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    Can any one recommend a good reputable garage in southampton?
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    I'm not 100% sure on the back story or on the details what she said is the garage they go to just charged her £90 to fit a spark plug to her smart car and over £400 to fix the wipers on a Ford Galaxy. They asked for the car back and the garage said they need to pay £60 for them to put the car back together.
    She's after another garage.
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    Not sure I assumed it was for a VAG, mind a Galaxy is a VAG as it is made by VW but then just has Ford badges on it.
    I know a few general garages over my way that are OK (Fareham).

    That £400 is possibly the right price for the job if it is the mechanism that has seized, £60 is also probably a fair price for the dismantling required to diagnose that the mechanism has seized and requires replacing. Again £90 doesn't sound that bad for changing a spark plug on a smart it depends on how much labour is required to access it.

    That is the problem if you can't do these kind of jobs yourself.

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    I've had work carried out at the garage where my mate works and they are quite reasonable with their prices :-

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    I'll pass it on to her.

    thanks.
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