Roadside Pre-Loved offer a full range of services

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Vehicle testing in Northern Ireland is set to resume on a phased basis from 20th July 2020. If you are eligible to book an MOT test for your vehicle please contact us to book your MOT pre-check with our expert mechanics at Roadside (Garages) Limited in Coleraine so that it's ready for its test for just £29.99.

If your vehicle is not eligible for an MOT Test Appointment from July, you still have a legal obligation to ensure that your car is safe for use on the road, so we would encourage you to book in for a Summer Health Check so that we can carry out a comprehensive check your car's mechanical components and safety features.

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A small investment in routine servicing, plus a good inspection programme, results in a good return on that investment because of:

  • Reduced cost of repairs over the car's coming years
  • Peace of mind reducing the risk of breakdowns.
  • Will reduce your costs for repairs in the future
  • Less chance of accidents
  • The possibility of greater fuel economy and keeps the vehicle to its maximum working order

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Roadside Pre-Loved have fully qualified and experienced staff that can supply and fit brakes for all makes and models at competitive prices.

It is essential for your car to have the brakes in their full working order this can range from disc brakes, disc pads, brake calipers and brake pipes.

Are your brakes in working order?

When your brakes have a problem, common signs include below:

If your car is exhibiting any of these signs, don't hesitate to Roadside Pre-Loved Service Team as soon as possible to prevent further damage and cost to your pocket.

  • Brake juddering when applied
  • A grinding noise when brakes applied
  • A high, hard brake pedal
  • Rear wheels locking upon braking
  • A squealing or grinding noise when braking
  • If the vehicle pulls to one side when braking
  • A loss of efficiency during heavy braking or on a long descent
  • A general grinding noise when driving

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At Roadside Pre-Loved we can cure most types of diagnostics on your car.

All cars are now fitted with computers and a myriad of technology to run and monitor the internal workings of the vehicle. One of the most important functions these computers provide is ensuring your car is operating within the manufacturers parameters; the engine, safety systems (ABS, Anti-Slip etc. etc.) are all operating correctly and safely. Most people usually only become aware of the functions of these computers when one of the fault warning indicators illuminates on the dashboard.

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Looking to buy tyres for your car? Roadside Pre-Loved can get you driving safe and legal on the road.

Look for cuts, cracks and bulges, or any other evidence of damage, from violent impact or kerbing, or excessive wear inner/outer of the tyre or middle of tread. Damaged tyres may be illegal and can be dangerous. For peace of mind, call into Roadside Pre-Loved for some friendly expert advice and ask for your free tyre check.

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You may not be aware that over 10% of air con gas permeates from the air con system every year.

This means that it may not work as well as it should. This service is not part of routine vehicle servicing so if your vehicle is more than 2 years old it's probably due for a recharge.

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Your car's suspension is a vital safety issue for your vehicle.

Worn shock absorbers not only reduce driver comfort, but they can also dramatically affect the handling and safety of your car.

Worn suspension components may also cause an irritating knocking noise.

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We carry an extensive range of batteries, which are available to be fitted while you wait. Ranging from a 3 year, 4 year & 5 year warranty

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Now that summer and the warm weather has arrived, it is a great time for giving your car a mechanical check. Also, while MOT Test Centres in Northern Ireland are closed due to current Government guidelines and restrictions, it is important to note that owners still have a legal obligation to ensure their car is safe for use on the roads.

Our Summer Check for £19.99 will ensure your vehicle is prepared for the warm weather, whilst also guaranteeing the safety of you, your passengers and others around you. The Roadside Summer Health Check includes the following:

  • Fluid levels
  • Tyre pressures, tyre wear and tyre condition
  • Visual safety check inside and outside
  • Lights
  • Windscreen wipers
  • Brakes
  • Windscreen washers
  • Exposed belts (exc. cam belt)
  • Clutch
  • Windscreen for damage
  • Battery condition
  • Engine noise
  • Exhaust
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Wheel nuts
  • Cabin pollen filter

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