Servicing, Repairs & MOT at my Plymouth garage


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


I 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 me in normal working hours?

No problem! I offer 24 hours drop off and pick up. Click for details. 

Car servicing, car service, Plymouth Car service in Plymouth

I follow a professional code of conduct.


A car or van service from £65!

  • I let you know exactly what work has been done.
  • I don't do anything you haven't agreed to.
  • Professional workmanship and parts.
  • Replaced parts are available for inspection.
  • I can stamp your Service book.

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Phone, text or email to book a service.

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 my Plymouth garage.

I 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, I 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', I can carry out welding repairs on customers’ vehicles.


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


I 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 my Plymouth garage.

air conditioning servicing regas plymouth Air Conditioning

I regas car air conditioning.

My 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.

My professional treatment will de-odorise and sterilise car air conditioning systems.


I can also change the pollen filter. 


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

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

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


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

I can repair the fault.

I can also clear the fault code.


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

Steering rack power steering in Plymouth Power steering rack

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.


I 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.


I can also replace  your Power Steering Rack.


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

Undersealing in Plymouth Underseal to help to prevent rust

I underseal cars & vans in Plymouth.


I've undersealed vehicles for over 18 years.

Underseal helps to stop cars rusting.

It helps to preserve the condition of your vehicle.

I use Waxoyl undersealing products.



My price starts from £125+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 Car & van welding repair

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

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

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Phone, text or email to discuss your welding repairs.

engine flush Plymouth Treatments & flushes

My 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.

DPF service cleaning Plymouth DPF Diesel Particulate Filter

The DPF is tested during an MOT.

It filters exhaust gases and soot. 

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.

I use 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.

I can also fit a new DPF to your vehicle.

However I 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


I work on my own. If I can't answer right away, please leave a message & your number. I'll call you back.


Email: hello@


Open Mon - Fri 8am til late.



Allans Vehicle Services

Wixenford Depot

Colesdown Hill





Terms and Conditions link

UK 'Living with covid'

1. If you have covid, please let me know before coming in, and wear a mask.

2. I'm next to NT Saltram House, where you can walk, or sit and enjoy the views.

3. Payment by debit card preferred.

4.Contact free, 24hr drop off and collection can be arranged, at your own risk. 24hr CCTV.


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FSB member

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