Servicing, Repairs & MOT at our Plymouth garage


Established in 2003, we are recognised as a small but highly reputable garage in Plymouth, and have great customer feedback.


We offer a wide range of servicing and repairs for all makes of cars and vans.


Need a service, MOT or repair but can't get to us in normal working hours?

No problem! We offer a 24 hour intake. Click for details. 

Car and Van Servicing in Plymouth

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We follow a professional code of conduct.


A car or van service from £65!

  • We let you know exactly what work has been done.
  • We don't do anything you haven't agreed to.
  • Professional workmanship and parts.
  • Replaced parts are available for inspection.
  • We can also give you a stamped Service sheet.

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Phone, text or email to book a service.

Car & Van Repairs in Plymouth

Car repairs in Plymouth Car & van repairs

Professional car repairs.


We are qualified to carry out all car repairs, van repairs and MOT repairs.

We use quality parts. All the old parts are available for your inspection.  

Phone, text or email to book a car repair at our Plymouth garage.

MOT in Plymouth with free MOT re test

We can arrange your MOT!

Leave your car or van with us and we will take it to the MOT test. 


If MOT repairs are needed, we discuss this with you before carrying out work.

We use quality parts for a high standard of repair.

If your car fails the MOT due to 'excessive corrosion', we can carry out welding repairs on customers’ vehicles.


We can also send an MOT reminder, by email or text, before an MOT is due. Please ask if you'd like a reminder.


We offer competitive and affordable repairs and a free MOT re-test!

(Free re-test when we carry out all MOT repairs needed and a partial re-test is passed within 10 working days.)


Phone, text or email to book an MOT at our Plymouth garage.

Air Conditioning in Plymouth

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We regas and repair car air conditioning.

Our air conditioning service includes
Discharge the existing oil and gas

• Vacuum evacuation and system test
• Air conditioning re-gas and PAG oil.

From £45+vat.


Smelly Air Conditioning?

A bad smell is a sign that the air conditioning system has bacteria and mould inside the system. These can cause allergic type reactions and asthma-like symptoms for vehicle occupants.

We have a professional treatment that can de-odorise and sterilise car air conditioning systems.


We can also change the pollen filter. 


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Phone, text or email to book an air con regas or service.

Fault Code reading and Fault Code diagnostics

Fault code diagnostics, Read fault code, Plymouth Fault code diagnostics

Fault codes are stored on a car when certain problems occur.


We can read the fault code and tell you what it means, using computer aided engine diagnostics.

We can repair the fault.

We can also clear the fault code.


Phone, text or email to book a fault code diagnosis.

Power Steering service and repair, Plymouth

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PAS should be serviced at regular intervals.

PAS fluid will eventually deteriorate and power steering problems can arise. This can include leaks from the steering rack seals and power steering fluid reservoir. Power steering judder or steering stiffness can develop.


We offer a Power Assisted Steering treatment which can eliminate PAS stiffness, shudder and noise: prevents oil leaks and provide smoother operation of the power steering.

It also maintains optimum performance of the Power steering pump and load bearing parts by stabilising the PAS fluid.


We can also replace  your Power Steering Rack.


Phone, text or email to book Power Steering service or repair.

Undersealing & Rustproofing in Plymouth

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We underseal cars & vans in Plymouth.


Underseal helps to stop cars rusting.

It helps to preserve the condition of your vehicle.

We use Waxoyl undersealing products.


Our price starts from £99+vat for underside only.


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undersealing and rustproofing treatments.


Phone, text or email to book an underseal treatment.


Car & Van Welding in Plymouth

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If the underbody of your vehicle is rusted and corroded, we can weld it!

We use the appropriate gauge steel sheet or custom and pre-fabricated parts to weld high quality repairs. 

Click here for more information on welding repairs in Plymouth.


Phone, text or email to discuss your welding repairs.

Professional Treatments and Flushes

engine flush Plymouth Treatments & flushes

We never use these products without asking you first. So there are no unexpected items on your bill.


Our professional products maintain and treat your engine, transmission and cooling systems.


DPF Diesel Particulate Filter treatment

Engine treatments

Oil flush

Injector cleaning treatment

Automatic transmission treatments

Gearbox oil change

Cooling System flush

Power Steering service


Phone, text or email to book a treatment or flush.

Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Maintenance & Cleaning

DPF service cleaning Plymouth DPF Diesel Particulate Filter

Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) are fitted to diesel vehicles from 2007 onwards. The DPF is tested during an MOT.

The DPF filters exhaust gases and soot. The soot builds up in the DPF and blocks it, preventing it from working effectively. 

When tested at MOT, if the gas emission levels are high, or the DPF is missing, the vehicle will fail the MOT test.


The DPF needs periodic cleaning.

Over time, particles from the exhaust gases build up in the filter. If it is not cleaned, it will block. 


A blocked or damaged filter can effect fuel economy and engine performance.

The blocked filter will make your vehicle use more fuel. A warning light will illuminate to advise you of the blockage. If the light is ignored, eventually your vehicle will break down.


DPF Cleaning in Plymouth.

We have a DPF Cleaner and Regenerator that may combat this problem.

It uses a catalyst to adhere to the soot particles during combustion, lowering the temperature at which they can be burnt off. This can help to regenerate the filter.

The cleaner is recommended for use at regular service intervals, or can be used when DPF conditions suggest it may help. 


A new Diesel Particulate Filter is expensive, so it can be cost effective to try cleaning it, before buying a new DPF.

We can also fit a new DPF to your vehicle.

However we cannot refurbish the existing Diesel Particulate Filter.


Phone, text or email to book a DPF service or replacement.


CLICK HERE for advice on how to maintain the DPF yourself.

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Allans Vehicle Services,

Wixenford Depot, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 8AA.

VAT no: 909 7647 80

Book an appointment

Tel: 01752 403400

Mob: 07471 002034

Text: 07471 002034


If I can't answer right away, please leave a message with your telephone number, so I can return your call.

Thank you.



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Allans Vehicle Services

Wixenford Depot

Colesdown Hill




If you contact us on Saturday or Sunday we will respond on Monday.


Terms and Conditions

Vehicles, keys and contents left at owners risk. Please read this link for full details.

Monday - Friday 8am til late. Saturday by arrangement. 


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IMI Member

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