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    Is there anyone on here who knows a good Vaxuhall specialist in Gloucestershire? My Vectra's just gone out of warranty and so, with the 60k service due soon, I'm looking to find somewhere cheaper to get it serviced.

    And before anyone suggests DIY, in my case it definitely means Destroy it yourself.

    Any advice greatly recieved.

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    Hi matey,

    Not a VX specialist, but I always use Winchcombe Garage (near Cheltenham) for service and repairs. Kipp the guy who owns it is a stickler in the good old fashioned way. Very thorough and competitevly priced. I know its a way from Gloucesterm but he really is excellent

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    I'm more than willing to travel to Winchcombe...last time the Vauxhall dealer had my car, they managed to replace the rear coils (one was cracked) with some which were too tall . Car looked very odd until I managed to persuade them that they had got it wrong. To their credit, they replaced them with the correct springs for nothing....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigknill View Post
    To their credit, they replaced them with the correct springs for nothing....
    So they should

    We are moving to the Portsmouth area on Monday and I trust Kipp so much that I will be booking the car in with him when we come home to see family etc

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    Just a thought - can non-specialists get into the error codes and check what's going on inside?

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    Most garages carry that little computer that will read all codes on the car, my local one does.

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