R A Engineering
Ranked #15 of 126 in Berkshire
Services: MOT, Servicing, Tyres, Exhausts
Unit 12-14 North Street
Call 0118 957 1369
"Trustworthy, well-informed, competent, honest"
By Mike Cross, 13 July 2015
I've been using R.A.Engineering since it started somewhere around 1980 and have always been treated well by them. Their expertise is second to none and I don't remember ever having to go back to them after they fixed something. They keep the cost of spare parts down by using their brains and are better than using a main dealer because they always know what they are doing. Perhaps that's why the Police in Reading go there to get their cars serviced. In over thirty years they've been straight and honest every time. If you want peace of mind, get your vehicles serviced here. [PS I'm unconnected with this garage - just so relieved that I can trust them]. http://raengineeringreading.co.uk/
Visited InSep 2014
Visited ForMOT, Servicing, Repairs, Tuning
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"A proper family firm with exceptional technical expertise."
By Guy Chapman, 24 May 2014
I have been taking my cars to RA for at least 15 years. In that time they have done everything from routine servicing to engine replacement. I trust them completely. In my youth, I was handy with a spanner (I even rebuilt my own gearboxes), the team at RA has never once tried it on. They retain parts for inspection where failures are unusual, they do what they say and when they say they will do it. And very often they have advised me not to replace a part because it will last another year or more and a failure would not be catastrophic. I would recommend them without hesitation, and have done so many times. RA is that very rare beast: a totally honest garage, a proper family firm. And the Police use them. Above all, though, they can diagnose obscure faults with electronics that even the main dealer struggles with. Weird faults with one brand of fuel in a Vauxhall Carlton, an odd low speed behaviour with a Volvo, these guys really know their stuff. There are mechanics, and there are engineers. RA justify their name: they are engineers. And sometimes magicians.