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Thank you Nick and Jean for the work done on Poseidon ZT 260 SE - great to know the car is in safe hands - and the lift back and forth to town was much appreciated. See you soon!
Nick solved the relay problem on my MG ZS 180 without any fuss or bother and very quickly. Excellent service from both Nick and Jean. I would use Austin Garages again without any hesitation. If you have a problem with the type cars they specialise in then take it to them, they know what they are doing. Highly recommended.
Austin Garages solved an electrical problem that others could not on my MGTF.Had already paid a large sum of money at another garage,Austin Garages had it sorted within 30 minutes. The service recieved from Nick & Jean is of the highest standard and great value too. You won't be disappointed, from a very satisfied customer, Kevin Rice
A very big thank you for the work you did today on our Rover 75 tourer. Nicks knowledge for the brand never ceases to amaze me & we have complete trust in Austin garages. Jean thanks for the chat while Nick was busy. Great service in today's world & at a good price. For anyone reading this you will NOT be disappointed when you visit Austin garages. Steve
As with my reviews on other review sites Nick solved my cars problem where many had failed.his attitude was very professional and always let me know exactly what was what,i will not take my car anywhere else ,i found that the whole time i waited for my car was a like i had been going there for years,i am now a very happy customer.
Very pleased with the service I received from Nick and Jean. It's difficult to find many garages that can offer this level of competency and fantastic communication. I was extremely pleased with the work that had been done to my car and I was very impressed with the way that the work was shown to me and explained when I came to pick the car up. Nick is an absolute authority on all things MG / Rover and this shows in both the work he produces and the queue of cars awaiting his attention at the garage. Thanks also to Jean for keeping me informed every step of the way and for being on hand to answer calls and answer my queries - even during the festive season! I will definitely be back when my car requires a service or any other work in between that. If anybody out there is reading this and is contemplating using Austin Garages to work on your car - then don't hesitate - your car is in good hands and you will be pleased with the results. Many thanks again Nick and Jean! May your business go from strength to strength!
Why mourn the loss of MG Rover service centres when you can come to Austin Garages? Very happy with service - they've fixed problems that no-one else could diagnose (e.g. fuel supply issue, due to incorrectly fitted fuel tank by a local MOT centre). Recently made an excellent job fitting a new carb too.
Problem solving and diagnostic here is faultless...Nick put right some work even the main dealer garage got wrong! Had it back now for a week after Nick done the head gasket replacing all appropriate parts to cure a really annoying oil leak (of all things), no leaks whatsoever and after resetting the cams (one tooth out) it drives like an absolute dream...I'm struggling now to see the difference between my 135 and my old VVC MGF! Always thoroughly impressed with their work and the peace of mind you get from knowing your car is now going to be 100% reliable is reassuring on those long country lane drives!!
Another year and another major service and MOT on the Freelander undertaken by Nick and Jean. Simply excellent service yet again! Thank you
Just taken a 1977 Mini and a 1984 Lightweight Landrover to Cornwall and back both prepared by Austin Fantastic fun both head turners
We have just collected our son's 1977 Austin Mini after Nic had finished servicing/refurbing it, Talk about Back to the Future it drives just like a new car! Thanks for such a Great Job !
Thank you Nick and Jean for doing such a great job as always.
I have just had a head gasket done on my partners Rover 45 1.8 auto along with the service to bring the car in line with the rover service scedule. I cannot complement Nick and Jean enough for the customer service given. Nick is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to any car made by the Austin Rover Group, this is not just a buissness or a job to Nick it is a passion. Every new car he works on gets the same care and attention. To all those who own any type of Austin Rover car it is well worth traveling to this outstanding garage as my milage was 70 miles round trip but well worth it. YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU GET IN LIFE WELL WORTH EVERY PENNY.
It was absolutely worth bringing my MY2005 TF over from Germany to Jean and Nick :-) The TF is running better than ever and I was once again amazed about Nick's knowledge. Unfortunately in the end he found a creeping HGF, but better at the garage than on my way back home. Thanks so much for the great service :-) Next time it will just be a two hours drive up from Bristol ;-)
This really is a first class outfit. Have used them to maintain the family motors for some years now and have never been less than highly impressed with the service provided. Nick's knowledge of all matters MG/Rover is comprehensive and his technical expertise considerable. With Jean they form an efficient and effective team that cares about service, sets high standards of workmanship and, as such, receives my wholehearted and unreserved recommendation.
Got myself a 10 year old TF recently from a work colleague who had been some what conservative with the servicing regime. The car had 17600 genuine miles when I took it over last April, but just to be sure, I found Austin Garages after a google search, who were just 16 miles from my home too. Nick and Jean are extremely proffesional in their approach to looking after MG's. It's always a concern when leaving your car with a stranger and wondering what kind of problems will be found under the engine cover. Well I can honestly say that this Garage is a gem. The car had never been serviced in it's 10 year history....still running on it's original oil Nick suggested..! I had a full service with cam belt, additional software tweeks and a full breakdown of potential areas to check. I took Nick's advice and changed the battery, which my mate must have picked up cheap as it was the smallest option! Changed all 4 tyres and recently had the scratched, cracked rear plastic screen replaced with a gleeming heated glass version. If you have an Rover MG that you cherish, then you can't go wrong at Austin Garages. Nick is extremly knowlegable with every aspect of the marque and Jean even offers a lift back to the local rail/bus station if you're leaving your vehicle.
Just returned from 2000 mile trip in Europe with the trusty caravan in tow the ZT.T did not miss a beat another testament to the care it gets from the team at Austin Garages.
A massive thanks to both Nick and Jean for the brilliant work they have done getting my ZS 180 back on the road after several years sitting idle in a garage. It makes a nice change to find a garage where you can be confident that your car is being given the best possible care. Nick is not only very knowledgeable about all things Rover always taking the time to explain any problems, but also clearly enthusiastic for the brand. The car runs brilliantly now, but it will be back to Austin Garages for its next service to ensure it stays that way. If you have an MG/Rover and want it to receive the best possible care, this is the place to send it. Thanks again Mike.
Major service carried out on the ZT-T,car is now running,as always,as good as ever.No fuss,no bother,job done.Thanks.
Excellent as ever, Fantastic Service , Great to know such nice , friendly and helpful people Now Please find me a ZR Express !! Many Thanks Bruce
Big thank you to Austin Garages ( Nick & Jean), for repairing my MG ZR, having taken it to 2 other garages, before Nick finally found the fault . If anyone wants their Rover looking at , you will not get much better than Austin Garages. Honest ,reliable and with good communications. John from Sheffield
Recently had the 'biggy' service to the Streetwise turbo diesel,carried out in the calm, efficient,'no stone left unturned' manner I have come to expect.I am happy that the car is now in it's optimum running condition. Thanks.
23rd October 2012 Many thanks for identifying and cureing the nasty noise in the engine of my ZR160 and also for the service and other jobs that you carried out with great attention to detail. Thanks to Jean for a lift to the station.I certainly made the right choice bringing my car to you Thanks again to Nick and Jean
Climate control works sound now , brakes excellent and no tinnie noise coming from door . MOT no adviseries . my MG ZS 120+ is in great shape ! Cheers Nick and Jean
Recently bought a 2005 MG and had Nick look over it. His advice and enthusiam is superb. Would certainly recommend Nick if you have an MG. He is an expert and he takes time to talk to you and at once you feel at ease and confident that the work will be done professionally.
Just like to say a huge thanks to Nick and Jean for the superb service I received recently. I'm sure no other garage would have been able to sort out the problems I had with my TF 160 like Nick did ! Old fashioned, quality workmanship is indeed a rair thing these days ! I'll certainly be using their services again. Many thanks John Fellows
I have always been told that mechanics are like doctors, when you find a good one keep it ! I will definitely keep Nick and Jeanne to look after my car. They provide an excellent service looking at all the details and even taking some time to explain you how things work. The work worth every penny !
Absolutely no hesitation in returning to AG for ai major service (or any other issues on the TD4) and you've gained another customer (father - in - law).Great servce yet again! Thanks
Thank's again for 1st Class Service.See you again next time.
Thank you so much! After a heart in mouth drive to your garage,my car was in,fixed and out in half an hour and a dream to drive home! Excellent service as always, knowledgeable and fair! I never go anywhere else! You are the "rover whisperer"!
Jean and Nick are delightful and totally professional in the service they offer. I travelled a considerable distance to have my car serviced by Nick for the first time and he discovered something quite worrying that no-one else had noticed. This was all sorted out through considerable ingenuity and has reassured me greatly. If you have an MG/Rover and want to keep it running as well and as safely as possible then you have found the right place in my opinion! Nick is a fount of wisdom about these cars - and is happy to share his depth of knowledge while explaining what he is doing and why. This is not a place for a 'quick fix' but where you go to have your car looked after 'by the book'. Austin Garages treated me as an individual and not as a number!
By far the best garage experience I've ever had. Not only is work carried out with meticulous attention to detail, representing great value for money but Nick always has time to talk you through what he's done making you feel that your car & custom really matter. Would recommend without any reservations whatsoever.
Had some recent work done on my mgf ,absolutely first class service and standard of work ,great contact and advice while the work was being done ,very thorough would definitely reccommend
Once again thanks for the work on the TF's rear wheelbearing, I cant believe the difference its made the handling is now far more confidence inspiring and the brakes are better as you said they would be, it really felt quite nervous before. Well worth doing, see you in may! rgds Chris
Thank You guys so much for sponsoring our charity event!! We will be proud to display your company on the car as we trek our way around the Baltic Sea for Leukaemia research! www.mgbaroundthesea.com
A massive thanks to you both, for efforts way above and beyond. A lot of help and assistance before hand aswell. Car was a nightmare from previous work done elsewhere. Nicks attention to detail has now ensured all is as it should be. Thanks!
Hi can I echo everything that's been said by others, you run a superb service, love the bespoke enveloped invoice on quality paper (first time I've ever said that about a bill !) which says everything about attention to detail. Thanks very much for all your time and trouble checking over my "new car" today No one else will be touching the TF from now on! See you again soon Chris
Nick and Jean run a great,customer focused business and I wouldn't take my ZT 260 anywhere else. They seem to know every aspect of Rover MG products and and can even eradicate production weaknesses in many cases. Thoroughly recommended, you won't regret it ! Rod Godwin
These guys know everything that there is to know about any Austin, Rover or MG product. You may find cheaper, but you will not find better! They are dedicated, will do anything for you and treat you with utmost respect at all times. I've waited a long time to find a garage like this and now i've found it I ain't ever leaving! They also have the added bonus of being one of the nicest couples that you could ever meet. A place where nothing is too much trouble-that's Austin Garages! :o))
My mg zs vvc conversion was completed by nick. Excellent job thank you!! Would deffinatly recommend austin garages services!! Thanks again Nick!!
Thanks for your help today. New pump seems to be working perfectly. Learned more about the rover 75 today than in twelve months ownership. Will Definately be coming back when I need the next service. Derek
Despite Jeans enforced absence,Nick still managed to carry out my scheduled service with the usual calm efficiency that has become their byword. Full marks and thanks.
I thought it about time I left a public message here to tell all of my pleasurable dealings with Nick and Jean. They have attended to the works carried out on my MGZTT260/ (400) with the utmost attention to every single detail, sometimes over and above the remit of the works required, I had so much confidence in there workmanship I entrusted the fitting of my Kenne and Bell S/C to them, an immaculate piece of work, and considered so by others who have had there's fitted else where. I use my car everyday up and down motorways and KNOW that my car is in tip top form, something sadly other garages have not left me with. In essence probably the best garage I have come across. I know my car is in the best hands with them. Martin (a Very happy motorist)
Nick & Jean thank you very much for the work you did yesterday on our 75 tourer. You quickly diagnosed the fault as the cam sensor & went on to find the maf sensor reading was out & came to the rescue with both items from stock. I have always wondered why this cars performance has always felt lacking compared to our 75 saloon, but not any more. It drove with much more determination on the way home just like our saloon. Thanks once again for the hospitality & banter its always great to talk to you both. THANKS
Nick looks after my ZT190 and my 260; the level of service and the attention to detail is second to none. Would never dream of taking my prize MGs anywhere else now they have had Nick's care lavished on them. Thanks for always doing great work. :-)
Hi Nick and Jean, Once again indebted to you for quickly obtaining and fitting a new alternator,and sorting out a couple of small items,with your usual calmness and efficiency.Many thanks.
Thanks Nick and Jean, I wish I had discovered Austin Garages sooner, why isn't every business like this ! There's expertise, customer service, and good humour here unmatched in my experience. What Nick doesn't know about the 75/ZT isn't worth knowing, and on my first visit his keen eye spotted some rather dodgy previous work on my ZT CDTI. Now, after a full service and some very thorough rectification work the car drives like new. I look forward to my next visit later in the month, to replace the faulty thermostat, knowing that my car is in good hands, and the that kettle will be on ! keep up the good work ! Stephen Toton Notts
I left my Rover 75 with Nick and Jean while I was away, Nick was really helpful as while undertaking the listed jobs he found other problems on the vehicle. Nick called me to check I wanted the work carrying out before preceding... the car is now a dream to drive again, many thanks to you both, Rob. MG57!
I have just sent an email but clicked to soon.!! Sorry about that!! Thanks Nick and Jean for a truly great experience. Ian Watson
Took my MGF for its annual service last week. It had the big service last year (cambelts/waterpump et), so only needed the smaller service this time. Nick was his usual enthusiastic and informative self, and after a couple of small upgrades to the interior lighting and the service complete, it sailed through its MOT the following day. It is always an absolute pleasure going to see Nick and Jean, and although i live some distance away, would only ever trust Nick to work on the car. Many thanks, and look forward to seeing you again in 2012.