All aspects of maintaining
the F-Body. Basic oil & filters to full services. Tuning, repairs,
restoration and suspension work including
modifications and computer diagnostics, performance and suspension
upgrades and MOT work.
service parts are held in-stock. Service work is usually booked via the
telephone, with a lead time from just day or two to a couple
of weeks (depending upon the volume of business and the time of year). Routine
service work on all models is fairly straight forward and will usually
be completed the same day (In at 9am out by
5.30pm). We can accommodate
customers with an emergency or breakdown, allowing your vehicle to be
recovered direct to our
How we work
the process of servicing your vehicle we will carry out a full and
comprehensive check and report, preliminary MOT check
inspection. Any item found in need of attention, over and above routine
service work, we will contact you with the
and any additional costs. Any additional work will only be carried out
once we are authorised to do so by yourself. This
incur an extended stay for your vehicle and is dependent on its age,
type and the amount of extra work required.
vehicles require a major service and check-over at 12,000 miles or once
a year (whichever comes first) and F-Body’s are
exception. Depending on the year (’67 – ‘02) and model type, this may or
may not include the following :
Points, Condenser, Spark Plugs, Air & Oil Filter, Fuel line filter,
Oils & Greases. Checking Brake Pads, Discs, Drums, Shoes
any necessary adjustment. All under car levels (gearbox, differential
etc.), greasing steering and suspension including
hinges. Carburetor / throttle body cleaning, adjusting and ignition
setting all to manufactures specifications. Checking
of all lights and electrical equipment.
life blood of any engine is the quantity and quality of the oil used.
Autopontiac routinely use
motor oils (unless otherwise
specified by the customer).
Due to the relatively
small amount of oil that the American V-8 engine holds (compared to its
European counterpart), its low viscosity and
susceptance to contamination, Autopontiac recommends that your oil and
filter are changed every 3,000 miles. Pre-booked,
this can be carried out on a “while you wait” basis.
and interim safety checks help keep your car 'healthy' between services
by targeting the main causes of breakdown. FREE,
pre-booked, brake check, including lights, pipes, pads and fluid.
is important, other items covered may not be quite so obvious.
Autopontiac can carry-out general repairs
include standard replacement, repairing or rebuilding :
Engines, Gearboxes, Axles
Discs, Drums, Wheel bearings, Suspension and
Steering items, Coil springs,
springs, Exhausts, Shocks, Glass, Interiors, Electrical items,
Wheels and Tyres.