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If you have a concern with your VAG our technicians will carry out an initial diagnostic investigation.
Our highly trained VAG technicians use our most advanced diagnostic equipment to carry out the initial investigation. We will then contact you to discuss the next steps which will either be a firm quotation for the repair, or for more complex issues, an estimate for additional diagnosis
Component Protection Removal
As an anti theft protocol, most VAG electronic modules; Instrument clusters, media units, heating controls etc have in built component protection. This is initialised from factory and stops modules being swapped into different vehicles. As an authorised VW group repairer we can sync used modules to a different vehicle by removing the component protection.
From simply replacing a bulb to complete engine rebuilds, we only use genuine OE parts or quality parts from reputable sources and suppliers.
As we specialise in The VAG Group we have an in-depth working knowledge of these vehicles and therefore, should you need a repair, we may well have seen the symptoms before, thus enabling us to repair the vehicle quicker than most other non specialised workshops.
Regularly servicing your VAG vehicle ensures it stays in great condition, and could enhance its future resale value.
We have our own dedicated recovery driver so we can get arrange to get your vehicle brought to us if it cannot be driven here just let us know your postcode and we will let you know the price of the recovery.
Here at Smashing we have two mechanics, who alone have over 60 years experience in Volkswagen air cooled and are equipped to deal with any problems that may arise with your classic air cooled VW.
Here at Smashing we can supply you with both new and used parts at very competitive prices. Our new parts are supplied to us from very reputable sources and therefore we have a guarantee of quality and you receive not only quality parts but a seriously good saving.
The MOT certificate confirms that at the time of the test, without dismantling it, the vehicle has or has not met the minimum acceptable environmental and road safety standards required by law. It doesn’t mean that the vehicle is roadworthy for the length of time the certificate is valid. The MOT certificate is also no guarantee of the general mechanical condition of your vehicle. The test doesn’t cover the condition of the engine, clutch or gearbox.
Ever wondered about the consequences of only having one key? For some people they don’t give it a thought until they have lost their one and only key. Don’t get caught as it could cosy several hundreds of pounds to rectify the problem. We can solve the problem for you
As an independent we are not tied to any one tyre manufacturer as are many of the big national companies. This means we can offer an almost unlimited choice of makes of tyre either off the shelf from our own large stocks, or within less than 24 hours from the manufacturers. We also supply part worn tyres, new / used alloy and steel rims. We can also repair punctures helping you get the most out of your tyres.
The cam belt is one of the hardest working components in an engine. Made from a rubber based compound that deteriorates with time, it should be checked and replaced every five years or as per the mileage specified in your service schedule – whichever comes first.
We recommend your air-conditioning system is serviced every two years to make sure it’s running at maximum efficiency.
We check the gearbox for leaks, drain it and replace the oil filter before filling it with high quality gearbox oil to Volkswagen / Audi approved standards. The oil, every 40,000 miles, the filter may need to be changed as well.
Here at Smashing we are experts in Volkswagen and Audi mechanical hood repairs. We will find the most cost-effective and practical solution to the mechanical roof repair on your convertible hood or Panoramic sunroof.
A good way to check engine wear is to test the compression of each cylinder using a compression tester. The check will reveal any leakage and enable you to detect whether the cause is worn piston rings, a blown cylinder-head gasket or a valve that is not seating properly.
With the rising cost of fuel it would be nice if you could achieve more miles to the gallon wouldn’t it? Well now you can and not only do you increase your MPG you get more power and driving performance is better. How do we do this? We perform a remap to your engine control unit (ECU).
The fuel injectors in your vehicle are designed to spray fuel into the cylinders of your engine where it is combined with air and compressed before being ignited by the spark plug to produce power
Looking to sell your car? Or want to scrap you car? We purchase vehicles in any condition and collect them free of charge (Leeds area)