Mark Sawkins Automotive

Mark Sawkins Automotive

5 star rating 124 reviews

Unit 17, Brockwell Court, Low Willington Industriak Estate, Crook, DL15 0UT


01388  747007
01388  747007

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Your full service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights
  • Check adjust Brakes
  • Change Spark Plugs (Petrol)
  • Change the Air Filter
  • Change the Fuel Filter
  • Auto Transmission Fluid (if applicable)
  • Spark Plugs (Petrol - Mileage dependent)
  • Fuel Filter (Mileage dependent)

Your full service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights
  • Check adjust Brakes
  • Change Spark Plugs (Petrol)
  • Change the Air Filter
  • Change the Fuel Filter
  • Auto Transmission Fluid (if applicable)
  • Spark Plugs (Petrol - Mileage dependent)
  • Fuel Filter (Mileage dependent)

Your interim service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights

Your interim service includes the following checks:

  • Change Oil and Oil Filter.
  • Check Coolant Level
  • Check Washer Bottle Water
  • Check Brake Fluid
  • Check Clutch Fluid - if applicable
  • Check Auto Transmission Fluid
  • Check Fan/Alternator Belt tension
  • Check wipers
  • Check operation of Lights

Your MOT includes the following checks:

  • Lighting and Signalling Equipment
  • Steering (including suspension)
  • Brakes
  • Tyres and Road Wheels
  • Seat Belts
  • Body, Structure and General Items
  • Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
  • Drivers View of the Road

Online bookings must be made with a minimum of 3 days’ notice, however if you require work more urgently please contact the garage as they may have availability.

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Services

  • Car Repairs
  • Car Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tyres
  • Exhausts
  • Brakes
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Diagnostics
  • Clutches
  • Hybrid

Opening Times

Mon 08:00 - 17:30
Tues 08:00 - 17:30
Wed 08:00 - 17:30
Thur 08:00 - 17:30
Fri 08:00 - 17:30
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
Sun Closed

About Us...

Local garage carring out everything for your motor vehicle . Full diagnostic equipment , servicing , air conditioning , 4 wheel alignment , tyres , all at competitive rates

Opening Times

Mon 08:00 - 17:30
Tues 08:00 - 17:30
Wed 08:00 - 17:30
Thur 08:00 - 17:30
Fri 08:00 - 17:30
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
Sun Closed

Services

  • Car Repairs
  • Car Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tyres
  • Exhausts
  • Brakes
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Diagnostics
  • Clutches
  • Hybrid

About Us...

Local garage carring out everything for your motor vehicle . Full diagnostic equipment , servicing , air conditioning , 4 wheel alignment , tyres , all at competitive rates

Review this garage

Latest customer reviews

11 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Along with several of my friends, I always use Mark Sawkins Garage. He seems to have very good diagnostic skills to find the problem. He provides a very friendly service at sensible rates.

08 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service from start to finish. This garage understood I was on a budget & the price they gave me was the price they charged. No hidden extras, no other garage offers this level of customer service & as a woman I felt myself & my car were in very good hands. My car has never run so well. I will absolutely recommend this garage 100% to all my friends & family.

08 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Professionally carried out & competitively priced.

04 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Work completed to a very high standard.

03 Jun 2021

5 star rating

Mark has always been very professional & never overcharges for work done.

02 Jun 2021

5 star rating

We have had both our performance cars serviced & repaired by Mark recently. Very good attention to detail & high standards of work. He did front & rear brakes on my BMW also. Good job!

29 May 2021

5 star rating

Always helpful

26 May 2021

5 star rating

Small garage and helpful and very friendly. Highly recommended.

26 May 2021

5 star rating

Very helpful and efficient.

26 May 2021

5 star rating

Great service at a great price, in and out in a day.

25 May 2021

5 star rating

When it comes to vehicles, I wouldn't go anywhere else as Mark always does his best to keep your vehicle on the road. He is very honest with his opinion & won't rip you off. If i was to change my vehicle I would always contact Mark & get his opinion. One of the Best.

24 May 2021

5 star rating

I have used this garage for over 2 years for servicing and mechanical work. The work is first class. My van has never been so good.

19 May 2021

5 star rating

I trust Mark 100% , in his diagnosis and work . He is very reliable and even stops the jobs he's on to give a quick opinion of fault . He is always cheerful despite the pressures he has with running a business. I wouldn't go to any one else with my vehicle and would certainly recommend him . Its really important to be able have a garage you can trust and know the job is getting done properly and not getting ripped off

18 May 2021

5 star rating

My car had broken down and Mark Sawkins was very helpful allowing me to have it towed there and looking at it as soon as he could.

17 May 2021

5 star rating

Great service by knowledgeable staff. Nothing a problem to them. Trust Mark to give you trustworthy advice.

14 May 2021

5 star rating

Mark has always been a professional. He is honest and never over charges. His work is excellent and he works with clients schedule. Absolutely reliable.

10 May 2021

5 star rating

Friendly staff. Reasonable prices clean courtesy cars.

10 May 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service by Mark, nothing too much bother. kept you well informed. Offered unlimited use of courtesy car.

07 May 2021

5 star rating

Done a perfect job total respect of my car. Found my brake pipe was twisted over removed calliper turned pipe straight at no extra cost. Highly recommended.

07 May 2021

5 star rating

Mark delivers an excellent service at very competitive rates. there are never any hidden extras. I would recommend him highly.

06 May 2021

5 star rating

Nice, friendly and reliable garage.

05 May 2021

5 star rating

I found Mark an experienced and reliable engineer very helpful, knowable with a pleasant manner. highly recommended.

05 May 2021

5 star rating

Thanks for all the work done, efficient, nothing to much bother and price good

04 May 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service great people to deal with would definitely use them again.

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very good and helpful with service. Easy to fit car in to suit our needs. Would definitely recommend and use again.

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

They do a good job every time. I have used this garage for several years. Great job, good value and best prices for work. Thank you.

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service. Will recommend to family and friends.

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Fabulous work and support, as always. Always reliable, fair and trustworthy.

30 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service as always

29 Apr 2021

5 star rating

I wouldn't go anywhere else now, had fingers burnt by many mechanics! Mark is a true professional.

29 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Great service car was in for interim service plus brake repair, extra part needed when work carried out, this was sorted quickly and fitted with no hassle.

28 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Mark is quick to respond, very skilled at his job and very honest.

27 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very good and would uses again.

26 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Very good service from start to finish. Work all explained.

26 Apr 2021

5 star rating

My first contact with Mark was when he repaired another garages defective work. Since then I have found him to be honest and reliable in all the work he has don for me. Having an aviation background, trust in the quality of engineering is a high priority prompting my satisfaction with Marks work.

23 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Repair carried out in a quick and very professional manner.

23 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Good caring service from start to finish

23 Apr 2021

5 star rating

My regular trusted garage used since he rectified unsatisfactory work performed by another garage. Todays work was a full service plus other remedial work on the brakes which were close to end of useful life. All carried out in the usual prompt and efficient way.

13 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Repair was carried out quickly and efficiently at a competitive price.

13 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Had new tyres and tracking done. Very good service.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Fantastic customer service will definitely be back and will also recommend

09 Apr 2021

4 star rating

The work was done professionally & if anything else is wrong mark always messages me to make sure it can be done.

09 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service every time: low prices and work quickly done. i have never been disappointed.

08 Apr 2021

5 star rating

Professional and efficient.

26 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Friendly & efficient service.

24 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Use this garage every time, very trustworthy & always leave with the knowledge that the best work has been done. Have recommended garage to family & friends.

24 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Excellent Service. I would highly recommend Mark Sawkins. He couldn't be bettered.

23 Mar 2021

5 star rating

I find Mark very trustworthy when carrying out a service or repairs to my car. Pleasant & helpful. I would recommend him to anyone.

23 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Always confident with the work carried out by Mark eg. verification of accelerator, alignment & new tyres.

22 Mar 2021

5 star rating

From the first, Mark was professional, knowledgeable and friendly. The final bill was within the quote. As a single woman, choosing a reliable garage is always a stress. So glad I chose Mark Sawkins.

17 Mar 2021

5 star rating

very good and would use again.

17 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Nothing too much trouble. Proper customer service. Will always recommend. Good attitude & polite.

16 Mar 2021

5 star rating

10 out of 10

15 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Wouldn't use any other garage. Good work at a good price.

15 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Mark came good again in an emergency. Nothing is too much for him. Excellent work. Job well done.

15 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Brilliant service & affordable. Always use Mark.

09 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Mark is very friendly, professional and accommodating. Brilliant service.

08 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Very good service.

01 Mar 2021

5 star rating

Excellent service at a good price as always.

18 Feb 2021

5 star rating

I started using Mark in 2019 as I was recommended to do so by a friend. I have had nothing but great service from Mark. I have a young family and Mark understands that safety is a priority and that my car is a important factor in this, no matter how small the job is Mark is always at the end of the phone, Brilliant service and a good person.

18 Feb 2021

5 star rating

All work done as needed to a high standard.

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Mark responded to my email very promptly, on a Sunday, and sorted my car out the following day, it was not starting and I feared it was the starter motor, but Mark found it was the earth lead and my car was ready the same day, Quick, Honest, Responsive, so very happy as I had not used him before, but certainly will again.

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Work very good,

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Always use this garage, highly recommend, Clean and tidy, Do not rip you off, courtesy cars if needed, polite and professional.

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE 5STAR.

12 Feb 2021

5 star rating

Used garage before, always excellent service, polite and honest with any work required, very professional and customer friendly, have advised friends to use this garage.

08 Feb 2021

5 star rating

EXCELLENT SERVICE, EXPLAINED EVERYTHING TO ME, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

31 Jan 2021

5 star rating

As an ex vehicle technician, i look closely at all aspects of diagnostics and repair. I have at last found a very competant and honest repairer. Mark Sawkins is very good at what he does. I have no hesitation in recommending him to family and friends.

31 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Very helpful, work carried out promptly and efficiently. Never have to go back to be rechecked.

31 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Both my wife and I use this garage regularly. Very friendly and thoroughly professional. Highly Recommended.

27 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Wouldn't use any other garage. Always 5 star service and reasonable price.

20 Jan 2021

5 star rating

I have used Mark for past 12 years or so. I travel some 6 to 7 miles as I am very impressed with his all round customer service and problem solving. Mark has on at least 2 occassions worked late to make sure my repairs etc are ready for me.

20 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Very friendly and very helpful. Feel like I get 110% efficiency and don't get over charged. Know the work that has been done is of a high standard. Would and have recommended this garage to family and friends.

18 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Very good service, plus courtesy car if required.

18 Jan 2021

5 star rating

This garage was recommended to me and I am very happy with the level of work carried out. Very thorough and friendly. I felt the difference in driving the car straight away and will use Mark Sawkins Automotive from now on.

13 Jan 2021

5 star rating

All work done by Mark, all to a high standard, clean and tidy.

12 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Arranged appointment to suit. Very thorough, explained everything in detail and kept us informed. Very polite, friendly and will help you in any they can. Highly recommended.

12 Jan 2021

5 star rating

Nothing is a bother to Mark. He completes all work on time, keeping me updated on progress at all times. I wouldn't go anywhere else now. His prices are very reasonable too. He is extremely competent giving me faith in all future repairs he carries out.

21 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Always confident with the work carried out by Mark. He's honest, reliable and economical.

16 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Good service and very friendly

15 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Had car serviced and MOT. Found Mark to be professional and courteous. Really pleased with the work done.

07 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service, highly recommended.

07 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service. Highly recommended.

01 Dec 2020

5 star rating

From phone call to booking car in , very good service all round.

01 Dec 2020

5 star rating

This team were very professional both with communication and work

01 Dec 2020

5 star rating

Excellent customer service. work completed promptly and good advice given.

13 Nov 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service and very polite

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Used this garage for many years despite not being not the nearest. Highly recommended.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

The work carried out was to a very high standard.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Excellent service. First time using this garage, already booked in for other work to be done, highly recommended.

23 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Very quick efficient service, called in person before lunch exhaust was fixed by 2.45pm price was good too

20 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Very happy with all work carried out on both my cars very clean organised and well equipped workshop. Good communication about work required carried out.

19 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Swift excellent customer service

09 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Work done promptly and to a high standard. Time was taken to discuss the options. Quality parts were used. I have total confidence in the work carried out. Highly recommended.

05 Oct 2020

5 star rating

Very helpful and great service

05 Oct 2020

5 star rating

I would like to extend my appreciation for the work done, the professionalism that was portrayed and the dedication towards the job in hand. This and the C - 19 restrictions put in place made a huge impact on me.

01 Oct 2020

5 star rating

I was recommended mark and was very pleased with the work. He was very professional, helpful and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend Mark Sawkins Automotive.

28 Sep 2020

5 star rating

I've been driving for over 50 years, I've had many cars & I've used many garages in my time. Some garages / mechanics good - some not so. I've never heard a bad comment about Mark's garage or his workmanship. Perfection is hard to beat.

23 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Very pleased with all the work done. Very pleasant atmosphere.

23 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Very pleased with all the work done. Very pleasant atmosphere.

23 Sep 2020

5 star rating

This is a very respectful and reliable garage. Excellent workmanship. Reasonable prices. Staff are always very polite and helpful. Wouldn't go anywhere else for car repairs. Highly recommended.

21 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Friendly & professional service & well priced.

17 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Very good garage.

16 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Very reliable and friendly garage. No complaints.

16 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Very friendly service and reasonably priced.

14 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Will be using again. Service was second to none.

11 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Mark does an excellent job every time & is always pleasant & helpful.

09 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Work was carried out very efficiently. Also all work described what had been done. Thanks for a very good job Mark.

02 Sep 2020

5 star rating

Reliable, honest and polite. Always keep you informed of any work needed. Highly recommended.

27 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Efficient and professional.

27 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Very efficient, helpful, very good job at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend.

20 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Great service and car came back quicker than expected. First time user.

19 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Professional service, quick and effective very welcoming. Cleanest garage I have ever seen! Lovely chap with clear communication

18 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Very good service from booking in to collecting vehicle after service.

18 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Pleasant helpful advice.

17 Aug 2020

5 star rating

mark has serviced my car for several years. he is professional, trustworthy and I would highly recommend.

17 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Always happy to please, don't trust many garages but trust Mark 100%

11 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Very competent, friendly really pleasant visit in all aspect.

10 Aug 2020

5 star rating

have used mark a few times now, reasonable prices always gets the job sorted and rings a s soon as the vehicle is ready. Also has a wide range of knowledge on different types of vehicle.

10 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Mark has looked after my car for the last 3 years now. Always a great job and peace of mind will continue to use Mark in the future for work on our vehicles.

07 Aug 2020

5 star rating

Very professional, honest genuine garage, excellent customer service would recommend

31 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Very nice gentleman , tip top at his job. Carried out fitting new tyres and balance. He knew what he was talking about. Very well kept garage. Told me and let me know what had been done! Garage and office clean and tidy, shall return again.

27 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Used Mark for a couple of years. Excellent service. Can find no fault what so ever with the service or work carried out. I would not hesitate to recommend anyone.

27 Jul 2020

5 star rating

Does a very good job.