Thatcham, Newbury, and the surrounding area that can service and repair hybrid and electric vehicles.

Due to our skills and expertise with hybrid cars, you don’t have to travel to the manufacturer’s service centre for hybrid repairs and servicing.

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How quickly can you book me in?

Fergies strives to make your hybrid car service as convenient as possible, accommodating your service at a time that suits you.

Contact us to schedule your hybrid car service. 

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What happens during a hybrid car service? What do you check/replace?

1

Lights and Visibility: Internal and external lights are tested to ensure they work optimally or are free from faults. In addition to checking the windows, wipers, and mirrors for damage and weak points, we check the registration plates to ensure they are undamaged.

2

Vehicle Interior: We test the horn, hazard lights, air conditioning, and seat belts to ensure they work properly. In addition, we review the internal diagnostics, including warning messages from the vehicle’s software.

3

Steering & Suspension: The strength and functionality of each joint, gaiter and wheel bearing are tested. We check the front & rear shock absorbers and the wheel alignment.

4

Braking System: We inspect, measure, and track the life of the entire brake system, including the discs and pads and all surrounding mechanisms.

5

Tyres: All tyres, including your spare, are checked for tread, and tyre pressures are adjusted. The wheels are inspected for corrosion or weak spots. When necessary, inflation kits are examined as well.

6

Under the Car: Corrosion is checked on all connectors, and high voltage cables and batteries are also inspected to ensure they haven’t been damaged. The battery relies on fluid to maintain a neutral temperature, so the level and leaks of this fluid are checked.

7

Under the Bonnet: Engine inspection ensures that all parts are in good working order and that there are no leaks or faults. The air & oil filters, spark plugs and drive belts are inspected and replaced as necessary.

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Final Checks: Antifreeze and oil levels are refilled. Before completing any final checks, we also check brake fluid levels and update your service record.

How much does a hybrid car service cost?

Depending on your vehicle and the level of work required, the cost of hybrid servicing may vary.

Please contact our team of experts for more information about your hybrid car servicing appointment.

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

At Fergie’s, we maintain and service your car honestly and transparently.

Upon completing the initial inspection, we will provide you with our findings and recommendations. Your decision will then determine what work is undertaken. You are always in control.

We will never charge you for work that was not agreed upon.

Courtesy Car

We provide you with a free courtesy car to ensure that you remain mobile while we maintain your hybrid vehicle. When you book your service, please let our team know, and we will have the courtesy car ready for you when you arrive.

Out of Hours

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

Flexible Finance Plans

With our flexible financing options, you can maintain your hybrid car on a budget. Call us today for more information on how we can help you spread the cost of your hybrid car’s maintenance.

Contact Fergies today! Your local hybrid car servicing garage

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