We hope everyone is taking care and doing their best in this strange and worrying time. Trying to fight this Corona Virus is a bigger job than most of us initially thought but we do seem to be getting there and some of those business’s that were affected by Covid19 are starting to re-open.
Aarons Autos will be re-opening its doors as of the 1st June 2020 and once again be offering its excellent ‘Services’ to the general public and local business’s.
We are putting several measures in place to keep our customers and staff safe from the Corona Virus;
We are fitting a Perspex screen across the whole office counter which will have a small cut out for customers to pass keys through and for them to make payments (card payments are preferred but we will accept cash)
We will be enforcing a one customer in reception at a time rule and customers will not be able to wait in the reception area whilst large repairs are being carried out.
All customers vehicles will be wiped down with anti bacterial wipes pre and post work being carried out, technicians will wear gloves whenever possible.
We will be supplying small hand sanitiser bottles for customers and technicians to use after any transactions.
We ask that customers will leave out their ‘Locking Wheel Nut Keys‘ and ‘Service Books‘ where required so we do not have to search around the car trying to find them (reducing contact inside the car).
If you have any other worries or queries please don’t hesitate to contact us.
MOT’s have been extended, but we are urging customers to have their MOT’s carried out as soon as they possibly can (or feel safe enough to do so).
There are several reasons we are suggesting getting your MOT done sooner rather than later;
18 months is a long time for your car to go un-checked, if you had not had your car Serviced just before the ‘Lock Down’ and your MOT was due how do you know if your tyres, brakes or suspension are safe!
Garages are going to be inundated with MOT’s that are actually due on the date you want yours doing (12 month MOT’s) so imagine the difficulty for the garage to deal with double the amount of MOT’s, this is why we suggest contacting us early so we can spread out the work load.
Think of your local Garage. If NO MOT’s are carried out in April or May what will happen next year? Garages will have less work in those months and possibly struggle.
If you would like to book in for the first week of June please contact us by email email@example.com or our Facebook page ‘Aarons Autos Derby Ltd‘ if you would like to contact us after the 1st June just call us as normal between 8.30 – 5.00 and we will be happy to help.
During the strange and worrying time of the Corona Virus it is not only ourselves and our loved ones that we need to consider but also our cars and vans.
Leaving vehicles standing for long periods of time is not good for them, doing just a couple of simple things once or twice a week will help keep your car or van fit and healthy so that when you do need to use it it will be ready and not let you down.
Firstly, start the car or van and allow the engine to run until it starts blowing warm air from the heaters inside the car (make sure to turn the temp to hot so you know when this happens) this will allow the alternator to put charge into the battery and help keep it healthy. This will take around five to ten minutes.
Secondly, when your car or van has warmed up sufficiently, release the hand brake and roll the vehicle backwards and forwards gently applying the brakes to slow you in each direction. This will stop your brakes from seizing on and also move the weight around the wheels reducing the chance of deforming the tyre carcass whilst it is being left standing.
Also it would be beneficial to visually check the tyre pressures by making sure they all look similar, if one looks flatter at the bottom than the others you may need to physically check the pressures with a gauge.
If you are feeling really brave you could check your under bonnet levels such as Oil, Coolant and Screen Wash, but only do this if you feel confident.
For any more information or if you find a problem feel free to contact us on 01332 205070 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or through our Facebook page.
This year Aarons Autos celebrates its 10th year of business.
Opening its doors in 2004 with only Aaron, one ramp and a handful of loyal customers Aarons Autos was born.
Aaron’s back ground was in the Fleet Maintenance sector of the motor trade so this was the basis of which he was going to setup Aarons Autos.
The business has gradually grown by specialising in ‘Fleet Vehicle Maintenance‘ providing a valuable service to all kinds of companies in Derby and throughout the Midlands helping them keep their vehicles maintained.
In early 2010 Aaron decided to run a Motorsport section within Aarons Autos called Trackspeeduk, this would include Track Day Car and Race Car building, preparation, maintenance and support.
In 2012 Aarons Autos were asked to build and support a Race Car which would be entered into the MSVR Team Trophy Race Series, which went on to win several trophies throughout 2012 including a 1st place at Donington Park.
In 2013 Aaron and his workshop manager David Slater decided to build their own Race Car and enter into the same Race Series to see if they had what it takes to drive the cars as well as they could build them (all of which could not have been achieved without the generosity of their sponsors), they finished the season with one 2nd place and three 3rd places.
So onto 2014 Aarons Autos hope to offer their services to more Fleet customers giving them the same quality service they have been giving to their existing customers for the last ten years.
Also in 2014 Aarons Autos have three Race Cars (including their own) entered into the MSVR Team Trophy which will need preparation and maintenance throughout the year.