Car Servicing

Established for over 30 years, R J Harvey is one of the most valued & independent service centre and MOT stations in Essex.

  • Check vehicle history
  • Check timing belt replacement
  • Check for damage to bodywork, lamps, oil level
  • Fit protective covers
  • Check condition and operation of all seat belts
  • Check operation of interior and exterior lights
  • Check operation of ABS and air bag warning lights
  • Check air conditioning operation including bad odour
  • Check windscreen washers and wipers
  • Check horn
  • Check operation of suspension dampers
  • Lubricate all door hinges, locks and bonnet catches
  • Apply treatments to remove internal contamination
  • Check fuel cap

Diagnostics

We offer a range of services including all major and minor mechanical and electrical repairs and computer diagnostics.

  • Check cooling system including fan operation
  • Check and record Anti-Freeze protection
  • Check and record brake fluid condition
  • Check all auxiliary drive belts (not timing belt)
  • Check engine breather system
  • Check vacuum pipes
  • Check power steering operation and fluid condition
  • Check throttle body. Clean if required
  • Check battery level and lubricate terminals
  • Check and top up all under bonnet fluid levels
  • Replace air filter
  • Replace spark plugs
  • Replace fuel filter
  • Replace pollen filter

Full Servicing

Check and top up gearbox oil level.
Check all steering and suspension joints, mountings and gaiters.

  • Change oil, filter and fit new sump plug washer
  • Check fuel lines and brake pipes
  • Check the condition and security of the exhaust
  • Check and top up axel and transfer box oil levels
  • Check and top up gearbox oil level
  • Check all steering and suspension joints, mountings
  • Carry out tyre report
  • Check all wheel bearings for excessive play and noise
  • Check CV gaiters and joints for wear or splits
  • Check clutch cable/cylinder
  • Grease all greasing points
  • Check operation and condition of front brakes
  • Check operation and condition of rear brakes
  • Carry out brake report

What
We Do

  • MOT’s
  • MOT repairs
  • Full Servicing
  • Short Services
  • Clutches
  • Brakes
  • Welding
  • Suspension
  • Air Conditioning Recharge
  • Diagnostics
  • Blown Light Bulbs
  • Locks/Doors
  • Calipars
  • CV gators
  • Wipers
  • Oil filters
  • Exhaust

Some of the Manufacturers We Work

  • Ford
  • Vauxhall
  • Jaguar
  • BMW
  • Landrover
  • Nissan
  • Toyota
  • Mercedes
  • Audi
  • Daewoo
  • Hyundai
  • Kia
  • Peugeot

Manufacturers


  • Chrysler
  • Chevolet
  • Alfa Romeo
  • Fiat
  • Daihatsu
  • Honda
  • Iveco
  • Isuzu
  • Mazda
  • Mitsubishi
  • Rover & move


Garage Essex

Established for over 30 years, R J Harvey is one of the most valued & independent service centre and MOT stations in Essex.

We have been in Rayleigh since the 1980’s. Situated just off the A127. R J Harvey is within easy access of most areas of Rayleigh and the surrounding areas.

Although we specialise in MOT and regular servicing, we also offer a range of services including all major and minor mechanical and electrical repairs and computer diagnostics. We have extensive experience of most makes of car.

At R J Harvey, we are very proud to have built a loyal and happy customer base. As our reputation has grown, so has our business and the majority of our custom now comes from word of mouth and referral.