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  • Here's Johnny
    Here's Johnny  3 days back

    Sir Tom Farmers old company....he did a runner when they were found out and started a new company called Farmers! AVOID AVOID AVOID!

    • Philip Rossiter
      Philip Rossiter  4 days back

      Go to Volvo

      • RedLightSpellsDanger
        RedLightSpellsDanger  6 days back

        Kwik FIT-UP 😰 I had a nasty experience at a Rochdale branch when I went for a simple brake check and the mechanic had all the brakes in pieces and said “all your brakes need discs and pads” 😤

        • Michael Gough
          Michael Gough  1 weeks back

          Very big rip of merchants, can't even fit a head light bulb correctly

          • Malcolm Keen
            Malcolm Keen  1 weeks back

            These type of repair places are all the same...avoid Formula One Auto Centres too.

            • G MC
              G MC  1 weeks back

              Great company until greed raised it's ugly head

              • Simon Hayes
                Simon Hayes  2 weeks back

                Never ever, ever go through click mechanic, they send thieves to rob you, then wash their grubby hands of all responsibility

                • Simon Hayes
                  Simon Hayes  2 weeks back

                  Kwik fit are cunts, they charged me £40 for front-wheel alignments, I checked and low and behold, the tie rod end was rusted solid, not been touched ever in its 10 years. the one in Chorley. like I said cunts.

                  • Paragon Cars London Sales

                    As a farm tool for a business this would actually be very useful as it should be pretty much maintenance free. However, for the average consumer, it's not really going to compete.

                    • SM
                      SM  2 weeks back

                      Never trust a mechanic and builder!

                      • frank gill
                        frank gill  2 weeks back

                        I have found that most garages treat their customers like dumb kids ,the only way to be sure that the car /and jobs are done correct is either look over the fitters shoulder while being fixed - or do it yourself .I worked for Nissan main dealers and they were fairly good but even they told you - if in doubt ,replace the part ! .

                        • the tessellater
                          the tessellater  2 weeks back

                          This is what is wrong with Capitalism!
                          It also shows how they have grown to over 600 branches!
                          A bit like outsourced public services - once a profit-based company gets such a contract, they will do as little as they can get away with!
                          And if we make a trade deal with the US, we will have the same problems with a increasingly privatised NHS!
                          Many American health companies have set up UK subsidiaries, so they can rip off a slice of all that lovely public money - thanks to Boris and co.. With a bit of luck, we can stay in the EU and avoid that shit.

                          • the tessellater
                            the tessellater  2 weeks back

                            Not just these, but many others. I had an argument with 'Formula 1 Autocentres', who fitted an exhaust with the wrong connector, when I complained they would not agree they had got it wrong, and just smeared a mass of sealant around the joint. I couldn't be bothered to take it further - they rely on this mostly - so just made a point to avoid them for ever, and told all my friends about them. I think they have lost thousands of pounds in business because of a ten pound correction - so good to know, aresholes!

                            • Donald Trump
                              Donald Trump  3 weeks back

                              I took my car into these and they lost it how the hell can you loose a car?

                              • Ifraz Riaz
                                Ifraz Riaz  3 weeks back

                                Fucking rip of kiwk fuck

                                • Chris Matthews
                                  Chris Matthews  3 weeks back

                                  It all started in the eighties when Kwik Fit purchased Firestone Auto Centres.
                                  In those days you were measured by how many shock absorbers you sold as an add on,
                                  There was a competition to see how much of add on sales could be conned from a puncture repair .I seem to remember
                                  something in excess of £1000.00. But it all goes back to the big rip off merchant Tommy Farmer

                                  • AD L200
                                    AD L200  3 weeks back

                                    wtf is wrong with her face

                                    • ferkemall
                                      ferkemall  3 weeks back

                                      I was in Kwik fit asking the price of tracking when chip brain kid used an impact gun on a locking wheel bolt =it stripped the top poy and the wheel was stuck on it was 2 yr old Renault and the guy was going to a meeting he insisted on Renault locking bolts they were told it was a 2 day wait so he insisted on a hire car so they had to do that one , chip brain kids working on your car =a disaster theirs is the world of instant !

                                      • Green Lizard
                                        Green Lizard  3 weeks back

                                        The heat shield plate fell off my Civics exhaust. Took it into my local branch they repaired it within 30 minutes even though they were very busy and charged me next to nothing. Not all branches are corrupt.

                                        • arelort al
                                          arelort al  3 weeks back

                                          If none of the cars returned showed a satisfactory level of service being carried out across different garages, there is only one explanation. Negligence is a non written policy . Negligence being one of the main reasons for putting lives at risk. The government should intervene by monitoring works carried out in all garages of this franchise and paying the inspectors with the £ 900 millions profit they made with their malpractice.

                                          • Tim Wright
                                            Tim Wright  4 weeks back

                                            Kwik-fit car insurance: 'AAARRRGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH.'

                                            • albert19ful
                                              albert19ful  4 weeks back

                                              Scamming bastards . I had a VW Caddy ,went for oil change in one branch and the twat who said he was in charge said to me . Mr . . . . . . There is a grinding noise coming under your truck back axle and drive shaft . It needs replacing . I said it’s never given me any trouble before . So I left and went to VW and had it checked out . Verdict perfect . So it goes to show what skunks these fuckers are . It sailed the next mot . So never before and after have I used kwik fit .

                                              • R Baines
                                                R Baines  4 weeks back

                                                I took mine to have the front traking done, they told me I HAD to have front & back done an it would cost £75.
                                                I said on ya bike , took it to same where else.
                                                RIP off merchants in my eyes. Take care out there. R

                                                • car audio solutions
                                                  car audio solutions  4 weeks back

                                                  Thieves.

                                                  • Andrew Benfield
                                                    Andrew Benfield  4 weeks back

                                                    Shit company. I’ve had problems with them. Lazy bastards. I told them there a bunch of wankers and I reported them.

                                                    • Paul Johnson
                                                      Paul Johnson  4 weeks back

                                                      It's about time MOTABILITY told Kwik Fit where to go, they use them for fitting new tyres, balancing and puncture repairs, had new tyres fitted had a wobble at speed fitted and balanced at Galashiels branch then rebalanced twice at Otley branch, eventually stating there was a suspension problem which was not there before new tyres fitted, took it to my local garage for service tyre balance was way out ....now perfect, come on Motability drop kick fit

                                                      • C Finlay
                                                        C Finlay  4 weeks back

                                                        So how are they allowed to get away with fraud? Who owns Kwik Fit? And why isn't government stamping out this fraud, and bringing these crooks to court? The banks were forced to pay out compensation for miselling PPI policies!

                                                        • Bob Vale
                                                          Bob Vale  4 weeks back

                                                          My next door neighbour asked me to check her car before MOT..amongst a few minor things wipers etc the front discs and pads needed changing which I did for her...she took it to them next day for MOT they told her front brake pads were worn out and needed replacing.. which they apparantly noticed after taking wheels off...not sure how they managed that as I had forgotten to put alloy wheel security key back in car oops!!
                                                          When this was highlighted to manager...car suddenly was ok and got a new MOT ????

                                                          • skipstalforce
                                                            skipstalforce  4 weeks back

                                                            I f i go some where for an oil change and they start looking at the breaks its over , drop it off lift gimme the keys , were done.

                                                            • Niall Carr
                                                              Niall Carr  4 weeks back

                                                              Their car insurance is also a rip-off. So good to see them get their come uppance. Fraudsters.

                                                              • Colin Rounsley
                                                                Colin Rounsley  4 weeks back

                                                                My daughter bought a Honda which had its service book and MOT certificates signed and stamped for 5 years by kwikfit.
                                                                On examination, all of the fluids were on the lower limit, and the oil filter was totally clogged, so the services had not been done.
                                                                The Mot’s had failed for the same split cv boot for 3 years, with replacement bills for £100 each time.
                                                                The boot was still split when she bought the car.
                                                                If I could have proven all of this I would have followed it up but kwikfit know that this is very difficult and continue to rip off their customers.

                                                                • Thomas Gledhill
                                                                  Thomas Gledhill  4 weeks back

                                                                  I would not trust any of those types of garages. I asked for and was charged for reinforced tyres for an estate I had but just had the normal tyres fitted, but as I am not an expert did not know until it went in for a service.

                                                                  • touraneindanke
                                                                    touraneindanke  4 weeks back

                                                                    No surprise!
                                                                    Listening on the reception desk, the communication with a costumer made me run away!
                                                                    And that saved me!

                                                                    • Mark Hawthorne
                                                                      Mark Hawthorne  1 months back

                                                                      You can’t get shitter than a quick fit fitter. Every time I have used them in the past they have been a joke . I would not touch them with a shitty stick .

                                                                      • Michael Britton
                                                                        Michael Britton  1 months back

                                                                        All they want is your money as well as getting your details for car insurance.

                                                                        • Brian graham
                                                                          Brian graham  1 months back

                                                                          They tried telling me my steering rack was knackered it passed its MOT not very long afterwards everybody that came in the garage they were bouncing up and down on the cars telling them their shock absorbers needed replacing

                                                                          • rod turner
                                                                            rod turner  1 months back

                                                                            Went to qwik-fit to have 2 front tyres replaced,whilst doing the work they came and said the brake pads need replacing as well. Would you like us to do it now as we have the wheels off and the price would be slightly cheaper. I said no as I thought this sounded a bit fishy. I took my car to my local village garage a couple of days later and asked him to replace the pads. He phoned me later that morning to say there is need to replace them as they are only 20% worn.

                                                                            • Mr Westie
                                                                              Mr Westie  1 months back

                                                                              least arthur daly was obvious------wasnt he???

                                                                              • Rob Abbott
                                                                                Rob Abbott  1 months back

                                                                                As usual with these companies they will not accept liability nor will they tell you they ripping you off all those say it is I will put in more effort to training will have a look more training more training that's about it really that's all you ever get from these companies

                                                                                • Davey Valentino Venables
                                                                                  Davey Valentino Venables  1 months back

                                                                                  I took my company car to KF Reading on Tuesday for Tyres.. you have to make an appointment now.. The staff where rude and unhelpful,, Jokes, I will never use them again.. !!

                                                                                  • Mervin Palmer
                                                                                    Mervin Palmer  1 months back

                                                                                    Keep away from these places go to a local reputable garage, my old aunt got conned into having winter tyres when she had service, she doesn't drive if weather bad anyway. I asked where her tyres wher she had took off which wher fairly new and they didn't know what happened to them. 1000 bill

                                                                                    • Pete Littler
                                                                                      Pete Littler  1 months back

                                                                                      Kwik Fit fitters couldn't fit their arse to a toilet seat!

                                                                                    • ALAN HINDMARCH
                                                                                      ALAN HINDMARCH  1 months back

                                                                                      A couple of years ago, I phoned Kwikfit for a quote for 4 tyres (£300.00), I agreed, I went to my local branch left the car. When I went back for my car. I was given the bill for £450, and was told that my car need the front and rear pads and discs replacing at an extra cost of £450. I informed the manager? I had been quoted £300 for the tyres and that the brakes had all been replaced during the cars service only two weeks previous. In front of others customers he accused me of lying about the brakes and demanded I pay the £450 for the tyres, I refused and after almost an hour after giving £300 in cash agreed to give me my car keys. I wrote Kwikfits head office and I am still awaiting a reply two years later!

                                                                                      • stu
                                                                                        stu  1 months back

                                                                                        I took my car to have a couple of tyres change at kwick fit in Kedall, Went back, paid my money and as I'm driving out what do I see, my spare tyre (and alloy wheel leaning against the car lift with the old tyre still on. Needless to say heated argument with the manager, a full refund and a lifetime ban from quickfit. Like I would use them again. Have found national tyres to be good but bought a new car last year with Yokohammas and I can't get them cheaper than the main dealer (not that I will need any 'co I do less than 6,000 miles a year) before I trade it in for a new one in two years time

                                                                                        • Akther Khan
                                                                                          Akther Khan  1 months back

                                                                                          Slow Fit

                                                                                          • Colin Whiston
                                                                                            Colin Whiston  1 months back

                                                                                            told me new tyre 90 pound garage 5 nins away repered 3 dabs

                                                                                            • shams kamalkhel
                                                                                              shams kamalkhel  1 months back

                                                                                              They are killer

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